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Canon PowerShot G5 X review

December 9, 2015

Overall Rating:

5

Canon PowerShot G5 X


  • Features:
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  • Autofocus:
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Pros:

  • - Large sensor compared to camera size
  • - Fast zoom lens
  • - Great colour rendition in JPEG
  • - Excellent electronic viewfinder

Cons:

  • - Relatively slow autofocus
  • - Slow to write raw files
  • - Not truly a pocketable camera

Manufacturer:

Manufacturer:

Price as Reviewed:

£585.00

With a wealth of physical controls, the Canon PowerShot G5 X is aimed squarely at the enthusiast photographer. Callum McInerney-Riley tests it out

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  • Sensor: 20.2MP 1in BSI CMOS
  • Output size: 5472x3548
  • Lens: 24-100mm equivalent f/1.8-2.8
  • File format: JPEG, raw (CR2), JPEG+raw
  • Shutter speeds: 30-1/2000 sec + bulb
  • ISO: 125-12,800 + auto
  • Exposure modes: PASM, smart auto, scene
  • Metering: Evaluative, centre, spot
  • Drive: 5.9 fps, 4.4fps with AF
  • Movie: Full HD, 60, 50, 30, 25, 24fps
  • Viewfinder: 2.36M dot OLED EVF
  • Display: 1.04M dot 3in fully articulated touchscreen
  • Autofocus: 31-point contrast detection
  • Memory card: SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Dimensions: 112.4x76.4x44.2mm
  • Weight: 377g (including battery and card)

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