Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II 20.1MP Digital Camera
Are you a major fan of DSLR cameras? Do you love the image results they provide, but hate having to carry around the various lenses? Then we have the perfect camera for you. The Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II 20.1MP Digital Camera 5x Optical Zoom f/1.8-2.8 Lens provides beautiful, high quality images, and has a powerful enough zoom that you won’t need to carry any excessive lenses. The Canon PowerShot G5 X is equipped with an exceptional 20.1-Megapixel 1.0-inch Stacked CMOS sensor and powerful DIGIC 8 processor, resulting in crystal clear photographs. It has a 5x Optical Zoom with image stabilization for outstanding range and steady, clear images and videos. You’ll be able to shoot 4K 30p and Full HD 120p video, and can continuously shoot up to 20 fps (or 30 fps while in RAW burst mode). Once you see the quality of the Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II, you’ll see why this camera stands out among DSLR cameras.
The Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II camera utilizes a 1.0-inch 20.1 Megapixel stacked CMOS sensor in order to achieve an outstanding, high quality, detailed image. It also allows the camera to have fast, continuous shooting, and a fast autofocus when capturing important memories. It also utilizes a DIGIC 8 Image Processor to take better photos and videos, even with low light and higher ISO settings. With its 5x optical zoom lens, a range of 24–120mm, you’ll be able to take photos of landscapes, distant subjects, and close-up shots without having to change lenses. You can record 4K video with a frame rate up to 30p, and even create time-lapse videos with a dedicated mode. Equipped with a Touch and Drag AF, this Canon camera easily focuses on your target without you having to take your eyes away from the viewfinder. You can keep your Canon PowerShot G5 X camera charged with the included USB Power Adapter PD-E1. With a full battery, you’ll be able to record up to eight hours.
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Want DSLR-level results but don’t want to carry the camera and various lenses around? The compact PowerShot G5 X Mark II gives you stunning image quality while conveniently letting you carry it on any adventure. It has a 20.1-Megapixel 1.0-inch Stacked CMOS sensor and powerful DIGIC 8 processor for fast and gratifying results. The 5x Optical Zoom with image stabilization provides range and clear, steady images and video, while a built-in pop-up EVF lets you frame your subjects with ease. For variety, you can shoot 4K 30p or Full HD 120p video, be creative with Panoramic and Star Shooting Modes, and shoot continuously up to 20 fps (or 30 fps with RAW burst mode). With the PowerShot G5 X Mark II camera, quality and creativity doesn’t have to be left behind just because your DSLR was.
20.1 Megapixel 1.0” Stacked CMOS Sensor
The PowerShot G5 X Mark II camera features a new 1.0-inch 20.1 Megapixel stacked CMOS sensor, which helps achieve high image quality and high performance at the same time, delivering gorgeous, detailed images. It also enables fast continuous shooting and fast autofocus that helps you capture important moments.
DIGIC 8 Image Processor
The DIGIC 8 Image Processor helps produce high image quality and fast operation, even in in low light. When using high ISO settings, the image processor helps keep results sharp and detailed in virtually any lighting situation. Powerful all around, the DIGIC 8 Image Processor helps ensure your photos and videos look sharp and lifelike with minimal noise or grain.
5x Optical Zoom Lens (24-120mm f/1.8-2.8) with Optical Image Stabilizer
With a 5x optical zoom lens, a range of 24–120mm, advanced Optical Image Stabilization and an aperture range of f/1.8(wide)- f/2.8 (telephoto), the PowerShot G5 X Mark II camera is suitable for group photographs, landscapes, and even close-up photography. The PowerShot G5 X Mark II’s lens works in conjunction with the camera's sensor and image processor to deliver sharp images from edge to edge and from wide-angle to telephoto.
4K 30p / FHD 120p Video
With the help of the DIGIC 8 image processor, and the stacked CMOS sensor, enjoy recording non-cropped 4K movies at a frame rate of up to 30p for high definition, cinematic results. Recording at almost four times the resolution of Full HD, you can see your subject in stunning clarity. Beautiful time-lapse videos can be created in 4K simply and easily with the dedicated Time-lapse Movie mode.
FHD 120p Video
Ideal for smooth, slow-motion playback videos, Full HD movies can also be recorded at a high-frame rate of approx. 120 frames per second. Designed to capture fun, beautiful videos, The PowerShot G5 X Mark II camera helps ensure you can see the unique expressions of your friends or family's faces in close-up movies.
Pop-up EVF with 2.36 Million Dots, Touch & Drag AF
The PowerShot G5 X Mark II camera features a 0.39-inch OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) built-in pop-up EVF with approx. 2.36 million dots – making the camera compact in size. The electronic viewfinder (EVF) provides a bright, sharp and colorful view of the subject at hand, and shows a crisp and vivid image with minimal distortion, even when the eye moves off the center of the visual field.
