PowerShot G1X Mark III


The ultimate G-series, distilling the best of PowerShot and EOS

The state-of-the-art G-series flagship with stunning handling, speed and DSLR quality

With legendary heritage, the G1 X Mark III features a unique blend of DSLR speed, quality and resilience with PowerShot lightweight handling. Ideal for photographers looking for an ?all-in-one? alternative to a DSLR as a photographic companion.

Significantly lighter and thinner than the G1 X Mark II, the G1 X Mark III offers an EOS-inspired ergonomic design to appeal to the photographer looking to leave their DSLR and travel light.

Outstanding image quality

The G1 X Mark III boasts a 24.2MP APS-C sensor, a wide aperture 3x optical zoom with 24-72mm focal length plus a DIGIC 7 processor for superb images and movies.

Fast, confident shooting

Engineered to deliver on every level, Dual Pixel CMOS AF enables assured and responsive focusing plus 4-stop stabilisation to safeguard handheld shooting.

Beautiful assured handling

A centrally positioned high resolution Electronic Viewfinder, Touch and Drag AF plus EOS inspired ergonomics give DSLR levels of confidence despite the pocketable size.

Full HD 60P movies

Shoot incredibly detailed 60P movies in Full HD and achieve smooth, steady footage even when running with the camera thanks to Dual Pixel CMOS AF and 5-axis movie IS.

Advanced connectivity

Use the G1 X Mark III?s always-on Bluetooth?* to easily connect to smart devices. Expand your creative possibilities with full manual control via Camera Connect app.

Specifications in detail

Image Sensor



Effective Pixels

Approx. 24.2 M

Aspect Ratio


Colour Filter Type

Primary Colour

Image Processor




Focal Length

15 ? 45 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24 ? 72 mm)


Optical 3x?
ZoomPlus 6x?
Digital Approx. 4x (with Digital Tele-Converter Approx. 1.6x or 2.0x1)?
Combined Approx. 12x

Maximum f/number

f/2.8 - f/5.6


9 elements in 8 groups (3 double-sided aspherical lenses and 1 single-sided aspherical lens)

Image Stabilisation

Yes (lens shift-type)?

Still: Adaptive Intelligent IS , Max. Approx. 4-stop stabilisation2?

Movie: 5-axis Advanced Dynamic IS



Dual Pixel CMOS AF System.? Phase detection pixels built onto imaging sensor3

AF System/ Points

Maximum 49 AF points (Fixed location on 7x7 grid) via camera automatic selection4?

Freely position 1 AF point/ 1 AF Zone (9 points, 3x3 grid) via manual selection5

AF Modes

Single, Continuous, Servo AF/AE6, Touch AF

AF Point Selection

AF area size customisable.?

Touchscreen LCD active and Touch and Drag AF available when EVF is in use.

AF Lock

Yes, via customisable buttons

AF Assist Beam


Manual Focus

Yes, plus MF Peaking & AF + MF

Focus Bracketing


Closest Focusing Distance

10 cm (Wide) from front of lens?
30 cm (Tele) from front of lens

Exposure Control

Metering modes

Real-time metering from the image sensor?
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to Face Detection AF frame)?
(2) Center weighted average metering?
(3) Spot metering

AE Lock

Yes, via customisable buttons

Exposure Compensation

+/- 3 EV in 1/3 stop increments?

ND Filter (3-stop) On/ Auto/ Off7


1/3 ? 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments (can be used together with manual compensation)

ISO Sensitivity

AUTO, 100, 125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000, 6400, 8000, 10000, 12800, 256008?

AUTO ISO: 100 - 25600 (possible to set Max. ISO speed and rate of change)



1 ? 1/2000 s (factory default)?
BULB, 30 ? 1/2000 s (total range ? varies by shooting mode)

White Balance




Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Underwater, Colour Temperature (100 K increments)?

White balance compensation:?
1. Blue/Amber +/-9 levels?
2. Magenta/ Green +/-9 levels?

White Balance Compensation in Underwater mode



EVF (0.39 type), Approx. 2,360,000 dots, OLED type

Viewfinder / Coverage

Approx. 100%

Eyepoint / Dioptre Correction

Approx. 22 mm (from eyepiece lens centre)?
-3.0 to +1.0 m-1 dpt (dioptric range)

LCD Monitor


Vari-angle 7.5 cm (3.0?) Touchscreen LCD (TFT) with reinforced glass. 3:2 aspect ratio. Approx. 1,040,000 dots. Electrostatic capacitance type.


