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PowerShot G15

PowerShot G Series

PowerShot G15

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Specifications

Type


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

Type


12.1 Megapixel, 1/1.7-inch CMOS

Total Pixels


Approx. 13.3 Megapixels

Effective Pixels


Approx. 12.1 Megapixels

Focal Length


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

Optical Zoom


5.0x

Digital Zoom


4.0x

Focusing Range


Normal: 2.0 in. (5cm) - infinity (W), 1.3 ft. (40cm) - infinity (T)
Normal with Tele-converter: 2.0 in. (5cm) - infinity (W), 2.5 ft. (75cm) - infinity (T)
Auto: 0.4 in. (1cm) - infinity (W), 1.3 ft. (40cm) - infinity (T)
Auto with Tele-converter: 2.5 ft. (75cm) - infinity (T)
Macro AF: 0.4 in. - 1.6 ft. (1-50cm) (W)

Autofocus System


TTL Autofocus, Manual Focus

Optical Viewfinder


Real-image zoom viewfinder

LCD Monitor


3.0-inch TFT Color LCD with wide viewing angle

LCD Pixels


Approx. 922,000 dots

LCD Coverage


Approx. 100%

Maximum Aperture


f/1.8 (W), f/2.8 (T)

Shutter Speed


1-1/4000 sec.
15-1/4000 sec. (in Tv and M modes)

Sensitivity


Auto, ISO 80/100/125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200/4000/5000/6400/8000/10000/12800

Light Metering Method


Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
* Facial brightness is evaluated in Face Detection AF
** Metering frame is fixed to the center

Exposure Control Method


Manual Exposure, Program Shift, Safety Shift, AE Lock

Exposure Compensation


Still Images: ±3 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Videos: ±3 stops in 1/3-stop increments (not available during shooting)

White Balance Control


Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom 1, Custom 2
* Camera automatically sets the optimal ISO speed according to shooting mode.

Built-in Flash


Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off
- Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect.

Flash Range


1.6 ft. - 23 ft. (W), 1.6 - 15 ft. (T) (50cm - 7.0m (W), (50cm - 4.5m (T))
Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance.

Recycling Time


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

Flash Exposure Compensation


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

Shooting Modes


C1, C2, M, Av, Tv, P, Auto, Movie Digest, SCN*1, Creative Filters*2, Movie*3
- Shooting movies is possible with the movie button
*1 Portrait, Smooth Skin, Smart Shutter*4, High-Speed Burst HQ, Handheld NightScene, Underwater, Snow, Fireworks, Stitch Assist
*2 High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap
*3 Standard, iFrame Movie, Super Slow Motion Movie
*4 Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer

Photo Effects


My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color*
*Adjustment of contrast sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available

Self Timer


Approx. 10-sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay/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


1) Normal: Approx. 2.1 shots/sec. (in P mode)
Approx. 10 shots/sec.* (in High-Speed Burst HQ)
2) AF: Approx. 0.9 shots/sec. (in P mode)
Approx. 5.2 shots/sec.* (in High-Speed Burst HQ)
3) LV: Approx. 0.9 shots/sec. (in P mode)
- Under conditions where the flash does not fire automatically
- Differs depending on the zoom position.
*Maximum continuous capture is 10 frames.

Storage Media


SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

File Format


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

Image Recording Format


Superfine / Fine

JPEG Compression Mode


Still Image: Exif. 2.3 (JPEG)
Video: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo))

Number of Recording Pixels


Still Images:
1) 16:9 - Large: 4000 x 2248; Medium 1: 2816 x 1584; Medium 2: 1920 x 1080; Small: 640 x 360; RAW: 4000 x 2248
2) 3:2 - Large: 4000 x 2664; Medium 1: 2816 x 1880; Medium 2: 1600 x 1064; Small: 640 x 424; RAW: 4000 x 2664
3) 4:3 - Large: 4000 x 3000; Medium 1: 2816 x 2112; Medium 2: 1600 x 1200; Small: 640 x 480; Raw: 4000 x 3000
4) 1:1 - Large: 2992 x 2992; Medium 1: 2112 x 2112; Medium 2: 1200 x 1200; Small: 480 x 480; RAW: 2992 x 2992
5) 4:5 - Large: 2400 x 3000; Medium 1: 1696 x 2112; Medium 2: 960 x 1200; Small: 384 x 480; RAW: 2400 x 3000
Videos:
Full HD 1920 x 1080: 24 fps (23.976)
HD 1280 x 720: 30 fps (29.97)
iFrame Movie HD 1280 x 720: 30 fps (29.97)
Movie Digest HD 1280 x 720: 30 fps (29.97)
Miniature Effect HD 1280 x 720: 6 fps / 3 fps / 1.5 fps
Miniature Effect 640 x 480: 6 fps / 3 fps / 1.5 fps
Super Slow Motion Movie 640 x 480: 120 fps
Super Slow Motion Movie 320 x 240: 240 fps
640 x 480: 30 fps (29.97)

Image data






Note: SF=Superfine F=Fine
*The approximate number of images recordable on memory cards other than the above can be calculated by using the above figures as a reference and extrapolating accordingly.

Movie data



*1Movie Digest refers to the created movie.
*2Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps.
*3Playback frame rate is 30 fps*2.
*4Actual frame rate is 23.976 fps.

Playback Modes File


Stills & Videos:
Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Index Continuous Display, Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition Effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Smart Shuffle, Group Playback, Movie Digest, Slideshow (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist)
Still Images:
Single, Index, Magnification (2-10x), Switch to other images while zoomed, Information Display, Red-eye Correction, i-Contrast, Photobook Setup, Trimming, Resize, My Colors, Face ID info, Focus Check, Histogram, RGB Histogram, Location Information, Overexposure Warning
Videos:
Normal Playback*1, Slow Motion, Skip Backward*2, Previous Frame*3, Next Frame*3, Skip Forward*2, Erase chapters, Editing
Using the software included with the camera (ImageBrowser EX), there are 8 levels (1/8x to 1x) of playback speed for Super Slow Motion Movies possible on a computer.
*1 Audio settings available in 5 levels
*2 Approximately 4 seconds
*3 Slow motion available

Erase Modes


Select Image, Select Range, Select All 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).
- Using the Movie editing function, sections of the movie can be deleted.

Video Out


NTSC/PAL (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
Mini-HDMI connector

Audio Out


Stereo (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)

Other


SD memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers & PictBridge compatible printers

Power Source


Battery Pack NB-10L, Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700 (included with AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC80)

Shooting Capacity


Approx. 350 shots using LCD monitor
Approx. 770 shots when LCD monitor is off

Playback Time


Approx. 7 hours

Operating Temperature


32-104°F/0-40°C

Operating Humidity


10-90%

Dimensions (W x H x D)


4.20 x 2.99 x 1.58 in. / 106.6 x 75.9 x 40.1mm

Weight


12.4 oz. / 352g (CIPA standard)
10.9 oz. / 310g (camera only)30 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, Hindi, Malay, Indonesian and Vietnamese).

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

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Awards

DP Review Gold Award

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