Summary Canon G1

Prices Price
Camera only
Unknown
Score Snapsort rank
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 6
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 3x
Screen size
Help 1.8"
Aperture
Help f/2
Screen resolution
Help Unknown
Wide angle
Help 34 mm
Movie format
Help Unknown
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Pros

The Canon G1 vs other recent digicams

Aperture Very wide aperture Help
f/2
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Tunnel
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard

The Canon G1 vs other recent pro digicams

External flash External flash Help
Better lighting

Cons

The Canon G1 vs other recent digicams

Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
34 mm
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Announced Old Help
September 2000
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/1000 of a second

The Canon G1 vs other recent pro digicams

Sensor size Small sensor Help
1/1.8" 7.18x5.32mm
Size Slightly large Help
Standard size (120×77×64 mm)
Light sensitivity Very poor maximum light sensitivity Help
400 ISO
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Weight Heavy Help
490 g
Screen size Very small screen Help
1.8"
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
1.3 fps
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
3.1 MP
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Thickness Thick Help
2.5"
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
8 seconds

Discussion

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Antoine20008 (4:23 PM, March 10, 2012)
sorry that's my fault, i have to see the G1X specs and not the G1 wich is the first of the family "G".
Sorry.
 
Antoine20008 (4:20 PM, March 10, 2012)
Hello,

You write that the sensor  is  :
 Very large sensor




1/1.8" 7.2x5.3mm
but, i think it's a little mistake and probably a confusion with G12,
I read on other sites that the sensor is 18.7 x 14 mm.
Perhaps you should change the value..
Best regards,
Antoine
 
Antoine20008 (4:17 PM, March 10, 2012)
essai