Canon has officially announced the PowerShot G9 X Mark II premium compact camera.
The CES 2017 event is about to begin and new product announcements from camera makers are beginning to arrive. The Mark II version of the Powershot G9 X series was announced today.
The compact camera features a 1-inch type 20.2 Megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor. Powered by the DIGIC 7 image processor, the pocket-sized device has a 3x optical lens covering a 28-84mm focal length. The price for PowerShot G9 X Mark II is $529.00. It will be shipping in February, 2017.
Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II Becomes Official
For added social network-sharing convenience the PowerShot G9 X Mark II is equipped with Bluetooth Smart for easy pairing with a compatible smartphone or tablet. The device also supports wireless connectivity as well as NFC.
Photographers of all skill levels looking for more “pro-like” features will appreciate new featurs. The in-camera RAW conversion and improved Time-Lapse Movie Mode helps capture images at preset intervals and combine them to create a short movie clip.
PowerShot G9 X Mark II Camera Key Features
- 1.0-inch, 20.2 Megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor
- DIGIC 7 Image Processor
- Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC and Bluetooth Smart capability
- Bright f/2.0 (W) – f/4.9 (T), 3x Optical Zoom Lens (28-84mm)
- 3.0” Touch Panel LCD
- Full HD, Dynamic IS and Time-Lapse Movie video functions
- Continuous shooting speeds of up to 8.2 fps (In JPEG and RAW)
PowerShot G7 X Mark II Video Creator Kit
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II Video Creator Kit includes the PowerShot G7 X Mark II digital camera with an additional back-up battery, a Manfrotto PIXI tripod, and a 32GB San Disk SD card.
This kit is available for pre-order at the Canon Online Store (shop.usa.canon.com) and is scheduled to start shipping in February 2017 for an estimated retail price of $749.99.