Conclusion: For those either looking for a companion camera to their existing DSLR, or those just wanting to invest a little more into a camera, without the increased bulk that come with an entry-level DSLR, the G11 is an excellent choice and should strongly be consider.
Summary: The Canon G series has been making big waves in the photography community, small high end point & shoots with manual mode that allow for professional quality photography at a very low price. How does the latest of this series, the Canon PowerShot G11, measure up? Here's a review.
Conclusion: What can we say? Canon’s on a roll now and its top-end cameras are winners. Just as Nikon was in the zone about a year ago hitting everything out of the park, Canon is locked in. Even though the G11—around $439 at legit online dealers – is an excellent camera though, we’re very partial to the S90...
Pros: Very good picture quality, Wide-angle 5x zoom, Quality adjustable LCD screen, Optical image stabilization
Cons: Expensive, Slow at only 1.1 fps, Distorted viewfinder, No HD video
Excerpt: Canon’s Powershot ‘G’ range of digital cameras has been at the top-end of the compact camera market for years. The latest addition to the series, the new Powershot G11, is unusual in offering a significantly lower resolution than its predecessor. Has Canon gone mad?
An advanced digital camera that's suitable for users who can't afford a D-SLR
Good Gear Guide.au
29 March 2010
Summary: The Canon PowerShot G11 is a good camera, but it's not without its flaws. We wish it had sturdier buttons and that its zoom control was better. Photos are a little soft, but this camera is still capable of capturing some excellent pictures.
Pros: Full manual control, pivoting screen, good high ISO performance for a compact camera
Cons: Buttons feel spongy, no fine control over zoom, noticeable barrel roll at the wide angle, slightly soft images, no bulb mode
Excerpt: The bridge market between point-and-shoot compacts and entry-level DSLR’s has become more and more competitive over the last couple years. With many companies concentrating a stronger effort on the Micro Four Thirds technology and offering great value with their entry-level DSLR’s, delivering the...
Conclusion: It may be priced higher than a 10 megapixel entry level DSLR, but this offers a reliable back up for existing owners wanting to supplement their ‘proper’ camera with something more manageable, without compromising quality too much in the process.