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Canon PowerShot G3 X Digital Camera - Wi-Fi Enabled
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- 20.2 MP 1 inch CMOS sensor
- 25x, f/2.8-5.6 optical zoom lens, 24-600mm equivalent
- ISO 125-12800
- DIGIC 6 Image Processor
- 1080p Full HD and Expanded Movie Options
- Built in Wi-Fi and NFC for instant sharing
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|Battery Type||Lithium Ion|
|Display Fixture Type||tilting|
|Display Size||3.2 inches|
|Effective Still Resolution||20.2 MP|
|External Memory Included||No|
|Flash Modes Description||Auto, Flash off, Flash on, Forced off|
|ISO Range||125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2250, 3200, 4000, 5000, 6400|
|Item Dimensions||3.01 x 4.15 x 4.85 inches|
|Item Display Weight||25.8 ounces|
|Lithium Battery Energy Content||920 Milliampere Hour (mAh)|
|Maximum Aperture Range||f/2.8-f/5.6|
|Maximum Focal Length||600 mm|
|Maximum Shutter Speed||30 seconds|
|Optical Sensor Resolution||20.2 MP|
|Optical Sensor Size||25 x|
|Optical Sensor Technology||CMOS|
|Shipping Weight||0.5 pounds|
|Supported Battery Types||NB-10L|
|Video Capture Resolution|
|Viewfinder Type||flexible LCD|
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|Item Dimensions||4.15 x 4.85 x 3.01 in||4.49 x 5.04 x 3.66 in||4.43 x 1.74 x 3.01 in||5.42 x 5.3 x 4.01 in||2.6 x 4.57 x 2.91 in||6.46 x 8.39 x 6.34 in|
|Item Weight||—||1.43 lbs||0.83 lb||2.13 lbs||1.22 lbs||4.41 lbs|
|Optical Sensor Resolution||20.2 megapixels||16.1 megapixels||20.2 megapixels||21.1 megapixels||12.8 megapixels||20.1 megapixels|
|Video Capture Resolution||1920 x 1080 pixels, 640 x 480,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080 pixels||1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)||1920 x 1080 pixels, 640 x 480,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080 pixels||4k||1920 x 1080 (30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30 fps)||1920 x 1080 (24 fps, 30 fps), 3840 x 2160 (24 fps, 30 fps)|
|Viewfinder||flexible LCD||LCD||LCD||electronic viewfinder||Electronic (optional)||electronic viewfinder|
20.2 MP 1 High-Sensitivity CMOS Sensor DIGIC 6 Image Processor 25x Optical Zoom f/2.8-5.6 IS Lens 24-600mm (35mm Equivalent) 3.2 1.62M-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD High-Speed AF with 31 Focus Points Full HD Video at 60p; HDMI Output Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity with NFC ISO 12,800 & 5.9 fps Continuous Shooting Control Ring, Wheel, and Physical Dials
From the Manufacturer
Voyage to Awe-Inspiring Images
The PowerShot G3 X camera can be ideal for capturing and sharing all your adventures, indoors and out. With a compact, rugged design that's easy to carry, this premium camera gives you inspirational image quality through its 1.0-inch, 20.2 Megapixel* High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor, plus the power to zoom to an incredible 25x. You'll be able to capture what you see wherever life takes you: broad, majestic landscapes, virtually blur-free low-light images, and beautifully detailed wildlife. You can also capture action as it happens in beautiful 1080p Full HD video, and share your images/videos with easy Wi-Fi connectivity, which now includes built-in NFC** for touch communication with a compatible Android™ device***. Whether you're traveling around the world or enjoying your favorite outdoor activities close to home, you'll want to pack the PowerShot G3 X camera.
* Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.
** Compatible with iOS versions 6.0/6.1/7.0/7.1/8.0/8.1, Android smartphone versions 2.3.3/4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0 and Android tablet versions 4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0. Data charges may apply. With the download of the free Canon Camera Connect app. This software helps enable you to upload images to social network services. Before uploading images, please be aware that image files may contain privacy-related information such as people and places. If necessary, please delete such information. Canon does not obtain, collect or use such images or any information included in such images through this software.
