Canon introduces the new PowerShot G1 X – 14.3-megapixel sensor compact camera that comes with a new 1.5-inch high sensitivity CMOS sensor, larger than a 4/3″ sensor, Canon says that the G1 X’s sensor has the same pixel density as the company’s 18-megapixel APS-C DSLR sensor. Giving you the result that you would could achieve with a professional DSLR and what’s the best thing about that? It’s pocket friendly.
Employed in to improve noise reduction, it has a powerful DIGIC 5 Image Processor which enables you to achieve ISO up to 12800, which enables you to photograph in low light with less blur and shorter exposure times. Equipped with a 35mm equivalent focal length of 28-112mm, up to 4x optical zoom which is a f/2.8 lens, leaving you with more opportunities to capture any scene, from portraiture to landscape.
Compared to the G12, the PowerShot G 1X’s has an improved video specification, allow you to shoot video on 1080p at 24fps.
Battery life is rated up to 220 shot per charge with the LCD screen on, include a pop-up flash instead of a front mounted flash, (full size hot shoe that’s compatible with any other canon speedlite and macro flashes from the company). Built-in neutral density filter, and an articulating 3-inch LCD screen (an upgraded compared to the one found on G12, and is the same tilt and swivel found in the Canon EOS 600D)
Arriving in February with a price tag of USD $800, these will lead to many as to argue that the price is almost the same as any other entry-level DSLR but given such with all taken in consideration in the aspect of the image quality and performance? This might actually be worth something to many newcomers to the photography scene, and the seasoned one as well.
Source: BH Photo & Video