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Canon PowerShot G16

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Canon PoweShot G16

Camera User Guide

With the control and performance experts demand, the superfast PowerShot G16 features high-speed AF, 9.3fps* shooting, a bright f/1.8-2.8, 5x zoom lens, HS system with DIGIC 6 and Full HD at 60fps.

Canon PoweShot G16

Canon PoweShot G16

 

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IMAGE SENSOR

Type1/1.7 type back-illuminated CMOS
Effective PixelsApprox. 12.1M
Colour Filter TypePrimary Colour

IMAGE PROCESSOR

TypeDIGIC 6 with iSAPS technology

LENS

Focal Length6.1 – 30.5 mm (35 mm equivalent: 28 – 140 mm)
ZoomOptical 5x
ZoomPlus 10x
Digital Approx. 4x (with Digital Tele-Converter Approx. 1.5x or 2.0x and Safety Zoom¹). Combined Approx. 20x
Maximum f/numberf/1.8-f/2.8
Construction11 elements in 9 groups (1 single sided aspherical lens, 1 UD lens and 2 double-sided aspherical lenses)
Image StabilisationYes (lens shift-type), approx. 3-stop¹. Intelligent IS with 5-axis Enhanced Dynamic IS

FOCUSING

TypeTTL
AF System/ PointsAiAF (9-point or Face Detection with Face Select and Track), 1-point AF (any position is available or fixed centre)
AF ModesSingle, Continuous, Servo AF/AE¹, Tracking AF
AF Point SelectionSize (Normal, Small)
AF LockOn/Off Selectable
AF Assist BeamYes
Manual FocusYes, plus MF Peaking
Focus BracketingYes
Closest Focusing Distance1 cm (W) from front of lens in macro

EXPOSURE CONTROL

Metering modesEvaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (centre or linked to Face Detection AF or FlexiZone AF frame)
AE LockYes
Exposure Compensation+/- 3 EV in 1/3 stop increments
Manual and automatic dynamic range correction
Automatic shadow correction
ND Filter (3 stop)
AEB1/3 – 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments
ISO sensitivity*AUTO, 80, 100, 125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000, 6400, 8000, 10000, 12800

SHUTTER

Speed1 – 1/4000 sec. (factory default)
250 – 1/4000 sec. (total range – varies by shooting mode)

WHITE BALANCE

TypeTTL
SettingsAuto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom 1, Custom 2
Multi-area WB correction available in Smart Auto
White Balance Compensation
White Balance Compensation in Underwater mode

COLOUR MATRIX

TypesRGB

VIEWFINDER

ViewfinderReal-image zoom, optical viewfinder
Dioptre CorrectionYes

LCD MONITOR

Monitor7.5 cm (3.0”) PureColor II G LCD (TFT). Approx. 922,000 dots
CoverageApprox. 100%
BrightnessAdjustable to one of five levels. Quick-bright LCD

FLASH

ModesAuto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro
Slow Sync SpeedYes.
Fastest speed:
1/2000 sec. (built-in flash)
1/250 sec. (external flash)
1/4000 sec. (external using high-speed synchro)
Red-Eye ReductionYes
Flash Exposure Compensation+/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments. Face Detection FE, Safety FE, Smart Flash Exposure
Flash Exposure LockYes
Manual Power Adjustment3 levels with internal flash (up to 19 levels with external EX Speedlites 270EX II and 430EX II. 22 levels with 580EX II, 600EX and 600EX-RT¹)
Second Curtain SynchronisationYes
Built-in Flash Range50 cm – 7.0 m (W) / 50 cm – 4.5 m (T)
External FlashE-TTL with EX series Speedlite¹, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX, Canon High Power Flash HF-DC1 and HF-DC2

SHOOTING

ModesSmart Auto (58 scenes detected), Hybrid Auto, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom 1, Custom 2, SCN (Portrait, Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer), Star (Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Time-Lapse Movie), Handheld Night Scene, Underwater, Snow, Fireworks), Creative Filters (High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Background Defocus, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect), Movie
Modes in MovieSmart Auto (21 scenes detected), Standard, Program AE, Portrait, Nostalgic, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Underwater, Snow, Fireworks, Super Slow Motion Movie
Photo EffectsMy Colors (My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color)
Drive modesSingle, Auto Drive, Continuous, Continuous with AF, Self-Timer
Continuous ShootingApprox. 12.2 shots/sec for up to 5 frames then approx. 9.3 shots/sec for 522 frames¹
with AF: Approx. 5.7 shots/sec²³
with Live View: Approx. 5.9 shots/sec²³

