Canon PowerShot G16 Specifications

Canon ekes out more speed for the G series

Canon PowerShot G16

Part Number: 8406B001 (Reviewed)

General

  • Depth
    1.6 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    BSI-CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    12800000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12100000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.7"
  • Wireless Connection
    Wireless LAN
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 6
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Face Detection AF/AE, Face Detection Self-timer, Smile Shutter, Wink Self-timer, face ID
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, MOV
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 23 ft ( wide lens )
    1.6 ft - 15 ft ( tele lens )
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation

Display

  • Display Format
    922,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 10000, ISO 125, ISO 1250, ISO 12800, ISO 160, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 2000, ISO 250, ISO 2500, ISO 320, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 4000, ISO 500, ISO 5000, ISO 640, ISO 6400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO 8000, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    fireworks, handheld night shot, portrait mode, smart shutter, snow, star nightscape, star time-lapse movie, star trails, underwater
  • Special Effects
    Background defocus, Black & White, Darker Skin Tone, Fisheye, HDR, Lighter Skin Tone, Miniature, Monochrome, Neutral, Nostalgic, Positive Film, Poster, Sepia, Soft Focus, Super Vivid, Toy camera, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, fluorescent light (warm white), tungsten light, underwater
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    250 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±3 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3 EV step

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F
  • Humidity Range Operating
    10 - 90%

Lens System

  • Optical Zoom
    5 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.8-2.8
  • Min Focal Length
    6.1 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    30.5 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    28 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    2 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0.4 in - 19.7 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    9
  • Element Qty
    11
  • Features
    UD glass, aspherical lens, built-in lens shield

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    black
  • Color Category
    black

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    real-image zoom
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - real-image zoom

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDHC UHS-I Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDXC UHS-I Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    RAW 4000 x 3000
    RAW 4000 x 2248
    RAW 4000 x 2664
    RAW 2400 x 3000
    RAW 2992 x 2992
    JPEG 4000 x 3000
    JPEG 4000 x 2248
    JPEG 4000 x 2664
    JPEG 2400 x 3000
    JPEG 2816 x 2112
    JPEG 2816 x 1584
    JPEG 2816 x 1880
    JPEG 1696 x 2112
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 1920 x 1080
    JPEG 1600 x 1064
    JPEG 960 x 1200
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 640 x 360
    JPEG 640 x 424
    JPEG 384 x 480
    JPEG 2992 x 2992
    JPEG 2112 x 2112
    JPEG 1200 x 1200
    JPEG 480 x 480
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 15 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 120 fps
    H.264 - 320 x 240 - 240 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 6 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 3 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 1.5 fps - Miniature Effect

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    12.2 frames per second for 5 frames, 5.7 frames per second, 5.9 frames per second, 9.3 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    0 - 15 sec, 10 sec, 2 sec, 20 sec, 25 sec, 30 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    Dual Axis Electronic Level, Enhanced Dynamic Image Stabilisation (IS), GPS via mobile, HDR image enhancement technology, HS System, Hybrid Auto, Intelligent Image Stabilisation (IS), RGB primary color filter, Smart AUTO, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, digital image rotation, digital tele-converter, high-speed recording, highlight point display, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera movie editing, in-camera red-eye removal, resizing an image, safety zoom, saturation control, sharpness control

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    250 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Canon NB-10L
  • Details
    1 x Canon NB-10L Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Life Details
    Photo shooting - 360 shots ( LCD Monitor on )
    Photo shooting - 770 shots ( LCD Monitor off )
    Photo shooting - 480 shots ( ECO mode )
    Playback - 7 hours

Software

  • Type
    Canon Digital Photo Professional, Canon ImageBrowser EX, Canon Map Utility

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later, MS Windows 7 SP1, MS Windows Vista SP2, MS Windows XP SP3, Windows 8
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon PowerShot
  • Model
    G16
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    12.2 frames per second for 5 frames, 5.7 frames per second, 5.9 frames per second, 9.3 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 10000, ISO 125, ISO 1250, ISO 12800, ISO 160, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 2000, ISO 250, ISO 2500, ISO 320, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 4000, ISO 500, ISO 5000, ISO 640, ISO 6400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO 8000, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    12800
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, MOV
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • High Definition Video Support
    1080p
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 6
  • Special Effects
    Background defocus, Black & White, Darker Skin Tone, Fisheye, HDR, Lighter Skin Tone, Miniature, Monochrome, Neutral, Nostalgic, Positive Film, Poster, Sepia, Soft Focus, Super Vivid, Toy camera, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Face Detection AF/AE, Face Detection Self-timer, Smile Shutter, Wink Self-timer, face ID
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self Timer Delay
    0 - 15 sec, 10 sec, 2 sec, 20 sec, 25 sec, 30 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    Dual Axis Electronic Level, Enhanced Dynamic Image Stabilisation (IS), GPS via mobile, HDR image enhancement technology, HS System, Hybrid Auto, Intelligent Image Stabilisation (IS), RGB primary color filter, Smart AUTO, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, digital image rotation, digital tele-converter, high-speed recording, highlight point display, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera movie editing, in-camera red-eye removal, resizing an image, safety zoom, saturation control, sharpness control

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±3 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3 EV step
  • Shooting Programs
    fireworks, handheld night shot, portrait mode, smart shutter, snow, star nightscape, star time-lapse movie, star trails, underwater
  • Bracketing Modes
    focus bracketing

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, fluorescent light (warm white), tungsten light, underwater

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF
  • Auto Focus Features
    Focus Peaking function

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.3 in
  • Height
    3 in
  • Weight
    12.56 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    12.1 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    BSI-CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.7"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    14.9 mm ( 1/1.7" )
  • Total Pixels
    12800000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12100000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.5 cm
  • Display Format
    922,000 pixels
  • Features
    color control, contrast control, display brightness control

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDHC UHS-I Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDXC UHS-I Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Wireless Interface
    Wireless LAN
  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PictBridge support, direct print

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    real-image zoom

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon
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Canon PowerShot G16

Part Number: 8406B001

MSRP: $649.99

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