Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II


1.0 type


3x optical zoom, f/2 - 4.9


Wi-Fi, Dynamic NFC & Bluetooth®


1.0 type CMOS

Large sensor for premium results

f/2 lens

Wide aperture

7.5cm Touchscreen

Simple touchscreen operation

Intelligent IS

Steady images and movies in every situation


Powerful DIGIC processing

Fast continuous shooting

Superfast AF and continuous shooting in RAW


Constant connection between camera and smart device

USB charging

Conveniently charge with USB cable

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Specifications in detail

Image Sensor


1.0 type back-illuminated CMOS

Effective Pixels

Approx. 20.1M (Aspect ratio 3:2) 1

Effective / Total Pixels

Approx. 20.9M

Image Processor




Focal Length

10.2 – 30.6 mm (35 mm equivalent: 28 – 84 mm)


Optical 3x

ZoomPlus 6x

Digital Approx. 4x (with Digital Tele-Converter approx. 1.6x or 2.0x 2)

Combined approx. 12x

Maximum f/number

f/2.0 - f/4.9


8 elements in 6 groups (2 double sided aspherical UA lens, 1 single sided aspherical lens)

Image Stabilisation

Yes (lens shift-type), approx. 3.5-stop 3.
Intelligent IS with 5-axis Advanced Dynamic IS & Auto Level




AF System/ Points

AiAF (31-point, Face Detection or Touch AF with Object and Face Select and Track), 1-point AF (any position is available within approx. 90% of the frame or fixed centre)

AF Modes

Single, Continuous, Servo AF/AE 4, Touch AF

AF Point Selection

Size (Normal, Small)

AF Lock

Yes, via customisable Movie Record Button

AF Assist Beam


Manual Focus

Yes, plus MF Peaking

Focus Bracketing


Closest Focusing Distance

5 cm (Wide) from front of lens

35 cm (Tele) from front of lens

Exposure Control

Metering modes

Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot

AE Lock

Yes, AEL function available as touch button on-screen. Also available via customisable Movie Record Button

Exposure Compensation

+/- 3 EV in 1/3 stop increments

Auto Lighting Optimizer

ND Filter (3-stop) On / Auto / Off 5


+/ - 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments

ISO Sensitivity

125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000, 6400, 8000, 10000, 12800 6

AUTO ISO: 125 - 12800 (possible to set Max. ISO speed and rate of change)



1 – 1/2000 s (Auto Mode)

1/8 - 1/2000 s (Movie Mode)

BULB, 30 – 1/2000 s (total range – varies by shooting mode) 7

White Balance




Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Color temp (Kelvin)

White Balance Compensation

Colour adjustment in Star mode

LCD Monitor

Monitor Panel

7.5 cm (3.0”) Touchscreen LCD (TFT). 3:2 aspect ratio. Approx. 1,040,000 dots. Electrostatic capacitance type. Reinforced glass cover panel.


Approx. 100%


Adjustable to one of five levels.

Quick-bright LCD available via holding INFO Button

Night Display Mode available



Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro

Slow Sync Speed

Yes. Fastest speed 1/2000 s

Red-Eye Reduction


Flash Exposure Compensation

+/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments. Face Detection FE, Safety FE

Flash Exposure Lock

Yes, available via AEL touch button on-screen. Also available via Movie Record Button when customised to AEL function

Manual Power Adjustment

3 levels with internal flash

Second Curtain Synchronisation


Built-in Flash Range

50 cm – 6.0 m (W) / 50 cm – 2.4 m (T)

External Flash

Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2



Smart Auto (58 scenes detected), Hybrid Auto, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom, SCN (Portrait, Panning, Star (Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Portrait, Star Time-Lapse Movie), Handheld Night Scene, Grainy B/W, Background Defocus, Soft Focus, Fish-eye Effect, Art bold effect, Water painting effect, Toy Camera Effect, Miniature Effect, High Dynamic Range, Fireworks), Movie (Standard, Short Clip, Manual, Time-lapse movie, iFrame movie)

Photo Effects

Picture Styles (Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined x3 (Sharpness (Strength, Fineness, Threshold), Contrast, Color Saturation, Color Tone, Filtering Effect, Toning))

Drive modes

Single, Auto Drive, Continuous, Continuous with AF, Self-Timer

Continuous Shooting

Approx. 8.2 shots/s for up to 21 frames in RAW
8.1 shots/s for up to 38 frames in JPEG

With AF: Approx. 5.3 shots/s for up to 102 frames in JPEG

Low-speed Continuous Shooting Mode available at approx. 4 shots/s until memory card becomes full in JPEG and for up to 27 frames in RAW



