Canon G5X II HANDS-ON first looks review

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First-looks review of Canon’s G5X II,: popup EVF, 5x zoom, 4k!
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Filmed with Lumix G9 and Leica 10-25mm f1.7

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Gordon Laing says:

First-looks review of Canon's G5X II,: popup EVF, 5x zoom, 4k!
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Filmed with Lumix G9 and Leica 10-25mm f1.7

Brent Schumer says:

Wow I didn't realize that this has an ND filter. It's really an RX100 killer.

Jon Hermannsson says:

no Phase Detect AF is a big let down – it is 2019 and as you brought out – most likely the Sony RX100 4 sensor – Sony to release a RX product in next few days – they are already using Phase Detect for some time –

The real issue for me is the focal range on the RX100 VA – only 24-70mm – vs Canon is giving us 24-105/120 which is much more usable focal length and with same aperture of f1.8-2.8 why can't Sony give us that ??

then yes – crazy that Canon has Mic in on the G7X but not the more expensive G5X – crazy these camera makers are just not listening to the users 100% – they seem to love to leave something out –

Panasonic is due to upgrade the LX10 but for sure it will not include Phase Detect AF – I am sure they will just do like Canon – use old Sony sensors – time for Canon and Panasonic to make their own 1 inch sensors – not to be dependent on what old stuff Sony is willing to sell them –

If we see something new from Panasonic it will be the same – Old Sony sensors –

I suspect Sony will make a big jump with a new 1 inch sensor stacked BSI with Phase Detect and EYE and live object tracking like that of the A6400 – leaving Canon and Panasonic well behind –

But I wish Sony would upgrade their RX100 xx with a new 24-120 lens F1.8-2.8 with Touch LCD – design fixed EVF
with the A6400 AF and new battery and different texture on body for a better grip

I guess one can dream 🙂

Sue FitzGerald says:

Do you know if you can video vertically with this like the g7x mark iii? I’m predominantly a still shooter and want something that hovers between my Fuji xt2 and iPhone (leaning more towards the performance of dslr of course 😀) but like the idea of being able to take the odd video when I’m travelling in a format that will suit phone viewing. Thanks

Infinite Anika says:

Wow ! I think I will say goodbye to my G9X … see you g5x on my next video , 😉

Usman Khan says:

G5X ii or G7X iii for someone who is a mobile photographer?

fu4ien says:

Watching this at 0.75 speed, so much better and calmer. Easier to understand all those numbers xD

Steven Valyi says:

I somehow like it. Using a Canon powershot G15 since years as backup camera with 5 times f1.8-2.8 zoom and smaller sensor this finally seems to be a good update for me. dont laught – but 4.2 was not really enough. 5 times is just perfect. and i guess with the again very good f/1.8-2.8 Lens its perfect and better then some aps-c cameras with standard lens. i am very curious. only points – the battery live time wont come close to the g15 wich survives hundreds of shots of … and the hot shoe.. wich i used for a remote control – never used a flash ( not even the integrated one ) .

Christian Leo says:

I am waiting for Sony Rx100 VII or VIA, if not pleasant, I think I will choose this one.

Jack London says:

For me everything is in the optics. 24-120 is the perfect zoom range for travel.
No 4k video, No photo …
Please !

Robert Marsh says:

Awful, awful, awful.
What a disappointment.
The EVF is the key feature of the G5X for me. What have they done??!! Very sad. I won't be buying this.

Tony Pugliese says:

Precisely. G5X and G7X need to be a single product.

George Smietana says:

Doesn't both have a live stream to Youtube?

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