• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 14.7 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 720.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon PowerShot G10
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60
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Predecessor: Canon G9
G9 vs G10
Panasonic ZS50
ZS50 vs ZS60
Successor: Canon G11
G10 vs G11
Panasonic ZS70
ZS60 vs ZS70
General
Model Number: G10 ZS60
Alternate Model Number(s):   TZ80
Camera Format: Mid-Sized EVF
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $499.99 $449.99
Street Price: $449.95 $447.99
Date Available: 2008-10-15 2016-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 14.1 oz (401 g)
includes batteries
9.9 oz (282 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.3 x 3.1 x 1.8 in.
(109 x 78 x 46 mm)
4.4 x 2.5 x 1.5 in.
(112 x 64 x 38 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 14.7 18.1
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 1.26 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   None
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
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)
4896 x 3672 (18.0 MP, 4:3),
4896 x 3264 (16.0 MP, 3:2),
4896 x 2752 (13.5 MP, 16:9),
3664 x 3664 (13.4 MP, 1:1),
3456 x 2592 (9.0 MP, 4:3),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
2592 x 2592 (6.7 MP, 1:1),
2400 x 1800 (4.3 MP, 4:3),
2400 x 1600 (3.8 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1824 x 1824 (3.3 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2), RAW CR2 JPEG (EXIF v2.3), RAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.4 10.4
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30)
320x240 (30)
3840x2160 (30p)
1920x1080 (60p/60i/30p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
1280x720 (120p)
640x480 (240p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: PCM) AVCHD or MP4 with stereo audio
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR, 12 elements in 9 groups with 5 Aspherical elements/10 Aspherical surfaces
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 140mm 24 - 720mm
Focal Length (actual): 6.1 - 30.5mm 4.3 - 129mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x 30.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (W) / f/4.5 (T) - f/8 f/3.3 - 8.0 (W) / f/6.4 - 8.0 (T) Multistage Iris Diaphram
Integrated ND Filter: Yes No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 50 cm
0.4 - 19.7 in
3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect with Face Detection Contrast Detect with DFD: Face / AF Tracking / 49-area / 1-area; Eye Sensor AF, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Shutter, Touch Pad AF, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, AF+MF, Focus Peaking, One Shot AF (Set the Fn button in custom menu to AF-ON), Low Light AF, Starlight AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Real image optical zoom EVF: 0.2-inch, 1166K dots equiv. LCD; 100% Coverage, Magnification: Approx. 2.59x / 0.46x (35 mm camera equivalent)
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 388,666 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.46x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   2.59x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 461,000 dots 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   3200
Minimum ISO (native):   80
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600. 3200 requires special scene mode Auto, iISO, 80 - 3200, Extendable to ISO 6400
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom1, Custom2 Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set (1/2), Color Temperature (2-axis Adjustable)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 15 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot (center), Face Detect AE Intelligent Multiple, Center Weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
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 Clear Portrait, Silky Skin, Backlit Softness, Clear in Backlight, Relaxing Tone, Sweet Child's Face, Distinct Scenery, Bright Blue Sky, Romantic Sunset Glow, Vivid Sunset Glow, Glistening Water, Clear Nightscape, Cool Night Sky, Warm Glowing Nightscape, Artistic Nightscape, Glittering Illuminations, Handheld Night Shot, Clear Night Portrait, Soft Image of a Flower, Appetizing Food, Cute Dessert, Freeze Animal Motion, Clear Sports Shot, Monochrome, Panorama; Creative Control: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Monochrome, Dynamic Monochrome, Rough Monochrome, Silky Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Toy Pop, Bleach Bypass, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Fantasy, Star Filter, One Point Color, Sunshine (22 filters)
Self Timer: 1 - 30 seconds 2, 10, 3 in 10 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, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
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) Auto ISO: 0.6 - 5.6m (Wide), 2.0 - 2.9m (Tele)
Max Flash Sync: 1/500 1/2000
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps  
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW CR2 RAW, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: PCM) AVCHD or MP4 with stereo audio
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): DC Input Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Micro-B USB 2.0
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 2.15 0.53
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):   0.53
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 1.4 10.4
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited 60
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   9.6
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   14
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   9.7
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   13
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.57 seconds 0.15 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.67 seconds 0.14 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.303 seconds 0.142 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.92 seconds 0.61 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.068 seconds 0.020 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 2.0 seconds 1.4 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 1.4 seconds 0.6 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 10.2 seconds 2.8 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 400 shots 320 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   280 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-7L Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 7.2V, 1025mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-7L Lithium Ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: Canon software suite None; SILKYPIX Developer Studio is available for download at the Ichikawa Soft Laboratory website
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  
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. Available in black or silver.