Product Highlights
  • 20.1MP 1" CMOS Sensor
  • ISO 125 - 6400 Expandable to 12800
  • 4K up to 30p / FHD up to 120p Resolution
  • Digic 8 Imaging Processor
  • Optical Image Stabilization

Estimated Release Date: Aug 26, 2019

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Powershot G5 X Mark II

A lighter, compact and premium point and shoot camera that touts a new pop-up EVF, touch and drag AF and new optical 5x lens, the PowerShot G5 X Mark II is perfectly positioned to provide high image quality and valuable functions.

Key Features:

  • 20.1 Megapixel 1.0” Stacked CMOS Sensor and DIGIC 8 Image Processor
  • 5x Optical Zoom Lens (24-120mm f/1.8-2.8) with Optical Image Stabilizer
  • 4K 30p / FHD 120p Video
  • Pop-up EVF with 2.36 Million Dots, Touch & Drag AF
  • Continuous Shooting up to 20 fps (up to 30 fps with RAW Burst Mode)
  • USB Charge / Power Supply Compatible
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth with Auto Image Transfer
  • Mobile Workflow
  • Panoramic Shooting and Star Shooting Mode

The compact PowerShot G5 X Mark II gives you stunning image quality while conveniently letting you carry it on any adventure. It has a 20.1-Megapixel 1.0-inch Stacked CMOS sensor and powerful DIGIC 8 processor for fast and gratifying results. The 5x Optical Zoom with image stabilization provides range and clear, steady images and video, while a built-in pop-up EVF lets you frame your subjects with ease. For variety, you can shoot 4K 30p or Full HD 120p video, be creative with Panoramic and Star Shooting Modes, and shoot continuously up to 20 fps (or 30 fps with RAW burst mode). With the PowerShot G5 X Mark II camera, quality and creativity doesn’t have to be left behind just because your DSLR was.

20.1 Megapixel 1.0” Stacked CMOS Sensor and DIGIC 8 Image Processor

20.1 Megapixel 1.0” Stacked CMOS Sensor
The PowerShot G5 X MARK II camera features a new 1.0-inch 20.1 Megapixel stacked CMOS sensor, which helps achieve high image quality and high performance at the same time, delivering gorgeous, detailed images. It also enables fast continuous shooting and fast autofocus that helps you capture important moments.

DIGIC 8 Image Processor
The DIGIC 8 Image Processor helps produce high image quality and fast operation, even in in low light. When using high ISO settings, the image processor helps keep results sharp and detailed in virtually any lighting situation. Powerful all around, the DIGIC 8 Image Processor helps ensure your photos and videos look sharp and lifelike with minimal noise or grain.

5x Optical Zoom Lens (24-120mm f/1.8-2.8) with Optical Image Stabilizer 

With a 5x optical zoom lens, a range of 24–120mm, advanced Optical Image Stabilization and an aperture range of f/1.8(wide)- f/2.8 (telephoto), the PowerShot G5 X Mark II camera is suitable for group photographs, landscapes, and even close-up photography. The PowerShot G5 X Mark II’s lens works in conjunction with the camera's sensor and image processor to deliver sharp images from edge to edge and from wide-angle to telephoto.

4K 30p / FHD 120p Video

 4K 30p Video
With the help of the DIGIC 8 image processor, and the stacked CMOS sensor, enjoy recording non-cropped 4K movies at a frame rate of up to 30p for high definition, cinematic results. Recording at almost four times the resolution of Full HD, you can see your subject in stunning clarity. Beautiful time-lapse videos can be created in 4K simply and easily with the dedicated Time-lapse Movie mode.

FHD 120p Video
Ideal for smooth, slow-motion playback videos, Full HD movies can also be recorded at a high-frame rate of approx. 120 frames per second. Designed to capture fun, beautiful videos, The PowerShot G5 X Mark II camera helps ensure you can see the unique expressions of your friends or family's faces in close-up movies.