*** Compatible with Android devices version 4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0.
Serious Imaging Power
1.0-inch, 20.2 Megapixel* High-Sensitivity CMOS Sensor
The PowerShot G3 X camera's 1.0-inch sensor achieves a beautiful balance between high sensitivity and high image quality. The sensor is able to collect more light in a shorter time period without the overflow that causes blown-out highlights. This means better detail and sophisticated tonal quality, with rich gradations even at high ISO speeds all the way to 12800. A high signal-to-noise ratio delivers minimal noise and distortion with breathtaking dynamic range, particularly notable in bright areas. And photography enthusiasts will appreciate the changes in image processing for the PowerShot G3 X, which include target exposure value and contrast characteristics of highlights. Thanks to this change, dynamic range in bright areas is expanded with gradation attributes that are similar to EOS. Also, by changing the exposure index standard, it is possible to shoot at almost the same brightness with the same aperture, shutter speed and ISO settings as EOS. The PowerShot G3 X natively captures images in the 3:2 aspect ratio, which is the same as Canon EOS SLR cameras. The camera's image creation technology was designed with post processing in mind, and features an Aspect Ratio function, enabling RAW image capture in 16:9, 3:2, 4:3 and 1:1 aspect ratios while maintaining the same angle of view.
* Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.
Canon DIGIC 6 Image Processor
The PowerShot G3 X camera is powered by the latest iteration of Canon's proprietary processor, the DIGIC 6 Image Processor, which takes still and video image quality to a beautiful new level. Improved light sensitivity allows for higher resolution with less noise when shooting in dark conditions, and Dynamic IS now detects and compensates for tilt and parallel movement (shift blur) to create video that's exceptionally free of distortion. The DIGIC 6 Image Processor also enhances the performance capabilities of the PowerShot G3 X, powering full resolution high-speed continuous still shooting (even in P, Av, Tv and M modes) and the advanced star shooting modes. The processor allows for MP4 video recording for better compatibility with mobile devices and tablets. Highly compressed MP4 video not only preserves space on your memory card but also improves playback on mobile devices. The new processor also supports an MF Peaking function, giving you a pro-level focusing tool.
Canon HS SYSTEM
The Canon HS SYSTEM lets you take bright, clear photos as they happen, whether the light is cooperating or not. Beautiful low-light shots are possible with minimal noise and truly impressive detail in both highlight and shadow areas. The system is the result of two technologies in the PowerShot G3 X camera: the large format 1.0-inch High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor, which captures more light; and the DIGIC 6 Image Processor, which actively reduces noise at high ISO speeds up to 12800 and processes images at high speed, even at full resolution. Experience the freedom of using higher shutter speeds in far more situations, allowing you to capture images with exceptional clarity and detail.
Brilliantly Versatile New Lens
25x, f/2.8–5.6 Optical Zoom Lens (24–600mm)
The PowerShot G3 X incorporates a powerful 25x Optical Zoom (24–600mm) lens for seamless telephoto shooting and unmatched versatility. You'll capture everything from the widest landscapes to dynamic close-ups in precise detail – all without changing a lens. The culmination of decades of EF lens know-how, the bright, all-new f/2.8–5.6 lens uses cutting-edge construction to prevent aberration and peripheral illumination loss over the entire telephoto range, delivering reliably high image quality with every shot. The lens's 9-blade aperture diaphragm creates beautiful circular background blur. Micro USM II drives the high-speed, silent zoom, with smooth, high-precision focusing for professional-quality video shooting.
It's easy to capture clear, steady images with PowerShot digital cameras, even in low light without using a tripod. That's because the camera is equipped with Canon's innovative Intelligent IS. The system automatically analyzes camera movement and applies the best shake correction method for the shooting situation – allowing you to focus on framing and capturing your shot. For stills, the system selects from Normal IS, Panning IS, Macro (Hybrid) IS and Tripod modes. When shooting video, the system selects from Dynamic IS, Powered IS, Macro (Hybrid) IS and Active Tripod IS modes. New icons clearly mark the image stabilization mode, whether you're shooting still images or video.
