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Canon PowerShot G1 X

from  $572.39+
72
Engadget
Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
72

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

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Engadget Review

A safe purchase for those requiring good manual controls and a relatively large sensor in a point-and-shoot's body.

Pros
  • Relatively big sensor yields great imagesManual controls and menus are fast and intuitive Solid feel and build quality
Cons
  • Underwhelming macro and low-light performanceNon-interchangeable lensA hefty investment, considering the above
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Scores

Engadget

72
 

User Reviews

80
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Whilst I have 5 canon cameras this is probably the one where I have a love hate...read more
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Average Critic Score

Ease of use

83
 

Image quality

91
 

Durability

77
 

Speed (start-up time, lag)

53
 

Design and form factor

76
 

Video quality

70
 

Battery life

68
 

How It Stacks Up

86

Engadget

86
 

Critic

80
 

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86
 
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How It Stacks Up

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80
 

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