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Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III

alaTest has collected and analyzed 48 reviews of Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the performance and sensor. The usability and size also get good feedback, but the price and battery get critical views.

portability, size, usability, sensor, performance

lens, zoom, battery, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III

 

The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III is the smallest zooming APS-C camera we've seen, but it feels like a step back from the Mark II.

Big, APS-C image sensor. Compact body. Dual Pixel AF. EVF. Vari-angle touch LCD. Dust and moisture resistant.

Expensive. Short, narrow aperture zoom lens. Disappointing battery life. Eye sensor active with LCD away from body. Video limited to 1080p.

The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III is a camera that leaves me with very mixed feelings. It puts an APS-C sensor and zoom lens into a form factor we haven't seen before—one that's pocketable—and both the lens and sensor are quite good. Canon's Dual Pixel...

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Carey Rose (dpreview.com)

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III review

 

Canon's newest PowerShot flagship comes with a large APS-C sized sensor, built-in zoom lens, and yet, is small enough to fit in your pocket. So how does it stack up? Find out in our full review.

Dec, 2017

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

Canon puts a zoom lens on its G1 X Mark III APS-C compact camera

 

Leica did it first, but it's telling that no one else has tried in the four-year interim.

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Michelle Rae Uy (steves-digicams.com)

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III

 

The Good. With a 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor outfitted in a sleek, ultra-lightweight compact body, the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III is a great little tool that gives you beautiful, crisp images and good quality videos. It features an image and video...

Feb, 2018

Highly Recommended

Expert review by : Mark Goldstein (photographyblog.com)

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III Review

 

The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III is the smallest G-series camera to date, yet remarkably it has the largest image sensor of any G-series camera ever released, featuring the same APS-C sensor with Dual Pixel CMOS AF system as the EOS 80D and M5 cameras...

Nov, 2017

Expert review by : Jeremy Gray (imaging-resource.com)

Canon G1X Mark III Review

 

The PowerShot G1X Mark III represents a pair of firsts for Canon's compact camera category. For one, the G1X III is Canon's first compact camera to use an APS-C sensor, and secondly, it's the first PowerShot to include Dual Pixel CMOS autofocus...

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Terry Sullivan (tomsguide.com)

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III Review: A Powerful But Pricey Point-and-Shoot for Travelers

 

For an advanced bridge camera, the PowerShot G1 X Mark III has a gentle learning curve but provides plenty of power for expanding your skills and creativity. It's also extremely compact, which is important when you're traveling. Still, for the high...

Compact and lightweight ; Very good for travel ; Offers many scene modes ; Excellent in low light and challenging lighting ; Responsive swiveling touch screen

Lacks 4K video recording ; Only 3x optical zoom ; Slightly less versatile than other high-end bridge cameras ; Very pricey for its class

The lightweight Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III is a great travel companion, but it comes at a higher price than you'll pay for better-performing competitors.

Mar, 2018

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Expert review by : Andy Westlake (trustedreviews.com)

Canon G1X Mark III

 

A mighty little camera that rewrites the rulebook for zoom compacts. Canon G1X Mark III.

Class-leading image quality ; Excellent control layout and handling ; Robust weather-resistant construction

Lens is a little limited in terms of creative potential ; Relatively poor battery life ; No 4K video recording

Want a small camera with a short zoom lens, electronic viewfinder and the highest possible image quality? Then the G1X Mark III is without doubt one of the very best on the market right now.

Dec, 2017

Expert review by : Andy Westlake (trustedreviews.com)

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III hands-on

 

First look at Canon's groundbreaking zoom compact. Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III hands-on.

Oct, 2017

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Canon G1X Mark III review

 

Honey, Canon just shrunk the DSLR...

Small body ; Large APS-C sized sensor ; Vari-angle screen

Limited zoom ; Limited aperture range ; Poor battery life

An impressive feat of miniaturisation and a great DSLR backup, as long as you can accept a few compromises

Dec, 2017

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