• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 8.3 megapixels
  • 15.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon PowerShot G16
  • Nikon KeyMission 170
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Predecessor: Canon G15
G15 vs G16
 
Successor:    
General
Model Number: G16 170
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Mid-Sized Action Camera
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $499.99 $399.95
Street Price: $649.00 $348.47
Date Available: 2013-10-15 2016-10-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 12.5 oz (355 g)
includes batteries
4.7 oz (135 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.3 x 3.0 x 1.6 in.
(109 x 76 x 40 mm)
2.6 x 1.8 x 1.7 in.
(66 x 47 x 43 mm)
Waterproof: No Yes
Waterproof Depth: n/a 98.00 feet (30 meters)
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 12.1 8.3
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: 1.90 microns 1.61 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 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: 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)
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2), 12-bit RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 12.5 n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/30p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (120p/30p)
320x240 (240p)
3840x2160 (30p/25p)
1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p)
1920x1080 (120p)
1280x720 (240p)
Movie File Format: MP4 (Video: H.264, Audio: MPEG2 AAC-LC (stereo)) MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC 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 Single fixed focus, fixed aperture lens produces 170 degree angle of view
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 140mm 15mm
Focal Length (actual): 6.1 - 30.5mm 2.4mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x 1.00x
Aperture Range: f/1.8 (W) / f/2.8 (T) - f/8.0; plus 3-stop ND filter f/2.8 (fixed)
Integrated ND Filter: Yes No
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 50 cm
0.4 - 19.7 in
 
Filter Thread: 58.0mm n/a
Thread Type: Via optional lens adapter n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes No
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection; 9-point AiAF, 1-point (center for face select and track) n/a
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes n/a
Manual Focus: Yes No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Real-image optical zoom; Picture coverage: approx. 80%; Eyepoint: 15mm; Dioptic Adjustment Range: -3.0 - +1.0m  
Focus Peaking: Yes 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 1.5
Rear Display Resolution: 922,000 dots (307,200 px) 345,000 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 1600
Minimum ISO (native): 80 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 Auto, 100-1600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom 1/2, Underwater TBA
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 250 sec 1/16000 - 1/2 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot; Face Detect AE Matrix, center-weighted
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes No
Shutter Priority: Yes No
Full Manual Exposure: Yes No
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 TBA
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), 1.6-15 ft./50cm-4.5m (T) n/a
Max Flash Sync: 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 / SDXC microSD / microSDHC / microSDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I  
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes No
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG  
Movie File Format: MP4 (Video: H.264, Audio: MPEG2 AAC-LC (stereo)) MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC Stereo)
Included Memory: No memory included 0.0 MB
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No Yes
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional RS-60E3 remote cable switch Via Wi-Fi/Bluetooth or included remote control
Connections (extended): Combined USB/AV, Mini (Type C) HDMI, wired remote terminal Micro USB 2.0, Micro HDMI (Type-D)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 1.05  
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  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 12.5  
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 5  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 1.8  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 39  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 1.6  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 37  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.31 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.27 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.265 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.68 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.066 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 1.8 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 0.8 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power: 2.5 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 360 shots 250 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 770 shots  
Battery Life, Video:   60 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-10L Proprietary EN-EL12
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-10L Lithium-ion rechargeable 1x Proprietary EN-EL12 lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes No
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM None; Free downloads: Nikon SnapBridge 360/170 app for iOS and Android devices, KeyMission 360/170 Utility program for PC and Mac
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS X  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Revised sensor, DIGIC 6 processor, upgraded 60p Full HD movies, built-in Wi-Fi. Captures 170 degree stills and video up to 4K UHD, electronic Vibration Reduction (4K not supported), Waterproof down to 10m/33ft for 60 mins, Shockproof to 2m/6.6ft, Dustproof, Freezeproof (-10C/14F), SnapBridge 360/170 compatible, integrated Wi-Fi, NFC and Bluetooth. The KeyMission 170 comes with a remote control accessory, useful for stopping and starting recording or creating tags while. Optional Waterproof Housing available to extend underwater performance to 40m/131 ft.