Pop-up EVF with 2.36 Million Dots, Touch & Drag AF

0.39-type OLED Pop-up EVF with Approx. 2.36 Million Dots
The PowerShot G5 X MARK II camera features a 0.39-inch OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) built-in pop-up EVF with approx. 2.36 million dots – making the camera compact in size. The electronic viewfinder (EVF) provides a bright, sharp and colourful view of the subject at hand, and shows a crisp and vivid image with minimal distortion, even when the eye moves off the center of the visual field.

Touch and Drag AF
Equipped with Touch and Drag AF, the PowerShot G5 X MARK II camera makes it easy to select a focus point quickly without taking your eye away from the viewfinder. Using the Touchscreen LCD, it's as simple as pointing to the desired area of focus. The chosen AF point is then displayed in the camera's EVF for quick confirmation.

Continuous Shooting up to 20 fps (up to 30 fps with RAW Burst Mode)

With autofocus tracking on to help keep your shots sharp, you can maintain the speed and shoot at up to 20.0 fps. The PowerShot G5 X MARK II can also shoot at up to 30.0 fps during RAW burst mode – ideal for sports, wildlife, moving subjects or anything unpredictable.

USB Charge / Power Supply Compatible

 The PowerShot G5 X Mark II camera is compatible with the USB Power Adapter PD-E1 for in-camera charging via USB. Featuring an industry standard USB-C connector, the optional USB Power Adapter PD-E1 makes for easy charging without the necessity to remove the battery from the camera. You can even record up to 8 hours continuously when recording time is set to “unlimited”.

Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Technology

Built-in Wi-Fi Capability
The PowerShot G5x Mark II camera is designed to make using Wi-Fi connectivity fast and easy. It can transfer files directly to a compatible smart device using the free Canon Camera Connect app. Simply connect to the Camera Connect app to transfer images to your smart device, then share and upload from the device directly to various social media sites and web services or print directly to compatible wireless Canon printers.

Built-in Bluetooth Capability
Bluetooth pairing helps you connect the camera to compatible smart devices using the free Canon Camera Connect app. This low-energy wireless connection helps preserve battery life while allowing remote control of the PowerShot G5x Mark II camera. It also sends continuously updated GPS location data from your phone, letting you geotag what you've captured so you can know precisely where you took that stunning vacation photo.

Remote Shooting
Wireless capabilities also allow you to use your compatible smart devices with the Canon Camera Connect app to remotely control the camera, which is useful for self-portraits and group shots or for shooting from a distance (as long as the camera is in wireless range).

Mobile Workflow

DPP Express
Canon's Digital Photo Professional Express makes speedy processing of JPEGs and CR3 RAW files on a compatible handheld device a breeze. Working with Canon's Camera Connect app to create a streamlined wireless workflow, DPP Express lets you adjust settings right on your mobile device, saving files to the cloud, a PC or your camera.

Panoramic Shooting and Star Shooting Mode

Panoramic Shooting
The PowerShot G5 X Mark II camera is designed to make panoramic photography enjoyable yet intriguing. Whether capturing vertical or horizontal pictures, it's easy to switch to the dedicated Panoramic Shot Mode and start shooting by pushing down the shutter button and panning the camera.

Star Shooting Mode
Make any starry sky easier to capture with the help of the star shooting mode on the PowerShot G5 X Mark II camera. With just an optional tripod, you can capture exquisite Star Trails and Star Time-Lapse Movies. The modes can be performed fully automatically or with manual controls for extra versatility.

From trekking through various terrains of Patagonia where users can leverage the new panoramic shot feature, to capturing key moments with loved ones, the PowerShot G5 X Mark II will satisfy the needs of advanced amateurs who regularly use and are familiar with Canon EOS cameras as a second camera or integrate it into their daily lives.

