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Canon PowerShot G16

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$369.00 $942 cheaper than 77 days ago
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Canon PowerShot G16 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot G16 number 294 in best selling cameras and number 481 across all digital cameras.
94
Reviews
650 Reviews + 7 Awards
61
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has great expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with 94% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Canon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Bright f/1.8-2.8, 28mm, 5x zoom lens
HS system
Intelligent is; enhanced dynamic IS
Superfast 9.3fps* shooting
7.5 cm (3.0") LCD, OVF
Expert control
Full HD 60fps
Wi-Fi, GPS via mobile
Star mode, handheld HDR, background defocus
Optional accessories
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution
Lower than average megapixels

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How Big is the Canon PowerShot G16?

The Canon PowerShot G16 is 108.8mm wide and 75.9mm tall. It is 40.3mm deep and weighs 314g.

Canon PowerShot G16 front dimensions
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Canon PowerShot G16 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $369.00 it is in the most expensive 36% of cameras.

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Features

Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The PowerShot G16 has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The Canon PowerShot G16's sensor megapixels of only 12.1MP is in the lowest 17% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the PowerShot G16 of 5x is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 51% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon PowerShot G16 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the PowerShot G16 of 12,800 is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 68% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Canon PowerShot G16 of 1.8 is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 83% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Weight

The PowerShot G16's weight of 314g is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 65% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon PowerShot G16 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Canon PowerShot G16 features contrast adjustment. 83% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Canon PowerShot G16 has an external flash connector, which is unusual. 86% of cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Canon PowerShot G16 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Canon PowerShot G16's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28mm is in the longest 10% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Live View

The Canon PowerShot G16 supports live view, unlike 83% of cameras which do not support live view.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The PowerShot G16 supports Full HD video, unlike 76% of cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The PowerShot G16 features flash exposure compensation. 79% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Canon PowerShot G16 has an HDMI port. 73% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Slower Than Average Flash Recharging Time

The flash recharging time of the PowerShot G16 of 10s is in the slowest 18% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the cameras the flash recharging times range from 1s to 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.6s.

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Has a Self-Timer

The PowerShot G16 has a self-timer, unlike 82% of cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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360 Battery Life

The PowerShot G16 is a camera that takes 360 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The PowerShot G16 has an orientation sensor, which is unusual. 92% of digital cameras do not have an orientation sensor.

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Bigger Than Average Image Sensor Size

The PowerShot G16's image sensor size of 0.588" is bigger than 91% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the image sensor sizes range from 0.25" to 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47".

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Average Display Diagonal

The Canon PowerShot G16's display diagonal of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 32% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Canon PowerShot G16 supports dioptic correction. 90% of cameras do not support dioptic correction.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The Canon PowerShot G16's display resolution of 922,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 20% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Canon PowerShot G16 does not have a GPS (satellite), although this is within the context that 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Canon PowerShot G16 of 4x is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 74% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4000 X 2248 Still Image Resolution

The Canon PowerShot G16 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4000 x 2248. That's over three times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. Cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Supports Direct Printing

The PowerShot G16 supports direct printing, unlike 89% of cameras which do not support direct printing.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The PowerShot G16 features saturation adjustment. 87% of cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon PowerShot G16 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 69% of digital cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

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