Canon PowerShot G12

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Canon PowerShot G12

Released September 2010

Canon PowerShot G12
Canon PowerShot G12
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Type Compact
Announced 14/09/2010  
Indicative price (USD) 499  
Sensor type CCD  
Resolution 3648 x 2736  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 10  
Sensor size (mm) 5.6 x 7.5 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm)  
Bits per pixel 12
Focal length multiplier 4.59 
Aspect Ratio 4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 1:1, 4:5 
ISO latitude  80 - 3200 
Shutter type Electronic 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 15.0  
Frame rate (fps) 2  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes (inside mounted lens) 
Dust cleaning N/A 
Mount type Compact  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type Li-ion, NB-7L, 7.4V, 1050mAh 
Battery weight (gr)  
Camera material  
Mount material N/A 
View finder type optical (tunnel) 
View finder magnification  
View finder coverage  
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter  
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size 2.8 
Monitor pixel 461000 
Articulated screen Yes 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Autofocus: Single, Continuous, Servo AF AF frame: Face AiAF, Center, FlexiZone, Tracking AF 
Number of autofocus points  
Exposure bracketing 3 shots with amount of compensation +/- 2EV in 0.3EV increments 
Exposure compensation +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments 
Drive modes Single, Continuous, Continuous Shooting AF, Continuous Shooting LV, Self-timer (Delay time (0 - 15 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1 - 10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified) 
Buffer size  
Recording medium SD/SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card 
Image format JPG, RAW (CR2), DPOF 
White balance bracketing No 
Connectivity USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, HDMI mini connector, AV (NTSC/PAL) 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes (movies with sound) 
External micro No 
Histogram Yes 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1280 x 720 / 24 fps 
Full HD No 
Live autofocus  
Video file format MOV 
Video codec H.264 
Video stabilisation  

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