Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III Review

Overall Score

73

Main Features

  • 24 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 24-72 mm (3x) F2.8-5.6 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 2360k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 9 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 115 x 78 x 51 mm, 399g.
  • Price Category:
  • Replaced: PowerShot G1 X Mark II

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Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III Overview


First introduced in October, 2017, Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III is a 24 MP Compact with a APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm) sized CMOS sensor. Canon replaced the older Canon G1 X II with PowerShot G1 X Mark III. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Canon G1 X III with Canon G1 X II


Canon G1 X III comes with a 22.3 x 14.9 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 26.82 mm (1.05").

- Full Frame
- Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III

Sensor resolution of Canon G1 X III ~ 6000 x 4000 pixels.

Canon G1 X III has Crop Factor: 1.61

The sensor has a surface area of 332.3 mm².

There are approximate 24,000,000 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Canon G1 X III


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III with competitors in large sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
NFC Connectivity
Articulating Screen
External Flash
RAW Support
25600 Max Native ISO
9.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Exposure Mode
Timelapse Recording
49 Focus Points
±3 AE Bracketing Range
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Bluetooth Connectivity
Optical Image Stabilization
Touch Screen
AF Face Detection
24MP High Resolution Sensor
1040k dots Screen Resolution
Manual Focus
2.8 Lens at Wide
Environmental Sealing
2360k dot Viewfinder Resolution
24 mm Wide Angle Lens
Focus Bracketing
Cons
No Articulating Screen
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.6
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.8
Low Battery Life: 200 shots
Type Scores

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III has an Overall Score of 73/100 and ranked #10 out of 801 in Compact cameras, and ranked #132 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Canon G1 X III Scores
Imaging score
57
Features score
79
Value for money score
85
Portability score
88
Overall score
73
Average Scores in Large Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
49
Features Score
57
Value For Money Score
70
Portability Score
85
Overall score
58

Physical Dimensions of Canon G1 X III


Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III weighs 399g and has external dimensions of 115 x 78 x 51mm (4.53 x 3.07 x 2.01"). Considering that the average weight of Large Sensor Compact cameras is 382g, Canon G1 X III is 17 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Canon G1 X III is less by 1mm more than the average length in Large Sensor Compact.

Weight Comparison
Large Sensor Compact Cameras


Canon G1 X III
399g
Average weight
382g
Min weight
206g
Max weight
800g

Thickness Comparison
Large Sensor Compact Cameras


Canon G1 X III
51mm
Average Thickness
53mm
Min Thickness
31mm
Max Thickness
95mm

Here is the front and top view image of Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III with the dimensions:

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight PowerShot G1 X Mark III Dimensions PowerShot G1 X Mark III
Canon PowerShot G5 X Canon G5 X 353 g 399 g 112 x 76 x 44 mm 115 x 78 x 51 mm
Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II Canon G1 X II 553 g 399 g 116 x 74 x 66 mm 115 x 78 x 51 mm
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II Canon G7 X MII 319 g 399 g 106 x 61 x 42 mm 115 x 78 x 51 mm
Fujifilm X100F Fujifilm X100F 469 g 399 g 127 x 75 x 52 mm 115 x 78 x 51 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V Sony RX100 V 299 g 399 g 102 x 58 x 41 mm 115 x 78 x 51 mm
Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II Panasonic LX100 II 392 g 399 g 115 x 66 x 64 mm 115 x 78 x 51 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI Sony RX100 VI 301 g 399 g 102 x 58 x 43 mm 115 x 78 x 51 mm
Canon EOS M50 Canon M50 390 g 399 g 116 x 88 x 59 mm 115 x 78 x 51 mm

Specifications of Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III


General
Brand Canon
Model PowerShot G1 X Mark III
Announced October, 2017
Body Type Large sensor compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 10
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Articulated
Screen Resolution 1040k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 2360
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 49
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 9.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 9.00
Flash Modes Auto, on, sl0w synchro, off
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 22.3 x 14.9 mm
Sensor Area 332.3 mm²
Sensor Resolution 24 MP
Max Image Resolution 6000 x 4000
Max Native ISO 25600
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB Yes
Battery
Battery Life 200 shots
Battery Type Built-in
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 399 g
Physical Dimensions 115 x 78 x 51 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I supported)
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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