• 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 10.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 240.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 10.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Samsung HZ10W
  • Canon PowerShot G11
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Prices:    
Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website Manufacturer website
Predecessor:   Canon G10
G10 vs G11
Successor:   Canon G12
G11 vs G12
General
Model Number: HZ10W G11
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Mid-Sized Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $299.99 $499.99
Street Price: $140.05 $577.00
Date Available: 2009-01-15 2009-10-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 7.7 oz (219 g) 14.1 oz (400 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.1 x 2.4 x 1.4 in.
(105 x 61 x 37 mm)
4.4 x 3.0 x 1.9 in.
(112 x 76 x 48 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 10.0 10.0
Sensor Format: 1/2.33 inch 1/1.7 inch
Sensor size: 28.198mm2 (6.13mm x 4.6mm) 43.32mm2 (7.6mm x 5.7mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.68 microns 2.08 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9 4:3, 16:9
Color Filter Type:   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 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2056 (7.5 MP, Other),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3)
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)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2) JPEG (EXIF 2.2), CR2
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a 1.1
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (30/15)
640x480 (30/15)
320x240 (30/15)
640x480 (30)
320x240 (30)
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 (H.264) MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: PCM)
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Schneider Zoom Canon Zoom Lens, 11 elements in 9 groups, 1 aspherical element
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 240mm 28 - 140mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.2 - 42mm 6.1 - 30.5mm
Zoom Ratio: 10.00x 5.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.3 (W) - f/5.8 (T) f/2.8 (W) / f/4.5 (T) - f/8.0
Integrated ND Filter: No Yes
Normal Focus Range:   50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   1 - 50 cm
0.4 - 19.7 in
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
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection; 9-point AiAF, 1-point (center for face select and track)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   Real-image optical zoom
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7 2.8
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots 461,000 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:   10.0x
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):    
Minimum ISO (native):    
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200* (3mpix or below) Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200; up to 12800 in 2.5-mp Low Light mode
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Custom Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom 1/2, Underwater
Shutter Speed Range: 1/1500 - 16 sec 1/4000 - 15 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi, Spot, Center Weighted, Face Detection Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot, Face Detect AE
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No Yes
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: 13 Scene 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
Self Timer: 2/10/2+10 seconds 1 - 30 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash off, Red eye fix 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 Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: TBD Auto ISO: 1.6 ft.-23 ft./50 cm-7 m (W), 1.6-13 ft./50cm-4.0m (T)
Max Flash Sync:   1/2000
Flash Exposure Compensation:   +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a Hot-Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC SD / SDHC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes
Uncompressed Format:   CR2
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 (H.264) MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: PCM)
Included Memory: 0.0 MB No memory included
Included Memory Type: built-in memory  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 Full (LOW) Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:    
Connections (extended):    
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
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: 0.0 seconds 4.5 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 SLB-10A Proprietary NB-7L
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium Ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NB-7L Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
Software
Included Software:   Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:   Windows XP SP2/Vista, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Dual Image Stabilization (Optical + Digital), Face Detection, Smile Shot, Blink Detection. Available in black or silver. Articulating LCD, Optical Image Stabilization, RAW Mode, HDMI Out, Face, Blink, Motion Detection, Intelligent Contrast Correction, Low Light Mode.