PowerShot G9 X Mark II
An ultra-slim, connected smartphone companion that delivers easy creativity, superb images and as much or little control as you want.
Pocketable performance ? premium results
Effortlessly capture and share professional-style stills and movies using this retro, ultra-slim and connected camera that?s the perfect smartphone companion. Powerful technologies ensure DSLR-like creativity with the level of control you want.
Truly pocketable power
A truly pocketable, superfast camera with large sensor, DIGIC 7 and optical image stabilisation for superb results
Ultra-slim powerful performance
You can create beautifully crisp stills and steady movies in any situation with the ultra-slim expert PowerShot G9 X Mark II that puts fast, powerful performance in the palm of your hand.
Premium image quality in any light
A large sensor and f/2 ? 4.9 lens lets lots of light into the camera to ensure superb shots in any situation.
As good in movies as stills
Easily shoot and share superb, rock steady Full HD movies even when running and express yourself in unlimited ways with full creative control.
Explore your creativity with a host of clever features that make it easy to capture starry skies, unique images and short movie clips with professional style results.
Easily connect to your smart device and maintain a constant connection* via Bluetooth?**, so you can shoot remotely, then share your creations online in an instant.
Charge your PowerShot G9 X Mark II while working or surfing the internet via standard USB smartphone chargers or your PC
Specifications in detail
1.0 type back-illuminated CMOS
Approx. 20.1M (Aspect ratio 3:2)?1
Effective / Total Pixels
10.2 ? 30.6 mm (35 mm equivalent: 28 ? 84 mm)
Digital Approx. 4x (with Digital Tele-Converter approx. 1.6x or 2.0x?2)
Combined approx. 12x
f/2.0 - f/4.9
8 elements in 6 groups (2 double sided aspherical UA lens, 1 single sided aspherical lens)
Yes (lens shift-type), approx. 3.5-stop?3.?
Intelligent IS with 5-axis Advanced Dynamic IS & Auto Level
AF System/ Points
AiAF (31-point, Face Detection or Touch AF with Object and Face Select and Track), 1-point AF (any position is available within approx. 90% of the frame or fixed centre)
Single, Continuous, Servo AF/AE?4, Touch AF
AF Point Selection
Size (Normal, Small)
Yes, via customisable Movie Record Button
AF Assist Beam
Yes, plus MF Peaking
Closest Focusing Distance
5 cm (Wide) from front of lens
35 cm (Tele) from front of lens
Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot
Yes, AEL function available as touch button on-screen. Also available via customisable Movie Record Button
+/- 3 EV in 1/3 stop increments
Auto Lighting Optimizer
ND Filter (3-stop) On / Auto / Off?5
+/ - 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments
125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000, 6400, 8000, 10000, 12800?6
AUTO ISO: 125 - 12800 (possible to set Max. ISO speed and rate of change)
1 ? 1/2000 s (Auto Mode)
1/8 - 1/2000 s (Movie Mode)
BULB, 30 ? 1/2000 s (total range ? varies by shooting mode)?7
Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Color temp (Kelvin)
White Balance Compensation
Colour adjustment in Star mode
7.5 cm (3.0?) Touchscreen LCD (TFT). 3:2 aspect ratio. Approx. 1,040,000 dots. Electrostatic capacitance type. Reinforced glass cover panel.
Adjustable to one of five levels.
