Summary Canon G9

Prices Price
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$870
Score Snapsort rank
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#n/a of 12
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
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Tunnel
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting
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Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Macro focus Good macro Help
1.0 cm

Cons

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Low light performance Very noisy at high ISO Help
146 ISO
Zoom Below average zoom Help
6x
Color depth Little color depth Help
18.8 bits
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
Announced Old Help
August 2007
Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity Help
None
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
Overall image quality Very low overall image quality Help
35.0
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
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Lowest price Very expensive Help
$869.99
Popularity Not so popular Help
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The Canon G9 vs other recent pro digicams

Aperture Narrow aperture Help
f/2.8
Movie format Low resolution movies Help
1,024 x 768 @ 15fps
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
12 MP
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Sensor size Small sensor Help
1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Screen type Screen type Help
LCD
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
15 seconds

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