Canon PowerShot G10 vs Canon PowerShot G6

Canon PowerShot G10
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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G10

Large screen
Screen size
3"
High true resolution
True resolution
14.6 MP
Great battery life
Battery life
1000 shots
Great macro
Macro focus
1.0 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G6

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G10.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G6.

differences

Advantages of the Canon G10

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Screen size
Much larger screen
3" vs 2"
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More than 50% larger screen
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
28 mm vs 35 mm
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20% better wide angle
True resolution
Much higher true resolution
14.6 MP vs 7.1 MP
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Capture more than 2x more detail in your photos
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
1.0 cm vs 5.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
461k dots vs 118k dots
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Around 4x higher resolution screen
Sensor size
Slightly larger sensor
1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm vs 1/1.8" 7.18x5.32mm
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More than 10% larger sensor
Size
Smaller
109×78×46 mm vs 105×73×73 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
1.8" vs 2.9"
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Around 40% thinner
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
1,600 ISO vs 400 ISO
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The G10's maximum light sensitivity is 4 f-stops better
Weight
Lighter
390 g vs 467 g
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Around 20% lighter
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Canon G6

Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/2 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the G6's lens captures slightly more light (1 f-stops)
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
1.2 fps vs 0.7 fps
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More than 70% faster continuous shooting
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similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths
Aperture Wide aperture Help
G10f/2.8
G6f/2
Supports RAW RAW support Help
Better editing
External flash Support external flash Help
Better lighting
Viewfinder Both have tunnel viewfinders Help
Tunnel
Common Weaknesses
Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
Lacks boost light sensitivity
Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
CCD
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
G100.7 fps
G61.2 fps
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
G101,600 ISO
G6400 ISO
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Movie format Standard resolution video Help
G10480p @ 30fps
G6480p
Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
G1028 mm
G635 mm
Zoom Poor zoom Help
G105x
G64x

Compared to recent pro digicams

Common Strengths

Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

Common Weaknesses
Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
15 seconds
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
Weight Heavy Help
G10390 g
G6467 g
GPS No built-in GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
Missing that film look
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
G10461k dots
G6118k dots
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Sensor size Very small sensors Help
G101/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
G61/1.8" 7.18x5.32mm

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot G7

Canon PowerShot G7

Digicam

$789

Startup delay Has much less startup delay
Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Battery life Has a much shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$264

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Movie format Records higher quality movies
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder

Canon PowerShot G10 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$399

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Battery life Much shorter battery life
True resolution Lower true resolution
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$983

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Canon PowerShot G11

Canon PowerShot G11

Pro digicam

$638

Overall image quality Better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Startup delay Much more startup delay
True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$778

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Battery life Much shorter battery life
True resolution Lower true resolution
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$421 - $476

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Battery life Much shorter battery life

Canon PowerShot G6 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$540 with 14-42mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Size Larger
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$465 - $650 body only

$589 - $700 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Larger
Weight Heavier
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$329 - $349

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Size Significantly larger
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$349

Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Image stabilization
External flash No external flash support
Viewfinder No viewfinder
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Konica Minolta DiMAGE A2

Pro digicam

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Macro focus Much worse macro capability

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