Canon’s new development is the portable Powershot G1X Mark III which features the prosumer camera 80D. The camera has a built-in 24-72mm, an f2 8-5.6 zoom lens is an advanced form of the Powershot G1X lineup.
Both G1X Mark I and II were the slimmer creations of Canon which were released in the past five years. However, since the evolution of smartphones, the more compact version of Canon cameras are going out of demand.
The G1X Mark III has a 3 inch LCD touchscreen which can be flipped out and moved 270 °. Another exciting feature is that you could drag your thumb across to pick an Auto – Focus (AF) point while you are looking through the viewfinder. The camera shoots 7 frames in a second with continuous AF which is pretty fast for a compact camera as G1X Mark III. It also features a Bluetooth, NFC, and Wi-Fi.
The G1X Mark III comes with an ISO range of 100 – 25,600 which shows that the camera can work perfectly in low-light areas. However, it has a slow aperture and a short zoom range. It has the glaring omission which
Canon seems to have in all its range of cameras that have been released in the past few years. G1X Mark III does not shoot videos in 4K instead shoots at 1080 pixels at 60 frames in a second.
Although shooting at 4K isn’t an absolute necessity except for a few, however, there are many different creative reasons to which a user may look forward to recording in 4K and this would be the reason to why Canon would have to come up with a G1X Mark IV in the coming few years.
For now, Canon wishes to go slow in its 4K addition. The G1X III has been priced at $1,299.