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Canon PowerShot G7

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A multi award winning 20.2 megapixel 4.2 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 20.2MP 4.2x Yes Sep 2014
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Canon PowerShot G7 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot G7 number 88 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 51?

It has great expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with 96% 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 2017.
This Canon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly high megapixel
5472 x 3648 pixels image resolution
Only 210 battery life (CIPA standard)
Does not feature bluetooth

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the PowerShot G7 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras. However good for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras as well being mediocre for landscape photography, ranking number 9999999 in landscape photography cameras.
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How Big is the Canon PowerShot G7?

The Canon PowerShot G7 is 103mm wide and 60.4mm tall. It is 40.4mm deep and weighs 279g.

Canon PowerShot G7 front dimensions

Canon PowerShot G7 size in context

Canon PowerShot G7 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

20 Industry Awards

Experts in digital cameras really like this camera and have given it 20 awards.

This Canon camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from websites Digitaltrends.com, Tomsguide.com, Pureoverclock.com, Gadgetsmagazine.com.ph and Reviewed.com all of whom decided that this digital camera was terrific.

The authors at websites Camera Labs, Lydogbilde.no, Pocket Lint and Hardwarezone.com.ph all thought that concluded that they would endorse this Canon digital camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

This camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by websites PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review, Lydogbillede.dk and Ephotozine all of whom concluded that this Canon camera was great.

The authors at websites Digitalartsonline.co.uk and Expert Reviews both concluded that this Canon digital camera was very good and gave it their "Best Buy" award.

This camera received an "Ease of Use Award" from review website Ua.gecid.com who decided that this digital camera was easy to use.

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this camera is 81% based on 60 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, DP Review and CNET.com.

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Excellent User Reviews

PowerShot G7 owners on average rated this camera as terrific. Over 73% of reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 96% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. That puts this camera in the top 19% of all the cameras.

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Excellent Brand

We checked 33,726 user and expert reviews (including 6,880 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent ratings. We also found that Canon has excellent ratings specifically for its cameras. 96% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Average Priced

We think this camera has an average price compared to other cameras. We checked 417 cameras and they range in price from $29 to $6,895.

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Features

Fairly High Megapixel

The PowerShot G7 has a quite high megapixel (20.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras. Digital cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP.

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Image Resolution

The Canon PowerShot G7 has a higher image resolution than most cameras. This camera has a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. The image resolution of all cameras ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels to 7680 x 5120 pixels.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1" image sensor size, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Weight

The Canon PowerShot G7 has a relatively average weight (279 grams) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 4.2 times zoom factor, the Canon PowerShot G7 has a fairly standard optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The PowerShot G7 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Display Diagonal

The PowerShot G7 has a relatively typical display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Only 210 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The PowerShot G7 is a camera that takes 210 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The PowerShot G7 does not feature bluetooth, although keep in mind that most of the other cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Supports Direct Printing

The PowerShot G7 supports direct printing. Most of the other cameras also support direct printing.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The PowerShot G7 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other cameras also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has a Self-Timer

The PowerShot G7 has a self-timer, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The PowerShot G7 features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other cameras.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The PowerShot G7 features multi-shot function, as do most of the other cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Canon PowerShot G7 has an orientation sensor. Most of the other digital cameras also have an orientation sensor.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The PowerShot G7 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture numbers of cameras range from 1.8 to 130. At only 2.8, the PowerShot G7 has a very small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Canon PowerShot G7 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by cameras. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this Canon digital camera. This camera also supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail. The worst video resolution of all digital cameras is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The PowerShot G7 has one of the shorter maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (only 100 millimeters) amongst cameras of this age. The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras is 2.3mm and the longest is 2,000mm.

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Quite Slow Flash Recharging Time

With a flash recharging time of 10 seconds, the Canon PowerShot G7 has a very slow flash recharging time compared to most of the other digital cameras. The flash recharging times of cameras range from 0.0055s to 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.5s.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Canon PowerShot G7 has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

At only 4 times zoom factor, the PowerShot G7 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras. The average digital zoom of cameras is 11x, and the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

Cameras have minimum aperture numbers of between -2 and 22. When compared to other cameras that we have checked the minimum aperture number of, the PowerShot G7's minimum aperture number of only 1.8 is one of the smallest.

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5472 X 3648 Still Image Resolution

The PowerShot G7 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras. This Canon camera has a 5472 x 3648 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 5472 x 3080, 3648 x 3648, 4320 x 2880, 4320 x 2432, 2304 x 1536, 2048 x 1536, 1536 x 1536, 1920 x 1080, 720 x 480 and 480 x 480 and 384 x 480. The still image resolution of all cameras ranges from S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 (worst) to 6016 x 4000 (best).

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Has a Touchscreen

The PowerShot G7 has a touchscreen. Most of the other cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the cameras the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 75mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm. At only 24 millimeters, the PowerShot G7 has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon PowerShot G7 has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other cameras also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The PowerShot G7 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other cameras.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The display resolutions (numeric) of cameras range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 600,000 pixels. At 1,040,000 pixel, the PowerShot G7 has a quite high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was September 2014 when Canon released the PowerShot G7.


Product Identifiers

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