Summary Canon G9

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Camera only $684
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Within its price range #n/a of 29 Among similar cameras #n/a of 33
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Specifications Key specs
Zoom Help 6x Screen size Help 3.0"
Aperture Help f/2.8 Screen resolution Help 230k dots
Wide angle Help 35 mm Movie format Help 1024 x 768 @ 15fps
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Pros

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Sensor size Large sensor Help
1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
True resolution High true resolution Help
12 MP
Macro focus Good macro Help
1 cm
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Help
Better editing
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Tunnel
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting
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Startup delay Short startup delay Help
1500 ms startup delay

Cons

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Overall image quality Very low overall image quality Help
35.0
Zoom Below average zoom Help
6x
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
35 mm
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
240 shots
Weight Heavy Help
370 g
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
Low light performance Noisy at high ISO Help
146 ISO
Color depth Little color depth Help
18.8 bits
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Shutter lag Poor shutter lag Help
570 ms shutter lag
3D Doesn't take 3D photos Help
No 3d support
Lowest price Very expensive Help
$684.00
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Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
15 seconds
Aperture Narrow aperture Help
f/2.8
Movie format Low resolution movies Help
1024 x 768 @ 15fps
Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
10.1 EV
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Light sensitivity Very poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Announced Old Help
August, 2007
Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity Help
None

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