Summary Canon G15

Prices Price
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Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 2
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 6
Specifications Key specs
Help 5x
Screen size
Help 3"
Help f/1.8
Screen resolution
Help 922k dots
Wide angle
Help 28 mm
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 24fps
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Canon has replaced the PowerShot G15 with the G16.

Canon PowerShot G16 announced August 2013
Longest exposure Much longer exposures
Battery life Slightly longer battery life

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The Canon G15 vs other recent digicams

Aperture Very wide aperture Help
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
240 fps
Supports 24p 24p movies Help
For that film look
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
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The Canon G15 vs other recent pro digicams

Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
Battery life Above average battery life Help
350 shots


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The Canon G15 vs other recent digicams

Low light performance Very noisy at high ISO Help
165 ISO
Zoom Below average zoom Help
Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
11.5 EV
Lowest price Expensive Help
Overall image quality Very low overall image quality Help
Color depth Little color depth Help
19.9 bits
Announced Old Help
September 2012
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The Canon G15 vs other recent pro digicams

Sensor size Small sensor Help
1/1.8" 7.44x5.58mm
Wide angle Poor wide angle lens Help
28 mm
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
10 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
15 seconds
Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 24fps
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
922k dots
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
12,800 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
12 MP
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Screen type Screen type Help
Popularity Not so popular Help
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PowerShot G15

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janus (1:31 AM, January 09, 2013)
I wanted to move up, I had the G2 and then the G12, but not now. One of the most important aspects of the Canon G line was the flippable monitor screen.