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HS System

The Canon HS system is fuelled by the processing power of the DIGIC 6, partnered an advanced High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor featuring larger pixels to capture more light and deliver sharp, detailed images

EOS RP Bluetooth
Bluetooth creates a constant connection between your smortphone & camera. Shoot remotely, view & transfer images with the Canon Camera Connect App.
28mm wide 3x Optical Zoom
Canon High Performance 3x Optical Zoom lens features 28mm wide angle and fast f/2.0-f/4.9 aperture
20.1 Megapixel CMOS Sensor
A large 1.0 type 20.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor delivers incredible image quality even in low light situations. Bigger pixels offer increased dynamic range, so pictures contain extra detail in bright highlights and dark shadows.
USB Charging
Connect to your computer to charge the battery via USB, Alternatively, a standalone battery charger is supplied.
Built in High Dynamic Range mode captures stunning detail from shadows to highlights.
1.0 type CMOS
A large 1.0-type back-illuminated, 20.2 Megapixel CMOS sensor enables incredible image quality even in low light situations.
Star time-lapse images Mode
Capture amazing night images with star trails and star time lapse movies mode
Manual Control
Complete manual control including RAW image capture and dual customisable lens control
Canon Connect Station Compatable
Store, view & share your images through a TV with the Canon Connect Station CS100. NFC makes it simple to transfer images directly from the Eligable EOS Camera to the Connect Station CS100 just by tapping the 2 devices together.
3:2 aspect ratio, 7.5cm / 3.0" LCD Touchscreen

A large, high resolution LCD monitor with function touch screen interface makes it easy and intuitive to change settings, select focus points and review images with pinch zoom

DIG!C 7 Processor

Fast, powerful and innovative, DIG!C 7 is Canon\'s latest and most advanced imaging processor to date. It commands cutting-edge technologies to deliver stunning image quality, IS performance, image clarity, and intuitive operation

Supported with Camera Assist, the PowerShot G9X Mark II delivers amazing performance in a minimalist and slim design, which is beautifully crafted. Available in black or silver with retro tan side panels, and weighing just 206g, It's perfect for pockets.

Camera Assist
Get started, get creative and get connected with your Canon camera. Explore the video series designed to help you get to know your camera and find out how easy it is to share your photos instantly.
To view the tutorials scroll down to Compatibility & Support.

A Pocketable Powerhouse
The combination of a 1.0-type back-illuminated 20.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor with the exceptional speed of a DIG!C 7 processor delivers uncompromising image quality. A 28mm wide-angle f/2- f/4.9, 3x optical zoom lens and large 1.0-type CMOS sensor allow you to capture sharp, high-detailed images even when on the move or in challenging lighting conditions.

Create superb full HD movies
Become a budding videographer and capture incredible Full HD movies; DiG!C 7's improved subject tracking ensures you capture everything, from big, sudden movements to small changes in facial expression.

Share instantly
The PowerShot G9 X Mark II is equipped with Bluetooth® Low energy technology which enables constant Link between a smart device and the camera, for easy activation of a full Wi-Fi connection. Once paired, you can download images or use Live view remote shooting by using the Camera Connect app.
  • Powershot G9X Mark II

    Incredible Image Quality in any Light

    Premium Canon optics with a superb, bright f/2.0 lens and 3x optical zoom delivers beautifully crisp shots in any light.
  • Powershot G9X Mark II

    Photographic Power

    Shoot sharp, high detail images every time no matter the light situation and location thanks to the 28mm wide angle optical zoom lens and the large 1.0-type 20.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor.
  • Powershot G9X Mark II

    Handy Lens Control Ring

    Customise your camera by assigning various functions including aperture and shutter speed to the control ring.
  • Powershot G9X Mark II

    Intuitive Control

    Quickly select your auto focus points and shoot with ease with the touch panel LCD and Touch Shutter feature and swipe to review your shots.
  • Powershot G9X Mark II

    Create Compelling Movies in Full HD

    Be your own director and create smooth and steady movies thanks to the 5 axis Advanced Dynamic Image Stabilization feature.
  • Powershot G9X Mark II

    Get Connected, Stay Connected with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi & NFC

    Bluetooth® creates a constant connection between your smartphone & camera. Shoot remotely, view & transfer images with the Canon Camera Connect App.

