Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III, PowerShot G5 X Mark II Launched in India

Canon has launched two new PowerShot series cameras, The point-and-shoot cameras feature DIGIC 8 image processors and support 4K video recording. Additional highlights include 1-inch sensors, 20fps burst shooting, and flip-up displays. Read more to find about Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III, PowerShot G5 X Mark II Price in India, Specs, and FeaturesCanon PowerShot G7 X Mark III, PowerShot G5 X Mark II

Price and Availability

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III Rs 52,995
Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II Rs 64,995

The Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III is priced in India at Rs 52,995. Whereas the Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II comes with a price tag of Rs 64,995.

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Highlights and Features

  • 20.1MP 1-inch stacked CMOS sensor
  • Canon’s latest DIGIC 8 image processor
  • 4K video recording at 30fps
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth
  • USB Type-C port
  • Live streaming
  • Tiltable LCD display

Both the PowerShot G7 X Mark III and PowerShot G5 X Mark II come with multiple similar features. This includes a 20.1-megapixel 1-inch stacked CMOS sensor and Canon’s latest DIGIC 8 image processor.

Both models feature a maximum ISO value of 12,800 and support continuous shooting up to 20fps. You can record 4K videos at up to 30fps (and 1080p at 60fps and 120fps) with no sensor crop. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and USB Type-C port (for charging).

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Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III

The new camera is targeted at video creators and vloggers. A new feature allows you to live stream to YouTube. It can also shoot vertical videos (ideal for social media channels like Instagram, Facebook).

The Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III sports a 24 – 100mm lens with an aperture of f/1.8 – f/2.8. The battery is touted to deliver just 235 shots per charge. Additionally, the 3.0-inch LCD display flips all the way back. However, it lacks an electronic viewfinder (EVF).

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Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II

The new camera model sports a 24 – 120mm lens with an aperture range of f/1.8 to f/2.8. The battery is touted to deliver just 230 shots per charge.

The Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II also features a 3.0-inch touchscreen display which flips 180-degrees (for selfies). However, it also comes with a pop-up OLED EVF. Additionally, the LCD display can be used as a touchpad to drag the autofocus point.

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Conclusion

The new point-and-shoot cameras are designed for casual users. However, the company has added features like a 1-inch sensor and live streaming. It remains to be seen how these perform in the world of camera smartphones.

“Our iconic PowerShot G series offers powerful imagery and advanced technology in a premium, yet compact form factor. Taking the legacy forward, we are delighted to announce the new entrants to the G series lineup, equipped with new user-friendly functionalities,” said Kazutada Kobayashi, President & CEO, Canon India.

The new cameras offer large sensors high-quality optics that will surely help fuel creative expression and further our endeavor of fostering the photography culture in India,” he added.

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What do you think of the price and features of Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III and PowerShot G5 X Mark II? WIll you consider purchasing a point-and-shoot camera over your smartphone? Share your views with us in the comments section below.

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