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Powershot G16 12MP 5X Digital Camera

Item No. 8406B005
  • Powershot G16 12MP 5X Digital Camera

Reg. Price: $529.99
Sale Price: $424.97
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Sale Ends: Aug 13, 2015
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  • 12.1 Megapixel 1/1.7" CMOS Sensor
  • Canon 5x Optical Zoom Lens (28-140mm)
  • NB-10L Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
  • Battery Charger CB-2LZ
  • Optical Zoom Viewfinder and 3.0" LCD
  • Full HD 1080/60p Video
  • DIGIC 6 Image Processing Engine
  • Enhanced Wi-Fi Capabilities
  • Continuous Shooting at 9.3 fps
  • Intelligent IS Image Stabilization
  • ISO 12800 and Canon HS SYSTEM

    The Canon Power Shot G16 is a a compact, advanced point-and-shoot camera featuring 12.1 megapixel, 5x zoom. It has a 1/1.7" high-sensitivity CMOS sensor and DIGIC 6 image processor to produce high quality still imagery and full HD 1080p video with notable low-light quality and sensitivity to ISO 12800. The sensor and processor work together to form the Canon HS SYSTEM, which helps to improve the image quality of dimly-lit shots by reducing noise and enhancing the overall clarity. Additionally, the processor offers a range of speed-related assets throughout the camera, including a maximum sustained full-resolution continuous shooting rate of 9.3 fps for over 500 shots as well as a High Speed AF system for maintained sharpness in a variety of shooting conditions.

    The built-in Canon 5x optical zoom lens provides a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 28-140mm, covering wide-angle to telephoto length perspectives. A maximum aperture of f/1.8-2.8 contributes to working in low lighting, regardless of focal length, and also helps to isolate subject matter for shallow depth of field images. Benefiting this lens' coverage is Intelligent IS image stabilization, which automatically employs one of six distinct stabilization modes to help minimize the appearance of camera shake depending on the shooting situation. Also helping to stabilize the camera while shooting is a built-in optical viewfinder that provides an additional point of contact between one and the camera. This finder is also an ideal alternative to the rear LCD monitor when working in bright conditions or for tracking quickly moving subjects. For live view monitoring, image playback, and menu navigation, the 3.0" 922k-dot LCD monitor is available and provides a bright, clear means for image composition and review.

    For instant sharing and transferring of photos and movies, built-in wireless connectivity is available and helps to expedite sending imagery directly to an Android or iOS mobile device through the use of the free Canon CameraWindow app. Also helpful is the CANON iMAGE GATEWAY, which serves as an intuitive interface for uploading images directly to social networking and cloud sites from the G16.

    12.1MP High-Sensitivity CMOS Sensor and DIGIC 6 Image Processor

    The 12.1 megapixel 1/1.7" CMOS sensor and DIGIC 6 image processor work in concert to produce high resolution still imagery and full HD video recording with notable low-light sensitivity and quality. The combination of these two technologies creates the Canon HS SYSTEM, which provides a maximum sensitivity of ISO 12800 with minimal noise and enhanced clarity to truly benefit impressive image making in dimly-lit situations. The processor also contributes to overall speed throughout the camera, including High Speed AF, Manual Focus Peaking, and a top continuous shooting rate of 12.2 fps for the first six images with a sustained shooting rate of 9.3 fps for over 500 consecutive images, as well as 1080p video recording at 60 fps.

    Canon 5x Optical Zoom Lens

    The built-in Canon 5x optical zoom lens provides a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 28-140mm, covering wide-angle to telephoto perspectives to suit working in a wide array of situations. The f/1.8-2.8 maximum aperture benefits working in low lighting at both ends of the zoom range and also contributes to producing shallow depth of field and selective focus imagery. The lens' performance is further enhanced through the inclusion of Intelligent IS image stabilization, which helps to minimize the appearance of camera shake by automatically selecting from six different optimized stabilization modes depending on the specific shooting conditions. The Normal setting corrects for a wide range of movements and is ideal for still photography; the Panning setting detects when panning shots are being made and does not compensate for lateral shake; the Macro (Hybrid) setting specifically corrects for shift-type shake that is common when working with close-up subject matter; the Dynamic mode is highly effective for video work and wide-angle settings and helps to minimize common shake that occurs while walking or moving with the camera; the Powered setting is suited for shooting at the telephoto end of the zoom range when hand shake is most prevalent; and Tripod mode simply turns off the IS since it is no longer needed.

    Full HD Video Recording

    Full HD 1080p video recording is supported with a frame rate up to 60 fps for high resolution, fluid rendering of subjects. Direct playback is possible on an HDTV via the integrated HDMI port, with HDMI-CEC support, and 60 fps movies are saved in the Internet-friendly MP4 format for expedited online sharing and editing. When recording at 30 fps, the DIGIC 6 processor and Fine Movie Detail Processing work together to enhance noise reduction and overall clarity.

