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Canon Powershot G11 Digital Camera

10 Megapixels10 MegapixelsStabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.VGA Video: 640 x 480 or more but less than 1280 x 720.VGA Video: 640 x 480 or more but less than 1280 x 720.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringAccepts Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) and SD memory.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Digital Camera Description

The Canon Powershot G11 is a Compact Digital Camera with a 1/1.7" sensor. Its 10 Megapixels CCD sensor offers an ISO 80-3200 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 80-3200. With 10 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.

A builtin Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Canon Powershot G11 to compensate for camera shake.

This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/4000 to 15s. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/4000, fast action can easily be frozen. Night photography is possible using this digital camera due to its long exposure capability. This camera model offers Full Manual Controls.

Canon Powershot G11

The Canon Powershot G11 features a 9-point Contrast-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance. Manual Focus is also available.

Although this camera offers full manual controls, it does not have any control-dials to change exposure parameters directly. This camera does not feature any seals to protect it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Care must be taken, just like with most electronics. Framing on the Canon Powershot G11 is performed via an Optical Tunner Viewfinder.

Model Specifications

BrandCanon ModelPowershot G11
Sensor 10 Megapixels CCD Sensor Size 8 x 6mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
Stabilization Built-In Dust-ReductionN / A
Sensitivity ISO 80 - 3200 Shutter-Speed 1/4000 - 15s
Lens28 - 140mm F/2.8 - 4.5 / 8Mininum Focus1cm (w) / 50cm (t)
ZoomElectronicManual Focus Electronic
Filter Diameter Focus System 9-point Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp
Viewfinder Type Optical Tunnel Viewfinder Size *The viewfinder view is obstructed by the lens near wide-angle.
Display Attachment Rotating Display Size 460K Pixels 2.8" LCD 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M Scene Modes17Stitch Assist, Low-Light, Quick Shot, Portrait, Landscape, Night, Kids&Pets, Indoor, Sunset, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Aquarium, Underwater, Color Accent, Color Swap
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning
Continuous Drive 1.1 FPS, Unlimited JPEG *Unspecified RAW limit. Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s, Custom 0-10s, Face-Detect Timer
Command Dials DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction No
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG RAW Flash Ports Hot-Shoe
Built-In Flash Yes, 7 - 4m (W-T) Flash Sync
Video Capture 640x480 @ 30 FPS 4:3 Sound Input
Video Format Quicktime WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital High Capacity GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 390 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2009-08-19, DiscontinuedYES Construction Standard
Size 112 x 76 x 49mm (W x H x D) Weight 355g

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Canon G11 Highlights


Compact digital camera

Sensor-Size: 8 x 6mm

1/1.7" Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

10 Megapixels Fixed LensISO 80-3200
5X Wide Optical ZoomShutter 1/4000-15s
Built-in StabilizationFull manual controls, including Manual Focus
1.1 FPS Drive, Unlimited ImagesCustom white-balance
640x480 @ 30 FPS Video RecordingSpot-Metering
2.8" LCD 460K PixelsHot-Shoe
Lithium-Ion Battery
Secure Digital High Capacity
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