Canon G12 Review

 
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Canon PowerShot G12
General
Model Number: G12 
Camera Format: Mid-Sized 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $499.99
Street Price: $853.79
Date Available: 2010-10-01
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 14.2 oz (402 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.4 x 3.0 x 1.9 in.
(112 x 76 x 48 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2048 (7.5 MP, Other),
2816 x 2112 (5.9 MP, 4:3),
2816 x 1880 (5.3 MP, Other),
2816 x 1584 (4.5 MP, 16:9),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1064 (1.7 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
1824 x 1368 (2.5 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 2.0
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 24, 30, 30
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 10.40
CCD Size (inches): 1/1.7" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 10.00 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 140 mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: No 
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 50 cm
0.4 - 19.7 in
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (W) / f/4.5 (T) - f/8.0 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes 
Viewfinder Type: Real-image optical zoom 
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 2.8
LCD Resolution: 461,000 dots
Touchscreen: No 
Articulating LCD: Yes 
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 80 to 3200 in 1/3 EV steps; up to 12800 in 2.5-mp Low Light mode
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom 1/2, Underwater 
Shutter Speed Range: 15 - 1/4000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot, Face Detect AE 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene, Sports, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, Sunset, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Aquarium, Underwater, Color Accent, Color Swap, Stitch Assist., Special Scene, Low Light 
Self Timer: 1 - 30 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto w/Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; FE lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro, Second-curtain synchro 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 1.6 ft.-23 ft./50 cm-7 m (W), 1.6-13 ft./50cm-4.0m (T) 
Ext Flash Connection: Hot-Shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format: CR2 
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: PCM) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: HDMI mini out 
Included Software: Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM 
OS Compatibility: Windows XP SP3/Vista/7, Mac OS 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-7L 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-7L Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 370
Notes & Features: Articulating LCD, Optical Image Stabilization, RAW Mode, 720p HD Videos, HDMI Out, Face, Blink, Motion Detection, Intelligent Contrast Correction, HDR Mode, Low Light Mode. 

 


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