Summary Canon G9

Prices Price
Camera only
$870
Score Snapsort rank
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#n/a of 17
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 17
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 6x
Screen size
Help 3"
Aperture
Help f/2.8
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Wide angle
Help 35 mm
Movie format
Help 1,024 x 768 @ 15fps
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Pros

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The Canon G9 vs other recent digicams

Supports RAW Shoots RAW Help
Better editing
Macro focus Good macro Help
1.0 cm
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Tunnel
Startup delay Short startup delay Help
1500 ms startup delay
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting

Cons

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The Canon G9 vs other recent digicams

Low light performance Very noisy at high ISO Help
146 ISO
Zoom Below average zoom Help
6x
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
35 mm
Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
10.1 EV
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
240 shots
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Announced Old Help
August 2007
Overall image quality Very low overall image quality Help
35.0
Movie format Low resolution movies Help
1,024 x 768 @ 15fps
Color depth Little color depth Help
18.8 bits
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Shutter lag Poor shutter lag Help
570 ms shutter lag
Lowest price Expensive Help
$869.99
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The Canon G9 vs other recent pro digicams

Aperture Narrow aperture Help
f/2.8
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Light sensitivity Very poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
12 MP
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity Help
None
Popularity Not so popular Help
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