PowerShot G5 X Mark II and PowerShot G7X Mark III

Canon unveils PowerShot G5X Mark II and PowerShot G7X Mark III


Canon India expanded its power packed G series by introducing the PowerShot G5X Mark II and the PowerShot G7 X Mark III for the Indian market. The latest additions in Canon’s flagship compact models continue with the series’ heritage, featuring a stellar combination of speed and quality in a lightweight and compact body. The PowerShot G5X Mark II and PowerShot G7 X Mark III come equipped with a 20.1MP, 1-type stacked CMOS sensor and a wide aperture of f/1.8-f/2.8 with a stunning optical zoom of 5X for the G5 X Mark II and 4.2X for the G7 X Mark III. Both the cameras are powered by Canon’s pioneering DIGIC 8 processor which allows creative expression in stills as well as uncropped 4K videos.

Commenting on the launch of the PowerShot G5 X Mark II and the PowerShot G7 X Mark III, Mr. Kazutada Kobayashi, President & CEO, Canon India said, “In recent times, photography as an art of expression has gained a lot of traction among users. As one of the enablers in the imaging world, we consider it our responsibility to fuel the creative aspirations of customers. Our iconic PowerShot G series offers powerful imagery and advanced technology in a premium, yet compact form factor. Taking the legacy forward, we are delighted to announce the new entrants to the G series line-up, equipped with new user-friendly functionalities. The new cameras offer large sensors high quality optics that will surely help fuel creative expression and further our endeavour of fostering the photography culture in India.”

Speaking about the product, Mr. Eddie Udagawa, Vice President, Consumer Imaging and Information Centre, Canon India said, “The PowerShot G5 X Mark II and G7 X Mark III are packed with the latest technology & features, making them an ideal choice for amateur users as well as hobbyists who are looking for a seamless photography & videography device that is both lightweight and easy to use. Both cameras feature large 1.0-type stacked CMOS sensors, the latest DIGIC 8 image processor and uncropped 4K video recording. Additionally, the PowerShot G5 X Mark II features a unique pop-up EVF (electronic view-finder), which is a first in this series, making it even more compact. The G7 X Mark III on the other hand, features a ‘live streaming’ function that allows streaming of live video content to YouTube – a great tool for vloggers. With both these cameras, we want users to expand their existing capabilities gaining an enhanced creative edge.” 

The PowerShot G5 X Mark II and PowerShot G7 X Mark III is available in India now, at a price of INR 64 995/U (incl. of all taxes) and INR 52 995/U (incl. of all taxes) respectively.

Product Specifications:

  PowerShot G5 X Mark II PowerShot G7 Mark III
Dimensions: Approx. 110.9 x 60.9 x 46 mm Approx. 105 x 60.9 x 41.4 mm
Weight: Approx. 340g Approx. 304g
Optics: 5x, 24 – 120 mm

f/1.8 (W) – f/2.8 (T)

4.2x, 24 – 100 mm

f/1.8 (W) – f/2.8 (T)

EVF: 0.39-type, organic EL

Approx. 2.36 million dots


Image Sensor: 20.1 megapixel 1-type stacked CMOS
Image Processor: DIGIC 8
ISO Speed: 125 – 12800

(ISO expansion 25600 equivalent)

LCD: 3.0-type (approx. 1.04 million dots) tilt-type LCD
Movie: 4K no crop, 30p
Network: Wi-Fi / Bluetooth Low Energy Technology


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