Approx. 100%


Adjustable to one of five levels. Quick-bright LCD (Press and hold INFO. Button)



Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro

Slow Sync Speed

Yes. Fastest speed 1/2000 s

Red-Eye Reduction


Flash Exposure Compensation

+/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments

Flash Exposure Lock


Manual Power Adjustment

3 levels with internal flash?

(Up to 22 selectable levels with Canon Speedlites9'?10)

Second Curtain Synchronisation


Built-in Flash Range

50 cm ? 9.0 m (W) / 50 cm - 4.5 m (T)

External Flash

E-TTL with EX series Speedlites11



Smart Auto (58 scenes detected), Hybrid Auto, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom 1, Custom 2, SCN (Self-Portrait, Portrait, Smooth Skin, Panoramic Shot, Panning, Star (Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Time-Lapse Movie), Handheld Night Scene, Grainy B/W, Soft Focus, Fish-eye effect, Art Bold effect, Water painting effect, Toy camera effect, Miniature effect, HDR, Underwater,. Fireworks), Movie (Standard, Short Clip, Manual, Time-lapse Movie)

Photo Effects

Picture Styles: Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)

Drive modes

Single, Auto Drive, High-speed continuous, Low-speed continuous, Self-Timer

Continuous Shooting

Fixed AF: Up to approx. 9 shots/s for up to 24 frames in JPEG12, 19 frames in RAW13?

With AF: Up to approx. 7 shots/s for 29 frames in JPEG14'?15


Image Size

RAW: (3:2) 6000 x 4000, (4:3) 5328 x 4000, (16:9) 6000 x 3368, (1:1) 4000 x 4000?

JPEG 3:2: (L) 6000 x 4000, (M) 3984 x 2656, (S1) 2976 x 1984, (S2) 2400 x 1600?
JPEG 4:3: (L) 5328 x 4000, (M) 3552 x 2664, (S1) 2656 x 1992, (S2)? 2112 x 1600?
JPEG 16:9: (L) 6000 x 3368, (M) 3984 x 2240, (S1) 2976 x 1680 (S2) 2400 x 1344?
JPEG 1:1: (L) 4000 x 4000, (M) 2656 x 2656, (S1) 1984 x 1984, (S2) 1600 x 1600?

RAW + JPEG, In-camera RAW processing & Resize available?

Panoramic Shot mode:?

Maximum recording pixels: 24064 x 2800?
Minimum recording pixels: 6000 x 2800?

Maximum recording pixels: 16000 x 4200?
Minimum recording pixels: 4200 x 4000


RAW, Fine, Normal


(Full HD) 1920 x 1080, 59.94 / 50 / 29.97 / 25 / 23.98 fps?
(HD) 1280 x 720, 29.97 / 25 fps?
(VGA) 640 x 480, 29.97 / 25 fps

Movie Length

(Full HD & HD) Up to 4 GB or 29 min 59 s16?
(VGA) Up to 4 GB or 1 hour17

File Type

Still Image Type

JPEG compression (Exif 2.3 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system and DPOF ver. 1.1 compliant), RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition), RAW+JPEG


MP4 [Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)]

Direct Print

Canon Printers

Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge18


Yes (via USB or Wireless LAN)19

Other Features

Operating Environment

0 ? 40 ?C, 10 ? 90% humidity?

Dust and moisture resistant construction20


GPS via mobile (linked to compatible smartphone)

Red-Eye Correction


My Camera / My Menu

My Menu customisation available

Intelligent Orientation Sensor



Yes, live histogram

Self Timer

Approx. 2, 10 s or Custom

Menu Languages

English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Greek, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Spanish, Ukrainian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Korean, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Farsi, Hindi, Malay, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Hebrew



Hi-Speed USB dedicated connector (Micro-B compatible)


HDMI Micro Connector?
Remote Switch Connector


Wi-Fi (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only), with Dynamic NFC support21?

Bluetooth? (Specification version 4.1, Bluetooth low energy technology)22'?23

Memory Card


SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS Speed Class 1 compatible)



CameraWindow DC?
Map Utility?
Image Transfer Utility?

Camera Connect available on iOS and Android devices

Image Manipulation

Digital Photo Professional 4 for RAW development?
Picture Style Editor

Supported Operating System

PC & Macintosh

Windows 10 / 8.1 / 7 SP124?
Mac OS X 10.10 / 10.11 / 10.12 / 10.13?