Still Image Shooting
|Normal IS||Corrects for a wide range of camera movement when shooting stills.|
|Panning IS||Panning motion is detected so that IS does not interfere with desired camera movement.|
|Macro (Hybrid) IS||Corrects for shift-type camera shake, which typically occurs in macro (close-up) shooting.|
|Tripod||When tripod use is detected, the Image Stabilizer is stopped because it is not needed.|
|Dynamic IS||Effective for video shooting at wide-angle focal lengths, eliminating the unwanted shaking that typically occurs while walking.|
|Powered IS||Compensates for hand movement when shooting video at the telephoto end of the zoom range, where camera shake is magnified.|
|Macro (Hybrid) IS||Corrects for motion blur that is likely to occur when shooting video while walking. Also compensates for the shift-type camera shake common in macro shooting.|
|Active Tripod IS||When shooting video while using a tripod, the Image Stabilizer is active to compensate for slight camera shake.|
Capture More Angles – Even Selfies
High-resolution Multi-angle Touch Panel LCD
The PowerShot G3 X camera's LCD screen can tilt up 180°, so taking that perfect selfie is a snap! In fact, the multi-angle LCD encourages creative framing because it's easy to achieve a flexible array of camera angles. Capacitive touch-panel operation feels familiar right away: simply touch to access quick control settings, focus and shutter release right on screen. A resolution of 1.62 million pixels makes the glare-free display ultra crisp and clear, so it's easy to compose your shots, choose camera settings, and review and share your images.
Enhancing the Movie Experience
1080p Full HD and Expanded Movie Options
With its large sensor and high performance lens the PowerShot G3 X camera creates spectacular 1080p Full HD video, but this premium model takes video-making even further with several high-end features. Set video capture to your shooting needs: 24p, 30p or 60p, with MP4 format available for easy sharing. Advanced audio includes expanded dynamic range, better S/N ratio, and external microphone and headphone jacks. Improved Dynamic IS significantly reduces shaking caused by handheld shooting. Manual controls (Av, Tv and ISO) can be set prior to and during shooting for full creative expression, and Manual Focus is also available. Shooting to commercial specifications is now possible with five aspect ratio grid line options, HDMI Live Out for checking images on an external monitor, and an Advanced Tripod Hole for smooth panning and tilting.
Continuous Shooting Gives You the Shot You Want
Full Resolution Continuous Shooting and High-Speed AF
Powered by the DIGIC 6 Image Processor, the PowerShot G3 X camera gives you a seamless, high-speed continuous shooting (up to 5.9 fps) experience that's fully available in P, Tv, Av, M and Auto modes. Shooting and processing are now performed in tandem, reducing buffering time to deliver high shooting speeds. With the higher AF speed (up to approx. 0.20 seconds), achieving focus nearly the instant the camera is aimed is made possible. With no separate mode setting and no reduction in image quality, you can freeze brilliant action shots with ease.
31 AF Points
With 31 focus points arranged in an expanded, wide pattern across the image plane, the PowerShot G3 X camera focuses with admirable speed and precision. Smaller focus frame sizes also make it possible to obtain accurate focus on small subjects. The PowerShot G3 X also supports 1-point and Touch AF.
Connect and Share With a Touch
Built-in Wi-Fi makes sharing quick and easy
Built-in Wi-Fi technology for on-the-go convenience when you want to share your photos and videos with friends, family and the whole world. Easily post your images to social networking and media sites – Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, and Google Drive – through CANON iMAGE GATEWAY*** directly from your PowerShot camera, or save them to the online photo album to share anytime, anywhere. The camera can also connect directly to both iOS and Android devices*, and upload images via the free Canon Camera Connect app* without a computer. You can control the destination of your uploads to share with everyone or to selected groups, and even add comments. Sharing video is also easy with Wi-Fi equipped PowerShot cameras, which record video using the easy-to-share MP4 format. Enhanced Wi-Fi makes posting in real time possible, so you can keep everyone up to date with photos and video even as events unfold. Wi-Fi technology also allows you to transfer images to other Wi-Fi equipped PowerShot cameras or print your photos directly to a PictBridge (Wireless LAN) certified printer.
