Canon PowerShot G12 Specifications

Canon PowerShot G12

Part Number: 4342B001 (Reviewed) Released: October 1, 2010

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Width
    4.4 in
  • Depth
    1.9 in
  • Height
    3 in
  • Weight
    12.38 oz
  • Enclosure Color
    Black
  • Sensor Resolution
    10.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    10400000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10000000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.7"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 4
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • AE/AF Control
    FlexiZone
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, MOV
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1280 x 720
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 2500, ISO 320, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 500, ISO 640, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto, ISO 1000, ISO 125, ISO 1250, ISO 160, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 2000, ISO 250
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot, spot AF area
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, sports mode, stitch assist, underwater, fireworks, foliage, kids & pets, landscape, low light, portrait mode, poster effect, snow
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Nostalgic, Positive Film, Sepia, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Color Accent, Color Swap, Custom Effect, Darker Skin Tone, Fisheye, Lighter Skin Tone, Miniature, Neutral
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, tungsten light, underwater
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps
  • X-sync Speed
    1/2000 sec

Carrying Case

  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, battery charger, neck strap

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 23 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, rear curtain sync, red-eye reduction, slow synchro

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Camera

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Display

  • Display Format
    461,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Lens System

  • Type
    5 x zoom lens - 6.1 - 30.5 mm - f/2.8-4.5
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-4.5
  • Macro Focus Range
    0.4 in - 19.7 in
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    28 m
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Min Focus Range
    2 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Optical Zoom
    5 x
  • Features
    aspherical lens, built-in lens shield

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCardplus, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    RAW 3648 x 2736
    JPEG 3648 x 2736
    JPEG 3648 x 2432
    JPEG 3648 x 2048
    JPEG 2816 x 2112
    JPEG 2816 x 1880
    JPEG 2816 x 1584
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 1600 x 1064
    JPEG 1920 x 1080
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 640 x 424
    JPEG 640 x 360
    JPEG 2736 x 2736
    JPEG 2112 x 2112
    JPEG 1200 x 1200
    JPEG 480 x 480
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 24 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 320 x 240 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 6 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 3 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 1.5 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 6 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 3 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 1.5 fps - Miniature Effect

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    real-image zoom
  • Type
    real-image zoom
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - real-image zoom

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    0.7 frames per second, 0.8 frames per second, 2 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    0 - 15 sec, 20 sec, 25 sec, 30 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    720p HD movie recording, RGB primary color filter, Scene Detection Technology, Smile Detection Auto Shutter, Smile Detection technology, audio recording, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, AE lock, digital tele-converter, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera movie editing, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, safety zoom, saturation control, sharpness control, AF lock, Blink Detection technology, FE lock, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer, HS System, Motion Detection Technology

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Software

  • Type
    Canon ImageBrowser, Canon PhotoStitch, Canon Remote Capture, Canon ZoomBrowser EX, Drivers & Utilities

Battery

  • Technology
    Lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Canon NB-7L
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.4 - 10.6, MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP SP3
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Main Features

  • Image stabilizer feature
    Optical stabilization helps prevent blurry pictures, especially for handheld cameras at slow shutter speeds or when using high optical zoom.

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Where to Buy

Canon PowerShot G12

Part Number: 4342B001 Released: Oct 1, 2010

MSRP: $499.00

See manufacturer website for availability.