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Canon PowerShot G9 X

alaTest has collected and analyzed 207 reviews of Canon PowerShot G9 X. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People are impressed by the image quality and size. The performance and usability are also appreciated. Many are less positive about the optics and zoom. There are mixed views on the shutter and viewfinder.

portability, usability, performance, size, image quality

battery, zoom, optics

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon PowerShot G9 X is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon PowerShot G9 X

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Canon PowerShot G9 X from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the performance and glare. The design and usability also get good feedback. Many are negative about the battery.

portability, usability, design, glare, performance

battery

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon PowerShot G9 X Compact System Camera - Black (20.9 MP, Wi-Fi, NFC) 3-Inch Touch ScreenCanon PowerShot G9 X Compact System Camera - Black (20.9 MP, Wi-Fi, NFC) 3-Inch Touch Screen

Jun, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon PowerShot G9 X

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 97 user reviews of Canon PowerShot G9 X from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People really like the image quality and performance. The size and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed reviews about the viewfinder and reliability. Some have doubts about the optics.

portability, usability, size, performance, image quality

optics

94% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon PowerShot G9 X Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom, Built-in Wi-Fi and 3 inch LCD (Silver)Canon PowerShot G9 X Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom, Built-in Wi-Fi and 3 inch LCD (Silver)

Jun, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio formats supported:LC-AAC
Audio system:STEREO
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Voice Recording:Y

Battery

Battery life (CIPA standard):220
Battery recharge time:5
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:NB-13L
Power source type:Battery

Camera

Built-in processor:DIGIC 6
Camera file system:DCF 2.0, Exif 2.3, RAW / DCF,DCF 2.0,DPOF,DPOF 1.1,Exif 2.3,RAW
Camera playback:Highlights, Movie, Single image, Slide show
GPS (satellite):N
Histogram: Yes
Image editing:Crop, Resizing, Rotating
Photo effects:black&white, Neutral, Positive film, Sepia, Skin tones, Vivid
Scene modes:Fireworks, Landscape, Night landscape, Portrait / Fireworks, Landscape, Night, Portrait / Fireworks, Night, Panorama, Portrait
Self-timer:2,10
Self-timer delay:2,10
Shooting modes:Aperture priority, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Fine, Flash, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Shade, Tungsten / Auto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Shade, Tungsten, Underwater

Design

Colour of product:Black / Brown, Silver

Display

Display:TFT
Display aspect ratio:3:2
Display diagonal:7.62
Display resolution (numeric):1040000
Field of view:100
Touch screen: Yes
Touchscreen:Y / Yes
Vari-angle LCD display:N / No

Flash

Flash exposure compensation:Y / Yes
Flash exposure correction:±2EV (1/3 EV step)
Flash exposure lock:Y / Yes
Flash Modes:Auto, Flash off, Flash on, Red-eye reduction, Second curtain synchro, Slow synchronization / Auto, Flash off, Flash on, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Flash range (tele):0.5 - 2.4
Flash range (wide):0.5 - 6
Flash sync-speed:1/2000 / Slow Sync Speed Ja. Hoogste snelheid 1/2000 sec.

Focusing

Auto Focus (AF) assist beam: Yes
Auto Focus (AF) lock: Yes
Auto Focus (AF) points:31
Auto focusing (AF) modes:Continuous Auto Focus, Servo Auto Focus
Auto Mode focusing range (tele):0.35 - ∞
Auto Mode focusing range (wide):0.05 - ∞
Closest focusing distance:0.0500
Focus:TTL
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual
Macro focusing range (wide):0.05 - 0.5
Manual focusing range (tele):0.35 - ∞
Manual focusing range (wide):0.05 - ∞
Normal focusing range:0.05 - ∞
Normal focusing range (tele):0.35 - ∞
Normal focusing range (wide):0.05 - ∞

Lens System

Combined zoom:12
Digital Zoom:4
Extra/Smart zoom:6
Focal length range (f-f):10.2 - 30.6
Lens structure (elements/groups):8/6
Maximum aperture number:4.9
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):8.4
Minimum aperture number:2
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):2.8
Optical Zoom:3

Light exposure

Auto Exposure (AE) lock:Y / Yes
ISO sensitivity:125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000, 6400, 12800 / 125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, 5000, 6400, 12800
ISO sensitivity (max):12800
ISO sensitivity (min):125
Light exposure control:Program AE
Light exposure correction:± 3EV (1/2EV; 1/3EV step) / ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light exposure modes:Auto, Manual
Light metering:Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot

Memory

Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD,SDHC,SDXC
Memory slots:1

Networking

Bluetooth:N
Data network: No
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y / Yes
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Battery charger included:Y / Yes
Bundled software:CameraWindow DC\nMap Utility\nImage Transfer Utility\nCamera Connect\nDigital Photo Professional
Cables included:USB
Hand strap: Yes
Wrist strap included:Y

Picture Quality

Camera Type:Compact Camera
Image formats supported:JPG, RAW / JPG,RAW
Image Sensor Size:1
Image stabilizer:Y / Yes
Maximum image resolution:5472 x 3648
Megapixel:20.2
Sensor Type:CMOS
Still image resolution(s):16:9 - L: 5472 x 3080; M: 4320 x 2432, 1920 x 1080; S: 720 x 408\n\n3:2 - L: 5472 x 3648, M: 4320 x 2880, 2304 x 1536, S: 720 x 480\n\n4:3 - L: 4864 x 3648, M: 3840 x 2880, 2048 x 1536, S: 640 x 480\n\n1:1 - L: 3648 x 3648; M: 2880 x 2880, 1536 x 1536; S: 480 x 480 / 16:9 Large: 5472 x 3080; Medium 1: 4320 x 2432; Medium 2: 1920 x 1080; Small: 720 x 408\n3:2 – Large: 5472 x 3648, Medium 1: 4320 x 2880, Medium 2: 2304 x 1536, Small: 720 x 480\n4:3 – Large: 4864 x 3648, Medium 1: 3840 x 2880, Medium 2: 2048 x 1536, Small: 640 x 480\n1:1 – Large: 3648 x 3648; Medium 1: 2880 x 2880; Medium 2: 1536 x 1536; Small: 480 x 480
Supported aspect ratios:1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Total MegaPixels:20.9

Ports & interfaces

HDMI:Y / Yes
HDMI connector type:Micro
PictBridge:Y / Yes
USB connector:Micro-USB B
USB connector type:Micro-USB B
USB version:2.0

Shutter

Fastest camera shutter speed:1/2000
Slowest camera shutter speed:30

System requirements

Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Technical Details

Self-timer: Yes

Video

Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL / NTSC,PAL
Full HD: Yes
HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Resolution at capture speed:1280×720@30fps, 1920x1080@15fps, 1920x1080@30fps, 1920x1080@60fps
Video formats supported:AVC, H.264, MP4, MPEG4 / AVC,H.264,MP4,MPEG4
Video recording:Y / Yes
Video Resolutions:640 x 480,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:3.08 / 30.8
Height :5.79 / 57.9
Weight:185
Weight (including battery):209
Width:9.8 / 98