• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 5.0x zoom 28mm - 140mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $446 Average Retail $500 MSRP
  • 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 5.0x zoom 24mm - 120mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $360 Average Retail $350 MSRP

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Advantages

Canon G15 over Canon N100

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs rear LCD only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • 24p
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Higher boost ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher boost ISO can give more low-light flexibility
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Canon N100 over Canon G15

  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Love or hate them, they can be useful
  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly

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 Nikon P7700

Canon G15
Nikon P7700
  • $446
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • 24p
  • $497
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Lens zoom ratio
Canon N100
Nikon P7700
  • $360
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Wider angle lens
  • Touchscreen
  • $497
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Manual focus

Compared to Olympus XZ-2

Canon G15
Olympus XZ-2
  • $446
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $381
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Touchscreen
Canon N100
Olympus XZ-2
  • $360
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wider angle lens
  • $381
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Hot shoe

Compared to Pentax MX-1

Canon G15
Pentax MX-1
  • $446
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $345
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Slow-motion videos
Canon N100
Pentax MX-1
  • $360
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wider angle lens
  • $345
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Slow-motion videos

Compared to Canon G16

Canon G15
Canon G16
  • $446
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • 24p
  • $510
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Wi-Fi
Canon N100
Canon G16
  • $360
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wider angle lens
  • $510
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Nikon P340

Canon G15
Nikon P340
  • $446
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Hot shoe
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Wider angle lens
  • Wi-Fi
Canon N100
Nikon P340
  • $360
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Manual focus
  • 24p
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