Image Size

3:2 - (RAW, L) 5472 x 3648, (M) 3648 x 2432, (S1) 2736 x 1824, (S2) 2400 x 1600

4:3 - (RAW, L) 4864 x 3648, (M) 3248 x 2432, (S1) 2432 x 1824, (S2) 2112 x 1600

16:9 - (RAW, L) 5472 x 3072, (M) 3648 x 2048, (S1) 2736 x 1536, (S2) 2400 x 1344

1:1 - (RAW, L) 3648 x 3648, (M) 2432 x 2432, (S1) 1824 x 1824, (S2) 1600 x 1600

In-camera RAW processing & Resize available


RAW, Fine, Normal


(Full HD) 1920 x 1080, 59.94 / 50 / 29.97 / 25 / 23.98 fps

(HD) 1280 x 720, 29.97 / 25 fps

(L) 640 x 480, 29.97 / 25 fps

Movie Length

(Full HD & HD) Up to 4 GB or 29 min 59 s 10

(L) Up to 4 GB or 1 hour 11

File Type

Still Image Type

JPEG compression (Exif 2.3 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system and DPOF ver. 1.1 compliant), RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition), RAW+JPEG


MP4 [Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)]


Other Features


GPS via Mobile (linked to a compatible smartphone)

Red-Eye Reduction

Yes, during shooting and playback

My Camera / My Menu

My Menu customisation available

Intelligent Orientation Sensor



Yes, live histogram

Playback zoom


Self Timer

Approx. 2, 10 s or Custom

Menu Languages

English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Greek, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Spanish, Ukrainian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Korean, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Farsi, Hindi, Malay, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Hebrew



Hi-Speed USB dedicated connector (Micro-B compatible)


HDMI Micro (Type-D) Connector


Wi-Fi (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only), with Dynamic NFC support 12

Bluetooth® (Specification version 4.1, Bluetooth low energy technology) 13, 14

Memory Card


SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS Speed Class 1 compatible)

Supported Operating System

PC & Macintosh

Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1 15

Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11 / 10.12

For Wi-Fi connection to a PC:

Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1

Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10

For Image Transfer Utility:

Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1

Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11 / 10.12



CameraWindow DC
Map Utility
Image Transfer Utility

Camera Connect app available on iOS and Android devices

Image Manipulation

Digital Photo Professional for RAW development

Power Source


Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-13L (battery and charger supplied)

Battery life

Approx. 235 shots
Eco mode approx. 355 shots
Approx. 300 min playback

A/C Power Supply

Charging via USB available with Compact Power Adapter CA-DC30E 16 or other typical USB charging methods


Cases / Straps

Soft Case DCC-1890
PowerShot Accessory Organizer


Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2

Power Supply & Battery Chargers

Compact Power Adapter CA-DC30E
Battery Charger CB-2LHE
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-13L


Interface cable IFC-600PCU

Physical Features

Operating Environment

0 – 40 °C, 10 – 90% humidity

Dimensions (W x D x H)

98.0 x 57.9 x 31.3 mm


Approx. 206 g (including battery and memory card)

All data is based on Canon standard testing methods (according to CIPA Standards) except where indicated.

Subject to change without notice.

  1. Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.
  2. Depending on the image size selected.
  3. Values at maximum optical focal length. Cameras whose focal length exceeds 350 mm (35 mm equivalent) are measured at 350 mm.
  4. Some settings limit availability.
  5. Auto ND Filter not available in Movie Mode.
  6. ISO sensitivity denotes Recommended Exposure Index
  7. Maximum shutter speed is limited at 256 s in BULB Mode
  8. Under conditions where the flash does not fire.
  9. Sustained continuous shooting speed is tested based on Canon's testing standard. Function requires compatible SDHC/SDXC UHS Speed Class 1 memory card, total number of frames captured varies depending on shooting subject, settings and brand of memory card
  10. The following Speed Class memory cards are required for maximum record time: (HD) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 4 or above. (Full HD) 1920 x 1080 Speed Class 6 or above. (iFrame) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 6 or above.
  11. Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.
  12. Wi-Fi use may be restricted in certain countries or regions. Wi-Fi support varies by device and region. For more information visit
  13. Equipped with Bluetooth® low energy technology. The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by the Bluetooth
  14. Bluetooth connection requires smart device to be equipped with Bluetooth version 4.0 (or later). Also requires smart device to be using operating system iOS 8.4 (or later) or Android 5.0 (or later) as well as latest version of Camera Connect app installed
  15. Software applications compatible with Windows 10 in Windows 10 Desktop Mode only
  16. Charging via USB requires Interface Cable IFC-600PCU (Sold separately) or similar cable with USB Micro-B to USB type-A connectors. Charging time varies depending on the remaining battery power.