Name of components and information displayed on the screen (PowerShot G5 X)

Article ID: ART164587 | Date published: 02/08/2016 | Date last updated: 02/22/2016


Name of components and information displayed on the screen (PowerShot G5 X)



PowerShot G5 X

Lens Diopter adjustment dial
Lamp Mode dial
Front dial Speaker
Zoom lever
Shooting: [ (telephoto)] / [ (wide angle)]
Playback: [
(magnify)] / [ (index)]
Control ring
Strap mount Microphone
Exposure compensation dial (N-Mark)*1
Shutter button Tripod socket
Flash Memory card/battery cover
Hot shoe DC coupler terminal cover
*1: Used with NFC features

Screen (LCD monitor)*2 [ AF (One Shot/Servo)] / (Drive mode)] / [ (Wi-Fi)] / Up button
Viewfinder [ (Macro)] / [ (Manual focus)] / Left button
Power button Indicator
Remote switch terminal [ (Playback) ] button
DIGITAL terminal [ (AF frame selector)] / (Story Highlights)] button
HDMI (TM) terminal [ (Quick Set menu/Set)] button
[ (Mobile Device Connection) ] button [ (Flash)] / Right button
Serial number (Body number) Control dial
Movie button [ INFO. (Information)] / Down button
[ ] / [ (Single-image erase) button [MENU] button
*2: 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 Grid lines
Flash mode AE lock, FE lock
Flash exposure compensation / Flash output level Shutter speed
Shadow correction Aperture value
Metering method Electronic level
Eco mode Exposure level
ND filter, High ISO NR ISO speed
Self-timer DR correction
Drive mode, AEB shooting, Focus bracketing Hybrid Auto mode
White balance, Mercury lamp correction Touch Shutter
My Colors Camera shake warning
IS mode icon Zoom bar
Battery level Wind filter
Still image compression, Recording pixel setting Time zone
Recordable shots*3 Image stabilization
Zoom magnification, Digital tele-converter Display mode
Movie quality Auto Level
Remaining time Auto Slow Shutter
Histogram Attenuator
Quick Set menu MF indicator
Focus range, AF lock Exposure compensation
AF frame, Spot AE point frame

*3: 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 ISO speed
Digest movies Metering method
Group playback Flash, Flash exposure compensation
Current image no. / Total no. of images White balance
Histogram White balance correction, Mercury lamp correction, Creative Shot effect
Battery level My Colors
Wi-Fi signal strength Focus range
Image Sync ND filter
Image editing, Movie compression Red-eye correction, Short clip playback effect
Favorites High ISO NR
Protection DR correction
Folder number - File number Shadow correction
Shooting date/time Image quality / Frame rate (movies)
Shooting mode Group playback
Shutter speed Compression (image quality) / Recording pixel setting, Digest movies, RAW, MP4, Albums
Aperture value Still images: Recording pixel setting
Movies: Playback time
Exposure compensation level File size



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