Canon PowerShot G16 Digital Camera - Black
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Canon PowerShot G16 Digital Camera - Black

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The Canon PowerShot G16 is Canon's latest enthusiast digital camera and becomes the first G-series model to offer built-in Wi-Fi. The G16 offers many of the same key features as its predecessor, including a 28-140mm, f1.8-2.8, 5x optical zoom lens and a highly responsive 12.1 megapixel CMOS sensor. Packed inside is Canon's newest DIGIC 6 processing engine, which is designed to produce sharp, ...

The Canon PowerShot G16 is Canon's latest enthusiast digital camera and becomes the first G-series model to offer built-in Wi-Fi. The G16 offers many of the same key features as its predecessor, including a 28-140mm, f1.8-2.8, 5x optical zoom lens and a highly responsive 12.1 megapixel CMOS sensor. Packed inside is Canon's newest DIGIC 6 processing engine, which is designed to produce sharp, clear images in low-light, drive high-speed 9.3 fps continuous shooting and record smooth Full HD movies at 60 fps. What's more, the G16 offers a wide ISO range of 80-12,800, a bright 3.0" LCD, an optical viewfinder, Manual control, RAW shooting and a handful of fun and intuitive features to experiment with, such as Star mode, HDR and Background Defocus mode.

Key Features:

  • Advanced, lightweight bridge camera
  • 5x optical zoom (28-140mm)
  • Aperture: F1.8 (W) - F2.8 (T)
  • 12.1 megapixel 1/1.7" CMOS sensor
  • Full HD 1080/60p movie recording
  • DIGIC 6 Image Processor
  • Wide ISO range 80-12800
  • Intelligent Image Stabilisation
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • new Star Shooting modes
  • 12-bit multi aspect RAW & JPEG formats

Who is the G16 aimed at?
Superfast and connected - This solid, easily portable compact camera is designed for the advanced user looking for professional features, creative control and DSLR image quality.

Why buy the G16?

  • DSLR-style controls, handling and image quality
  • Bright, f/1.8-2.8 lens throughout its 5x optical zoom to ensure stunning results from dawn till dusk
  • Create stand out images with a shallow depth of field to isolate your main subject against its background - great for taking close-ups and portraits
  • Built-in Wi-Fi allows you to upload your stills to various social networks for all your friends and family to see
  • New Star Shooting Modes means you can capture breathtaking images of the night sky

Bright f/1.8-2.8, 28mm, 5x zoom lens
A bright f/1.8-2.8 Canon lens, which maintains a wide maximum aperture even with full zoom, lets you shoot in very low light and at higher shutter speeds. Flexible 28mm, 5x optical zoom lens and 10x ZoomPlus.

HS System
HS System excels in low light, capturing the real atmosphere without flash or a tripod. Advanced DIGIC 6 processing and a high sensitivity 12.1 MP CMOS sensor (1/1.7 type) give exceptional image quality in all situations with up to ISO 12,800.

Intelligent IS; Enhanced Dynamic IS
Intelligent IS combats camera shake, so photos are sharp and detailed even at full zoom or in low light. Enhanced Dynamic IS powerfully compensates for user movements over 5 axes to ensure spectacularly steady movies.

Superfast 9.3fps* shooting
Capture split second action in full resolution with super-responsive operation, which includes 9.3fps* sustained continuous shooting and high-speed 0.1 sec auto focus**.

7.5 cm (3.0") LCD, OVF
Large PureColor II G LCD (922k dots) for superb viewing. An optical viewfinder lets you compose your shots in traditional style with improved stability.

Expert Control
A Front Dial allows easy access to crucial settings while shooting. Shoot in Full Manual and RAW with multi aspect support for maximum control over composition and post-shot editing using the included DPP software. Refined ergonomics and a customisable FUNC. menu let you tailor the camera to your shooting style.

Full HD 60fps
Expertly record smooth Full HD movies at 60fps in stereo with optical zoom in MP4 format, using advanced features like Fine Detail Movie Processing (60p), Focus Peaking, in-camera Movie Transcoding and wind cut filter.

Wi-Fi, GPS via Mobile
Wi-Fi lets you connect easily with home wireless networks, compatible printers and PCs, plus smart devices for easy online sharing and GPS tagging of your images with shooting locations. Image Sync enables convenient PC and online backup via CANON iMAGE GATEWAY or Flickr.

Star Mode, handheld HDR, Background Defocus
Shoot stunning starry nightscapes, star trails or create star time-lapse movies with Star Mode. Use HDR to capture high contrast scenes without a tripod or Background Defocus to achieve beautiful, SLR style background blur.

Canon sample images

The Canon sample images can be found here on the Canon website.

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Product Specification

Battery model NB-10L
Colour Black
Connectivity Hi-Speed USB, HDMI Mini Connector, Wi-Fi
Exposure Control +/- 3.0EV
Exposure modes 58 Scene Modes
Face detection Technology Yes
File formats JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG, MP4, MPEG2 AAC-LC
Flash type Built-in pop-up
Focal length (tele) 140
Focal length (wide) 28
Image stabilisation Yes
Included Accessories Neck Strap NS-DC11, Battery Pack NB-10L, Battery Charger CB-2LCE, AC Cable, User Manual Kit
ISO max 12800
ISO min 80
Megapixels 12.1
Card format SD, SDHC, SDXC
Minimum Focus Distance (m) 1cm
Optical zoom (x) 5
Resolution 4000 x 3000
Screen resolution (pixels) 922000
Screen Size 3.0
Sensor size 1/1.7 inch
Sensor type CMOS
Shutter speed max 1/4000 sec
Shutter speed min 250 sec
Size 108.8 x 75.9 x 40.3 mm
Viewfinder type PureColour II G LCD
Weight (g) 356
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Product Code: 1542322-wex Manufacturers Part Number: 8406B012AA