Canon rolled out a Mark II update to its PowerShot G9 X advanced compact camera at CES.
The G9 X Mark II features a 1.0- inch 20.2-megapixel CMOS sensor and DIGIC 7 image processor. It boasts a fixed 28-84mm (35mm equivalent) f/2-4.9 lens and a 3-inch touch screen display.
The G9X Mark II is Canon’s first PowerShot with Bluetooth to enable the camera to quickly pair with a mobile device for automated image transfers.
Additional features include:
- in-camera RAW conversion
- full HD/60p video recording
- time lapse movie mode
- 8.2 fps continuous shooting (in JPEG and RAW)
- 1/2000 sec. max shutter speed
- ISO range of 125-6400, expandable to 12,800
- built-in flash
- 235 shot battery life, per CIPA
Look for the G9 X Mark II in Feb. It will set you back $530.
Canon is also releasing its older G7 X Mark II in a Video Creator Kit that will bundle an extra battery, a Manfrotto Pixi tripod and a 32GB Sandisk SD card for $750. It’s also due in February.