Summary Canon G2

Prices Price
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Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 0
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 10
Specifications Key specs
Help 3x
Screen size
Help 1.8"
Help f/2
Screen resolution
Help Unknown
Wide angle
Help 34 mm
Movie format
Help Unknown
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The Canon G2 vs other recent digicams

Aperture Very wide aperture Help
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting

The Canon G2 vs other recent pro digicams

Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Lowest price Very inexpensive Help


The Canon G2 vs other recent digicams

Zoom Below average zoom Help
Weight Heavy Help
510 g
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/1000 of a second

The Canon G2 vs other recent pro digicams

Sensor size Small sensor Help
1/1.8" 7.18x5.32mm
Screen size Very small screen Help
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
2.5 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Screen type Screen type Help
Announced Old Help
August 2001
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
15 seconds
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
34 mm
Size Slightly large Help
Standard size (121×77×64 mm)
Light sensitivity Very poor maximum light sensitivity Help
400 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
3.9 MP
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Thickness Thick Help
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users


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Dr_yang (2:30 PM, March 12, 2012)
Canon G2 has a flip-out screens