Canon - PowerShot G5 X 20.2-Megapixel Digital Camera - Black

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Capture clear, detailed photos of important moments in your life with this Canon PowerShot G5 X digital camera, which features a 20.2-megapixel CMOS sensor. Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC (near-field communication) technology simplify file sharing.

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What's Included

  • Battery charger (CB-2LH)
  • Battery pack (NB-13L)
  • Neck strap (NS-DC12), strap adapter
  • Owner's manual
  • PowerShot G5 X 20.2-Megapixel Digital Camera

Ratings & Reviews

Overall Customer Rating:
Rating 4.55 out of 5 stars.
94% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (56 out of 60)

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20.2-megapixel 1" CMOS sensor

Captures high-resolution images up to 5472 x 3648 pixels.

4.2x optical/4x digital/16.8x total zoom

Through a 24-100mm (35mm equivalent) lens for precise zooming and accuracy.

3" LCD touch screen

Makes it easy to review stored photos and select settings.

Electronic viewfinder

Helps you set up your shot.

Optical image stabilization

Minimizes the effects of camera shake and vibration to reduce blurring and ghosting.

Shooting modes

Include C, M, Av, Tv, P, hybrid auto, auto, creative shot, portrait, self portrait, star portrait, star nightscape, star trails, star time-lapse movie, handheld night scene, fireworks, high dynamic range, nostalgic and more.

Built-in flash

With on, off, auto and slow synchro modes lets you add light to scenes when necessary.


Along with face detection helps bring your subjects into clear view.

Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC (near-field communication) technology

Make it easy to pair with your wireless devices, so you can easily share stored photos. Also PictBridge-enabled.

Card slot

Accepts SD, SDHC and SDXC formats (card not included).

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Find compatible memory cards in our Memory Card Finder.

What Experts are Saying

Rating, 4.2 out of 5 with 18 reviews

Overall Customer Rating

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews

94%of customers recommend this product.



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What Experts are Saying

Rating, 4.2 out of 5 with 18 reviews
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The analysis of all aggregated expert reviews shows that the reviewers are positive about glare, optics, storage and flash. Editors are less positive about memory and battery and have mixed opinions about reliability. Using an algorithm based on product age, reviewers ratings history, popularity, product category expertise and other factors, this product gets an alaTest Expert Rating of 91/100 = Excellent quality.
  • LetsGoDigital (UK)Mark Peters on November 8, 2016
    Canon Powershot G5X digital camera wins Award
    Canon Powershot G5X honored with DFA Design for Asia Award : Canon proudly announced that the Powershot G5 X premium digital compact camera was recognized for design excellence by the Hong Kong Design Centre, winning a DFA Design for Asia AwardsFull Review
  • CameralabsGordon Laing on March 7, 2016
    Canon G5X review
    The Canon PowerShot G5X is a compact DSLR-styled bridge camera with a 1in sensor, built-in viewfinder and 4.2x zoom. Announced in October 2015 alongside the slim G9X, they extend the PowerShot G series to five models. The chunky G1X Mark IIFull Review
  • The Imaging Resource!Mike Tomkins on January 29, 2016
    Canon G5X Review
    The Canon G5X proves to be a more user-friendly and enhanced version of the G7X. With many more controls, a vari-angle LCD, an OLED viewfinder, a flash hot shoe, and additional enhancements to the camera body design and layout, the G5X takesFull Review
  • PCMagRating, 4 out of 5Jim Fisher on January 26, 2016
    Canon PowerShot G5 X
    The Canon PowerShot G5 X is a bulkier twin to the G7 X, adding an EVF, a hot shoe, and a vari-angle display. It's an excellent choice if you want a beefier compact.Full Review
  • CNETRating, 3.5 out of 5Lori Grunin on January 23, 2016
    Canon PowerShot G5 X review
    With the same 1-inch 20-megapixel sensor and 24-100mm f1.8-2.8 lens as the G7 X , the Canon PowerShot G5 X targets basically the same enthusiast photographers, but with a photo-nerdier design that includes a very nice high-resolution built-in OLEDFull Review
  • Expert Reviews (UK)Rating, 4 out of 5Ben Pitt on January 13, 2016
    Canon G5 X review - An SLR in your pocket?
    Some performance issues, but the Canon G5 X has outstanding image quality and ergonomics for such a small camera.Full Review
  • Steve's DigicamsKyle Schurman on January 11, 2016
    Canon PowerShot G5 X
    The Canon PowerShot G5 X is similar to other models in the G series of PowerShot cameras, but it does offer an electronic viewfinder and an articulated display screen, both of which make this model easier to use than others in the G series. AndFull Review
  • ePHOTOzine (UK)Joshua Waller on January 4, 2016
    Canon Powershot G5 X Review
    The Canon Powershot G5 X is Canon's latest advanced compact camera, and features a large 1inch sensor, built in electronic viewfinder, and a tilting vari-angle touch screen. Find out how it performs in our full review.Full Review
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