Built-in NFC (Near Field Communication)
PowerShot digital cameras with built-in NFC (Near Field Communication) technology eliminates the need to manually find and open the new Canon Camera Connect app* on your mobile device. Simply touch the NFC icon on your camera to your compatible Android™ device**, and the Camera Connect app will launch automatically for quick, easy sharing of your images. Built-in NFC technology also makes it simpler to install the app. If the app hasn't been installed yet, once you touch the devices together for the first time, the download screen will display automatically. Now, NFC helps ensure making a connection to a compatible Android™ device* truly seamless. Simply touch the camera against an NFC-equipped device with the Canon Camera Connect app installed, and the Wi-Fi connection is established – no camera operations required. Even if your camera is off, NFC turns the camera on and establishes the connection (confirming the camera's nickname and privacy settings before the first connection is required).
Remote Shooting with the Camera Connect App
Remote shooting functions of the PowerShot G3 X camera through your smartphone or tablet has been vastly improved with the new Canon Camera Connect app. Now a variety of the camera's expressive capabilities are available to you: use different shooting modes (P, Av, Tv, M, Custom); enjoy multi-aspect shooting and display; choose AF frame modes (single-point/face detection); shoot in continuous shooting mode; and utilize the AF button. In addition, the new Camera Connect app is now universal to PowerShot and Canon EOS cameras with built-in Wi-Fi, so if you switch between cameras, operation is easy and familiar.
Mobile Device Connect Button
The camera's dedicated Mobile Device Connect Button gives you one-touch access to your compatible mobile device or computer (utilizing Image Sync function). You can transfer photos and videos to your smartphone or tablet for immediate sharing to a computer on the same network. When the camera finds a linked computer on the same wireless network, images are sent directly to it. Otherwise, images are temporarily stored on CANON iMAGE GATEWAY*** then transferred once a connection is made – very convenient when you're on vacation or out for the day.
Image Sync Function
The Image Sync Function has been improved and expanded. In addition to wirelessly transferring photos and videos through CANON iMAGE GATEWAY*** to your computer, now you can view and download them from your smartphone.**** Take them anywhere, anytime, and use your familiar smartphone operations to view and share them.
* Compatible with iOS versions 6.0/6.1/7.0/7.1/8.0/8.1, Android smartphone versions 2.3.3/4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0 and Android tablet versions 4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0. Data charges may apply. With the download of the free Canon Camera Connect app. This software helps enable you to upload images to social network services. Before uploading images, please be aware that image files may contain privacy-related information such as people and places. If necessary, please delete such information. Canon does not obtain, collect or use such images or any information included in such images through this software.
** Compatible with Android devices versions 4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0.
*** One-time registration is required on CANON iMAGE GATEWAY online photo album.
**** With the download of the free Canon Online Photo Album app. The images and videos utilizing Image Sync can be viewed and downloaded with your smartphone or tablet within 30 days.
Your One-Stop Image Management Solution
Compatibility with Canon Connect Station CS100
The PowerShot G3 X camera is fully compatible with Canon's brand new photo and video storage device: Connect Station CS100. By simply tapping with NFC, photos and videos are wirelessly transferred to the Connect Station, where up to 1 TB of hard drive space and simple menus make them easy to store, manage and sort by albums, date or device name. From there, images and videos can be viewed in Full HD on an HDTV (via an HDMI cable), sent to compatible wireless printers, viewed/uploaded/downloaded from smartphones and tablets or PCs, and shared with other Canon Connect Stations and on social networking sites.
Control Designed with Photographers in Mind
Convenient controls provide intuitive manual adjustment
The PowerShot G3 X camera's thoughtfully designed controls will satisfy even advanced photographers. The front dial makes easy setting changes possible, with customizable zoom, Tv and Av assignments. An exposure compensation dial is easily accessed from the secure, concave thumb grip, and keeps pace as you quickly and actively create images. A controller wheel and dedicated Movie button all contribute to the camera's quick, convenient operability.
Hot Shoe and Compatibility with EOS Accessories
The camera's integrated hot shoe allows you to attach exciting EOS accessories including all of the Canon Speedlite flashes. Long preferred by professionals, Speedlite flashes illuminate with natural beauty for notable depth and texture. Other available EOS accessories include Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT, Off-Camera Shoe Cord OC-E3, and Remote Switch RS-60E3 to help make night scenes and macros sharper.
