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The Canon PowerShot G16 features a super-bright f/1.8-2.8 Canon wide-angle lens with 5x optical zoom. It ha... See full description.
  • Compact
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The Canon PowerShot G16 features a super-bright f/1.8-2.8 Canon wide-angle lens with 5x optical zoom. It has super-fast performance with high speed AF and 9.3fps sustained continuous shooting. The G16 includes a 12.1 megapixel CMOS sensor, Canon’s HS system, plus DIGIC 6 processor for stunning results even in low light. Also featured is a large 3.0-inch PureColor II G LCD along with optical viewfinder.

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.

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.

3-inch LCD & Optical Viewfinder
Large PureColor II G LCD (922k dots) for superb viewing. An optical viewfinder lets you compose your shots in traditional style with improved stability.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

product specification
Camera Type Compact
Camera Type Digital
Resolution (Pixels) 12.1 pixels
Optical zoom ratio 5x optical zoom
Screen size 3.0"
Screen size 3"
Digital zoom ratio 4x digital zoom
Digital zoom ratio 10x digital zoom
Touchscreen No
Media format SD storage
Media format SDXC storage
Media format SDHC storage
Macro Mode Yes
Video recorder Yes
Timer Yes
Weight (g) 356g
Flash Yes
WiFi Yes