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Canon Announces New PowerShot G1 X Mark III

Canon Powershot G1X Mark III Camera (PRNewsfoto/Canon U.S.A., Inc.)

The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III is a Lightweight and portable without sacrificing the very best in Canon digital imaging technologies,

The New Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III PowerShot Camera – with an APS-C Sensor

Featuring  Largest Imaging Sensor Ever in a Canon Point-and-Shoot Camera

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital cameras,  announced today a new addition to its popular G-series of premium compact cameras, the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III.

The new Canon G1 X features a 24.3- megapixel* APS-C CMOS sensor and Canon’s revolutionary Dual Pixel CMOS AF (Auto-Focus) technology, both firsts for a Canon point-and shoot compact camera.

“As we continue to evolve the popular Canon PowerShot G-series line, we remain committed to incorporating both our latest innovations and the features photographers are looking for in an advanced, compact camera,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A.

Ultimate in Compact Image Quality

The new Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III offers many improvements . The PowerShot G1X Mark II, has a larger, 24.3-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, and better image quality in both stills and video. The lens is 24-72mm** (3x zoom) lens with Optical Image Stabilization featuring a wide f/2.8-5.6 aperture for maximum brightness and increased sharpness in images and an ISO range of 100-25,600. This gives users the versatility to shoot in low-light.

The G1X Mark III will feature Canon’s Dual Pixel CMOS AF system, which was only available on Canon’s SLR cameras. This feature provides fast and smooth autofocus across the entire focal plane, allowing for more creative compositions.

Versatile and Intuitive Operation

The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III is a powerful imaging companion ready for a variety of challenging shooting scenarios. It offers a many new features:

  • 2.36 million dot Organic LED Electronic Viewfinder provides customization options to match nearly any shooting style or scene
  • Touch & Drag AF allows for intuitive operation linking the Electronic Viewfinder and touch panel monitor to quickly adjust focus targeting without looking away from the viewfinder, or using Smooth Zone AF to effortlessly track subjects with the touch of a finger.
  • 3.0 inch Vari-angle Touch LCD Monitor helps capture the perfect shot from a variety of challenging angles, including overhead or low-angle shooting.
  • The G1 X Mark III is capable of fast continuous shooting up to approximately 7 frames per second (fps), or up to 9fps with AF fixed – working easily with Dual Pixel CMOS AF to track even the most fleeting of subjects with ease.
  • A New Shutter Release function offers a sophisticated sense of operation, similar to high-end EOS models, providing a comfortable hold during continuous shooting
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  • With technology ranging from HD video capabilities to the latest in connectivity features, the G1 X Mark III is versatile enough to achieve high-level performance on the go.

Additional features include:

  • Instantly connect to a smart device* via built-in Wi-Fi, NFC or Bluetooth to facilitate easy sharing with friends and family or utilize the Camera Connect app to shoot remotely.
  • Panoramic Shot Mode to easily capture panoramic photos, simply be swinging the camera while shooting either vertically or horizontally.
  • Capture Full HD 1080/60p Video with high ISO speed shooting and smooth accurate focus when used alongside Canon’s Dual Pixel AF technology, while 5-axis movie IS helps reduce the effect of camera shake when shooting handheld
  • Easily capture  Time-Lapse Movies with intuitive settings that help determine intervals and exposure

The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III is scheduled to be available in November 2017 for an estimated retail price of $1299.00¹. In addition the Canon Lens Hood LH-DC110, Waterproof Case WP-DC56 and Deluxe Leather Case PSC-6300 for the PowerShot G1 X Mark III will be available for an estimated retail price of $59.99, $499.99 and $99.99 respectively ¹. For more information please visit


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