Canon recently announced PowerShot G3 X, its latest compact long zoom camera. With its Star Mode, the compact camera lets you more easily capture stars in the night sky.
The PowerShot G3 X is a high-performance long-zoom camera that measures 4.9 x 3.0 x 4.1 inches and weights 25.9 oz. The digital camera has a compact and durable body with a contoured grip, and with a continuous ring on the lens barrel, an exposure compensation dial, mode dial, front dial, and controller wheel, PowerShot G3 X provides you a simple and handy control experience. The long zoom camera comes with a 20.2MP high-sensitivity CMOS sensor, DIGIC 6 image processor, and Canon 25x optical zoom lens with f/2.8-5.6 aperture range plus intelligent image stabilization in order to deliver you clear and sharp imaging, even in low light conditions, and its high-speed 31-point AF system lets you quickly capture objects.
Moreover, the camera also features WiFi and NFC that allow it to wirelessly connect with your smartphone or tablet for remote control or sharing images and videos with your friends. Apart from that, PowerShot G3 X has a 3.2″ tilting touchscreen LCD monitor, and its Star Mode provides optimized settings for capturing stills and video of the night sky.
Canon PowerShot G3 X compact camera is priced at 999$ USD. If you’re interested, jump to B&H for its more details.