• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 10.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 122.9mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 240.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon PowerShot G11
  • Canon XC10 4K Digital Camcorder
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Predecessor: Canon G10
G10 vs G11
 
Successor: Canon G12
G11 vs G12
 
General
Model Number: G11 XC10
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Mid-Sized Other
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $499.99 $2499.00
Street Price: $577.00 $1,649.00
Date Available: 2009-10-15 2015-06-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 14.1 oz (400 g)
includes batteries
36.7 oz (1,040 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.4 x 3.0 x 1.9 in.
(112 x 76 x 48 mm)
4.9 x 4.0 x 4.8 in.
(125 x 102 x 122 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 10.0 12.0
Sensor Format: 1/1.7 inch 1 inch
Sensor size: 43.32mm2 (7.6mm x 5.7mm) 122.88mm2 (12.80mm x 9.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 2.08 microns 3.20 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 2.7x
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 No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 47  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 20.4  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.1  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 169  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2048 (7.5 MP, 16:9),
2816 x 2112 (5.9 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
1824 x 1368 (2.5 MP, 4:3)
4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2664 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2), CR2 JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.1 3.8
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30)
320x240 (30)
3840x2160 (30p/24p)
1920x1080 (60p/60i/30p/24p)
1280x720 (120p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: PCM) File Format: MXF; Video Format: XF-AVC (Intra, Long GOP); Compression Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM 48 kHz 16-bit stereo
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens, 11 elements in 9 groups, 1 aspherical element Canon 4K Video Lens; 14 elements in 12 groups including 2 UD elements, 2 Hi-UD elements, and a three-surface, 2-piece aspherical lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 140mm 24 - 240mm
Focal Length (actual): 6.1 - 30.5mm 8.9 - 89mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x 10.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (W) / f/4.5 (T) - f/8.0 f/2.8(W) / f5.6 (T) - f/? with 8-blade diaphragm; built-in ND filter, 1/8 (3-step) equivalent
Integrated ND Filter: Yes Yes
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
8 cm to Infinity
3.1 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a 58.0mm
Thread Type: n/a On lens
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x 2x Digital Teleconverter
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection; 9-point AiAF, 1-point (center for face select and track) Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection; Push AF, AiAF (Photo Mode), Touch Focus
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes No
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Real-image optical zoom Optional optical loupe viewfinder attachment for LCD screen
Focus Peaking: No Yes
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): 2.8 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 461,000 dots 1,030,000 dots
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   20000
Minimum ISO (native):   160
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200; up to 12800 in 2.5-mp Low Light mode Auto, ISO 160-20000
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom 1/2, Underwater Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten (incandescent lamps or halogen bulbs), Fluorescent H (3-wavelength type fluorescent), Fluorescent (white fluorescent), Manual (2)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 15 sec 1/2000 - 1/2 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot, Face Detect AE Stills: Evaluative, Centre-weighted, Spot; Movies: Standard, Spotlight, Backlight
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, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, Sunset, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Aquarium, Underwater, Color Accent, Color Swap, Stitch Assist., Special Scene, Low Light SCN: Portrait, Sports, Night Scene, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks
Self Timer: 1 - 30 seconds  
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
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 n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 1.6 ft.-23 ft./50 cm-7 m (W), 1.6-13 ft./50cm-4.0m (T) n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/2000  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps  
External Flash Connection: Hot-Shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:   CFast cards supported
Dual Card Slots: No Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes No
Uncompressed Format: CR2  
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: PCM) File Format: MXF; Video Format: XF-AVC (Intra, Long GOP); Compression Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM 48 kHz 16-bit stereo
Included Memory: No memory included 64,000.0 MB
Included Memory Type:   SanDisk 64GB CFast 2.0 card
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No Yes
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
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:   RC-6 wireless remote, Wi-Fi
Connections (extended):   DC Input
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 2.29  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 2.80  
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): 1.1 3.8
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited  
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): 0.54 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.75 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.470 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.81 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.072 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 2.5 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 1.7 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power: 4.5 seconds 0.0 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 390 shots  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-7L Proprietary LP-E6N/LP-E6
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-7L Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E6N 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: Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM  
OS Compatibility: Windows XP SP2/Vista, Mac OS  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Articulating LCD, Optical Image Stabilization, RAW Mode, HDMI Out, Face, Blink, Motion Detection, Intelligent Contrast Correction, Low Light Mode. US bundle includes SanDisk 64GB CFast 2.0 card and card reader.