Canon PowerShot G15 Specifications

Fast lens, fine daylight photos

Canon PowerShot G15

Part Number: 6350B001 (Reviewed)

General

  • Depth
    1.6 in
  • 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

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

Display

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

Environmental Parameters

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

Lens System

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

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 4000 x 2248
    JPEG 2816 x 1584
    JPEG 1920 x 1080
    JPEG 640 x 360
    RAW 4000 x 2248
    JPEG 4000 x 2664
    JPEG 2816 x 1880
    JPEG 1600 x 1064
    JPEG 640 x 424
    RAW 4000 x 2664
    JPEG 4000 x 3000
    JPEG 2816 x 2112
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 640 x 480
    RAW 4000 x 3000
    JPEG 2992 x 2992
    JPEG 2112 x 2112
    JPEG 1200 x 1200
    JPEG 480 x 480
    RAW 2992 x 2992
    JPEG 2400 x 3000
    JPEG 1696 x 2112
    JPEG 960 x 1200
    JPEG 384 x 480
    RAW 2400 x 3000
  • 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

Viewfinder

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

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

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

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • 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 )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Canon NB-10L

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

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon PowerShot
  • Model
    G15
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • 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
  • 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
  • ISO (Max)
    12800
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, iFrame
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • High Definition Video Support
    1080p
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 5
  • 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
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Face Detection Self-timer, Smile Shutter, Wink Self-timer, face ID, face-priority AF function
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec, 20 sec, 25 sec, 30 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • 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

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±3 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3 EV step
  • Shooting Programs
    fireworks, handheld night shot, hi-speed burst HQ, portrait mode, smart shutter, smooth skin, snow, stitch assist, underwater
  • Bracketing Modes
    focus bracketing

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, fluorescent light (warm white), tungsten light, underwater

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.2 in
  • Height
    3 in
  • Weight
    10.93 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    12.1 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.7"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    14.9 mm ( 1/1.7" )
  • Total Pixels
    13300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12100000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.5 cm
  • Display Format
    922,000 pixels
  • Features
    color control, contrast control, display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PictBridge support, direct print

Optical Viewfinder

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

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.

Flash Range Details

  • Min Shooting Distance
    1.6 ft
  • Max Shooting Distance
    15 ft, 23 ft
  • Lens Type
    tele lens, wide lens

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    1200 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 2816 x 2112, 2992 x 2992, 384 x 480, 4000 x 2248, 4000 x 2664, 4000 x 3000, 1600 x 1200, 480 x 480, 640 x 360, 640 x 424, 640 x 480, 960 x 1200, 1696 x 2112, 1920 x 1080, 2112 x 2112, 2400 x 3000, 2816 x 1584, 2816 x 1880
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG, RAW

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, iFrame
  • Image Resolution
    1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080, 320 x 240, 640 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    1.5 frames per second, 120 frames per second, 24 frames per second, 240 frames per second, 3 frames per second, 30 frames per second, 6 frames per second
  • Comments
    Miniature Effect

Audio Input

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Form Factor
    Canon NB-10L
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Included
    included

Battery Life Details

  • Usage Mode
    photo shooting, playback
  • Battery Life
    350 shots, 7 hours, 770 shots
  • Details
    LCD Monitor off, LCD Monitor on

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon
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