• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 10.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon PowerShot G11
  • Olympus Tough TG-5
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Predecessor: Canon G10
G10 vs G11
Olympus TG-4
TG-4 vs TG-5
Successor: Canon G12
G11 vs G12
 
General
Model Number: G11 TG-5
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Mid-Sized Compact
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $499.99 $449.99
Street Price: $577.00 $399.00
Date Available: 2009-10-15 2017-06-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 14.1 oz (400 g)
includes batteries
8.8 oz (250 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.4 x 3.0 x 1.9 in.
(112 x 76 x 48 mm)
4.4 x 2.6 x 1.3 in.
(113 x 66 x 32 mm)
Waterproof: No Yes
Waterproof Depth: n/a 50.00 feet (15 meters)
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   BSI CMOS
Effective Megapixels: 10.0 12.0
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: 2.08 microns 1.54 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
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 2668 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
4000 x 2250 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
3000 x 3000 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
3200 x 2400 (7.7 MP, 4:3),
3216 x 2144 (6.9 MP, 3:2),
3200 x 1800 (5.8 MP, 16:9),
2400 x 2400 (5.8 MP, 1:1),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 852 (1.1 MP, 3:2),
1280 x 720 (0.9 MP, 16:9),
960 x 960 (0.9 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2), CR2 JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (12-bit lossless compression), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.1 20.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30)
320x240 (30)
3840x2160 (30p/25p)
1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p)
1280x720 (30p/25p)
1920x1080 (120p)
1280x720 (240p)
640x360 (480p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: PCM) MOV (MPEG-4AVC / H.264) with stereo sound
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 Olympus Lens, 9 lenses in 7 groups, with dual aspheric elements and 2 ED elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 140mm 25 - 100mm
Focal Length (actual): 6.1 - 30.5mm 4.5 - 18mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x 4.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (W) / f/4.5 (T) - f/8.0 f/2.0/2.8/8.0 (wide) / f/4.9/6.3/18 (tele); 2-step aperture + ND filter
Integrated ND Filter: Yes No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 50 cm
0.4 - 19.7 in
1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a 40.5mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x 2x, 4x* (*Microscope Control mode only)
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) 25-point Contrast Detection: Face Detect AF, iES, Spot AF, AF Tracking, AF Target Selection
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Real-image optical zoom  
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 460,800 dots (153,600 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   12800
Minimum ISO (native):   100
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200; up to 12800 in 2.5-mp Low Light mode Auto (100 - 1600 with customizable upper limit from 100 to 12800), 100 - 12800
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom 1/2, Underwater 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 average, Spot, Face Detect AE Digital ESP Metering, Spot Metering
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes No
Full Manual Exposure: Yes No
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 2 Custom Settings, Underwater, Microscope, Scene Modes: Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Portrait +Landscape, Hand-held Starlight, Nightscape, Portrait + Nightscape, Children, Sport, Candlelight, Sunset, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Panorama, Live Composite, Backlight HDR; Art Filters: Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale & Light Color, Light Tone, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Cross Process, Gentle Sepia, Dramatic Tone, Key Line, Watercolor, Vintage, Partial Color; Microscope Modes: Microscope, Focus Stacking, Focus Bracketing, Microscope Control; Photo Story
Self Timer: 1 - 30 seconds 2, 12, custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
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 Flash Auto, Red Eye Reduction, Slow sync. (1st curtain), Red-eye Slow sync. (1st curtain), Fill-in, Manual (1/1 (FULL) - 1/64), Flash Off, Remote Control, LED On
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) ISO 1600: 7.9m / 25.9 ft at wide angle, 3.1m / 10.2 ft at full telephoto
Max Flash Sync: 1/2000  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot-Shoe n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   Full TTL exposure
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: CR2 RAW (12-bit lossless compression), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: PCM) MOV (MPEG-4AVC / H.264) with stereo sound
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 Yes
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes No
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended):   Micro-B USB 2.0, Micro HDMI (Type D)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 2.29 <0.3
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):   <0.3
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 1.1 20.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited Unlimited
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   20.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   18
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   20.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   14
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.54 seconds 0.17 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.75 seconds 0.18 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.470 seconds 0.104 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.81 seconds 0.33 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.072 seconds 0.047 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 2.5 seconds 1.4 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 1.7 seconds 0.9 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 4.5 seconds 4.7 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 390 shots 340 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-7L Proprietary LI-92B
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-7L Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LI-92B 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. Waterproof (50ft/15m), Dustproof (IP6X), Freezeproof (14F/-10C), Crushproof (220lbf, 100kgf), Shockproof (7ft/2.1m); Anti-focus dual pane; Built-in GPS, Manometer, Temperature Sensor, Compass and Wi-Fi . Available in red or black.