Canon PowerShot G15 Specifications

Fast lens, fine daylight photos

Canon PowerShot G15

Part Number: CNETPSG15 (Reviewed)

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Width
    4.2 in
  • Depth
    1.6 in
  • Height
    3 in
  • Weight
    10.93 oz
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    13300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12100000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.7"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 5
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Face Detection Self-timer, Smile Shutter, Wink Self-timer, face ID, face-priority AF function
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, iFrame
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Display

  • Display Format
    922,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 23 ft ( wide lens )
    1.6 ft - 15 ft ( tele lens )
  • 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

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 10000, ISO 2500, ISO 320, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 4000, ISO 500, ISO 5000, ISO 640, ISO 6400, ISO 80, ISO 125, ISO 800, ISO 8000, ISO auto, ISO 1250, ISO 12800, ISO 160, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 2000, ISO 250
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    fireworks, handheld night shot, hi-speed burst HQ, portrait mode, smart shutter, smooth skin, snow, stitch assist, underwater
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Color Accent, Neutral, Nostalgic, Positive Film, Posterization, Sepia, Soft Focus, Super Vivid, Toy camera, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Color Swap, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Effect, Darker Skin Tone, Fisheye, HDR, Lighter Skin Tone, Miniature, Monochrome
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, fluorescent light (warm white), tungsten light, underwater
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±3 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3 EV step

Carrying Case

  • Included Accessories
    battery charger, neck strap

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F
  • Humidity Range Operating
    10 - 90%

Camera

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7

Lens System

  • Type
    5 x zoom lens - 6.1 - 30.5 mm - f/1.8-2.8
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.8-2.8
  • Macro Focus Range
    0.4 in - 19.7 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    28 m
  • Lens Construction
    9 groups / 11 elements
  • Min Focus Range
    2 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Optical Zoom
    5 x
  • Features
    UD glass, aspherical lens, built-in lens shield

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    real-image zoom
  • Type
    real-image zoom
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - real-image zoom
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -2 to +2

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps
    iFrame - 1280 x 720 - 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 - 120 fps
    H.264 - 320 x 240 - 240 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    0.9 frames per second, 10 frames per second for 10 frames, 2.1 frames per second, 5.2 frames per second for 10 frames
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec, 20 sec, 25 sec, 30 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    Dual Axis Electronic Level, HS System, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera movie editing, in-camera red-eye removal, resizing an image, saturation control, sharpness control, Intelligent Image Stabilisation (IS), RGB primary color filter, Scene Detection Technology, Smart AUTO, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, digital image rotation, highlight point display

Connections

  • Connector Type
    1 x USB 2.0
    1 x composite video/audio output
    1 x HDMI output
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Battery

  • Battery Life Details
    Photo shooting - 350 shots ( LCD Monitor on )
    Photo shooting - 770 shots ( LCD Monitor off )
    Playback - 7 hours
  • Battery Type
    Canon NB-10L
  • Details
    1 x Canon NB-10L Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

Software

  • Type
    Canon ImageBrowser EX, Canon PhotoStitch, Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.6 - 10.7, MS Windows 7 SP1, MS Windows Vista SP2, 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