Touch and Drag AF
Equipped with Touch and Drag AF, the PowerShot G5 X Mark II camera makes it easy to select a focus point quickly without taking your eye away from the viewfinder. Using the Touchscreen LCD, it's as simple as pointing to the desired area of focus. The chosen AF point is then displayed in the camera's EVF for quick confirmation.
Continuous Shooting up to 20 fps (up to 30 fps with RAW Burst Mode)
With autofocus tracking on to help keep your shots sharp, you can maintain the speed and shoot at up to 20.0 fps. The PowerShot G5 X Mark II can also shoot at up to 30.0 fps during RAW burst mode – ideal for sports, wildlife, moving subjects or anything unpredictable.
USB Charge / Power Supply Compatible
The PowerShot G5 X Mark II camera is compatible with the USB Power Adapter PD-E1 for in-camera charging via USB. Featuring an industry standard USB-C connector, the optional USB Power Adapter PD-E1 makes for easy charging without the necessity to remove the battery from the camera. You can even record up to 8 hours continuously when recording time is set to "unlimited".
Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Technology
The PowerShot G5x Mark II camera is designed to make using Wi-Fi connectivity fast and easy. It can transfer files directly to a compatible smart device using the free Canon Camera Connect app. Simply connect to the Camera Connect app* to transfer images to your smart device, then share and upload from the device directly to various social media sites and web services or print directly to compatible wireless Canon printers.
Built-in Bluetooth Capability
Bluetooth pairing helps you connect the camera to compatible smart devices using the free Canon Camera Connect app. This low-energy wireless connection helps preserve battery life while allowing remote control of the PowerShot G5x Mark II camera. It also sends continuously updated GPS location data from your phone, letting you geotag what you've captured so you can know precisely where you took that stunning vacation photo.
Wireless capabilities also allow you to use your compatible smart devices with the Canon Camera Connect app* to remotely control the camera, which is useful for self-portraits and group shots or for shooting from a distance (as long as the camera is in wireless range).
Canon's Digital Photo Professional Express makes speedy processing of JPEGs and CR3 RAW files on a compatible handheld device a breeze. Working with Canon's Camera Connect app^^ to create a streamlined wireless workflow, DPP Express lets you adjust settings right on your mobile device, saving files to the cloud, a PC or your camera.
Panoramic Shooting and Star Shooting Mode
The PowerShot G5 X Mark II camera is designed to make panoramic photography enjoyable yet intriguing. Whether capturing vertical or horizontal pictures, it's easy to switch to the dedicated Panoramic Shot Mode and start shooting by pushing down the shutter button and panning the camera.
Star Shooting Mode
Make any starry sky easier to capture with the help of the star shooting mode on the PowerShot G5 X Mark II camera. With just an optional tripod, you can capture exquisite Star Trails and Star Time-Lapse Movies. The modes can be performed fully automatically or with manual controls for extra versatility.
Digital camera with built-in flash, 5x Optical, 4x Digital and 20x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer
20.1 Megapixel*, 1.0-inch stacked CMOS (sensor aspect ratio: 3:2)
* Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.
Effective Pixels: Approx. 20.1 Megapixels
Total Pixels: Approx. 20.9 Megapixels
8.8 (W) – 44.0(T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 24–120mm)
Auto/Manual: 2.0 in. (5cm) – infinity (W), 7.9 in. (20cm) – infinity (T)
Normal: 2.0 in. (5cm) – infinity (W), 7.9 in. (20cm) – infinity (T)
Macro: 2.0 in. – 1.6 ft. (5–50cm) (W)
TTL Autofocus, Manual Focus
Electronic Viewfinder (Approx. 2.36 million dots)
3.0-type TFT color liquid crystal (Vari-angle)
Approx. 1.04 million dots
f/1.8 (W), f/2.8 (T)
1–1/2000 sec. (in Auto mode)
15–1/2000 sec. (in Tv, M, and Manual Movie Modes)
1/4000 sec. (Movie Shooting)
1/2000 sec. (Time-lapse Movie)
Auto, ISO 125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200/4000/5000/6400 (Auto mode)
Max. ISO Speed 12800 (When in P mode)
Light Metering Method
Evaluative, Center Weighted Average, Spot (Still image only)
Exposure Control Method
Manual Exposure, Program Shift, Safety Shift, AE Lock
Still Images: ±3 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Videos: ±3 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance Control
Auto (Ambience & White priority), Day Light, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Color Temperature, Custom
Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off
1.6 ft.(50cm) –24.6 ft. (7.5m) (W), 1.6 ft. (50cm) – 14.8 ft. (4.5m) (T)
Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance.
Flash Exposure Compensation
±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
C, M, Av, Tv, P, Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Def.1-3
Grainy B/W, Soft Focus, Fish-eye Effect, Art Bold Effect, Water Painting Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Miniature Effect
*Applicable only to images taken with same model.
