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Canon Powershot G3 X

alaTest has collected and analyzed 209 reviews of Canon Powershot G3 X. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Comments about the zoom and screen are overall positive. The portability and usability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some mixed opinions about the viewfinder. Some have doubts about the storage and price.

performance, usability, portability, screen, zoom

price, storage

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon Powershot G3 X is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon Powershot G3 X

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Canon Powershot G3 X from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the viewfinder and performance are overall positive. The zoom and image quality also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the size and price.

portability, image quality, zoom, performance, viewfinder

usability, price, size

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon Powershot G3 X

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 user reviews of Canon Powershot G3 X from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Opinions about the zoom and image quality are generally positive. The portability and usability also get good views. There are some less positive comments about the shutter and viewfinder, while there are some mixed comments about the price.

performance, usability, portability, image quality, zoom

viewfinder, shutter

87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Canon Powershot G3 X

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Canon Powershot G3 X from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.ca. Reviewers really like the viewfinder. The screen is also mentioned favorably.

screen, viewfinder

100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2020

DT Recommended Product

Expert review by : David Elrich (digitaltrends.com)

Canon PowerShot G3 X review

 

With a 1-inch sensor and 24x zoom, the PowerShot G3 X is an excellent mega-zoom camera worthy of enthusiasts.

The PowerShot G3 X is an excellent mega-zoom camera that’s far stronger than the company’s SX series – it makes sense since the SX is designed for casual shooters, while the G-series cameras are for advanced users. If you want quality and can afford...

Sep, 2015

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

Canon PowerShot G3 X

 

The Canon PowerShot G3 X couples excellent image quality with a long zoom range, but it really needs a built-in EVF.

Long zoom range. 1-inch image sensor. Tilting touch-screen display. Framing assist function. Hot shoe supports add-on EVF and Canon Speedlites. Mic and headphone connections. Built-in ND filter. Sealed against dust and moisture. Wi-Fi.

Focus on the sluggish side. Slow burst rate when shooting Raw. Takes a while to turn on. EVF is a pricey accessory.

Conclusions The Canon PowerShot G3 X is an ambitious camera—it has the longest zoom range among models with a 1-inch sensor. That, as well as the image quality advantages of its large image sensor make it, on paper, an ideal travel camera. But there...

Sep, 2015

Expert review by (dpreview.com)

Canon PowerShot G3 X First impressions review

 

The PowerShot G3 X sits above the G7 X in Canon's lineup of compact cameras, offering a much longer zoom range, tilting LCD screen and a hot shoe. We've been poring over the specification sheet for a while, and have prepared a quick run-down of its key...

Jun, 2015

Expert review by : Barney Britton (dpreview.com)

Canon PowerShot G3 X: What you need to know

 

The PowerShot G3 X sits above the G7 X in Canon's lineup of compact cameras, offering a much longer zoom range, tilting LCD screen and a hot shoe. We've been poring over the specification sheet for a while, and have prepared a quick run-down of its key...

Jun, 2015

Expert review by : Kyle Schurman (steves-digicams.com)

Canon PowerShot G3 X

 

Outstanding image quality in all shooting conditions ; 25x optical zoom lens ; Lens moves fast throughout zoom range ; Above average shutter lag and burst performance in JPEG versus other large zoom cameras ; High-quality, large LCD screen that's a...

Expensive starting price ; No built-in viewfinder ; Problems with camera shake when using maximum telephoto setting and hand holding G3 X ; Slow burst mode performance in RAW ; Bulky camera that weighs more than 1.5 pounds ; On the model I tested,...

The Canon PowerShot G3 X certainly has some of the same drawbacks that you find with other fixed lens, large zoom cameras, but its extremely good image quality more than makes up for those issues. Add in a tiltable, high-resolution, touch screen LCD, a...

Sep, 2015

Expert review by : Mark Peters (letsgodigital.org)

Canon PowerShot G3 X

 

Canon PowerShot G3 X premium compact camera : Canon announced it is developing a new addition to the company's G-series line-up of premium digital compact cameras - the PowerShot G3 X. A prototype of the Canon PowerShot G3 X camera was on display at...

Introduced in 2000 as a high-end-model line-up, Canon's G series has played a leading role in the compact camera market thanks to its high image quality. Calling upon the Company's latest lens, sensor and image processing technology know-how, Canon...

Feb, 2015

Recommended

Expert review by : Mark Goldstein (photographyblog.com)

Canon PowerShot G3 X Review

 

The Canon PowerShot G3 X is a new premium superzoom compact camera with a large CMOS image sensor and a fast lens. The metal-bodied G3 X has a 1.0-type back-illuminated 20.2 Megapixel CMOS sensor, an f/2.8-5.6, 25x lens with 9-blade aperture, full...

The new Canon PowerShot G3 X is a solid super-zoom camera for enthusiast photographers, offering a wealth of options for shooting both stills and video, excellent image quality, speedy auto-focusing, intuitive and configurable handling, and solid...

Jul, 2015

Expert review by (imaging-resource.com)

Canon G3X Review

 

The competition in the high-powered, enthusiast-grade zoom camera category continues to heat up! The Canon G3X bests its popular Sony and Panasonic rivals with a class-leading 600mm-eq. optical zoom lens.

Good overall optical performance from the 24-600mm eq. lens; Very good image quality and high ISO performance for this class, especially with RAW; Lots of external controls; Comfortable grip; Shoots 1080/60p video; Includes both mic and headphone jack,...

No built-in EVF; Mediocre AF speeds; Sluggish burst rate with RAW/RAW+JPG and with servo AF; Below average battery life; No 4K video unlike competitors.

The competition in the high-powered, enthusiast-grade zoom camera category continues to heat up! The Canon G3X bests its popular Sony and Panasonic rivals with a class-leading 600mm-eq. optical zoom lens. Offering numerous controls, dials and a deep...

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Expert review by : Ken McMahon (cameralabs.com)

Canon G3X review

 

The PowerShot G3X is Canon's long-awaited entry into the big zoom / big sensor category, currently driven by Sony's RX10 (Marks I and II) and Panasonic's FZ1000. Announced in June 2015, the G3X slots roughly between the PowerShot G7X and G1X Mark II,...

25x 24-600mm stabilised optical zoom ; Tilting 3.2in touch screen ; Built-in 3 stop ND filter ; Dust and drip proof ; Full manual focus with peaking

Lacks a built-in Electronic viewfinder ; Lacks 4k video and slow motion ; Slow 3.9fps AF continuous shooting

The Canon PowerShot G3X is Canon's first big zoom, big sensor compact. Traditional super-zoom cameras have a lot to offer but, their typically small sensor size prompts many buyers to migrate upwards to a DSLR or mirrorless. The G3X's 1inch sensor...

Aug, 2015

Expert review by : Alvin Soon (hardwarezone.com)

Hands-on with the new Canon PowerShot G3 X and limited edition SG50 PowerShot G7 X

 

We scored some time with a pre-production Canon PowerShot G3 X and the limited edition SG50 PowerShot G7 X.

Jun, 2015

Price comparison for Canon Powershot G3 X

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$849.00 TO SHOP
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$849.00 TO SHOP
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