PowerShot G11

PowerShot G11

Specifications

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Type of Camera
Type of Camera
Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 5x Optical/4x Digital/20x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System
Image Capture Device
Type
1/1.7-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Total Pixels
Approx. 10.4 Megapixels
Effective Pixels
Approx. 10.0 Megapixels
Lens
Focal Length
6.1 (W) - 30.5mm (35mm film equivalent: 28 (W) - 140 (T) mm)
Digital Zoom
5x
Focusing Range
Normal: 1.6 ft./50cm-infinity
Macro: 0.4 in.-1.6 ft./1-50cm
Autofocus System
TTL Autofocus
Viewfinder & Monitor
Viewfinder
Real-image optical zoom viewfinder
LCD Monitor
2.8-inch TFT color, with wide viewing angle
LCD Pixels
Approx. 461,000 pixels
LCD Coverage
100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8 (W) - f/4.5 (T)
Shutter Speed
15-1/4000 sec. (Total shutter speed range; settable in Tv and M)
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity
Auto*, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600/3200 (Standard output sensitivity. Recommended exposure index. *Camera automatically sets the optimal ISO speed according to shooting mode and subject brightness. The ISO speed also varies according to subject movement and camera shake when the shooting mode is set to Auto.)
Light Metering Method
Evaluative*1, Center-weighted average, spot*2
*1 Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect AiAF.
*2 Fixed to center or linked to the AF frame.
Exposure Control Method
Program AE, Shutter Speed-Priority AE, Aperture-Priority AE, i-Contrast, Manual; AE Lock, Safety Shift, Auto ISO Shift
Exposure Compensation
+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
  • Shooting standby only (Movies)

White Balance
White Balance Control
Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom1, Custom2
*The color of faces is evaluated in Face AiAF
Flash
Built-in Flash
Auto, Auto w/Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; FE lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro, Second-curtain synchro
Flash Range
1.6 ft.-23 ft./50 cm-7 m (W), 1.6-13 ft./50cm-4.0m (T)
Recycling Time
10 sec. or less (battery voltage: 7.4V)
Flash Exposure Compensation
+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Shooting Specifications
Shooting Modes
Auto*1, P, Tv, Av, M, C1, C2, Low Light, Quick Shot, SCN*2, Movie
*1 Optimum image processing for each scene. *2 Portrait, Landscape, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, Sports, Sunset, Night Scene, Fireworks, Beach, Underwater, Aquarium, Foliage, Snow, Color Accent, Color Swap, Stitch Assist
Photo Effects
My Colors
My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom*
*Adjustment of contrast, sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available.
  • Saving original image is not available.
  • Not available with RAW setting.

Self-Timer
Approx. 10-sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay/ Custom*1/Face Self-Timer*2
*1 Shooting start time (0-10 sec. (in one-second increments)) can be specified.
*2 When the number of detected faces increases, the shutter is released after 2 sec. delay. However, if no face is detected for 30 seconds or more, the shooting operation starts automatically.
Wireless Control
Not available
Continuous Shooting
Normal: approx. 1.1 fps; AF: approx. 0.7 fps; LV: approx. 0.8 fps (Large/Fine)
Image Storage
Storage Media
SD/SDHC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus card, HC MMCplus card
File Format
Design rule for Camera File system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
Image Compression
Normal, Fine, RAW
JPEG Compression Mode
Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG) RAW (CR2 Canon Original))
Movie: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio data: Linear PCM (monaural))
  • Not compatible with AVI

Number of Recording Pixels
Still Image: 3,648 x 2,736 (Large); 2,816 x 2112 (Medium 1); 2,272 x 1,704 (Medium 2); 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 3); 640 x 480 (Small); 3,648 x 2,048 (Wide); 3,648 x 2,736 (RAW); 1,824 x 1,368 (Medium*)
* Low Light mode
Number of Recordable Images
  Large (L) Medium 1 (M1) Medium 2 (M2) Medium 3 (M3)
F N F N F N F N
File Size (KB) 2,565 1,226 1,620 780 1,116 556 558 278
2GB 749 1,536 1,181 2,363 1,707 3,235 3,235 6,146
8GB 2,994 6,140 4,723 9,446 6,822 12,927 12,927 24,562

  Small (S) Widescreen (W) RAW Low Light
F N F N RAW +JPEG F N
File Size (KB) 150 84 1,920 918 12,825 15,390 706 353
2GB 10,245 15,368 1,007 2,048 135 113 2,560 4,729
8GB 40,937 61.406 4,026 8,187 540 455 10,234 18,894
Time of Recordable Movies
  Standard, Color Accent, Color Swap
640 x 480 320 x 240
30 fps 30 fps
Movie Size (KB/sec.) 1,402 480
2GB 22 min. 45 sec. 1 hr. 04 min. 01 sec.
8GB 1 hr. 30 min. 57 sec. 4 hr. 15 min. 51 sec.
Note: N=Normal F=Fine SF=SuperFine
Storage Capacity varies depending on camera settings. This data is estimated from Canon's standard shooting conditions. Figures for Movie Mode represent total capacity of the particular media.
Playback Specifications
Playback Modes File
Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, My Colors, My Category, Transition Effects, Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Index (4-130 thumbnails can be selected), Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, RAW playback, Trimming, Resize, Image Inspection Tool, i-Contrast Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing, Auto Rotate, Resume
Erasing Specifications
Erase Modes
Still Image: single image, select range, select by date, select by category, select by folder, all images
Movie: part of movie, all of movie
Interfaces
Computer Interface
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B jack)
Video Out
NTSC/PAL (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
Audio Out
Monaural (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
Other
SD Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon CP and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable
Power Supply
Power Source
1. Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery NB-7L
2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC50
Shooting Capacity
Still Image: approx. 390 shots (NB-7L/LCD on)*, approx. 1,000 shots (NB-7L/LCD off)
Playback Time
Approx. 420 min. (NB-7L)

* LCD screen on. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used.

Physical Specifications
Operating Temperature
32-104°F/0-40°C
Operating Humidity
10-90%
Dimensions (WxHxD)
4.41 x 3.00 x 1.90 in./112.1 x 76.2 x 48.3mm
Weight
Approx. 12.5 oz./355g (camera body only)

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