Off, 2 sec., 10 sec., Custom, Remote Shooting
Horizontal Roll Calibration, Vertical Pitch Calibration, Reset
JPEG, RAW, C-RAW:
One Shot AF: Approx. 20 shots/sec.
JPEG Servo AF: Approx. 8 shots/sec.
RAW Burst Mode:
Approx. 30 shots/sec.
SD/SDHC/SDXC and UHS-I Memory Cards
Design rule for Camera File system (DCF) compliant; DPOF (Version 1.1) compatible
Image Recording Format
Superfine / Fine
JPEG Compression Mode
Still Image: Exif 2.3 (DCF 2.0), RAW (Canon original: 14-bit, CR2)
Video: MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC [Stereo])
Number of Recording Pixels
||5472 x 3072
||5472 x 3648
||4864 x 3648
||3648 x 3648
||3648 x 2048
||3648 x 2432
||3248 x 2432
||2432 x 2432
||2736 x 1536
||2736 x 1824
||2432 x 1824
||1824 x 1824
||2400 x 1344
||2400 x 1600
||2112 x 1600
||1600 x 1600
||5472 x 3648
||5472 x 3648
|RAW + JPEG
||5472 x 3648
||5472 x 3648
|C-RAW + JPEG
||Min. Number of Recording Pixels
||Max. Number of Recording Pixels
||3840 x 3648
||16000 x 3840
||5472 x 2560
||26064 x 2560
Approx. Number of Shots Recordable to 32 GB Memory Card
|Small 1 (S1)
|Small 2 (S2)
|RAW + JPEG
|C-RAW + JPEG
Note: F=Fine N=Normal
* The approximate number of images recordable on memory cards other than the above can be calculated by using the above figures as a reference and extrapolating accordingly.
Time of Recordable Videos
||Approx. Total Movie Time Recordable to 32 GB Memory Card
||Single Clip Approx. Recording Time*1
||Video Recording Bit Rate
(3840 x 2160)
||35 min. 29 sec.
||9 min. 59 sec.
||Approx. 120 Mbps
(1920 x 1080)
||35 min. 33 sec.
||7 min. 29 sec.
||Approx. 120 Mbps
||1 hr. 10 min. 48 sec.
||29 min. 59 sec.
||Approx. 60 Mbps
||2 hr. 20 min. 59 sec.
||29 min. 59 sec.
||Approx. 30 Mbps
(1280 x 720)
||2 hr. 42 min. 28 sec.
||29 min. 59 sec.
||Approx. 26 Mbps
*1 Using an SD Speed Class 10 / UHS-I compatible memory card.
• Single-time recording will stop automatically when single recording reaches maximum recordable time or memory card becomes full. Recording may stop even if the max. recording time per single-time recording has not elapsed depending on the card used.
• On memory cards with a capacity of 32GB and below, movies that exceed 4GB are divided into multiple files (Max. approx. 4GB each). On memory cards with a capacity of 64GB and above, the movies are not divided and will save as a single file.
* Measured on a card that was formatted with this camera.
Story Highlights, Protect, Favorites, Erase, Print, Play Movie, Image Search, Slideshow, Rotate, Play Creative Shot Movies, Short Clip Mix, Resize, Red-Eye Correction, Print Settings, Photobook Set-up, Group Images, Auto Rotate, Resume, Image Jump with Control Ring/Front Dial, Set Touch Actions
USB (Micro-B), HDMI (Type D)
Bluetooth: Ver. 4.1
Specifications: IEEE 802. 11b/g/n
Frequency: 2.4 GHz
Security: WEP, WPA-PSK (AES/TKIP), WPA2-PSK (AES-TKIP)
* Compatible with iOS® versions 9.3/10.3/11.2-11.4/12.2, Android™ smartphone and tablet versions 5.0/5.1/6.0/7.0/7.1/8.0/8.1/9.0. Data charges may apply with the download of the free Canon Camera Connect app. This app helps enable you to upload images to social media services. Please note that image files may contain personally identifiable information that may implicate privacy laws. Canon disclaims and has no responsibility for your use of such images. Canon does not obtain, collect or use such images or any information included in such images through this app.
Remote switch terminal available; direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers & PictBridge compatible printers
Battery Pack NB-13L, Battery Charger CB-2LH
In-Camera Charging via USB Cable available through USB Power Adapter PD-E1 (Charging time: Approx. 110 min.)*
* Charging time varies considerably depending on the remaining battery power
Approx. 230 shots with Screen On
Approx. 180 shots with Viewfinder On
Approx. 320 shots with ECO Mode
Movie Recording Time:Approx. 55 min. with Screen On
Approx. 45 min. with Viewfinder On
Approx. 4 hr.
32–104°F / 0–40°C
Dimensions (W x H x D)
4.37 x 2.4 x 1.81 in. / 110.9 x 60.9 x 46.0mm
Approx. 12 oz. / 340g (including battery and memory card)
Approx. 11.1 oz. / 316g (camera body only)