    Built-In Wireless Connectivity

    Built-in Wi-Fi allows direct, wireless transferring of photos and videos to mobile devices and PCs for instant online sharing to social networking sites and cloud-based storage sites. The CANON iMAGE GATEWAY helps to expedite this process through an intuitive workflow, and the free Canon CameraWindow app, available for iOS and Android devices, enables efficient transferring control and also permits GPS tagging to images. An enhanced Wi-Fi set-up also works to streamline connecting to wireless hot spots, too, as WEP Key input is no longer needed and wireless preferences can easily be modified through a web browser. Additionally, Automatic Switching via the Image Sync function works to automatically sync images with any discovered and linked PC within a designated network or, alternatively, images are temporarily sent to the CANON iMAGE GATEWAY for later transferring.


    Pixels Actual: 12.8 Megapixel Effective: 12.1 Megapixel
    Sensor 1/1.7" CMOS
    Bit Depth 12-bit
    File Formats Still Images: JPEG, RAW Movies: MOV, MP4 Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo)
    Max Resolution 4000 x 3000 @ 4:3
    Other Resolutions 2816 x 2112 @ 4:3 1600 x 1200 @ 4:3 640 x 480 @ 4:3 4000 x 2664 @ 3:2 2816 x 1880 @ 3:2 1600 x 1064 @ 3:2 640 x 424 @ 3:2 2400 x 3000 @ 4:5 1696 x 2112 @ 4:5 960 x 1200 @ 4:5 384 x 480 @ 4:5 4000 x 2448 @ 16:9 2816 x 1584 @ 16:9 1920 x 1080 @ 16:9 640 x 360 @ 16:9 2992 x 2992 @ 1:1 2112 x 2112 @ 1:1 1200 x 1200 @ 1:1 480 x 480 @ 1:1
    Aspect Ratio 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 4:5, 16:9
    Image Stabilization Optical
    Lens EFL: 6.1-30.5 mm (35 mm equivalent: 28-140 mm)
    Aperture: f/1.8 (W) - 2.8 (T)
    Zoom Optical: 5x Digital: 4x
    Focus Range Wide: 1.97" (5 cm) - Infinity Telephoto: 1.31' (40 cm) - Infinity Manual Wide: 0.39" (1 cm) - Infinity Manual Tele: 1.31' (40 cm) - Infinity Wide Macro: 0.39" (1 cm) - 1.64' (50 cm) Quick: 4.92' (1.5 m) - 65.62' (20 m)
    ISO Sensitivity Auto, 80-12800
    Shutter 1 - 1/4000 sec 15 - 1/4000 sec in Aperture Priority Mode 250 - 1/4000 sec in Manual Mode
    Exposure Metering Center-weighted, Evaluative, Spot
    Exposure Modes Modes: Aperture Priority, Auto, Discreet, Hybrid Auto, Manual, Movie, Programmed Auto, Shutter Priority
    Compensation: -3 EV to +3 EV (in .3 EV steps)
    Shooting Modes Background Defocus, Face Self-Timer, Fireworks, Fish-Eye Effect HDR, Handheld Night Scene, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Nostalgic, Portrait, Poster Effect, Smart Shutter, Snow, Soft Focus, Star, Super Vivid, Toy Camera Effect, Underwater
    White Balance Modes Auto, Cloudy, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Tungsten, Underwater
    Burst Rate Up to 12.2 fps for up to 6 frames Up to 9.3 fps for up to 522 frames Up to 5.9 fps Up to 5.7 fps
    Self Timer 10 Sec, 2 Sec
    Remote Control RS-60E3 (Optional)
    Flash Modes Modes: Auto Flash On Off Slow Sync
    Compensation: -2 EV to +2 EV (in .3 EV steps)
    Built-in Flash Yes
    Effective Flash Range Wide: 1.64 - 22.97' (0.5 - 7 m) Telephoto: 1.64 - 14.76' (0.5 - 4.5 m)
    External Flash Connection Hot Shoe
    Memory Card Type SD SDHC SDXC
    Video Recording Yes, NTSC/PAL
    Resolution 1920 x 1080: 60 fps, 30 fps, 15 fps 1280 x 720: 30 fps, 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.5 fps 640 x 480: 120 fps, 30 fps, 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.5 fps 320 x 240: 240 fps
    Video Clip Length Up to 29 Min 59 Sec
    Audio Recording Built-in Mic: With Video, Stereo,
    Viewfinder Type Optical
    Screen 3.0" LCD Rear Screen (922,000 pixels)
    Screen Coverage 100%
    Connectivity HDMI C (Mini) USB 2.0
    Wi-Fi Yes
    Operating/Storage Temperature Operating 32 to 104F (0 to 40C)
    Humidity: 10 - 90%
    Battery 1x NB-10L Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 7.4VDC, 920mAh
    AC Power Adapter ACK-DC80 (Optional)
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 4.3 x 3.0 x 1.6" / 108.8 x 75.9 x 40.3 mm
    Weight 12.56 oz / 356 g CIPA standard

    Box Contents

    What's in the Box:
  • PowerShot G16 camera
  • Lithium Battery Pack NB-10L
  • Battery Charger CB-2LZ
  • Neck Strap
  • Warranty

    1 Year Manufacturer's Warranty.

    For additional protection, consider purchasing an extended 2-year warranty bringing the total warranty period to 3 years! Click on the warranty section on the checkout page.

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