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Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Size 1.0 Type black-illuminated CMOS
Effective Pixels 20.2 Megapixels
Total Pixels Approx. 20.9 Megapixels
Aspect Ratio 3:2


Processor Type DIGIC 7
HS System Yes
Face Detection Technology Yes
Focal Length 10.2 – 30.6 mm (35 mm equivalent: 28 – 84 mm)
Optical Zoom Optical 3x
Digital Zoom Approx. 4x (with Digital Tele-Converter approx. 1.6x or 2.0x [1])
Other Zoom ZoomPlus 6x
Combined Zoom Approx. 12x
Maximum f/number f/2.0 - f/4.9
Construction 8 elements in 6 groups (2 double sided aspherical UA lens, 1 single sided aspherical lens)
Image Stabilisation Yes
Image Stabilisation Type Lens-shift type, approx. 3.5-stop [13]. Intelligent IS with 5-axis Advanced Dynamic IS & Auto Level


Focusing Type TTL
AF System/ Points AiAF (31-point, Face Detection or Touch AF with Object and Face Select and Track), 1-point AF (any position is available or fixed centre)
AF Modes Single, Continuous, Servo AF/AE [6], Touch AF
AF Point Selection Size (Normal, Small)
AF Lock Yes, via customisable Movie Record Button
AF Assist Beam Yes
Manual Focus Yes, plus MF Peaking
Focus Distance Display Yes
Closest Focusing Distance 5 cm (Wide) from front of lens, 35 cm (Tele) from front of lens

Exposure Control

Metering Modes Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre weighted average, Spot (centre or linked to Touch AF frame)
AE Lock Yes, AEL function available as touch button on-screen. Also available via customisable Movie Record Button
Exposure Compensation +/- 3 EV in 1/3 stop increments, Auto Lighting Optimizer, ND Filter (3-stop) On/ Auto/ Off [16]
AEB +/ – 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments
ISO Sensitivity 125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000, 6400, 8000, 10000, 12800 [15]. AUTO ISO: 125 - 12800 (possible to set Max. ISO speed and rate of change)
Maximum ISO Sensitivity 12800


Shutter Speed 1 – 1/2000 sec. (factory default). 1/8 - 1/2000 sec. (Movie Mode) BULB, 30 – 1/2000 sec. (total range – varies by shooting mode) [19]

White Balance

White Balance Type TTL
White Balance Settings Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Custom, Colour temp (Kelvin). White Balance Compensation. Colour adjustment in Star mode.


Screen Type 7.5 cm (3.0”) Touchscreen LCD (TFT). 3:2 aspect ratio. Approx. 1,040,000 dots. Electrostatic capacitance type. Reinforced glass cover panel.
Screen Coverage Approx. 100%
Screen Brightness Adjustable to one of five levels. Quick-bright LCD available via holding INFO Button. Night Display Mode available.
Touch Screen Yes
Screen size 7.5 cm (3.0”) Touchscreen LCD (TFT). 3:2 aspect ratio
Screen Pixels 1,040,000 dots
Built-in Flash Yes
External Flash Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2
Built-in Flash Range 50 cm – 6.0 m (W) / 50 cm – 2.4 m (T)
Flash Modes Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro
Slow Sync Speed Yes. Fastest speed 1/2000 sec.
Red-Eye Reduction Yes
Flash Exposure Compensation +/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments. Face Detection FE, Safety FE, Smart Flash Exposure
Flash Exposure Lock Yes, available via AEL touch button on-screen. Also available via Movie Record Button when customised to AEL Function
Manual Power Adjustment 3 levels with internal flash
Second Curtain Synchronisation Yes


Shooting Modes Smart Auto (58 scenes detected), Hybrid Auto, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom, SCN (Portrait, Panning, Star (Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Portrait, Star Time-Lapse Movie), Handheld Night Scene, Grainy B/W, Backg
Modes in Movie Standard, Short Clip, Manual, Time-lapse movie, iFrame movie
Photo Effects Picture Styles (Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined x3 (Sharpness (Strength, Fineness, Threshold), Contrast, Color Saturation, Color Tone, Filtering Effect, Toning))
Drive modes Single, Auto Drive, Continuous, Continuous with AF, Self Timer
Continuous Shooting Approx. 8.2 shots/sec for up to 21 frames in RAW; 8.1 shots/sec for up to 38 frames in JPEG. With AF: Approx. 5.3 shots/sec for up to 102 frames in JPEG. Low-speed Continuous Shooting Mode available at approx. 4 shots/sec until memory card becomes full in

