Canon launches new PowerShot G5 X Mark II and PowerShot G7 X Mark III cameras
Canon released two new Powershot G series cameras, the PowerShot G5 X Mark II and the PowerShot G7 X Mark III.
Both devices are compact that feature 20MP, 1.0-Type stacked sensor, 4K movie capabilities, wireless connectivity and RAW Burst mode.
The cameras also feature automatic and manual focus as well and can shoot at up to 20 frames per second.
The G7 X Mark III is a touchscreen device that has a 4.2x f/1.8-2.8 lens, live streaming function and mic input, while the G5 X Mark II includes a pop-up electronic viewfinder and a 5x f/1.8-2.8 lens.
The company said in a press statement: " Canon provides content creators, vloggers and photography enthusiasts with a model to take their creativity and technical capabilities to the next level."
"Building on the quality of Canon’s existing range, the PowerShot G5 X Mark II features a new 5x f/1.8-2.8 lens and pop-up EVF, perfect for passionate photographers in need of a lightweight yet powerful travel camera. Meanwhile, the PowerShot G7 X Mark III boasts a 4.2x f/1.8 – 2.8 zoom lens and 3.5mm microphone input, providing content creators and aspiring vloggers with both incredible image quality and pin-sharp sound."
Combined Key Features of the PowerShot G5 X Mark II and the PowerShot G7 X Mark III:
- New 20.1MP 1.0-Type stacked sensor
- DIGIC 8
- 4K movie (no crop)
- 120 fps Full HD movie
- 20fps in continuous mode and 30fps RAW Burst mode
- Wi-Fi and Bluetooth® connectivity
- Jacket pocket size and weight
- New 5x f/1.8-2.8 zoom lens
- Pop-up EVF
- 4.2x f/1.8-2.8 zoom lens
- Live streaming
- Microphone input
Written by: Gabriella Steyn.