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Canon PowerShot G12


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Manufacturer Canon USA, Inc.
Model name PowerShot G12
Date announced 2010-09-14
MSRP $499
Street price $793  See all prices
Official site PowerShot G12 Homepage
 
Camera type Compact
Sensor size (type) 1/1.7" (CCD)
Max still resolution 3648 x 2736 (10 Megapixel)
 
Zoom capability 5X optical + 4X digital
Focal length
(35mm equivalent)
28mm - 140mm
Max aperture F2.8 - F4.5
Lens mount
(D-SLR/ILC only)
N/A
Crop factor
(D-SLR/ILC only)
N/A
Autofocus Yes
AF-assist lamp Yes
Image stabilization
(Optical only)
Yes
Macro (min distance) Yes (1 cm)
 
Built-in flash Yes
External flash support Yes
Supports conversion lenses Yes
Supports underwater case Yes
 
LCD size 2.8"
LCD resolution 461,000 pixels
LCD position Rotating
Viewfinder Optical
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
N/A
Viewfinder coverage 77%
 
Manual controls Exposure compensation, shutter speed, aperture, white balance, focus
ISO range 80-3200
RAW/TIFF support RAW
 
Movie mode (format) Yes (H.264)
Max movie resolution 1280 x 720
Sound in movies Yes (Stereo)
Zoom usable in movies No
 
Storage method SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC/MMCplus/HC MMCplus card (no card included)
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Storage capacity
(out of the box)
N/A
 
Battery used NB-7L (1)
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Battery life
(CIPA standard)
370 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output Yes
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
4.4 x 3.0 x 1.9 in (111.8 x 76.2 x 48.3 mm)
Weight (empty) 12.4 oz (351 g)
 
Included software Canon Digital Camera Solution
 
Misc. notes Hybrid IS system reduces both angular and shift camera shake. Records 720p24 video with stereo sound.
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