Optional Electronic Viewfinder EVF-DC1
The optional Electronic Viewfinder EVF-DC1 offers a high-resolution view and displays all shooting information in a brilliant and easily attached accessory. Mounted on the accessory shoe, the electronic viewfinder has a high eyepoint – perfect for those wearing glasses – and has a high precision XGA resolution LCD with 2.36 Million dots and displays the exact information found on the camera's LCD screen. It offers a dioptric adjustment range of -3.0 to +1.0 and can tilt up to 90°, helping to enable steady shooting even on an angle. The camera can be directed to switch automatically between the LCD and the viewfinder with an eyepiece sensor, or can be set manually with a dedicated button. Brightness can be set independently from the camera's screen, perfect for discreet operation.
Capture the Night Sky, Brilliantly
Star Shooting Mode
Starry skies were formerly out of reach to all but experienced SLR camera users, however, star shooting modes on the PowerShot G3 X camera make these wonderfully impressive images accessible to all. With just a tripod and simple settings, you can capture exquisite Star Nightscapes, Star Trails and Star Time-Lapse Movies. The modes can be performed fully automatically or with manual controls for extra versatility. Support functions including Night Display, Color Adjustment and Star Emphasis make any starry sky easier to capture.
Dust- and water-resistant construction
Just like with select EOS models, the PowerShot G3 X camera features pinpoint alignment and rubber sealing that results in dust- and drip-proof durability. Along with the camera's extreme versatility, this convenient rain- and dust-resistance make the PowerShot G3 X camera the ideal take-along in various weather conditions.
Perfect for night scenes, fireworks, and other situations where predicting exposure length can be difficult, bulb exposure mode exposes the shot as long as the shutter button is held down – giving you complete control over the image. A tripod and the RS-60E3 Remote Switch are recommended when using this mode.
As with many EOS DSLR cameras, the PowerShot G3 X camera uses a 14-bit converter to process the output of the CMOS sensor, resulting in true color, smooth tonal transitions and natural gradations. The PowerShot G3 X lets you shoot in RAW mode, which records all the information captured by the sensor, giving you outstanding flexibility and complete creative control when editing your images with Canon's powerful bundled software. The camera also allows you to record in RAW and JPEG formats simultaneously. Now, in RAW mode, you can even select among several aspect ratios, including 16:9, 3:2, 4:3 and 1:1.
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The Canon G3x will now become my travel-light camera with my phone camera as a backup. I’m not giving up the T6s for good, just when I travel. The G3x super zoom range covers the range that I would need two lenses for with the T6s. The zoom is quiet and fast and I love the manual dial that allows you to quickly move from 24mm to 28, 35, 50, 85, 100, 135, 200, 300, 400, 500 and 600mm (and back). If seconds count, then this dial will be an option to the electronic zoom. The review from “WINKY” gives this camera a 1 star rating which I don’t think the G3x deserves. I emailed Canon on the rattling noise as my G3x, out of the box, did the same thing. The rattling noise is not a quality control issue. Canon informed me that inside of the lens are extremely tiny little motors that control the Image Stabilization feature of the camera. It is normal to hear rattling coming from the lens due to this. This is completely normal and does not affect the operation of the camera. This IS is amazing and the super zoom is quiet and fast.
Google to get technical specifications for this camera. There is no need duplicate that information in this review. This camera is great for the hobbyist and the enthusiast who want more control of composing the shot that a point-n-shoot and a phone camera cannot do.
Yes, this camera is expensive but WOW does this camera take great pictures indoors and outdoors. Video is amazing. I’m a hobbyist, not a professional, who documents my travel adventures. I did not have a problem paying the price to lighten my camera gear weight when traveling. I’ll let the photos tell the story and will post more. They were all taken in Auto Mode with no post processing. You really can’t tell the difference between the photo taken with the T6s @ 135mm and the G3x @ 135mm.
Picture1: T6s, auto @135mm
Picture2: G3x, auto @135mm (Can’t tell the difference can you?)
Picture3: G3x, auto @600mm (WOW)
Picture4: G3x, auto @ 25x digital zoom
Picture5: G3x, auto indoor, no flash, very sharp
Picture6: G3x, auto, indoor, no flash, very sharp
Picture7: Handheld at 600mm.