Quick-bright LCD available via holding INFO Button
Night Display Mode available
Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro
Slow Sync Speed
Yes. Fastest speed 1/2000 s
Flash Exposure Compensation
+/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments. Face Detection FE, Safety FE
Flash Exposure Lock
Yes, available via AEL touch button on-screen. Also available via Movie Record Button when customised to AEL function
Manual Power Adjustment
3 levels with internal flash
Second Curtain Synchronisation
Built-in Flash Range
50 cm ? 6.0 m (W) / 50 cm ? 2.4 m (T)
Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2
Smart Auto (58 scenes detected), Hybrid Auto, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom, SCN (Portrait, Panning, Star (Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Portrait, Star Time-Lapse Movie), Handheld Night Scene, Grainy B/W, Background Defocus, Soft Focus, Fish-eye Effect, Art bold effect, Water painting effect, Toy Camera Effect, Miniature Effect, High Dynamic Range, Fireworks), Movie (Standard, Short Clip, Manual, Time-lapse movie, iFrame movie)
Picture Styles (Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined x3 (Sharpness (Strength, Fineness, Threshold), Contrast, Color Saturation, Color Tone, Filtering Effect, Toning))
Single, Auto Drive, Continuous, Continuous with AF, Self-Timer
Approx. 8.2 shots/s for up to 21 frames in RAW?
8.1 shots/s for up to 38 frames in JPEG?
With AF: Approx. 5.3 shots/s for up to 102 frames in JPEG?
Low-speed Continuous Shooting Mode available at approx. 4 shots/s until memory card becomes full in JPEG and for up to 27 frames in RAW?
RECORDING PIXELS / COMPRESSION
3:2 - (RAW, L) 5472 x 3648, (M) 3648 x 2432, (S1) 2736 x 1824, (S2) 2400 x 1600
4:3 - (RAW, L) 4864 x 3648, (M) 3248 x 2432, (S1) 2432 x 1824, (S2) 2112 x 1600
16:9 - (RAW, L) 5472 x 3072, (M) 3648 x 2048, (S1) 2736 x 1536, (S2) 2400 x 1344
1:1 - (RAW, L) 3648 x 3648, (M) 2432 x 2432, (S1) 1824 x 1824, (S2) 1600 x 1600
In-camera RAW processing & Resize available
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
(L) 640 x 480, 29.97 / 25 fps
(Full HD & HD) Up to 4 GB or 29 min 59 s?10
(L) Up to 4 GB or 1 hour?11
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)]
GPS via Mobile (linked to a compatible smartphone)
Yes, during shooting and playback
My Camera / My Menu
My Menu customisation available
Intelligent Orientation Sensor
Yes, live histogram
Approx. 2, 10 s or Custom
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 (Type-D) Connector
SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS Speed Class 1 compatible)
Supported Operating System
PC & Macintosh
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1?15
Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11 / 10.12
For Wi-Fi connection to a PC:
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1
Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10
For Image Transfer Utility:
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1
Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11 / 10.12
Image Transfer Utility?
Camera Connect app available on iOS and Android devices
Digital Photo Professional for RAW development
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-13L (battery and charger supplied)
Approx. 235 shots?
Eco mode approx. 355 shots?
Approx. 300 min playback
A/C Power Supply
Charging via USB available with Compact Power Adapter CA-DC30E?16?or other typical USB charging methods
Cases / Straps
Soft Case DCC-1890?
PowerShot Accessory Organizer
Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2
Power Supply & Battery Chargers
Compact Power Adapter CA-DC30E?
Battery Charger CB-2LHE?
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-13L
Interface cable IFC-600PCU
0 ? 40 ?C, 10 ? 90% humidity
Dimensions (W x D x H)
98.0 x 57.9 x 31.3 mm
Approx. 206 g (including battery and memory card)
All data is based on Canon standard testing methods (according to CIPA Standards) except where indicated.
Subject to change without notice.
- Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.
- Depending on the image size selected.
- Values at maximum optical focal length. Cameras whose focal length exceeds 350 mm (35 mm equivalent) are measured at 350 mm.
- Some settings limit availability.
- Auto ND Filter not available in Movie Mode.
- ISO sensitivity denotes Recommended Exposure Index
- Maximum shutter speed is limited at 256 s in BULB Mode
- Under conditions where the flash does not fire.
- 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
- 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.
- Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.
- 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
- Equipped with Bluetooth? low energy technology. The Bluetooth? word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by the Bluetooth
- 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
- Software applications compatible with Windows 10 in Windows 10 Desktop Mode only
- 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.