What's Included

PowerShot G5 X Mark II
Battery Pack NB-13L
Battery Charger CB-2LH
Wrist Strap WS-DC12


Product Specifications

PowerShot G5 X Mark II

Type of Camera



Digital camera with built-in flash, 5x Optical, 4x Digital and 17x Combined Zoom with Optical Image 

Image Capture Device



20.1 Megapixel*, 1.0-inch stacked CMOS (sensor aspect ratio: 3:2)
* Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.


Effective Pixels: Approx. 20.1 Megapixels
Total Pixels: Approx. 20.9 Megapixels



Focal Length

8.8 (W) – 44.0(T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 24–120mm)

Optical Zoom

Approx. 5x

Digital Zoom

Approx. 4x

Focusing Range

Auto/Manual: 2.0 in. (5cm) – infinity (W), 7.9 in. (20cm) – infinity (T)
Normal: 2.0 in. (5cm) – infinity (W), 7.9 in. (20cm) – infinity (T)
Macro: 2.0 in. – 1.6 ft. (5–50cm) (W)

Autofocus System

TTL Autofocus, Manual Focus

Viewfinder & Monitor



Electronic Viewfinder (Approx. 2.36 million dots)

LCD Monitor

3.0-type TFT colour liquid crystal (Vari-angle)

LCD Pixels

Approx. 1.04 million dots

LCD Coverage

Approx. 100%

Aperture & Shutter


Maximum Aperture

f/1.8 (W), f/2.8 (T)

Shutter Speed

1–1/2000 sec. (in Auto mode)
15–1/2000 sec. (in Tv, M, and Manual Movie Modes)
1/4000 sec. (Movie Shooting)
1/2000 sec. (Time-lapse Movie)

Exposure Control


ISO Sensitivity

Auto, ISO 125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200/4000/
5000/6400 (When in Auto mode)
Max. ISO Speed 12800 (When in P mode)

Lighting Metering Method

Evaluative, Center Weighted Average, Spot (Still image only)

Exposure Control Method

Manual Exposure, Program Shift, Safety Shift, AE Lock

Exposure Compensation

Still Images: ±3 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Videos: ±3 stops in 1/3-stop increments

White Balance


White Balance Control

Auto (Ambience & White priority), Day Light, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Colour Temperature, Custom



Built-in Flash

Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off

Flash Range

1.6 ft.(50cm) –24.6 ft. (7.5m) (W), 1.6 ft. (50cm) – 14.8 ft. (4.5m) (T)
Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance.

Flash Exposure Compensation

±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments

Shooting Specifications


Picture Style

C, M, Av, Tv, P, Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Def.1-3

Creative Filters

Grainy B/W, Soft Focus, Fish-eye Effect, Art Bold Effect, Water Painting Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Miniature Effect
*Applicable only to images taken with same model.

Self Timer

Off, 2 sec., 10 sec., Custom, Remote Shooting

Wireless Control


Electronic Level

Horizontal Roll Calibration, Vertical Pitch Calibration, Reset

Continuous Shooting

One Shot AF: Approx. 20 shots/sec.
JPEG Servo AF: Approx. 8 shots/sec.

RAW Burst Mode:
Approx. 30 shots/sec.

Image Storage


Storage Media

SD/SDHC/SDXC and UHS-I Memory Cards

File Format

Design rule for Camera File system (DCF) compliant; DPOF (Version 1.1) compatible

Image Compression

Superfine / Fine

JPEG Compression Mode

Still Image: Exif 2.3 (DCF 2.0), RAW (Canon original: 14-bit, CR2)
Video: MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC [Stereo])

Number of Recording Pixels

Still Images:







5472 x 3072

5472 x 3648

4864 x 3648

3648 x 3648


3648 x 2048

3648 x 2432

3248 x 2432

2432 x 2432

Small 1 (S1)

2736 x 1536

2736 x 1824

2432 x 1824

1824 x 1824

Small 2 (S2)

2400 x 1344

2400 x 1600

2112 x 1600

1600 x 1600



5472 x 3648

5472 x 3648









5472 x 3648

5472 x 3648









Panoramic Shooting


Min. Number of Recording Pixels

Max. Number of Recording Pixels

Vertical Shooting

3840 x 3648

16000 x 3840

Horizontal Shooting

5472 x 2560

26064 x 2560


Approx. Number of
Shots Recordable to
32 GB Memory Card


Note: F=Fine N=Normal
* The approximate number of images recordable on memory cards other than the above can be calculated by using the above figures as a reference and extrapolating accordingly.