For Wi-Fi connection to a PC:?
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 7 SP1?
Mac OS X 10.10?

For Image Transfer Utility:?
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1?
Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11 / 10.12 / 10.13

Power Source


Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-13L (battery and charger supplied)

Battery life

Approx. 200 shots?
Eco mode approx. 250 shots?
Approx. 240 min playback

A/C Power Supply

Charging via USB available with Compact Power Adapter CA-DC30E25?or other typical USB charging methods


Cases / Straps

Soft Case DCC-1830?
PowerShot Neck Strap NS-100?
Neck Strap NS-DC12?
PowerShot Accessory Organizer

Waterproof / Weatherproof Case

Waterproof Case (40m) WP-DC56?
Waterproof Case Weight WW-DC1


Lens Hood LH-DC110


Canon Speedlites (including 220EX, 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 430EX III-RT, 580EX, 580EX II, 600EX, 600EX-RT, 600EX II-RT, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT)?

Off-Camera Shoe Cord OC-E3, Speedlite Bracket SB-E2

Remote Controller/ Switch

Remote Switch RS-60E3?
Timer Remote Controller TC-80N326

Power Supply & Battery Chargers

Compact Power Adapter CA-DC30E?
Battery Charger CB-2LHE


Interface cable IFC-600PCU?
Canon Connect Station CS100

All data is based on Canon standard testing methods (according to CIPA Standards) except where indicated.
Subject to change without notice.
    1. Depending on the image size selected.
    2. Values at maximum optical focal length. Cameras whose focal length exceeds 350 mm (35 mm equivalent) are measured at 350 mm.
    3. Dual Pixel CMOS AF - AF is possible over an area of approx. 80% Vertical x 80% Horizontal of the frame
    4. Maximum number of AF frame is dependent on selected image aspect ratio
    5. Dual Pixel CMOS AF - AF is possible over an area of approx. 80% Vertical x 80% Horizontal of the frame
    6. Some settings limit availability.
    7. Auto ND Filter not available in Movie Mode.
    8. ISO sensitivity denotes Recommended Exposure Index
    9. Not all functions of the flash are supported.
    10. Level of adjustement is dependent on the Speedlite attached
    11. Not all functions of the flash are supported.
    12. Sustained continuous shooting speed is tested based on Canon's testing standard. Function requires compatible SDHC/SDXC UHS Speed Class 1 memory card, total number of frames captured varies depending on shooting subject, settings and brand of memory card
    13. Under conditions where the flash does not fire.
    14. Under conditions where the flash does not fire.
    15. Sustained continuous shooting speed is tested based on Canon's testing standard. Function requires compatible SDHC/SDXC UHS Speed Class 1 memory card, total number of frames captured varies depending on shooting subject, settings and brand of memory card
    16. The following Speed Class memory cards are required for maximum record time: (HD) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 4 or above. (Full HD) 1920 x 1080 Speed Class 6 or above. (iFrame) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 6 or above.
    17. Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.
    18. Not compatible with following PictBridge compatible SELPHY CP200/ CP220/ CP300/ CP330/ CP400/ CP500/ CP600/ ES1
    19. Not compatible with following PictBridge compatible SELPHY CP200/ CP220/ CP300/ CP330/ CP400/ CP500/ CP600/ ES1
    20. To maximize the camera?s dust and drip resistance, keep the terminal cover, memory card/battery cover and all other covers firmly closed. This camera is designed to be dust and drip resistant, in order to help prevent sand, dust, dirt, or water that falls on it unexpectedly from getting inside, but it is impossible to prevent dirt, dust, water, or salt from getting inside at all.
    21. Wi-Fi use may be restricted in certain countries or regions. Wi-Fi support varies by device and region. For more information visit www.canon-europe.com/wirelesscompacts
    22. Equipped with Bluetooth? low energy technology. The Bluetooth? word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by the Bluetooth
    23. Bluetooth connection requires smart device to be equipped with Bluetooth version 4.0 (or later). Also requires smart device to be using operating system iOS 8.4 (or later) or Android 5.0 (or later) as well as latest version of Camera Connect app installed
    24. Software applications compatible with Windows 10 in Windows 10 Desktop Mode only
    25. Charging via USB requires Interface Cable IFC-600PCU (Sold separately) or similar cable with USB Micro-B to USB type-A connectors. Charging time varies depending on the remaining battery power.
    26. Reqire Remote Controller Adapter RA-E3