• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 28mm - 140mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 28mm - 140mm (35mm eq.)

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Advantages

Canon G15 over Canon G16

  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 0 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Canon G16 over Canon G15

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Newer
    16 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Solid built and ergonomic, comfortable feel; Excellent f/1.8-2.8 5x optical zoom lens; Improved AF speed; Advanced photographic features, including PASM dial and RAW capture.

  • LCD screen no longer articulated; Optical viewfinder not very accurate and exhibits parallax; No WiFi or GPS.

The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm X10

Canon G15
Fujifilm X10
  • $434
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • More dots on screen
  • $369
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Canon G16
Fujifilm X10
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More lens zoom
  • $369
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Olympus XZ-2

Canon G15
Olympus XZ-2
  • $434
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $334
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Touchscreen
Canon G16
Olympus XZ-2
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More lens zoom
  • $334
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • RAW file ability

Compared to Pentax MX-1

Canon G15
Pentax MX-1
  • $434
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $433
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • In-camera panoramas
Canon G16
Pentax MX-1
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More lens zoom
  • $433
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • RAW file ability

Compared to Nikon P7800

Canon G15
Nikon P7800
  • $434
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Higher-res screen
  • Shoots 24p video
  • $547
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • More lens zoom
Canon G16
Nikon P7800
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Higher-res screen
  • $547
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • More lens zoom

Compared to Canon N100

Canon G15
Canon N100
  • $434
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Touchscreen
Canon G16
Canon N100
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Touchscreen
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