The new Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III camera is preparing for its announcement, as the company will add a large APS–C sensor to its compact camera series.
Canon is actively working on a new high-megapixel PowerShot camera, which is rumored to be announced sometime in Fall 2017.
Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II will be replaced by this new camera with a large image sensor. The G1 X Mark III is aimed to be a new 24-megapixel APS-C sensor PowerShot camera.
Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III coming with 24mp APS-C sensor
The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III camera will replace the current PowerShot G1 X Mark II model which is priced for $649.
Sources have also revealed some specifications of the camera. It appears that it will feature an 24-megapixel APS-C image sensor, DIGIC 7 processing engine, and a long zoom lens.
G1 X Mark III Specifications
- 24mp APS-C Sensor (the PowerShot G1 X Mark II had the 1.5″ sensor)
- Dual pixel CMOS AF
- Number of effective pixels: 24.2 million pixels (Total number of pixels: 25.8 million pixels)
- Lens: converted 24 – 72 mm F 2.8 – 5.6
- Video engine: DIGIC 7
- Video: Full HD 60p
- Continuous shooting: Approximately 9 frames per second, about 7 fps at servo AF
- ISO sensitivity: 100-25600
- Minimum shooting distance (from the lens tip): 10 cm (W), 30 cm (T)
- EVF: 0.39 type 2.36 million dots
- Back side liquid crystal: 3.0 type 1.04 million dot touch panel Bali angle angle liquid crystal
- Wi-Fi · Bluetooth · NFC installed
- Battery: NB-13L
- Number of storable pictures: 200 pictures, eco mode 250 pictures
- Recording medium: SD / SDHC / SDXC card
- Size: 115.0 x 77.9 x 51.4 mm
- Weight: 375 g (body only), 399 g (including battery and SD card)
The first set of rumored Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III specifications point to a compact camera with an APS-C sensor. Stay tuned with us for more information.