Launched : Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III With APS-C Sensor
Canon launched the PowerShot G1 X Mark III, refreshing it’s famousG1 X lineup. The latest PowerShot G1 X Mark III is Canon’s very first point-and-shoot camera featuring a large APS-C sensor from its DSLR and mirrorless range. The camera is priced at Rs. 84,100 (approx.) and will be available from November.
Features new APS-C CMOS sensor
The APS-C CMOS sensor is the main catch of the PowerShot G1 X Mark III, that’s usually found in Canon’s EOS 77D and EOS M6. The body of the camera is made of magnesium alloy. It comes with optical image stabilisation, an updated DIGIC 7 image processor, an articulating 3-inch LCD touchscreen and RAW format support. The sensor has an ISO range of 100-25,600, 49 focus points, supports continuous shooting of 9fps along with a maximum shutter speed of 1/2000 sec.
24-72mm lens with an aperture range of f/2.8-5.6
The camera features a fixed 24-72mm lens having an aperture of f/2.8-5.6 along with 3x optical zoom. However the lens is not interchangeable because this is a point-and-shoot camera.
Built-in Wi-Fi, NFC and Bluetooth
The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III supports stereo audio recording along with full-HD video recording of up to 60fps. The camera also has a Micro-USB port for charging and a Micro-HDMI port for TV-out. There’s built-in Wi-Fi, NFC and Bluetooth for connecting your smartphone to the camera. Battery life is not upto the expectation with a CIPA rating of only 200 shots per charge.
Incorporating features of a compact and advanced camera
Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO of Canon U.S.A mentioned that as Canon continues to evolve the famous Canon PowerShot G-series line, the commitment is towards incorporating both the features that should be present in a compact and advanced camera along with the latest innovations. He also added that users will like the overall performance and quality which the APS-C sensor has made possible in the new PowerShot G1 X Mark III. It also has upgraded features that can enhance the quality of photo and video while capturing in lowlight conditions.
- It comes with a large 24MP APS-C CMOS sensor.
- It has a fixed 24-72mm lens with an aperture range of f/2.8-5.6.
- It will be up for sale from November at a price of approximately Rs. 84,100.