New Releases: premium quality, expert control

13th October 2015
Canon Australia today expands its prestigious PowerShot G-series with two new additions, the PowerShot G5 X and PowerShot G9 X. Both models offer uncompromising image quality and exceptional speed and power, combining a 1.0-type back-illuminated 20.2 Megapixel CMOS sensor with DIGIC 6 processor – all packaged into beautifully compact and pocketable bodies. 

The PowerShot G5 X is ideal for serious enthusiasts wanting professional levels of DSLR-like control and quality, whilst the PowerShot G9 X is perfect for those who want to unleash their creativity with a premium, pocket sized camera capable of capturing spontaneous moments. 

Intuitive control and design 
The PowerShot G5 X allows you to explore a wider number of photography features and settings, all in a conveniently compact body. Both cameras feature Canon’s signature red line highlighting its premium nature and exceptional quality. For the more advanced photographer, the PowerShot G5 X’s high resolution, electronic viewfinder offers DSLR-like handling, maximum comfort when shooting, and is ideal for photographers wanting to keep their eye on the scene. Whether you’re getting up-close shooting architecture on a city break, or capturing sweeping vistas in the countryside, the PowerShot G5 X’s vari-angle flip-out touchscreen makes it easy to take unique shots from a variety of unique angles. 

The PowerShot G9 X gives you all the features you need to express your creativity and capture unexpected moments. With its compact body, the camera is perfectly suited to photographers who want premium image quality whilst shooting on the move. The camera’s intuitive and large 3.0” high-resolution touchscreen allows for simple creative fingertip control. On both models, the Lens Control Ring can be quickly assigned to control various photographic functions including aperture and shutter speed. 

Pocketable power for stunning images 
From sweeping landscapes, to up-close portraits, the PowerShot G5 X’s 24mm wide-angle, ultra-bright f/1.8 - 2.8, 4.2x zoom lens, with 9-blade aperture, makes it easy to capture stunning shots with beautiful bokeh and background blur. The PowerShot G9 X’s 28mm wide-angle f/2 - 4.9, 3x optical zoom lens allows you to capture sharp, high-detailed images, even when on the move or in challenging light conditions. 

Make friends and family the cast of your next movie 
Become a budding videographer with the PowerShot G5 X and PowerShot G9 X – unleash your creativity with Manual Movie and capture stunning-quality Full HD movie footage at 60p, with full control over aperture, shutter speed and ISO. For rock steady footage when running or moving, both cameras include 5-axis Advanced Dynamic IS. In addition, for those after even greater levels of control, you can achieve perfect focus with manual focus peaking, create cinematic focus pulls via the touchscreen and tailor your video with variable frame rates. 

Share your creativity 
The PowerShot G5 X and PowerShot G9 X feature a host of advanced creative modes and connectivity features, allowing you to express yourself – whether capturing nightscapes and star trails with improved Star Mode or automatically adding retro filters at the press of the shutter with Creative Shot. Remote Shooting via Wi-Fi lets you access full manual control of the camera’s key functions from your smart device and gives you the freedom to explore more creative shooting set ups. Built in Wi-Fi and Dynamic NFC connectivity makes it easy to transfer your photos and movies to your smart device and share directly with social networks – or even back-up images to cloud services like irista and Google Drive straight from the camera, so you never lose any precious memories. 

PowerShot G5 X key benefits:
- Premium image quality with classic DSLR-like handling
- Share your beautiful images with the world – instantly
- Express your creativity with expert speed and control
- Create compelling movies in stunning Full HD
- Professional tools to support your creative style 

PowerShot G9 X key benefits:
- Slim, pocket-sized camera with premium image quality
- Share your creativity with the world – instantly
- Built for spontaneity and creativity
- Create compelling movies in stunning Full HD
- Beautifully simple control 
The PowerShot G5 X and PowerShot G9 X will be available from mid October 2015. Prices will be set at dealer discretion.
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