• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
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Predecessor: Canon G15
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General
Model Number: G16 SL3
Alternate Model Number(s):   250D
Camera Format: Mid-Sized SLR
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $499.99 $749.95
Street Price: $499.00 $549.00
Date Available: 2013-10-15 2019-04-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 12.5 oz (355 g)
includes batteries
23.4 oz (664 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 4.3 x 3.0 x 1.6 in.
(109 x 76 x 40 mm)
4.8 x 3.6 x 2.7 in.
(122 x 93 x 70 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Canon
Effective Megapixels: 12.1 24.2
Sensor Format: 1/1.7 inch APS-C
Sensor size: 43.32mm2 (7.6mm x 5.7mm) 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.90 microns 3.72 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 1.6x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 54  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 21.0  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.7  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 230  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2664 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
2816 x 2112 (5.9 MP, 4:3),
2816 x 1880 (5.3 MP, 3:2),
2816 x 1584 (4.5 MP, 16:9),
2112 x 2112 (4.5 MP, 1:1),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1064 (1.7 MP, 3:2),
1200 x 1200 (1.4 MP, 1:1),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, Other),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
2400 x 3000 (7.2 MP, Other),
1696 x 2112 (3.6 MP, Other),
960 x 1200 (1.2 MP, Other),
384 x 480 (0.2 MP, Other)
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
3984 x 2656 (10.6 MP, 3:2),
2976 x 1984 (5.9 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1600 (3.8 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3368 (20.2 MP, 16:9),
3984 x 2240 (8.9 MP, 16:9),
2976 x 1680 (5.0 MP, Other),
2400 x 1344 (3.2 MP, Other),
5328 x 4000 (21.3 MP, 4:3),
3552 x 2664 (9.5 MP, 4:3),
2656 x 1992 (5.3 MP, 4:3),
2112 x 1600 (3.4 MP, Other),
4000 x 4000 (16.0 MP, 1:1),
2656 x 2656 (7.1 MP, 1:1),
1984 x 1984 (3.9 MP, 1:1),
1600 x 1600 (2.6 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2), 12-bit RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG JPEG (Exif 2.31), .CR3 RAW (14-bit), C-RAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 12.5 5.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/​30p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (120p/​30p)
320x240 (240p)
3840x2160 (24p/​25p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
Movie File Format: MP4 (Video: H.264, Audio: MPEG2 AAC-LC (stereo)) MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video with AAC audio in MP4 container
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 Canon EF/EF-S
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/4-5.6 IS STM
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 140mm 29 - 88mm
Focal Length (actual): 6.1 - 30.5mm 18 - 55mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x 3.06x
Aperture Range: f/1.8 (W) / f/2.8 (T) - f/8.0; plus 3-stop ND filter f/4 - 22 (wide) / f/5.6 - 38 (tele)
Integrated ND Filter: Yes No
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 50 cm
0.4 - 19.7 in
 
Filter Thread: 58.0mm 58.0mm
Thread Type: Via optional lens adapter n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes No
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x n/a
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) OVF: AF-dedicated CMOS phase-detect sensor, 9-points (Center AF point is cross-type at f/5.6, Center AF point is vertical line-sensitive at f/2.8); Live View: Dual-Pixel CMOS AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes No
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Real-image optical zoom; Picture coverage: approx. 80%; Eyepoint: 15mm; Dioptic Adjustment Range: -3.0 - +1.0m SLR type; fixed eye-level pentamirror, ~95% coverage, ~0.87x mag., 19mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.54x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   0.87x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 922,000 dots (307,200 px) 1,040,000 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No Yes
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 80 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1EV steps, Expandable to 51200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom 1/2, Underwater Auto (Ambience priority/White priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 250 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot; Face Detect AE 63-zone: Evaluative (linked to all AF points), Center-weighted, Partial (center, 9%), Spot (center, 4%)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: SCN: Portrait, Smart Shutter, Star (Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Time-Lapse Movie), Handheld Night Scene, Underwater, Snow, Fireworks; Creative Filters: High Dynamic Range (Natural, Art Bold, Art Embossed, Art Standard and Art Vivid), Nostalgic, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Background Defocus, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect Scene Intelligent Auto, Creative Assist, Special Scene (Portrait, Smooth Skin, Group Photo, Landscape, Sports, Kids, Close-up, Food, Candlelight, Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control), Creative Filters (Grainy B/W, Soft Focus, Fish-eye, Water Painting, Toy Camera, Miniature, HDR Art (Standard/Vivid/Bold/Embossed))
Self Timer: 1 - 30 seconds 10s, 2s, 2-10 shots after 10 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 E-TTL II Auto, Manual
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 9.8 m / 32.2 ft.
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 1.6 ft.-23 ft./50 cm-7 m (W), 1.6-15 ft./50cm-4.5m (T) Guide Number is 9.8m/32.2 ft at ISO 100; Range is lens aperture dependent
Max Flash Sync: 1/2000 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot-Shoe Hot Shoe (EL/EX-series Speedlites only)
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG .CR3 RAW (14-bit), C-RAW, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MP4 (Video: H.264, Audio: MPEG2 AAC-LC (stereo)) MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video with AAC audio in MP4 container
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional RS-60E3 remote cable switch Optional wired, Bluetooth or Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Combined USB/AV, Mini (Type C) HDMI, wired remote terminal Mini (Type-C) HDMI-CEC, 3.5mm Stereo Mic Jack, Wired Remote Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 1.05 0.40
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 1.27  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 1.38 0.40
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 12.5 5.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 5 Unlimited
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 1.8 5.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 39 15
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 1.6 5.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 37 11
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.31 seconds 0.09 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.27 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):   0.086 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.265 seconds 0.088 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.68 seconds 0.35 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.066 seconds 0.072 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 1.8 seconds 0.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.8 seconds 0.3 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 2.5 seconds 3.6 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 360 shots 320 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 770 shots 1070 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-10L Proprietary LP-E17
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeble
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-10L Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeble
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No No
Software
Included Software: Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM  
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS X  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Revised sensor, DIGIC 6 processor, upgraded 60p Full HD movies, built-in Wi-Fi. Available in black or white.