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

Product Overview

Overall rating:

Canon PowerShot G5 X

Features:
Build/Handling:
Metering:
Autofocus:
AWB Colour:
Dynamic Range:
LCD viewfinder:
test:

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

Product:

Canon PowerShot G5 X review

Manufacturer:

Price as reviewed:

£585.00
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Details

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)
  1. 1. Canon PowerShot G5 X Review - Introduction
  2. 2. Build and handling
  3. 3. LCD and viewfinder
  4. 4. Autofocus
  5. 5. Image quality
  6. 6. ISO sensitivity and Noise
  7. 7. Canon PowerShot G5 X review - Conclusion
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