Powershot G1x MK III
With legendary heritage, the G1 X Mark III features a unique blend of DSLR speed, quality and resilience with PowerShot lightweight handling. Ideal for photographers looking for an ‘all-in-one’ alternative to a DSLR as a photographic companion.
The G1 X Mark III boasts a 24.2MP APS-C sensor, a wide aperture 3x optical zoom with 24-72mm focal length plus a DIGIC 7 processor for superb images and movies.
A centrally positioned high resolution Electronic Viewfinder, Touch and Drag AF plus EOS inspired ergonomics give DSLR levels of confidence despite the pocketable size.
Type APS-C CMOS
Effective Pixels Approx. 24.2 M
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Colour Filter Type Primary Colour
Type DIGIC 7
Focal Length 15 – 45 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24 – 72 mm)
Zoom Optical 3x
Digital Approx. 4x (with Digital Tele-Converter Approx. 1.6x or 2.0x1)
Combined Approx. 12x
Maximum f/number f/2.8 - f/5.6
Construction 9 elements in 8 groups (3 double-sided aspherical lenses and 1 single-sided aspherical lens)
Image Stabilisation Yes (lens shift-type)
Still: Adaptive Intelligent IS , Max. Approx. 4-stop stabilisation2
Movie: 5-axis Advanced Dynamic IS
Type Dual Pixel CMOS AF System. Phase detection pixels built onto imaging sensor3
AF System/ Points Maximum 49 AF points (Fixed location on 7x7 grid) via camera automatic selection4
Freely position 1 AF point/ 1 AF Zone (9 points, 3x3 grid) via manual selection5
AF Modes Single, Continuous, Servo AF/AE6, Touch AF
AF Point Selection AF area size customisable.
Touchscreen LCD active and Touch and Drag AF available when EVF is in use.
AF Lock Yes, via customisable buttons
AF Assist Beam Yes
Manual Focus Yes, plus MF Peaking & AF + MF
Focus Bracketing Yes
Closest Focusing Distance 10 cm (Wide) from front of lens
30 cm (Tele) from front of lens
Metering modes Real-time metering from the image sensor
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to Face Detection AF frame)
(2) Center weighted average metering
(3) Spot metering
AE Lock Yes, via customisable buttons
Exposure Compensation +/- 3 EV in 1/3 stop increments
ND Filter (3-stop) On/ Auto/ Off7
AEB 1/3 – 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments (can be used together with manual compensation)
ISO Sensitivity AUTO, 100, 125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000, 6400, 8000, 10000, 12800, 256008
AUTO ISO: 100 - 25600 (possible to set Max. ISO speed and rate of change)