PowerShot G1 X Mark II

DSLR quality images created in a compact

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Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II Digital Camera - Front View

Low light shooting at its best in a compact camera

Low light shooting on your travels never looked better than from the G1 X Mark II. From a Santorini sunset to the colour of New York City, the large 1.5-inch type sensor delivers the image quality of a DSLR, wrapped in the body of a high performance compact.

  • Take control of composition with your favourite DSLR features in a compact body

    A large sensor and aperture lens combo allows you to capture soft and blurry background images with the depth of field control you have in your DSLR.

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  • Share your travels with the Canon Camera Connect App

    Our app brings loved ones on your trip with you. Whether you're shooting in London or Laos, share your travels to your social networks on the fly.

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Customise your camera to shoot your style

Create your own menu tailored to your frequently used functions to suit your photography style. The customisable Dual Control Rings surrounding the camera's lens barrel can also be programmed to change different settings.

  • Fine tune your adjustments with ease

    The camera's outer, continuous ring has a different texture to the interior ring, in order to make fine tuning adjustments quick and easy. You can even enable a full-time manual focus with this smart compact that operates similarly to the focus rings found on typical DSLR lenses 

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  • Customise the camera to suit your style

    Setting your shooting style is simple with easy access to direct the inner ring to set aperture value, shutter speed and exposure compensation.

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DSLR-like performance and versatility a compact camera body
Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II Digital Camera - Front View
  • Capture your travels with the image quality of a DSLR

    Capture your memories on every trip with DSLR-like image quality. This high performance compact delivers with a 12.8 Megapixel and large 1.5-inch type sensor.

    Fishing town at sunset, taken with the Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II camera
  • Beautiful background blur at every destination

    Capture crisp travel detail with soft, blurred backgrounds. The large 1.5-type sensor and bright f/2-3.9, 9-bladed aperture combo gives total control.

    Background blur, taken with the Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II camera
  • Flexible touch screen transforms your direction

    The PowerShot G1 X Mark II touch screen delivers flexible shooting to give your images the perfect angle. The LCD screen tilts up 180 degrees and down 45 degrees.

    Cobbled street, taken with the Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II camera
  • Low light performance with crystal clarity

    Capture every destination in living colour. Available ambient light shines with the 1.5-type sensor, DiG!C 6 processor, HS System and f/2-3.9 lens.

    Town at sunset, taken with the Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II camera
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  • Camel in the desert, taken with the Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II camera

    Turn your travels into a doco

    Make a Full HD video recording of your journey on the PowerShot G1 X Mark II. Its so easy with the dedicated movie button.

  • Star trail, taken with the Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II camera

    Capture the beauty of starry skies

    With just a tripod and simple automatic settings, you can capture the starts with Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Time-Lapse Movies and Star Portrait modes.

  • Arabic style lamp, taken with the Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II camera

    Make easy decisions with the touch of a finger

    The intuitive touch panel operation and review feature provides easy menu access while focus point and shutter release is activated with touch Auto Focus.

Send your photos straight to your smartphone with the Camera Connect App

Camera Connect is your go to app when you want to wirelessly shoot and transfer photos directly to your mobile device. The process is easy, watch the ‘how to' video below and start sharing your photos instantly.

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PowerShot G1 X Mark II Specifications
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PowerShot G1 X Mark II
  • Image Sensor Type (Size)

    1.5-inch CMOS

  • Effective Megapixels

    1.5-inch CMOS

  • Imaging Processor

    DiG!C 6

  • HS System


  • Video Recording

    Full HD 1080p

  • Maximum Aperture

    f/2.0 (W), f/3.9 (T)

  • Intelligent IS


  • LCD Monitor

    3.0-inch Tilt, Capacitive Touch Panel LCD

  • Recording Media

    SD/SDHC/SDXC and UHS-I Memory Cards

  • Wi-Fi / NFC


  • Viewfinder


  • Optical Zoom


  • RAW Mode


  • Optical Zoom During Video


  • Battery


  • Dimensions (W x H x D)

    116.3 x 74.0 x 66.2mm