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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G16

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.8
Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G1

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon G16

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Screen size Much larger screen 3.0" vs 1.8"
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Around 70% larger screen
Image stabilization Image stabilization Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle 28 mm vs 34 mm
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Around 20% better wide angle
True resolution Much higher true resolution 12 MP vs 3.1 MP
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Capture around 4x more detail in your photos
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 400 ISO
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The G16's maximum light sensitivity is 5 f-stops better
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability 1 cm vs 6 cm
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Focus on subjects 6x closer to the lens
Aperture Wider aperture f/1.8 vs f/2.0
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At its widest zoom, the G16's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster 10 fps vs 1.3 fps
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More than 7.5x faster continuous shooting
Size Smaller 109x76x40 mm vs 120x77x64 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Sensor size Slightly larger sensor 1/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm vs 1/1.8" 7.2x5.3mm
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Around 10% larger sensor
Longest exposure Much longer exposures 250s vs 8s
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Around 31.5x longer exposures
Weight Lighter 356 g vs 490 g
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Around 30% lighter
Thickness Thinner 1.6" vs 2.5"
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Around 40% thinner
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Advantages of the Canon G1

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similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Aperture Very wide aperture Help
G16:f/1.8
G1:f/2.0
Supports RAW RAW support Help
Better editing
External flash Support external flash Help
Better lighting
Viewfinder Both have tunnel viewfinders Help
Tunnel
Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
G16:28 mm
G1:34 mm
Zoom Poor zoom Help
G16:5x
G1:3x

Compared to recent pro digicams

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
G16:12 MP
G1:3.1 MP
Sensor size Very small sensors Help
G16:1/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm
G1:1/1.8" 7.2x5.3mm

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$528 - $549

Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$399 - $499

Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
Color depth Has slightly less color depth
Dynamic range Has slightly narrower dynamic range
Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Boutique

$799

Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$498

Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
Low light performance Is significantly less noisy at high ISO
Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
External flash Doesn't support an external flash
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$399 - $400

Zoom Has way more more zoom
Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Travel zoom

$299 - $300

Zoom Has slightly more zoom
Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
External flash Doesn't support an external flash
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$230 - $249

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
External flash Doesn't support an external flash

Canon PowerShot G16 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$449 - $451

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Wide angle Better wide angle
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Macro focus Worse macro capability
Nikon Coolpix P7800

Nikon Coolpix P7800

Pro digicam

$547 - $699

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Aperture Narrower aperture
Fujifilm FinePix x20

Fujifilm FinePix x20

Pro digicam

$619

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Sensor size Larger sensor
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot G1 Competitors

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Disadvantages

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Entry-level DSLR

$600 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Screen size Much larger screen
Size Larger
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Nikon 1 J4

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$597 with 10-30mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Screen size Much larger screen
External flash No external flash support
Viewfinder No viewfinder

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