Canon PowerShot G9 Specifications

Canon PowerShot G9

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

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Width
    4.2 in
  • Depth
    1.7 in
  • Weight
    11.29 oz
  • Height
    2.8 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    12400000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12100000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.7"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC III
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • AE/AF Control
    FlexiZone
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW
  • AV Interfaces
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, 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
    ND effect, aquarium, portrait mode, night snapshot, snow, portrait mode, sports mode, snow, sports mode, stitch assist, underwater, stitch assist, underwater, beach, aquarium, fireworks, beach, foliage, fireworks, indoor, foliage, kids & pets, indoor, landscape, kids & pets, night scene, landscape, night snapshot, night scene
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Color Accent, Color Swap, Darker Skin Tone, Lighter Skin Tone, Neutral, Positive Film, Sepia, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, 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

Carrying Case

  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, battery charger, neck strap

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 13 ft
  • 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

Environmental Parameters

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

Camera

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Display

  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Lens System

  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-4.8
  • Macro Focus Range
    0.4 in - 19.7 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    35 m
  • Lens Construction
    7 groups / 9 elements
  • Min Focus Range
    19.7 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Optical Zoom
    6 x
  • Features
    aspherical lens

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Certified for Windows Vista
    Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, MultiMediaCardplus, SDHC Memory Card, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card
    32 MB MMCplus, 32 MB
  • 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

Viewfinder

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

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    0.7 frames per second, 1.5 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    AE lock, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, safety zoom, AF lock, FE lock, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, camera orientation detection, histogram display, digital noise reduction, digital tele-converter, resizing an image, histogram display

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Battery

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

Software

  • Type
    Canon ImageBrowser, Canon PhotoStitch, Canon Remote Capture, Canon ZoomBrowser EX, Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.3 - 10.4, MS Windows 2000 SP4 or later, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP SP2
  • 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.

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
    1.7
  • 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
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