Canon PowerShot G9 Specifications

Canon PowerShot G9

Part Number: 2082B001 (Reviewed) Released: September 15, 2007

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    12,400,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12,100,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.7"
  • 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
    RAW
  • AV Interfaces
    composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    spot AF area
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    night snapshot
  • Special Effects
    Positive Film
  • White Balance
    presets
  • White Balance Presets
    flash
  • 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

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 mm
  • Focus Adjustment
    manual
  • Min Focus Range
    19.7 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0.4 in - 19.7 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Features
    aspherical lens

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    built-in flash
  • Flash Modes
    rear curtain sync
  • Features
    flash +/- compensation
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 13 ft

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    0.7 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Additional Features
    PictBridge support

Viewfinder

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

Display

  • Resolution
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    built-in

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Software

  • Software
    Canon ZoomBrowser EX

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.3 or later
  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Included Accessories
    battery charger
  • Certified for Windows Vista
    Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security., 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, Canon NB-2LH
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included ), 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SDHC Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card
    32 MB MMCplus, 32 MB
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 4000 x 3000
    JPEG 3264 x 2448
    JPEG 2592 x 1944
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 4000 x 2248
    JPEG 320 x 240, JPEG 4000 x 3000
    JPEG 3264 x 2448
    JPEG 2592 x 1944
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 4000 x 2248
    JPEG 320 x 240
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 1024 x 768 - 15 fps
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 30 fps
    AVI - 160 x 120 - 15 fps, AVI - 1024 x 768 - 15 fps
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 30 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
    1.7
  • CNET Labs Shutter lag bright
    0.5
  • CNET Labs Flash shot to shot time
    2.3
  • CNET Labs Raw shot to shot time
    2.6
  • CNET Labs Typical burst speed
    1.7
  • CNET Labs Shot to shot time typical
    2.0

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

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Canon PowerShot G9

Part Number: 2082B001 Released: Sep. 15, 2007
MSRP: $599.99 Low Price: $564.00 See all prices