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PowerShot G12

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Specifications

Type


Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 5x Optical / 4x Digital / 20x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System

Type


10.0 Megapixel, 1/1.7-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)

Total Pixels


Approx. 10.4 Megapixels

Effective Pixels


Approx. 10.0 Megapixels

Focal Length


6.1 (W) - 30.5 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 28 (W) - 140 (T) mm)

Digital Zoom


4x

Focusing Range


Normal AF: 2.0 in./5cm - infinity (W), 12 in./30cm - infinity (T);
Normal (With Tele-Converter): 1.8 ft./55cm - infinity (T);
Macro AF: 0.4 in. - 1.6 ft./1 - 50cm (W), 12 in. - 1.6 ft./30 - 50cm (T)
Manual Focus: 0.4 in./1cm. - infinity (W), 12 in./30cm - infinity (T)

Autofocus System


TTL Autofocus

Optical Viewfinder


Real-image optical viewfinder

LCD Monitor


2.8-inch TFT color LCD (Vari-angle type with wide-viewing angle)

LCD Pixels


Approx. 461,000 pixels

LCD Coverage


Approx. 100%

Maximum Aperture


f/2.8 (W) - f/4.5 (T)
- f/numbers available in Av and M:
W: f/2.8, 3.2, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0, 5.6, 6.3, 7.1, 8.0
T: f/4.5, 5.0, 5.6, 6.3, 7.1, 8.0

Shutter Speed


1 - 1/4000 sec.
15 - 1/4000 sec. (Total shutter speed range)
- Shutter speeds differs depending on the shooting mode.
- Shutter speeds available in Tv and M:
15, 13, 10, 8, 6, 5, 4, 3.2, 2.5, 2, 1.6, 1.3, 1, 0.8, 0.6, 0.5, 0.4, 0.3,1/4, 1/5, 1/6, 1/8, 1/10, 1/13, 1/15, 1/20, 1/25, 1/30, 1/40, 1/50, 1/60, 1/80,1/100, 1/125, 1/160, 1/200, 1/250, 1/320, 1/400, 1/500, 1/640, 1/800, 1/1000,1/1250, 1/1600, 1/2000, 1/12500, 1/3200, 1/4000 (Units: sec.)

Sensitivity


Auto, ISO 80/100/125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200

Light Metering Method


Evaluative*1, Center-weighted average, Spot*2
*1 Facial brightness is evaluated (Face Detect AE) in Face AiAF.
*2 Fixed to Center, linked to AF frame.

Exposure Control Method


AE Lock
- Not available when shooting videos

Exposure Compensation


+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
- Not available when shooting videos

White Balance Control


Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom1, Custom2
*Facial color is evaluated in Face AiAF (Face Detect WB).

Built-in Flash


Auto, on, Slow Synchro, off, Red-eye Reduction, FE Lock
- Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face AiAF.

Flash Range


1.6 - 23 ft. (50cm - 70m) (W), 1.6 - 13 ft. (50cm - 4.0m (T)
- Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance.

Recycling Time


10 sec. or less (battery voltage: 7.4V)

Flash Exposure Compensation


+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments

Shooting Modes


Smart AUTO, P, Tv, Av, M, C1, C2, Low Light, Quick Shot, SCN*1, Movie*2
1 Portrait, Landscape, Kids & Pets, Sports, Smart Shutter*3, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap, High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Beach, Underwater, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Stitch Assist
*2 Standard, Miniature Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap
*3 Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-Timer

Photo Effects


My Colors
My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin, Darker Skin, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color*
* Adjustment of contrast, sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available.
- Not available in RAW and RAW+JPEG

Self Timer


Custom*
*Delay time (0 - 15 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots
(1 - 10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.

Wireless Control


Not available

Continuous Shooting


Normal: Approx. 2.0 shots/sec. (when shooting in P mode),Approx. 4.2 shots/sec. (when shooting in Low Light mode)
AF: Approx. 0.7 shots/sec. (when shooting in P mode),Approx. 1.0 shots/sec. (when shooting in Low Light mode)
LV: Approx. 0.8 shots/sec. (when shooting in P mode),Approx. 1.2 shots/sec. (when shooting in Low Light mode)
- Under conditions where the flash does not fire automatically.
- Differs depending on the zoom position.

Storage Media


SD/SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card

File Format


Design rule for Camera File system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant

Image Recording Format


Normal, Fine, RAW

JPEG Compression Mode


Still Image: Exif 2.3 (JPEG), RAW (CR2 Canon Original))*
* Images processed with DPP.
Videos: MOV (Image data: H.264, Audio data: Linear PCM (Stereo))

Number of Recording Pixels


Still Image:16:9Large: 3648 x 2048Medium 1: 2816 x 1584Medium 2: 1920 x 1080Small: 640 x 360
3:2Large: 3648 x 2432Medium 1: 2816 x 1880Medium 2: 1600 x 1064Small: 640 x 424
4:3Large: 3648 x 2736Medium 1: 2816 x 2112Medium 2: 1600 x 1200Small: 640 x 480RAW: 3648 x 2736- Fixed to 1824 x 1368 when in Low Light
1:1Large: 2736 x 2736Medium 1: 2112 x 2112Medium 2: 1200 x 1200Small: 480 x 480
4:5Large: 2192 x 2736Medium 1: 1696 x 2112Medium 2: 960 x 1200Small: 384 x 480
Videos:Standard, Color Accent, Color Swap:1280 x 720 (24 fps*1), 640 x 480 (30 fps*2),320 x 240 (30 fps*2)Miniature Effect: 1280 x 720 (Shooting: 6 fps/3 fps/1.5 fps;Playback: 30 fps*2)640 x 480 (Shooting: 6 fps/3 fps/1.5 fps,Playback: 30 fps*2)*1 Actual frame rate is 23.976 fps.*2 Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps.

Movie data



Note: N=Normal F=Fine
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 Modes File


- Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Resume Playback, Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Jump, Slide Show (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist), Smart Shuffle- Still Images: Single, Index, Magnification, Trimming, Resize, Focus Check, Histogram, Overexposure Warning.- Videos: Normal Playback*, Editing, slow motion **, pause, first frame, last frame, next frame, previous frame, fast forward, fast rewind* Auto settings available in 5 levels** 5 levels (including normal playback), sound not available.

Erase Modes


Select image, select range, all images (all filtered images)- The image data in the memory card stored with the design rule for camera file systems format can be erased (however, protected images cannot be erased).- RAW + JPEG images can be erased individually.

Computer Interface


USB 2.0 Hi-Speed USB (dedicated female connector with unified type of digital, audio and video)

Video Out


Analog: NTSC/PAL, digital: HDMI mini connector

Audio Out


Stereo

Other


Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Inkjet Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable

Power Source


1. Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery NB-7L
2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC50

Shooting Capacity


LCD Monitor on: Approx. 370 shots LCD Monitor off: Approx. 1000 shots Approx: 310 shots when in Quick Shot mode (LCD monitor on)

Playback Time


Approx. 7 hours

Operating Temperature


32-104°F/0-40°C

Operating Humidity


10-90%

Dimensions (W x H x D)


4.41 x 3.00 x 1.90 in. / 112.1 x 76.2 x 48.3mm
* CIPA Compliant

Weight


Approx. 12.4 oz./ 351g (camera body only)26 display languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Ukrainian, Farsi).

All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice.

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Awards

DPReview "Gold Award" Top Enthusiast Compact Camera

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