• 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 G16 over Canon G15

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • 60p
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Newer
    14 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Longer shutter
    250 vs 15 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster RAW shooting
    0.8 fps vs 0.4 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in single-shot mode
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    1.0 fps vs 0.5 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (single-shot mode)

Canon G15 over Canon G16

  • 24p
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel

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Review Excerpt

  • AF speed vastly improved; Increased continuous frames per second (JPEGs at 12.5fps vs 10fps in G15); Solid build and ergonomic, comfortable feel; Excellent f/1.8-2.8 5x optical zoom lens; Advanced photographic features, including PASM dial and RAW capture; Dedicated ISO button; Customizable buttons; Excellent macro mode; 1080p/60fps Full HD video.

  • LCD screen not articulated; Larger design makes it not very pocketable; Optical viewfinder not very accurate; RAW burst shooting still slow; Wi-Fi is clunky to set-up & no remote shooting capabilities; No built-in GPS.

  • 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 G16
Fujifilm X10
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $399
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Canon G15
Fujifilm X10
  • $434
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • More dots on screen
  • $399
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Olympus XZ-2

Canon G16
Olympus XZ-2
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $364
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Touchscreen
Canon G15
Olympus XZ-2
  • $434
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $364
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Pentax MX-1

Canon G16
Pentax MX-1
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $433
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Bulb shutter
Canon G15
Pentax MX-1
  • $434
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $433
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • 60p

Compared to Nikon P7800

Canon G16
Nikon P7800
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Wi-Fi
  • $547
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Lens zoom ratio
Canon G15
Nikon P7800
  • $434
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Higher-res screen
  • 24p
  • $547
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Lens zoom ratio

Compared to Canon N100

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