Canon PowerShot G16 Versus Canon PowerShot G15: Noteworthy Improvement
Compared to this camera’s predecessor, the PowerShot G15, Canon has achieved quite an improvement in image quality with the new model. Although there’s no real progress in color depth, dynamic range is about 1/3rd stop wider at base sensitivity, and there’s close to a ½ stop improvement in low light ISO.
Canon PowerShot G16 versus Canon PowerShot S120: Practically identical IQ
Compared to firm’s PowerShot S120, which shares a number of core technologies, the G16 actually is fractionally behind in IQ and therefore, our rankings. In every-day picture taking, however, both models have fundamentally the same image quality.
Nikon Coolpix P7800 Versus Canon PowerShot G16: Two Giants go head to head
Compared with Canon’s traditional rival in this segment, the new Nikon Coolpix P7800, the G16 has marginally lower color depth, but both models were measured as having the same dynamic range. Where Canon made up the difference was with its low light performance. It achieved a very slight improvement in the Low-Light ISO scores, but in real world terms there’s nothing to separate the two in image quality.
Further readings for the Canon PowerShot G16 review: Small Wonder
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September 26, 2013
When the Canon PowerShot G16 was announced recently there was a general sense of mild anticlimax, both on the part of the journalists assembled at Canon's HQ in Long Island, and among some of our readers here at dpreview.com. To a casual glance the G16 might look like 'just' a G15 with a new processor, tweaked movie settings and Wi-Fi, making it a decidedly iterative upgrade.
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