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Compact, Premium Quality, Expert Control
The PowerShot G5x Mark II combines uncompromising image quality from a 1.0-type back-illuminated 20.1 Megapixel Stacked CMOS sensor with the exceptional speed of a DIGIC 8 processor, all packaged into beautifully compact body. For the more advanced photographer, the PowerShot G5 X Mark II allows full manual controls while the high resolution pop up electronic viewfinder offers DSLR-like handling and maximum comfort when shooting.

Pocketable power for stunning images
From sweeping landscapes, to up-close portraits, the PowerShot G5x Mark II’s 24- 120mm wide-angle, ultra-bright f/1.8 - 2.8, 5x zoom lens, with 9-blade aperture, will help you capture stunning shots with beautiful background blur.

Intuitive control, timeless design
Oozing the iconic G-series DNA, the PowerShot G5x Mark II allows you to explore a wider number of photography features and settings, all in a conveniently compact body. The PowerShot G5x Mark II’s 3.0” LCD touch panel tilts up 180˚ and enables you to shoot from a variety of unique angles, whilst the pop-up electronic viewfinder is ideal for photographers wanting to keep their eye on the scene.




Barcode 4549292119138


Sensor Type CMOS
Effective Pixels 20.1 Megapixel
Total Pixels 20.9 Megapixels
Aspect Ratio 3:2


Processor Type DIG!C 8
Face Detection Technology yes

Still Image

Continuous shooting mode yes
Focal Length 8.8 – 44 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24 – 120 mm)
Optical Zoom 5x
Maximum f/number f/1.8 - f/2.8
Construction 13 elements in 11 groups
Image Stabilisation Yes, approx. 4-stop


Focusing Type TTL
AF System/ Points AiAF (31-point, Face Detection or Touch AF with Object and Face Select and Track, Touch and Drag), 1-point AF (any position is available or fixed centre)
AF Modes Single, Continuous, Servo, Touch AF
AF Lock Yes
AF Assist Beam Yes, Built-in LED lamp
Manual Focus Yes, plus MF Peaking
Closest Focusing Distance 5 cm (Wide) from front of lens, 20 cm (Tele) from front of lens

Exposure Control

Metering Modes Real-time metering using the image sensor (Evaluative metering, spot metering, center-weighted average metering)
AE Lock Yes, Manual
Exposure Compensation +/- 3 EV in 1/3 stop increments
AEB 1/3 – 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments
ISO Sensitivity 125- 12800 (25600- Expanded)


Shutter Speed 1 – 1/2000 sec (Auto setting) 30 – 1/25600 sec (All shooting modes) 1/8 - 1/2000 sec. (Movie Mode) BULB, 30 – 1/2000 sec. (total range – varies by shooting mode)

White Balance

White Balance Type TTL
White Balance Settings Auto (Ambience & White priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Colour Temp, Custom White Balance Correction

Colour Matrix

Type sRGB


Coverage (Vertical/Horizontal) Approx. 100%
Eyepoint Approx. 20 mm (from eyepiece lens end)
Dioptre Correction -3.0 to +1 m-1 (dioptre)
Viewfinder Information EVF (0.39 type), Approx. 2,360K dots


Screen Type 180˚ LCD Electrostatic Capacitive type
Screen Coverage Approx. 100%
Screen Brightness Adjustable to one of five levels.
Touch Screen Yes
Screen size 7.5 cm (3.0”) Touchscreen LCD (TFT). 3:2 aspect ratio
Manual adjustment 1,040,000 dots
Built-in Flash Yes
Built-in Flash Range 50 cm – 7.5 m (W) / 50 cm – 4.5 m (T)
Flash Modes Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Sync
Red-Eye Reduction Yes
Flash Exposure Compensation +/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments
Flash Exposure Lock Yes
Manual Power Adjustment 3 levels with internal flash (up to 19 levels with external EX Speedlites)
Second Curtain Synchronisation Yes


Picture Styles Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Def 1,2,3
Drive modes Single, Auto Drive, Continuous, Continuous with AF, Self Timer, Remote shooting
Continuous Shooting RAW: 30 fps, One shot: 20 fps, Servo: 8fps, all speeds are until memory card becomes full) [3][4]

File Type

Still Image File Type Exif2.31 (DCF2.0), JPEG/RAW (CR3 Canon original: 14-bit RAW format), RAW images are A/D converted into 12-bit format
Image File Size 3:2 - (L) 5472 x 3648, (M) 3648 x 2432, (S1) 2736 x 1824, (S2) 1200 x 1600, (RAW) 5472 x 3648, (RAW + JPEG), (CRAW), (C-RAW + JPEG), 4:3 - (L) 5472 x 3648, (M) 3648 x 2432, (S1) 2432 x 1824, (S2) 2112 x 1600, (RAW) 5472 x 3648, 1:1 - (L) 3648 x 3648, (M)
Movie File Type MP4 [Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)
Movie File Size 4K (3840 x 2160), Recording bit rate: 120 Mbps, Single clip recording time: 9min 59 sec Full HD (1920 x 1080), Recording bit rate: 120 Mbps, Recording time per memory card: 35min 33 sec HD (1280 x 720), Recording bit rate: 26 Mbps, Single clip recording t

Wi-Fi Function

Wi-Fi Frequency 2.4 GHz only),1-11ch
wireless networking transmission methods IEEE802.11b/g/n


Standards Compliance USB Type-C/ Bluetooth

Other Features

Red-Eye Correction Yes


Storage Type SD/SDHC,SDXC memory cards


Image Processing Digital Photo Professional for RAW development
Other Software Canon Image Gateway, Irista, Google Drive, Flicker, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Email

Power Source

Batteries Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-13L (battery and charger supplied)
Battery life Approx. 230 shots Approx. 180 shots with in-built EVF. Eco mode approx. 320 shots Approx. 4hr. playback
Power Supply & Battery Chargers USB Type-, Approx charging time: 110min, In-Camera charging via USB cable

Physical Specifications

Operating Environment 0 – 40 °C, 10 – 90% humidity
Dimensions (WxHxD) 110.9mm x 60.9mm x 46mm
Camera Weight Approx. 316 g (including battery and memory card)
General All data is based on Canon standard testing methods (according to CIPA Standards) except where indicated Subject to change without notice

What's included

  • Powershot G5x Mark II Digital Camera
  • Battery Charger CB-2LHE
  • Battery NB-13L
  • PowerShot Camera Wrist Strap
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