Summary Canon G9

Prices Price
Camera only
$790
Score Snapsort rank
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#n/a of 19
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 21
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

Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/2.8
True resolution High true resolution Help
12 MP
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Tunnel
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Help
Better editing
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting
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The Canon G9 vs other recent pro digicams

Startup delay Incredible startup delay Help
1500 ms startup delay
Macro focus Good macro Help
1.0 cm

Cons

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Low light performance 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
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Announced Old Help
August 2007
Lowest price Very expensive Help
$790.00
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
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
240 shots
Shutter lag Poor shutter lag Help
570 ms shutter lag
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
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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
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity Help
None
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
15 seconds

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