Canon Goes APS-C with PowerShot G1 X Mark III ...


Canon has gone for enhanced image quality by using a 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor in the PowerShot G1 X Mark III, a first for its line of point-and-shoot cameras. This configuration provides it with capabilities near that of DSLR or mirrorless cameras, but in a compact, all-in-one body that features a 24-72mm equivalent f/2.8-5.6 zoom lens with an Optical Image Stabilizer. This model also sports advanced functionality and speed with a DIGIC 7 processor, able to produce clean imagery at sensitivities up to ISO 25600, shoot continuously at up to 9 fps, and realize Full HD video recording at 60 fps. On top of this, the sensor’s design incorporates Dual Pixel CMOS AF, enabling fast, accurate focusing for stills and video.

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