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Canon G15 review

What does this upgrade of the popular G12 offer?

Our Verdict

For

  • Direct dials and buttons
  • Sleeker body than G12
  • Great f/1.8 lens

Against

  • No touchscreen
  • No articulating screen
  • Poor viewfinder

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Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
TouchscreenNo
Effective Camera Resolution12.1 Megapixel
GPSNo
USBYes
Wide AngleYes
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyPowerShot
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourBlack
Optical Zoom5x
Digital Zoom4x
Brand NameCanon
FeaturesContinuous Shooting Mode, Self-timer, Live View, Orientation Sensor, Face Detection, External Flash Shoe, Smile Detection, Wink Detection
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsMOV, MPEG-4
Viewfinder TypeOptical
Weight (Approximate)352 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityWEEE, RoHS, REACH, ErP
Minimum Focus Distance10 mm
Maximum Image Resolution4000 x 3000
Maximum Frame Rate240 fps
Number of Batteries Supported1
Battery Built-inNo
Battery RechargeableYes
Battery IncludedYes
Display Screen TypeLCD
Image Sensor TypeCMOS
HDMIYes
HD Movie ModeYes
Battery Model SupportedNB-10L
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Eye-Fi Card
Height75.9 mm
Width106.6 mm
Depth40.1 mm
Autofocus Points9
Focal Length6.10 mm to 30.50 mm
Image FormatsJPEG, RAW
Flash ModesAuto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Slow Sync, Red-eye Reduction, Flash Exposure Compensation, Rear Curtain Sync
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerCanon, Inc
Product ModelG15
Product NamePowerShot G15 Digital Compact Camera
Product LinePowerShot
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part Number6350B010AA
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.canon.co.uk
Marketing Information

Equipped for serious photography, the compact PowerShot G15 boasts a bright f/1.8-2.8, 5x zoom lens, fast AF and a high-sensitivity Canon CMOS sensor for capturing superior photos and Full HD movies.

Battery Life350 Shot
Package Contents
  • PowerShot G15 Digital Compact Camera
  • Battery Pack NB-10L (with Terminal Cover)
  • Battery Charger CB-2LC / CB-2LCE
  • Neck Strap NS-DC11
  • Software CD-ROM
  • Getting Started
  • Warranty Card
Display Resolution922000 Pixel
Limited Warranty1 Year
Built-in DevicesSpeaker, Microphone