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Canon PowerShot G1

Canon combines dead-easy auto shooting, full manual control, and excellent image quality in a killer3 megapixel!

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Reference: Datasheet

Review First Posted: 10/28/2000


Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Canon PowerShot G1


General

Model Name:

Canon PowerShot G1 
Model Number: G1 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $999.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-27
Date Available: 2000-11-01
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: IR 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System:  
Weight: 14.8 oz (420 g)
Weight With Batteries?  
Size: 4.7 x 3.0 x 2.5 in.
(120 x 77 x 64 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2048x1536, 1024x768, 640x480
Movie Resolution:  
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 3.24
CCD Size (inches): 1/1.8" 
CCD Filter Type: RGBG 
CCD Manufacturer:  
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
Quality Levels:  
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 34 - 102 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 2x, 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type:  
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range: 70 cm to Infinity
28.6 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 6 - 70 cm
2.4 - 28.6 in
Min Macro Area:  
Min Aperture: f/8.0
Max Aperture: f/2.0
Aperture Range Description: Wide: f/2.0-8.0, Tele, f/2.5-8.0 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type: Body threads w/adapter 
Display
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Real Image 
Optical VF Accuracy:  
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy:  
LCD Size (inches): 1.8
LCD Resolution: 113,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Touchscreen:  
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: 50, 100, 200, 400
ISO Rating Max: 400
Number of White Balance Settings: 7
White Balance Settings:  
Manual White Balance: Yes 
Longest Shutter Time:
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/1000 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: Center Weighted, Spot 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer: 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 4
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye reduction 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 4.5
Flash Range Description: Wide: 2.3 - 14.8 feet (70cm - 4.5 m); Tele: 2.3 - 11.8 feet (70cm - 3.6m ) 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: Yes 
Ext Flash Connection:  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CompactFlash Type 1, CompactFlash Type 2 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB): 16.0
Uncompressed Format: Other 
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Compressed Format: JPEG 
Movie File Format: AVI 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable:  
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 1.1
Other Connection:  
Included Software: Canon Digital Camera Drivers, Canon Utilities ZoomBrowser (for Windows), Canon Utilities ImageBrowser (for Power Mac), Canon Utilities PhotoStitch, Canon Utilities RemoteCapture, Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE 
OS Compatibility: Mac OS, Win98, WinME, Win2000 
Performance Timing
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record:  
Record -> Play (max res):  
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus:  
Shutter Lag, Prefocus:  
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res:  
Cycle Time Min Res:  
Buffer Frames, Max Res:  
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 1.700
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 15.00
Movie Sec @ Max Res: 62.00
Movie Sec @ Min Res: 30.00
Download speed, KB/second:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Custom 
Usable Battery Types: Rechargeable LiIon (Canon-specific form factor) 
Batteries Included: Canon LiIon rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
More Information
Notes & Features:  
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL:  
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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