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Canon released two cameras: PowerShot G5 X Mark II and PowerShot G7

These are successor models of the G5 X and G7 X Mark II, two extremely successful products from Canon and well-known by vloggers. Both of Canon’s latest compact machines inherit the professional characteristics of the G series, with a striking combination of DSLR speed, shooting quality, and compactness. PowerShot G5 X Mark II and PowerShot G7 X Mark III have a resolution of 20.1 MP, 1-inch CMOS sensor, large aperture f / 1.8- f / 2.8 with optical zoom capability of up to 5X (PowerShot G5 X Mark II) and 4.2X (PowerShot G7 X Mark III) and Canon’s pioneering DIGIC 8 chip technology, all in incredible compact design. Besides, with the ability to record 4K movies and connect to wifi to stream live video (livestream),

‘We realize that Canon’s G5 X Mark II and G7 X Mark III are the perfect choice for photographers looking for a product in the middle of a compact group and a lens replacement professional camera. Both are integrated with new features, and inherit the most salient features of both the PowerShot and EOS series. These are the ideal companions to help you capture and share stunning images every day. ‘ – Mr. Satoru Takeda, General Director of Canon Marketing Vietnam said. ‘These rookies feature a 1-inch CMOS sensor that speeds up autofocus and enhances movie quality, while Canon’s high-precision optical components deliver great shots. High quality footage in any environment. With high-speed continuous shooting capability,

Great image quality in any situation

With Canon’s powerful DIGIC 8 processor, which is usually only equipped with powerful devices such as DSLRs or EOS, plus the highlight is the 1-inch CMOS sensor larger than the sensors found in compact machines. , helping these two cameras to autofocus faster, resulting in clear, sharp images in all lighting conditions.
Thanks to sensors and ISO up to 25,600, these two cameras can deliver beautiful, quality images in any situation, from low-contrast scenes like outdoor scenes on a cloudy day, to high-resolution scenes. High contrast such as indoor scenes requires clear details, with low noise.

With the newly designed f / 1.8-2.8 lens, 24-120mm focal length, 5x zoom capability (PowerShot G7 X Mark III) and 24-100mm focal length, 4.2 times zoom capability (PowerShot G5 X Mark II), These cameras are suitable for handling any scene, from portraits to macros with a magnification of 0.47 times, and work great for images that require a shallow depth of field.

Fast and stable shooting speed

The big challenge when photographing fast-moving subjects is to capture a perfect frame when the subject is in focus and at the position you desire. With the PowerShot G5 X Mark II and PowerShot G7 X Mark III, you can confidently do this. The camera’s shooting setting starts up before taking a shot of 0.5 seconds, so the moment you want to record will be captured even if you press the shutter button a few hundred seconds late. Photos can be taken at high speeds of 30 frames per second in RAW burst mode (and 20 frames per second in jpeg format), so you can make sure you don’t miss out on details, like when you’re shooting dance or when your child is blowing birthday candles.

Moreover, when focus mode is used with focus bracketing on both camera models, you can capture images with high accuracy. This feature is especially useful when you need to take macro photos because the depth of field is very thin when shooting at very close focusing distances. The overlay technique helps you focus on close-ups of landscapes or product photos.
Both cameras have a panoramic mode (panoramic mode) that can be opened with a simple press of a button. With the ability to rotate horizontally and vertically, you can easily take panoramic photos with surprising details and high quality.

Filming with impressive resolution

Both the PowerShot G5 X Mark II and PowerShot G7 X Mark III give users the ability to shoot non-crop 4K movies, and take advantage of the lens to capture landscapes.
With 4K movies in motion JPEG format, users can export still images from movies, play back any movie, export that movie and save it as high quality 8 MP JPEG on the camera.

The PowerShot G7 X Mark III has been equipped with a livestream function, which helps support streaming video from the camera to the YouTube channel. This is indeed an extremely useful feature for vloggers. With just a Wi-Fi connection, you can use the camera as a smartphone to stream live videos at events.
With tilting and tilting LCD screens on both camera models, you can shoot movies from different angles, from the ground up, or from high angles, to create unique angles for video.

In addition, you can use it with the Canon Tripod Grip HG-100TBR, a grip that makes sure and easy to hold the camera for more creative movies, even if you have them. It is possible to record movies vertically. The HG-100TBR controller has a wireless remote bluetooth controller (BR-E1) that not only works as a shutter button but also supports zoom operation. Turn HG-100TBR into a tripod when you need to film yourself and do not use your hands.

Intuitive features and user friendly design

With its compact size, both the PowerShot G5 X Mark II and PowerShot G7 X Mark III fit easily in your pocket, making it an ideal choice for discerning users looking for a versatile camera. For daily use.
Weighing in at only 304 grams, the PowerShot G7 X Mark III is up to 36 grams lighter than the PowerShot G5X Mark II. The PowerShot G7 X Mark III comes in two colors: black and silver. Users who are familiar with Canon EOS cameras will prefer to use both of these cameras thanks to their operation and intuitive control features that have been upgraded from existing compact cameras.

As with its predecessor, the PowerShot G5 X Mark II has an electronic viewfinder of 2.36 million dots for high resolution. This is the first electronic viewfinder (EVF) for the G-series camera to make it lightweight. Users can customize the display format of the EVF viewfinder on both camera models according to their shooting preferences.

Versatile charging and advanced connectivity

Both PowerShot G5 X Mark II and PowerShot G7 X Mark III can be charged via USB, so it is very convenient for users who have to move a lot.
The PowerShot G5X Mark II and PowerShot G7 X Mark III have many connectivity features, like Wi-Fi and energy-saving Bluetooth (BLE), to easily connect to smart devices with just one touch and switch over. really fast between Wi-Fi and BLE. Users can use Canon Camera Connect to perform network related features. When connected to a smartphone, you can send images from the camera to a smartphone while shooting. This feature makes it easy to manage photos, so users can skip the step of copying photos after taking them.

When connected to a smartphone, users can also perform Live View shooting remotely, that is, use a smartphone to take photos to avoid hand-shake when holding the camera.
The PowerShot G5 X Mark II and PowerShot G7 X Mark III will be sold in Vietnam market from August 2019 with the retail price as follows:

  • Powershot G5 X Mark II: VND 25,000,000.
  • Powershot G7 X Mark III: VND 20,900,000.

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