Time of Recordable Videos





Large (L)














Small 1 (S1)







Small 2 (S2)


















Frame Rate

Approx. Total
Movie Time
Recordable to 32
GB Memory Card

Single Clip

Bit Rate




(3840 x 2160)

29.97 fps

29.97 fps

35 min. 29 sec.

9 min. 59 sec.

Approx. 120 Mbps

(1920 x 1080)

119.9 fps

119.9 fps

35 min. 33 sec.

7 min. 29 sec.

Approx. 120 Mbps

59.94 fps*¹

59.94 fps*¹

1 hr. 10 min. 48 sec.

29 min. 59 sec.

Approx. 60 Mbps

29.97 fps

29.97 fps

2 hr. 20 min. 59 sec.

29 min. 59 sec.

Approx. 30 Mbps

(1280 x 720)

59.94 fps

59.94 fps

2 hr. 42 min. 28 sec.

29 min. 59 sec.

Approx. 26 Mbps


*¹ Using an SD Speed Class 10 / UHS-I compatible memory card.

• Single-time recording will stop automatically when single recording reaches maximum recordable time or memory card becomes full. Recording may stop even if the max. Recording time per single-time recording has not elapsed depending on the card used.
• On memory cards with a capacity of 32GB and below, movies that exceed 4GB are divided into multiple files (Max. approx. 4GB each). On memory cards with a capacity of 64GB and above, the movies are not divided and will save as a single file.
*Measured on a card that was formatted with this camera.

Playback Specifications


Playback Functions

Story Highlights, Protect, Favorites, Erase, Print, Play Movie, Image Search, Slideshow, Rotate, Play 
Creative Shot Movies, Short Clip Mix, Resize, Red-Eye Correction, Print Settings, Photobook Set-up, 
Group Images, Auto Rotate, Resume, Image Jump with Control Ring/Front Dial, Set Touch Actions



Video Out


Audio Out



USB (Micro-B), HDMI (Type D)


Bluetooth: Ver. 4.1
Specifications: IEEE 802. 11b/g/n
Frequency: 2.4 GHz
Channels: 1–11

* Compatible with iOS® versions 9.3/10.3/11.2-11.4/12.2, Android™ smartphone and tablet versions 5.0/5.1/6.0/7.0/7.1/8.0/8.1/9.0. Data charges may apply with the download of the free Canon Camera Connect app. This app helps enable you to upload images to social media services.
Please note that image files may contain personally identifiable information that may implicate privacy laws. Canon disclaims and has no
responsibility for your use of such images. Canon does not obtain, collect or use such images or any information included in such images
through this app


Remote switch terminal available; direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers & PictBridge
compatible printers

Power Supply


Power Source

Battery Pack NB-13L, Battery Charger CB-2LH
In-Camera Charging via USB Cable available through USB Power Adapter PD-E1 (Charging time:
Approx. 110 min.)*
* Charging time varies considerably depending on the remaining battery power

Shooting Capacity

Still Images::
Approx. 230 shots with Screen On
Approx. 180 shots with Viewfinder On
Approx. 320 shots with ECO Mode

Movie Recording Time:
Approx. 55 min. with Screen On
Approx. 45 min. with Viewfinder On

Playback Time Approx. 4 hours

Physical Specifications


Operating Temperature

32–104°F / 0–40°C

Operating Humidity


Dimensions (W x H x D)

4.37 x 2.4 x 1.81 in. / 110.9 x 60.9 x 46.0mm


12 oz. / 340g (including battery and memory card)
11.1 oz. / 316g (camera body only)

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