Canon G9 Review

 
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Model Name: Canon PowerShot G9 
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Photo Gallery URL: Photo Gallery
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: G9 
Camera Format: Mid-Sized 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $499.99
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2007-10-30
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 12.8 oz (364 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.2 x 2.8 x 1.7 in.
(106 x 72 x 43 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.1
Movie Resolution: 1024x768, 640x480, 320x240, 160x120
Movie Frame Rate: 15, 30, 30, 15
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 12.40
CCD Size (inches): 1/1.7" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 12.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 - 210 mm
Zoom Ratio: 6.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 50 cm
0.4 - 19.7 in
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (W) / f/4.8 (T) - f/8 
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): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600. 3200 requires special scene mode
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom 
Shutter Speed Range: 15 - 1/2500
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot (center or linked to active AF point), Face Detect AE 
Program AE:  
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene, Night Snapshot, Sports, Indoor,Kids & Pets, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Aquarium, ISO 3200, Underwater,Stitch Assist  
Self Timer: 1 - 30 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Off, Slow-sync (second-curtain sync not available) 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: 9.8 ft (W) / 6.6 ft (T); ISO set to Auto 
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB): 32.0
Uncompressed Format: RAW CR2 
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: DC Input 
Included Software: Canon software suite 
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-2LH 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-2LH Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 240
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, Face Detection, RAW mode, Hot Shoe. 

 


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