Canon has announced the PowerShot G-Series G5X Mark II and G5X Mark II
Canon has announced the PowerShot G-Series G5X Mark II and G5X Mark II

Canon recently announced two new PowerShot G-Series 4K video shooting cameras: PowerShot G5X Mark II and the G7X Mark III.

Let’s take a look at what each has to offer.

Canon PowerShot G5X Mark II

Targeting the skilled amateur videographer, the Canon PowerShot G5X Mark II is powered by a 1-inch, 20.1 megapixel CMOS sensor. That sensor is paired with a DIGIC 8 image processor. It’s capable of shooting up to 4K 30p and FHD 120p video. Additionally, the optical image stabilizer should make the camera’s shot more precise.

PowerShot G-Series G5X Mark II
PowerShot G-Series G5X Mark II

There’s a number of shooting modes on the camera. Those include Panoramic Shooting mode, Star Shooting mode and Continuous Shooting mode. The Continuous Shooting mode captures up to 20fps or 30fps in RAW burst mode for all those quick-action shot.

Overview

  • 24mm-120mm focal length with max aperture of f/1.8-2.8
  • 5x optical zoom with optical image stabilizer
  • 1-inch, 20.1 megapixel CMOS sensor
  • DIGIC 8 image processor
  • Video recording in 4K at 30p or Full HD at 120p
  • Continuous shooting up to 20fps or 30fps in RAW burst mode
  • Panoramic Shooting mode and Star Shooting mode
  • Pop-up Electronic ViewFinder with 2.36 million dots
  • Touch and Drag AF
  • WiFi and Bluetooth capable
  • Mobile workflow via the Canon Camera Connect app

Pricing and availability

The Canon PowerShot G5X Mark II is available for preorder for $899.

Canon PowerShot G7X Mark III

The Canon PowerShot G7X Mark III is made for streamers. This camera can live stream, and it supports vertical video. Additionally, it features an external microphone connection and a tiltable LCD screen.

PowerShot G-Series G7X Mark III
PowerShot G-Series G7X Mark III

Users can stream their content to YouTube directly. If they want to upload their videos on other social media channels, the Mark III supports vertical video so users can match the dimensions and aspect ratio of the platform.

Overview

  • 24mm-100mm focal length with max aperture of f/1.8-2.8
  • 3.0-inch LCD touchscreen with 180 degrees of tilt
  • 4.2x optical zoom with optical image stabilizer
  • 1-inch, 20.1 megapixel CMOS sensor
  • DIGIC 8 image processor
  • Video recording in 4K at 30p or Full HD at 120p
  • Continuous shooting up to 20fps
  • External microphone support, clean HDMI output
  • Live streaming abilities
  • Vertical video support for social media
  • WiFi and Bluetooth capable

Pricing and availability

The Canon PowerShot G7X Mark III is open for pre-order now for $749.

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