Canon PowerShot G7 Specifications

Canon PowerShot G7

Part Number: 1285B001 (Reviewed) Released: October 1, 2006

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Product Type
    Digital camera - compact
  • Sensor Resolution
    10.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    10,400,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10,000,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.8"
  • Optical Zoom
    6 x
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC III
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • AE/AF Control
    FlexiZone
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100
  • Exposure Metering
    evaluative
  • Exposure Modes
    shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    digital macro
  • Special Effects
    Sepia
  • White Balance
    automatic
  • White Balance Presets
    fluorescent light (daylight)
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2500 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3 EV step
  • X-sync Speed
    1/500 sec

Lens System

  • Type
    6 x zoom lens - 7.4 - 44.4 mm - f/2.8-4.8
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    35 - 210mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    manual
  • Min Focus Range
    19.7 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0.4 in - 19.7 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Lens Construction
    7 groups / 9 elements
  • Features
    built-in 1/8 neutral density filter

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    built-in flash
  • Flash Modes
    slow synchro
  • Features
    AF illuminator
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 13 ft

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Additional Features
    AF lock

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - real-image zoom
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color
  • Field Coverage
    80%
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -3 to +1

Display

  • Resolution
    207,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    built-in

Connections

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

Software

  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable
  • Certified for Windows Vista
    Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Canon NB-2LH
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 720 mAh ( included )

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SDHC Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card
    32 MB
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 1024 x 768 - 15 fps
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 15 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 30 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 15 fps
    AVI - 160 x 120 - 15 fps

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.2 in
  • Depth
    1.7 in
  • Height
    2.8 in
  • Weight
    11.3 oz

Environmental Parameters

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

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.

CNET Labs' Benchmarks

  • Labs information
    All values are expressed in seconds. Please visit our <ref type="link" url="http://reviews.cnet.com/Labs/4520-6603 7-1014358-1.html">labs information page</ref> for information on how digital cameras are tested.
  • CNET Labs Shutter lag bright
    0.5
  • CNET Labs Wake up time
    1.5
  • CNET Labs Flash shot to shot time
    2.3
  • CNET Labs Typical burst speed
    1.1
  • CNET Labs Shot to shot time typical
    1.7

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

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Canon PowerShot G7

Part Number: 1285B001 Released: Oct 1, 2006
MSRP: $549.99 Low Price: $799.00 See all prices