PowerShot G3 X

The ultimate compact adventure camera

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An all-round high performer with large 1.0-inch type sensor and 25x zoom lens

Unleash your creative flair with the combo of a versatile 25x zoom lens and  1.0-inch type sensor. The PowerShot G3 X lets you shoot photos and movies in stunning quality while its extensive range of expert features and controls will help you showcase your craft and tell your story.

  • Lock onto your subject

    The zoom framing assist function locks onto your subject and keeps focus, no matter the zoom - ideal for capturing children's expressions.

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  • Zoom you can brag about

    A sharp, 24mm, ultra-wide angle zoom lens combined with 1.0-type sensor allows you to shoot subjects, near or far in amazing detail.

Expert level controls help you express your creativity

A large, high resolution, tiltable LCD touch screen and an extensive range of dials let you customise and control your shots with creative genius. Use touch Auto Focus for accurate and smooth focus pull in movies and get instant access to important settings with the smooth action Lens Control Ring.

  • Easy customisation for individual style

    Shoot the way you like with a customisable smooth action lens ring, which allows easy control of focus adjustments.

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  • For those who like to push it further

    The PowerShot G3 X features RAW file support, built-in ND filter and BULB exposure mode to increase your creative options.

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Enjoy large sensor performance with a 25x zoom lens
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  • Advanced zoom means amazing detail up close

    From watching sports to tracking wildlife, the 25x optical zoom gets you even closer without losing the stunning clarity needed for beautiful shots.

    Parrot with beautiful bokeh taken on the Canon Powershot G3 X digital camera
  • Always great results in low light

    Enjoy crisp, clear shots in any situation - even in low light - thanks to the combination of a 1.0-type 20.2 Megapixel CMOS sensor and DiG!C 6 processor.

    City by the water at night taken on the Canon Powershot G3 X digital camera
  • Catch all the action

    Easily capture the perfect action shot with fast 5.9 frames per second continuous shooting, until the memory card is full.

    Flock of birds in flight shot on the PowerShot G3 X
  • Expert level controls put you in charge

    A large high resolution tiltable LCD touch screen, extensive range of dials and customisation options puts you in control to foster your creativity.

    Low angle of a beach taken on the Canon Powershot G3 X digital camera
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More Features
  • Movie making perfected

    Create Full HD movies and time lapses with a choice of frame rates and expert features like full manual control, MF Peaking and HDMI live output.

  • Birds at dusk taken on the Canon Powershot G3 X digital camera

    One for aspiring filmmakers

    Create awesome footage with the advanced 5-axis Dynamic Image Stabilizer and versatile audio recordings via microphone and headphone jacks.

  • Waterfall taken on the Canon Powershot G3 X digital camera

    Ready for your next adventure

    Dust and drip resistance means you can keep shooting if the weather starts to turn.

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PowerShot G3 X
  • Image Sensor Type (Size)

    1.0-inch CMOS

  • Effective Megapixels

    Approx 20.2

  • Imaging Processor

    DiG!C 6

  • HS System


  • Video Recording

    Full HD 1080p

  • Maximum Aperture

    f/2.8 (W), f/5.6 (T)

  • Intelligent IS


  • LCD Monitor

    3.2-inch Tilt, Multi-angle 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)

    126 x 76.5 x 105.3mm