Canon PowerShot G9 Specifications

Canon PowerShot G9

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

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.1 Megapixel, 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
    JPEG, RAW
  • AV Interfaces
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Print Standard
    Direct print, DPOF support, PictBridge support, DPOF support, PictBridge support
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video/audio, USB 2.0
  • ISO (Max)
    3200
  • 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
    aquarium, ND effect, night snapshot, portrait mode, portrait mode, snow, sports mode, snow, sports mode, stitch assist, underwater, stitch assist, underwater, beach, aquarium, fireworks, beach, foliage, fireworks, foliage, indoor, indoor, kids & pets, kids & pets, landscape, landscape, night scene, night scene, night snapshot
  • 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

Lens System

  • Type
    6 x zoom lens - 7.4 - 44.4 mm - f/2.8-4.8, 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
  • Features
    aspherical lens

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 ft - 13 ft, 1 ft - 13 ft

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
  • Additional Features
    AE lock, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, safety zoom, safety zoom, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, safety zoom, 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

Viewfinder

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

Display

  • Type
    3" LCD display
  • Resolution
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    built-in

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Connections

  • Connector Type
    1 x USB ( mini-USB Type B )
    1 x composite video/audio output
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Software

  • Software
    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

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, battery charger, neck 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., 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, Canon NB-2LH
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included ), 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included ), 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

Memory / Storage

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