Name of components and information displayed on the screen (PowerShot G3 X)

Article ID: ART162603 | Date published: 10/01/2015 | Date last updated: 11/16/2015


Name of components and information displayed on the screen (PowerShot G3 X)



PowerShot G3 X

Lens External microphone IN terminal
Lamp [ (Flash pop up)] switch
Zoom lever
Shooting: [ (telephoto)] / [ (wide angle)]
Playback: [
(magnify)] / [ (index)]
Headphone jack
Shutter button (N-Mark)*
Movie button Wi-Fi antenna area
Strap mount [ (Manual focus) ] button
Front dial (Framing Assist Seek)] button
Exposure compensation dial Continuous ring
Power button Tripod socket
Mode dial Memory card/battery cover
Flash DC coupler terminal cover

* Used with NFC features

Screen (LCD monitor)* Control dial
Hot shoe / Hot shoe cap [ (Display) ] / Down button
[ (Mobile Device Connection) ] button / (Single-image erase)> button
Indicator [ (AF frame selector) ] / [ ] button
Remote switch terminal [ ] button
DIGITAL terminal [ (Quick Set menu/Set)] button
HDMI (TM) terminal [ (Flash) ] / Right button
[ (Shortcut) ] button [ (ONE SHOT / SERVO)] / [ (Drive mode)] / [ (Story Highlights)] / Down button
[ (Playback) ] button Speaker
[ (Wi-Fi) ] / [ (ISO speed) ] / Up button Serial number (Body number)
[ (Macro)] / Left button

*Gestures may not be detected as easily if you apply a screen protector. In this case, increase the sensitivity of the touch-screen panel

Shooting (Information Display)

Shooting mode, Scene icon Quick Set menu
Flash mode Focus range, AF lock
Flash exposure compensation / Flash output level AF frame, Spot AE point frame
Shadow correction Shutter speed
Metering method Aperture value
Eco mode Electronic level
ND filter Exposure level
Self-timer ISO speed
Drive mode, AEB shooting, Focus bracketing Grid lines
Mercury lamp correction, White balance DR correction
My Colors Hybrid Auto mode
IS mode icon Touch Shutter
Battery level Camera shake warning
Still image compression, Recording pixel setting Zoom bar
Recordable shots* Audio recording mode
Zoom magnification, Digital tele-converter Time zone
Movie quality Image stabilization
Remaining time MF indicator
Histogram Exposure compensation
*In [ ] mode, indicates the number of shots available.

Playback (Detailed Information Display)

  • Some information may not be displayed when viewing images on a TV.
Movies Metering method
Current image no. / Total no. of images Flash, Flash exposure compensation
Histogram White balance
Battery level White balance correction, Mercury lamp correction, Creative Shot effect
Wi-Fi signal strength My Colors
Image Sync Focus range
Image editing, Movie compression ND filter
Favorites Red-eye correction, Short clip playback effect
Protection High ISO NR
Folder number - File number DR correction
Shooting date/time Shadow correction
Shooting mode Image quality / Frame rate (movies)
Shutter speed Group playback
Aperture value Compression (image
quality) / Resolution, Digest movies, RAW, MP4 (movies), Albums
Exposure compensation level Still images: Recording pixel setting
Movies: Playback time
ISO speed File size




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