Conclusion: The Canon G series is once again the go-to choice for photographers looking for a serious compact camera, reviews say. The Canon PowerShot G15 delivers the total package: It's speedy, durable, easy to handle, shoots very nice photos and videos, and fits into a jacket pocket.
Pros: Outstanding photos, even in low light, Snappy performance; great handling, Big-camera features, Fits into a jacket pocket
Cons: Little manual control in video mode, No in-camera panorama
Summary: The Canon PowerShot G15 the newest addition to the G series of Canon, is an advanced point and shoot camera that is just full of surprises. It improves on many things when compared to the G12, at least on paper and we wonder if that actually translates into any real world performance.
Excerpt: There are quite a few point and shoot cameras out there in the market today that will appeal to the enthusiast shooter, so when Canon releases the PowerShot G15, we wondered whether it’d be a good fit in the segment.
Summary: The Coolpix P7700 offers an impressive feature set, a longer zoom range than most of its competitors, a fully articulating LCD, and very good photo quality. Unfortunately, it is marred by very slow write times, especially in RAW mode which makes continuous shooting a chore, and really forces you to...
Summary: The Canon PowerShot G15 is an enthusiast-level camera built into a compact as opposed to an interchangeable lens system. This may leave it short on some features, but where it doesn’t compromise is on picture quality and manual controls.
Conclusion: Although the PowerShot G15 is a good camera, reluctantly we’re getting off the small-chip G-series merry-go-round – especially at its list price of $499. We’ve endorsed them for many years but times have changed.
Pros: Bright f/1.8-f/2.8 5x zoom, Quality stills and videos, Excellent image stabilization system
Cons: Better alternatives available, Pokes along in RAW, Very noisy at high ISOs
Summary: In our Canon G15 review our testing team asks whether the G15’s new f/1.8-2.8 5x zoom lens is the best ever in a Canon G camera. Watch the video review below to find out how this new Canon camera fared.
Summary: Canon has changed the processor from the DIGIC 4 system to the DIGIC 5 image processor and upgraded the CMOS image sensor from 10.1 megapixels to 12.1 megapixels. While G12 users will lose the variable-angle LCD screen, the size has been upgraded from 2.8 inched to 3.0 inches and the screen quality...
Pros: Smart Auto shooting mode is accurate and easy in all situations, Dedicated Video Capture Button is always ready to record, DIGIC 5 processor provides outstanding performance, Excellent overall image quality, Intelligent IS is ready for any situation, 922,000 dot, 3.0-inch LCD, Excellent Battery L...
Cons: Flash must be manually raised to operate in all shooting modes, including Smart Auto, ISO 12,800 sounds great but is unacceptable, Optical viewfinder is way off from actual image captured, Movie audio features a lot of background noise, No audio input