RECORDING PIXELS / COMPRESSION

Image Size4:3 – (RAW, L) 4000 x 3000, (M1) 2816 x 2112, (M2) 1600 x 1200, (S) 640 x 480
16:9 – (RAW, L) 4000 x 2248, (M1) 2816 x 1584, (M2) 1920 x 1080, (S) 640 x 360
3:2 – (RAW, L) 4000 x 2664, (M1) 2816 x 1880, (M2) 1600 x 1064, (S) 640 x 424
1:1 – (RAW, L) 2992 x 2992, (M1) 2112 x 2112, (M2) 1200 x 1200, (S) 480 x 480
4:5 – (RAW, L) 2400 x 3000, (M1) 1696 x 2112, (M2) 960 x 1200, (S) 384 x 480
Resize in playback (M2, S)
CompressionRAW, Superfine, Fine
Movies(Full HD) 1920 x 1080, 60fps/30fps (HD) 1280 x 720, 30fps, (L) 640 x 480, 30fps
Star Time-Lapse Movie (Full HD) 15fps
Super Slow Motion Movie (L) 640 x 480, 120fps, (M) 320 x 240, 240fps
Miniature Effect (HD, L) 6fps, 3fps, 1.5fps
Hybrid Auto (HD)
Movie Length(Full HD & HD) Up to 4 GB or 29 min. 59 sec.¹
(L and M) Up to 4 GB or 1 hour²
(Super Slow Motion Movie) 30 sec.
(Star Time-Lapse Movie) 8/6/4 sec

FILE TYPES

Still Image TypeJPEG compression (Exif 2.3 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system and DPOF ver. 1.1 compliant), RAW, RAW+JPEG
MoviesMP4 [Video: MPEG4-AVC (H.264), Audio: MPEG2 AAC-LC (stereo)]

DIRECT PRINT

Canon PrintersCanon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge
PictBridgeYes (via USB or Wireless LAN)

OTHER FEATURES

GPSGPS via mobile (linked to compatible smartphone)
Red-Eye CorrectionYes, during shooting and playback
My CategoryImage tagging feature
Intelligent Orientation SensorYes
HistogramYes, live histogram
Playback zoomApprox. 2x – 10x
Self TimerApprox. 2 or 10 sec., Custom
Menu LanguagesEnglish, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Greek, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Spanish, Ukrainian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Korean, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Farsi, Hindi, Malay, Indonesian, Vietnamese

INTERFACE

ComputerHi-Speed USB (MTP, PTP) dedicated connector (Mini-B compatible)
OtherHDMI Mini Connector (HDMI-CEC compatible) A/V output (PAL/NTSC)
Computer/OtherWi-Fi (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only)¹

MEMORY CARD

TypeSD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS Speed Class 1 compatible)

SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM

PC & MacintoshWindows 8/7 SP1/ Vista SP2/ XP SP3
Mac OS X v10.6 – 10.8
For Wireless LAN connection to a PC:
Windows 8/7 SP1
Mac OS X v10.6.8/10.7/10.8.2 or later

SOFTWARE

Browsing & PrintingImageBrowser EX
OtherMap Utility
Image ManipulationDigital Photo Professional for RAW development

POWER SOURCE

BatteriesRechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-10L (NB-10L battery and charger supplied)
Battery lifeApprox. 360 shots
Eco mode approx. 480 shots
Approx. 420 min. playback
A/C Power SupplyOptional, AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC80

ACCESSORIES

Cases / StrapsSoft Case DCC-1620, SC-DC85
Travel Case DCC-2500
Waterproof / Weatherproof CaseWaterproof Case (40m) WP-DC52, Waterproof Case Weight WW-DC1
LensesTele-converter 1.4x TC-DC58E
Conversion Lens Adapter LA-DC58L
Filter Adapter FA-DC58D (Compatible with Canon 58mm Filters: Circular Polarizing Filter PL-C (B), Neutral Density Filters ND4-L & ND8-L, Protect Filter, UV Filter, Skylight Filter, Softmat Filter No.1 & 2)
FlashCanon Speedlites (including 270EX II, 320EX, 430EX II, 580EX II, 600EX, 600EX-R¹), Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX (Both require Conversion Lens Adapter LA-DC58L),
Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2, Off-Camera Shoe Cord OC-E3, Bracket BKT-DC1, Speedlite Bracket SB-E2
Remote Controller/ SwitchRemote Switch RS-60E3
Power Supply & Battery ChargersAC Adapter Kit ACK-DC80, Battery Charger CB-2LCE
OtherCanon HDMI Cable HTC-100, interface cable IFC-400PCU

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Operating Environment0 – 40 °C, 10 – 90% humidity
Dimensions (WxHxD)108.8 x 75.9 x 40.3 mm
WeightApprox. 356 g (including battery/batteries and memory card)
Zoom¹ Depending on the image size selected.
Image Stabilisation¹ Values at maximum optical focal length. Cameras whose focal length exceeds 350mm (35mm equivalent) are measured at 350mm.
AF Modes¹ Some settings limit availability.
Manual Power Adjustment¹ Not all functions of the flash are supported.
External Flash¹ Not all functions of the flash are supported.
Continuous Shooting¹ Sustained continuous shooting function requires compatible SDHC/SDXC UHS Speed Class 1 memory card, total number of frames captured varies depending on shooting subject.
² Under conditions where the flash does not fire.
³ Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.
Movie Length¹ The following Speed Class memory cards are required for maximum record time: (HD) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 4 or above. (Full HD) 1920 x 1080 Speed Class 6 or above. (iFrame) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 6 or above.
² Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.
Computer/Other¹ Wi-Fi use may be restricted in certain countries or regions. Wi-Fi support varies by device and region. For more information visit www.canon-europe.com/wirelesscompacts
Flash¹ Not all functions of the flash are supported.

 

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