• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 14.7 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon PowerShot G10
  • Olympus Tough TG-830
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website Manufacturer website
Predecessor: Canon G9
G9 vs G10
 
Successor: Canon G11
G10 vs G11
 
General
Model Number: G10 TG-830
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Mid-Sized Compact
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $499.99 $279.99
Street Price: $449.95 $254.49
Date Available: 2008-10-15 2013-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 14.1 oz (401 g)
includes batteries
7.5 oz (214 g)
Size: 4.3 x 3.1 x 1.8 in.
(109 x 78 x 46 mm)
4.3 x 2.6 x 1.1 in.
(110 x 67 x 28 mm)
Waterproof: No Yes
Waterproof Depth: n/a  
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   BSI CMOS
Effective Megapixels: 14.7 16.0
Sensor Format: 1/1.7 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 43.32mm2 (7.6mm x 5.7mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.72 microns 1.34 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:    
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 37  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 19.0  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 10.0  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 156  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4416 x 3312 (14.6 MP, 4:3),
4416 x 2480 (11.0 MP, 16:9),
3456 x 2592 (9.0 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)
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2), RAW CR2 JPEG (EXIF 2.3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.4 11.5
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30)
320x240 (30)
1920x1080 (60i/30p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
1280x720 (120p)
432x324 (240p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: PCM) MOV/H.264 with stereo sound (AVI/Motion JPEG for HS movies)
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens Olympus Lens, 11 Lenses in 8 Groups, 4/8 aspherical elements, 1 ED element
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 140mm 28 - 140mm
Focal Length (actual): 6.1 - 30.5mm 5 - 25mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x 5.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (W) / f/4.5 (T) - f/8 f/3.9 of f/11 (wide) / f/5.9 or f/18 (tele) with ND filter
Integrated ND Filter: Yes No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
20 cm to Infinity
7.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 50 cm
0.4 - 19.7 in
3 - 60 cm
1.2 - 23.6 in
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x Up to 4x (2x Super Resolution Zoom)
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect with Face Detection Contrast Detection: Face Detect AF, iESP Auto, Spot AF, AF Tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD LCD
Viewfinder Type: Real image optical zoom  
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 461,000 dots 460,000 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):    
Minimum ISO (native):    
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600. 3200 requires special scene mode Auto, High, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom1, Custom2 Auto, Sunny, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent1, Underwater, One-touch
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 15 sec 1/2000 - 4 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot (center), Face Detect AE Digital ESP Metering, Spot Metering
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes No
Shutter Priority: Yes No
Full Manual Exposure: Yes No
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene, Sports, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, Underwater, Indoor, ISO 3200, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot, Color Accent, Color Swap), Stitch Assist Scene Modes (Portrait, Beauty, Landscape, Night Scene, Night + Portrait, Sport, Indoor, Self Portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Cuisine, Documents, Beach & Snow, Underwater Snapshot, Underwater Wide 1, Underwater Wide 2, Underwater Macro, Pet (Cat), Pet (Dog), SMacro, Backlight HDR); In-Camera Smart Panorama; Hand-held Startlight; Magic Art Filters (Pop Art, Pin Hole, Fish Eye, Soft Focus, Punk, Sparkle, Water Color, Reflection, Miniature, Fragmented, Dramatic)
Self Timer: 1 - 30 seconds 2, 12, Pet auto-shutter seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes 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 Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-In, Off, LED
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: 12 in.-15 ft./30cm-4.6m (W), 1.6-9.2 ft./50cm-2.8m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto) ISO 800: W: 0.2m - 3.3m; T: 0.5m - 2.1m
Max Flash Sync: 1/500  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps  
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes No
Uncompressed Format: RAW CR2  
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: PCM) MOV/H.264 with stereo sound (AVI/Motion JPEG for HS movies)
Included Memory: No memory included 39.0 MB
Included Memory Type:   Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No Yes
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes No
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:    
Connections (extended): DC Input Multi-Terminal (USB Connector, Audio/Video Output, DC input), Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Built-in GPS
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 2.15  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 2.53  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 1.4 11.5
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited 17
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.57 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.67 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.303 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.92 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.068 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 2.0 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 1.4 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power: 10.2 seconds 0.0 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 400 shots  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-7L Proprietary LI-50B
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-7L Lithium Ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LI-50B Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
Software
Included Software: Canon software suite OLYMPUS [ib] software CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS Windows XP/Vista/7/8, Mac OS X10.3-10.8
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Update to G9, with wide-angle 28-140mm lens, 14.7MP. New DIGIC 4 Image Processor improves Face Detection, adds Servo AF, Face Detection Self-Timer and Intelligent Contrast Correction. Waterproof to 10m, Shockproof to 2m, Crushproof to 100kgf, Freezeproof, Dustproof; GPS and e.Compass, Multi Record, Hand-held Starlight. Available in blue, red, silver, or black.