File Type

Still Image File Type JPEG compression (Exif 2.3 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system and DPOF ver. 1.1 compliant), RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition), RAW+JPEG
Image File Size 3:2 - (RAW, L) 5472 x 3648, (M) 3648 x 2432, (S1) 2736 x 1824, (S2) 2400 x 1600; 4:3 - (RAW, L) 4864 x 3648, (M) 3248 x 2432, (S1) 2432 x 1824, (S2) 2112 x 1600, 16:9 - (RAW, L) 5472 x 3072, (M) 3628 x 2048, (S1) 2736 x 1536, (S2) 2400 x 1344 1:1 - (RAW,
Movie File Type MP4 [Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)], iFrame
Movie File Size (Full HD) 1920 X 1080, 59.94 / 50 / 29.97 / 25 / 23.98 frames per second, (HD) 1280 X 720, 29.97 / 25 frames per second, (L) 640 x 480, 29.97 / 25 frames per second
Movie Length (Full HD & HD) Up to 4 GB or 29 min. 59 sec. [7], (L) Up to 4 GB or 1 hour [4]
Compression RAW, Fine, Normal
GPS via mobile Yes (linked to a compatible smartphone)

Other Features

Red-Eye Correction Yes
My Camera / My Menu My Menu customisation available
Intelligent Orientation Sensor Yes
Playback zoom Yes
Histogram Yes, live histogram
Menu Languages English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Greek, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Spanish, Ukrainian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Korean, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Farsi, Hi
Self timer Approx. 2 or 10 sec., Custom


Computer/Other Wi-Fi (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only), with Dynamic NFC support [11]; Bluetooth (Specification version 4.1, Bluetooth low energy technology)[21][22]
USB Hi-Speed USB dedicated connector (Micro-B Compatible)
HDMI mini OUT terminal HDMI Micro (Type-D) Connector


Storage Type SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS Speed Class 1 compatible)


PC Supported Operating system Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1 [18], Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11 / 10.12; For Wi-Fi connection to a PC: Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1, Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10; For Image Transfer Utility: Windows 10/ 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1, Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11 / 10.12
Image Processing Digital Photo Professional for RAW development
Other Software CameraWindow DC, Map Utility, Image Transfer Utility, Camera Connect app available on IOS and Android devices

Power Source

Batteries Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-13L (battery and charger supplied)
Battery life Approx. 2350 shots, Eco mode approx. 355 shots, Approx. 300 min. playback
Power Supply & Battery Chargers Charging via USB available with Compact Power Adaptor CA-DC30E [17] or other typical USB charging methods

Physical Specifications

Operating Environment 0 – 40 °C, 10 – 90% humidity
Dimensions (WxHxD) 98.0 x 57.9 x 31.3 mm
Camera Weight Approx. 206 g (including battery and memory card)
Zoom [1] Depending on the image size selected.
Image Stabilisation [13] Values at maximum optical focal length. Cameras whose focal length exceeds 350 mm (35 mm equivalent) are measured at 350 mm.
AF Modes [6] Some settings limit availability.
Continuous Shooting 3] Under conditions where the flash does not fire. [4] Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting. [20] Sustained continuous shooting speed is tested based on Canon's testing standard. Function requires compatible SDHC/SDXC UHS Speed
Movie Length [7] The following Speed Class memory cards are required for maximum record time: (HD) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 4 or above. (Full HD) 1920 x 1080 Speed Class 6 or above. (iFrame) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 6 or above.
Computer/Other [11] Wi-Fi use may be restricted in certain countries or regions. Wi-Fi support varies by device and region.

What's included

  • PowerShot G9X Mark II Camera
  • Battery Charger CB-2LHE
  • Battery NB-13L
  • PowerShot Camera Strap
  • Getting started booklet
  • Canon warranty card

Compatibility & Support


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