Canon has announced a new PowerShot camera for CES, the G9 X Mark II as well as a new “Video Creator Kit” for the G7 X Mark II. The G9 X II is classified as a “premium point-and-shoot” and packs many high end features into a small, easily portable body. It comes in two colors, the classic black and this pretty number:
It features a a 1.0- inch 20.2 Megapixel sensor and the latest Canon image processor the DIGIC 7. The new sensor allowed for the integration of improved subject tracking, scene detection, and more. For added social network-sharing convenience the PowerShot G9 X Mark II is the first Canon PowerShot digital camera equipped with Bluetooth for easy pairing with a compatible smartphone or tablet. It also has in-camera RAW conversion feature and improved Time-Lapse Movie Mode to help capture images at preset intervals and combine them to create a short movie clip.
PowerShot G9 X Mark II Camera Features include:
- 1.0-inch, 20.2 Megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor
- DIGIC 7 Image Processor
- Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC and Bluetooth Smart capability
- Bright f/2.0 (W) – f/4.9 (T), 3x Optical Zoom Lens (28-84mm)
- 3.0” Touch Panel LCD
- Full HD, Dynamic IS and Time-Lapse Movie video functions
- Continuous shooting speeds of up to 8.2 fps (In JPEG and RAW)
The Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II digital camera is scheduled to be available February 2017 for an estimated retail price of $529.99.
Additionally, the aforementioned G7 X Mark II video creator kit was announced as well. Canon is clearly marketing this at the “vlogger” market, and it includes an additional back-up battery, a Manfrotto PIXI tripod, and a 32GB San Disk SD card.
The Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II Video Creator Kit is available for pre-order and is scheduled to start shipping in February 2017 for an estimated retail price of $749.99.