Picture8: AV mode at Bowness-on-Windermere, Lake District National Park, UK
Picture9: AV mode no flash at the Royal Military Tattoo, Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, Scotland
Picture10: TV mode, on a bus going 60mph taken through the bus window using the touch shutter.
Picture11: TV mode, on a bus going 60mph taken in the rain through the bus window covered with rain. I used the touch shutter to focus beyond the window.
Picture12: AV mode. Being creative with a sunset at Scotland.
If you want to take bird pictures.. this camera is amazing for that. Just added two pictures taken handheld at 600mm. This camera is AMAZING.
Just returned from a 3 week holiday in the UK and France. I couldn't be happier with this camera. I shoot primarily in AV and TV mode. Only regret I have is that I wish I had taken more shots using the Auto mode. I find that the shutter has more play in it than my DSLR but I got used to it.
- 24-600mm optical zoom (2400mm digital). That's sufficiently more than the FZ1000's 400mm to shot for the moon properly, for example.
- slightly better optics than the FZ1000. Good at 600mm, good for macro as well.
- slightly worse optics than the RX10-II (but again, much longer zoom range as the RX10 tops at 200mm)
- Light and small compared to RX10 and FZ1000
- Fast/easy way to transfer pictures wirelessly (better than sony/panasonic's). Remote shooting only works on iOS right now.
- Touchscreen. Actually works well and is useful for setting up compared to buttons.
- No built in EVF (there's an external one to buy separately)
- No thread on the lens (have to build an adapter separately which adds a thread)
- Lens hangs around when powered off, makes a bit of noise which feels like its clunky (even thus it doesn't cause any issue)
- touchscreen orientation does not go sideway, only up/down and flipped-upwards for "selfies"
- 1080p60 video max (competition does 4k 30fps)
- no real slowmo modes (rx10 does 960fps shooting)
- its slower to take pictures than the competition, noticeably, specially if you don't use the burst mode (burst is also slower though)
- focus is a tad slower than the competition, sometimes fail to focus
- Auto mode cannot shot raw, all other modes require setup before shooting
In summary vs other cameras:
Compared to the RX10-II here's what I'm missing:
- F2.8 at 200mm
- 960fps mode
- 4k video
Compared to the FZ1000 here's what I'm missing:
- Fast focus. Fast shooting. FZ1000 rules here and that's probably what I miss the most.
- Simple access to advanced camera functions - albeit the touchscreen UI mitigates that a bit.
- 4k video
Here's why I'm using the G3X and not the two others:
- price online is closer to the FZ1000 than Amazon's (it'll get down there over time)
- image quality is slightly better than the FZ1000
- its light/easy to carry compared to both
- zoom range (one of its main advantages)
- with the EVF added, its okay (999USD online for EVF+G3X)
It's a really close call with the FZ1000 for me, as fast focus/shooting is something I'm actually missing (I used to have an FZ1000 and gave it away, mind you). I suspect the FZ2000 if it ever comes out this year will take the crown to the G3X as long as it provides similar range and image quality while retaining advantages of the FZ1000.
Should you buy it?
If its your only zoom camera, you don't care for video capabilities, and don't care for EVF too much (or willing to buy it additionally), whant the lightest-longest-range-trade-off camera with a good image quality, yes, the G3X is currently the best you can get, you should buy it.
If you answered no to any of these, you're probably better off with another camera.
Finally: I looked also at the P900 - worse sensor, 2000mm zoom, cheaper, etc. The image quality of the G3X at 2000mm (digital zoom/cropped) is as good or better than the P900 at 2000mm (optical) in most conditions. And the G3X completely destroys the P900 at closer range.
Side pictures info:
- Moon at 600mm f5.6m iso 125, shutter 6", tripod night time (it also works handled but looks a little less good due to the shorter shutter time)
- San Francisco Ferry building (clock building) 600mm f5.6, handheld (IS on), sunset
- Bee, sunny, 23-35mm f2.8-3.2
- Dock views and San Francisco Bay Bridge at 24mm (bridge), 600mm (docks), 2400mm digital/crop (boat)
- Golden gate bridge at ~400mm f5.6
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