Canon PowerShot G3 X Features 1″ Sensor & Big Zoom

Canon PowerShot G3 X

Canon has just announced its new PowerShot G3 X, which we previously saw teased as an “in development” product. Now, we know the camera features a 20.2MP 1″ CMOS sensor and Canon’s DIGIC 6 image processor.

The lens covers a 25x optical zoom range equivalent to 24-600mm (35mm format) with a variable f/2.8-5.6 aperture. Of course, optical image stabilization is present as well. [Read more…]

Canon PowerShot G7 X Review

Canon G7 X

The Canon PowerShot G7 X is one of those cameras that we have all been waiting for Canon to deliver. At the moment it was announced, there was a collective mumble of “finally” uttered among Canon enthusiasts around the world.

While Canon has attempted putting larger sensors on compact cameras (e.g., the G1 X), nothing had risen to the level of what Sony has been doing with its RX100 line of cameras. The Canon PowerShot G7 X is, in many ways, a knock-off of the Sony RX100 line. It even appears to use the same Sony 1″ sensor found in the RX100 cameras with its 20MP resolution, which is perfectly fine with me since Sony makes such a great product in the RX100 line. [Read more…]