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, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot, spot AF area
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    aquarium, snow, stitch assist, underwater, beach, digital macro, fireworks, foliage, indoor, kids & pets, night snapshot, portrait mode
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Color Accent, Color Swap, Custom Effect, Darker Skin Tone, Lighter Skin Tone, Neutral, Positive, Sepia
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, fluorescent light (daylight), tungsten light, underwater
  • 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
    automatic, 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
    aspherical lens, built-in 1/8 neutral density filter

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    built-in flash
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, rear curtain sync, red-eye reduction, slow synchro
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 13 ft

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Additional Features
    AE lock, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, digital tele-converter, direct print, display brightness control, face detection, focus bracketing, histogram display, AF lock, safety zoom, DPOF support, FE lock, PictBridge support, RGB primary color filter, USB 2.0 compatibility, audio recording, auto power save

Viewfinder

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

Display

  • Type
    2.5" LCD 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
    Canon ImageBrowser, Canon PhotoStitch, Canon ZoomBrowser EX, Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.2 - 10.4, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows 98 SE, MS Windows ME, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, battery charger, wrist strap
  • 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
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card
    32 MB
  • Image Storage
    Super-fine JPEG 3648 x 2736
    Fine JPEG 3648 x 2736
    Normal JPEG 3648 x 2736
    Super-fine JPEG 3648 x 2048
    Fine JPEG 3648 x 2048
    Normal JPEG 3648 x 2048
    Super-fine JPEG 2816 x 2112
    Fine JPEG 2816 x 2112
    Normal JPEG 2816 x 2112
    Super-fine JPEG 2272 x 1704
    Fine JPEG 2272 x 1704
    Normal JPEG 2272 x 1704
    Super-fine JPEG 1600 x 1200
    Fine JPEG 1600 x 1200
    Normal JPEG 1600 x 1200
    Super-fine JPEG 640 x 480
    Fine JPEG 640 x 480
    Normal JPEG 640 x 480
  • 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 Wake up time
    1.5
  • CNET Labs Shutter lag bright
    0.5
  • 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
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