PowerShot G9 X Mark II Canon presents new edition before the G9 precious compact retro look

PowerShot G9 X Mark II Canon presents new edition before the G9 precious compact retro look

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With the PowerShot G9 X Mark II with 20.1 MP CMOS sensor provides Canon USA at CES a revised version of its G9 precious compact retro look. Among other things, it should now provide an easy link with smartphones and tablets.

Canon's new compact PowerShot G9 X Mark II is the new edition of the autumn 2015 featured as a little sister of the PowerShot G5 X PowerShot G9 X. It is equipped with a 1-inch CMOS sensor with a resolution of 20.1 megapixels, the now is used in an exposed from the rear back-illuminated version. As an image processor 7 chip comes in the technical specifications (PDF) Canon's DIGIC used.

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Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II (15 photos)

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The built-zoom lens with eight elements in six groups has a focal length range from 10.2 to 30.6 mm (small image equivalent: 28 - 84 mm) and a maximum opening of from 2.0 to 4.9. The PowerShot G9 X Mark II in retro style is in addition to the already known from the previous model black case version, now also available in silver with a brown leatherette application (see photo gallery).

Like its predecessor, should be equipped with an intuitive LCD touch screen, the new version. About this to all the settings do can control the product announcement. Aperture, shutter speed and zoom are therefore set with the lens control ring.

With the dual image stabilization dual sensing IS technology, the PowerShot G9 has X Mark II with an image stabilizer which allows blur-free handheld shooting with a now extended by up to 3.5 stops of exposure time, Canon. Shooting could be performed with a maximum frequency of up to 8.2 frames per second. The reaction speed of the autofocus is said to be about 0.14 seconds. The built-in auto ND filter reduces the amount of light, which can also be selected longer exposure times if required, without the is overexposed here.

record videos

Videographers have the opportunity to record Full HD movies. The improved autofocus feeding performance of the DIGIC 7 are making sure that all the details are razor sharp detained.

always linked

the networking functions of the camera via the wireless button, can be controlled. Thanks to Dynamic NFC connection to a compatible mobile device is triggered by a touch, and the recordings can be transferred. easily comparable, the data transfer to the Canon Connect Station CS100 is supposed to work. On this, there are photos and videos can be stored safely. The new Bluetooth compatibility to enable the permanent link between camera and mobile device. Using the built-in Bluetooth function, the mobile device (Android and iOS) can also be used as a wireless remote control for the camera. Selfies are so easier to succeed. The camera's battery can be charged via USB, so that everywhere there is practically a way of recharging.

Price and Availability

The PowerShot G9 X Mark II will be available in February 2017 at a price of 500 euros. The same price was invoked for the previous model.(Christoph Jehle) /(KEH)