Canon PowerShot G16 vs Canon PowerShot G15

Winner
Canon PowerShot G16

67

Canon PowerShot G15

63

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G16

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1800 ms startup delay
Long exposures
Longest exposure
250 seconds
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Great macro
Macro focus
1.0 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G15

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Macro focus
Great macro
1.0 cm

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G15.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G16.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G16 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Pro digicam

$479 - $599

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$630

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$398

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot G15 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$630

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$501

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Color depth Better color depth
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$279 - $380

3D Takes 3D photos
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies

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Guy (0:26 AM, October 16, 2013)
Basically the same camera. G16 has Wifi and a slightly faster auto-focus. It also can shoot at 12fps until the battery dies while the G15 can shoot at 10fps for 1 second. Also higher IQ video. To me, not worth the $100.