Canon G1X launched

The Canon Powershot G1X has just been announced ‘

The compact G1 X big claim to fame is a new 1.5-inch High Sensitivity CMOS sensor, which is larger than a 4/3″ sensor, and nearly as big as the APS-C-sized sensors found in professional DSLRs. This gives you a light-sensitive area which is nearly 6.3 times larger than the last generation of G-Series digital cameras, which should deliver a quality level that’s will see it at the top of the digital compact market. Stay tuned for more details