PowerShot G9

PowerShot G Series

Digital Camera
Item Code: 2082B001

Specifications

Main Unit Spec

Type of Camera
TypeCompact digital still camera with built-in flash, 6x Optical / 4x Digital / 24x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System
Image Capture Device
Type12.1 Megapixel, 1/1.7 inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Total PixelsApprox. 12.4 Megapixels
Effective PixelsApprox. 12.1 Megapixels
Lens
Focal Length7.4-44.4mm f/2.8-4.8 (35mm film equivalent: 35-210mm)
Digital Zoom4x
Focusing RangeNormal: 1.6 ft./50cm-infinity
Macro: 0.39 in.-1.6 ft./1-50cm (WIDE)
Autofocus SystemTTL Autofocus
Viewfinders
Optical ViewfinderReal image optical zoom viewfinder
LCD Monitor3.0 inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD with wide viewing angle
LCD PixelsApprox. 230,000 pixels
LCD Coverage100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperturef/2.8 (W) - f/4.8 (T)
Shutter Speed15-1/2500 sec. (settable in Tv and M)
Exposure Control
SensitivityAuto, High ISO Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent (Standard Output Sensitivity. Recommended Exposure Index)
Light Metering MethodEvaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**

* Control to incorporate facial brightness in Face Detection AF
** Metering frame is fixed to the center or linked to the AF frame

Exposure Control MethodProgram AE, Shutter Speed-Priority AE, Aperture-Priority AE, Manual; AE Lock, Safety Shift, Auto ISO Shift
Exposure Compensation+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance
White Balance ControlAuto, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater), Custom1, Custom2
Flash
Built-in FlashAuto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; FE lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro, Second-curtain synchro
Flash Range1.0-13 ft./30cm-4.0m (W), 1.6-8.2 ft./50cm-2.5m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)
Recycling Time12 sec. or less (battery voltage=7.4V)
Flash Exposure Compensation+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Shooting Specifications
Shooting ModesAuto, P, Av, Tv, M, C1, C2, Special Scene (Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene, Sports, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Aquarium, Underwater, Indoor, ISO 3200, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot, Color Accent, Color Swap), Stitch Assist, Movie
Photo EffectsMy Colors
Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Custom
Self TimerActivates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Custom
Wireless ControlNot available
Continuous ShootingNormal: approx. 1.5 fps; AF: approx. 0.7 fps; LV: approx. 0.8 fps (Large/Fine)
Image Storage
Storage MediaSD/SDHC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card
File FormatDesign rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1
Image Recording FormatNormal, Fine, SuperFine, RAW
JPEG Compression ModeStill Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: AVI (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural))
Number of Recording PixelsStill Image: 4,000 x 3,000 (Large), 3,264 x 2,448 (Medium 1), 2,592 x 1,944 (Medium 2), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 3), 640 x 480 (Small), 4,000 x 2,248 (Widescreen)
Movie: 1024 x 768 (15 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps/30 fps LP), 640 x 480 (2 hours at 0.5 fps/1 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) available up to 4GB or 60 minutes, 160 x 120 (3 minutes at 15 fps)
Number of Recordable Images
Image data
  Large (L)Medium 1 (M1)Medium 2 (M2)
SFFNSFFNSFFN
File Size (KB)5,2083,0841,4743,4362,0609802,5031,395695
32MB592081430112142
SDC-128M23398235591234987173
SDC-512MSH91155321139231479190339671

  Medium 3 (M3)Small (S)Widescreen (W)RAW
SFFNSFFNSFFNRAW+JPEG
File Size (KB)1,002558278249150843,9032,3111,10517,07620,160
32MB30531021141772787122711
SDC-128M1212174114607111,118315310965
SDC-512MSH4718391,5901,7772,7474,3171222064252723
Time of Recordable Movies
Movie data
  Standard, Color Accent, Color SwapHigh ResolutionCompactTime Lapse
640 x 480320 x 2401,024 x 768160 x 120640 x 480
30 fps30 fps LP30 fps15 fps15 fps1 sec. interval2 sec. interval
Movie size (KB/sec.)1,9631,0037031,9631316432
32MB14"28"40"14"3' 15"7' 45"15' 30"
SDC-128M1' 01"1' 55"2' 42"1' 01"13' 02"31' 45"63' 30"
SDC-512MSH3' 57"7' 30"10' 29"3' 57"50' 21"123' 30"247' 00"
Note: N=Normal F=Fine SF=SuperFine
Storage Capacity varies depending on camera settings. This data is estimated from Canon's standard shooting conditions. Figures for Movie Mode represent total capacity of the particular media.
Playback Specifications
Playback Modes FileStill Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, My Colors, My Category, Histogram, Index (9 thumbnails), Sound Memos, Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, RAW playback, Resize, Image Inspection Tool
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing
Erasing Specifications
Erase ModesStill Image: single image, select by date, select by category, select by folder, all images
Movie: part of movie, all of movie
Interfaces
Computer InterfaceUSB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B jack)
Video OutNTSC/PAL
Audio OutMonaural
OtherSD Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon CP and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable
Power Supply 1. Rechargeable Lithium Battery NB-2LH
2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC20 (optional) Still Image: approx. 240 shots (NB-2LH/LCD on)*, approx. 600 shots (NB-2LH/LCD off)

* LCD screen on. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used. Approx. 300 min. (NB-2LH)

Power Source1. Rechargeable Lithium Battery NB-2LH
2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC20 (optional)
Shooting CapacityStill Image: approx. 240 shots (NB-2LH/LCD on)*, approx. 600 shots (NB-2LH/LCD off)

* LCD screen on. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used.

Playback TimeApprox. 300 min. (NB-2LH)
Physical Specifications
Operating Temperature32-104°F/0-40°C
Operating Humidity10-90%
Dimensions (W x H x D)4.19 x 2.83 x 1.67 in. / 106.4 x 71.9 x 42.5mm
WeightApprox. 11.29 oz. / 320g (camera body only)