LCD and Viewfinder
Canon G3 X has a Tilting 3.2″ LCD screen with a resolution of 1,620k dots. The Canon G3 X's 3.2″ screen is larger than average and its resolution is up to the class standarts.
LCD is Touch screen
type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips. For those of you who loves shooting self portraits or group photos, Canon G3 X will make your life easier with its Selfie friendly
G3 X has a built-in Electronic (optional) viewfinder.
Max Shutter speed
Canon G3 X can shoot continuously at max speed of 5.9 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/2000 sec.
G3 X has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Canon G3 X features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 31 points to choose from.
Canon G3 X also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Canon G3 X, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60p fps and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Canon G3 X will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.
G3 X has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker. Canon G3 X also has a port for an external microphone and a headphone port for connecting external headphones which make Canon G3 X a very suitable camera high quality videography.
Connectivity and Storage
Canon G3 X features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity ( 802.11b/g/n with NFC) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection. With its NFC feature, G3 X can communicate with devices such as smartphones which are also equipped with this technology by simply touching each other.One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our G3 X. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect G3 X to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Canon G3 X is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 300 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR-Like type cameras is 354 shots, Canon G3 X has a short battery life for its class so we strongly recommend G3 X owners to buy some extra batteries.
Battery Life Comparison in Large Sensor Superzoom Cameras
Sony RX10 III with its 420shots is the model with longest battery life among Large Sensor Superzoom cameras. Check the comparison of Canon G3 X vs Sony RX10 III or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Canon G3 X Features Compared to Main Competitors