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Canon’s latest PowerShot G7 X Mark III does livestreaming without your smartphone

By Marcus Wong - on 9 Sep 2019, 4:46pm

Canon’s latest PowerShot G7 X Mark III does livestreaming without your smartphone

Canon’s latest PowerShot G7 X Mark III has just been released. This comes with a 20.1MP, 1-inch stacked CMOS sensor, and f/1.8- 2.8 lens with 24-100mm focal range (4.2x zoom). It has an ISO range that goes from ISO 125 up to an equivalent ISO 25,600, allowing you to use it in more situations – from cloudy overcast days to high  contrast scenarios.

One new key features is the pre-shoot setting. This starts capture 0.5 seconds before you press the shutter button, so you’ll still get the shot even if you’re a half second late. Images will be captured at 30 shots per second in RAW burst mode (20fps in jpeg), so you’ll have a good chance of catching the right moment.

The tilting LCD lets you capture video from all angles.

The camera also gets focus bracketing so you can get greater depth-of-field when taking macro shots or when you do landscapes. On that note, the PowerShot G7 X Mark III also gets a panoramic mode you can activate with a push of a button. So whether you want to do a vertical panorama or a horizontal panorama, just press the button and pan away.

For those who need do a lot of livestreaming, you’ll love that the PowerShot G7 X Mark III is able to do live-streaming without the need to connect to a smartphone. As you can see in the video below, all you need is to connect the camera to a Wi-Fi network and you’re good to go. And you’ll have the advantage of the tilting LCD to take captures from all angles.

The PowerShot G7 X Mark  III is available in silver and black.

The PowerShot G7 X Mark III measures 105 x 60.9 x 41.4 mm and weighs 304g. It’s available in black and silver at all authorised retailers now for S$999.

PowerShot G7 X Mark III Specifications
  PowerShot G7 X Mark III
Dimensions: Approx. 105 x 60.9 x 41.4 mm
Weight: Approx. 304g
Optics: 4.2x, 24 – 100 mm f/1.8 (W) – f/2.8 (T)
Image Sensor: 20.1 megapixel 1-inch stacked CMOS
Image Processor: DIGIC 8
ISO Speed: 125 – 12800 (ISO expansion 25600 equivalent)
LCD: 3.0” (approx. 1.04 million dots) tilt-type LCD
Movie: 4K no crop, 30p
Network: Wi-Fi / Bluetooth Low Energy Technology

 

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