The Canon Powershot G1 X Mark II is about as advanced as you can get without stepping up to a Digital SLR. Image quality is guaranteed through the large1.5 type 18.7 x 14mm CMOS sensor. This is a clear step up from other digital cameras, even models that are considered to be advanced.
The lens has a large maximum aperture of f/2, with a minimum focal length of 24mm. This combination gives you plenty of creative scope. You can shoot in lower light and squeeze in wider scenes.
As you might expect, Canon have equipped the Powershot G1 X Mark II with an array of manual controls. These include fully manual exposure, aperture priority and shutter priority. In addition to these settings there are extra options to fine tune white balance. You also get access to manual focusing, plus a 31 point AiAF. You can boost ISO up to 12,800.
For when you want to carry out post processing, the RAW mode provides you with far greater scope to get your pictures looking exactly the way you would like them too. With built in Wi-Fi images and movie clips can be shared easily. Wireless remote shooting is available too.
The LCD screen is touch controlled and is 3 inches in size. The tilt type screen makes your life easier when shooting at awkward angles.
You can capture Full HD movies with a resolution of 1920 x 1080. Movies can be recorded at 30 frames per second.
Canon have packed a lot into the Powershot G1 X Mark II, making it an excellent choice for the more discerning photographer.
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