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Canon Powershot G16
9.3 out of 10

Canon Powershot G16

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Overall 9
9.0

Expert Review

About
20 March 2015
  • Summary: With a digital camera that has a suggested price tag, the expectation for having strong image quality in the Canon PowerShot G16 is a given. Cameras with such a high price tag don't last long in the market unless they can create great images, and the G16 excels in this area.
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Overall 8
8.0

Canon PowerShot G16 review: Compact camera with DSLR-like controls

Macworld
6 May 2014
  • Conclusion: The PowerShot G16 is a compact workhorse camera that’s hard to beat. It has a rock-solid build quality, a DSLR-like feature set, and great-looking picture quality. Gavin is a Macworld U.K.
  • Pros: Almost as many features asa DSLR, Excellent build quality
  • Cons: LCD doesn't tilt
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Expert Review

Steve's Digicams
25 March 2014
  • Summary: The Canon PowerShot G16 is the first G-series PowerShot camera to include built-in Wi-Fi, which allows the G16 to share photos and videos to Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, YouTube, and even via email. How?
  • Pros: New DIGIC 6 image processor creates high-performing camera, Autofocus works extremely quickly, G16 has almost no shutter lag and minimal shot to shot delays, Continuous shooting modes in JPEG are impressive, Very good image quality versus other fixed lens cameras, Can shoot in RAW or JPEG or both...
  • Cons: Price is a little high, Optical zoom is limited to 5x, Camera body is a little chunky, No touch screen LCD, No articulated LCD, Wi-Fi is tricky to set up and use, Menu design could be better, Camera's burst mode performance slows noticeably in RAW mode, Very few movie control options, Optical vie...
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Canon PowerShot G16

stuffmideast.com
24 March 2014
  • Conclusion: Sensor - 12MP, 1/1.7in, back-illuminated Lens - f/1.8, 5x optical zoom Flash - yes Video – 1080p/60fps Connectivity - miniHDMI, remote socket, miniUSB, Wi-Fi Storage - SD, SDHC, SDXC Dimensions/weight - 109x76x40mm/356g
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Canon PowerShot G16

thinkdigit.com
14 February 2014
  • Excerpt: Canon has a rather large collection of point and shoot cameras in its arsenal, catering to pretty much every price point. But in the last two years, they’ve shown some interest in developing a different class of point and shoot camera.
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Overall 9
9.0

Canon G16

Imaging Resource
13 January 2014
  • Conclusion: The Canon G16 is another excellent premium compact digital camera from the "Big C.", and while it's not leaps and bounds different from the G15, it brings a significant feature to the table: speed.
  • Pros: Improved autofocus speed, Shot-to-shot cycle time is much improved over G15, JPEG continuous shooting also improved over G15 with 12+fps for first 5 frames, then around 9fps for the remaining shots with no buffer limit, Built-in Wi-Fi connectivity, Full HD video now at up to 60 frames per second,...
  • Cons: LCD screen not articulated, Fine detail and acuity not quite as good as predecessor, Mild blurring in the corners at wide and tele, High chromatic aberration and barrel distortion at wide angle in uncorrected RAW files, Burst mode still slow when shooting RAW files, Optical viewfinder has limited...
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Overall 9
9.1

Expert Review

TopTenREVIEWS
29 December 2013
  • Summary: The Canon PowerShot G16 is a good, enthusiast-oriented point and shoot camera. A 1/1.7-inch sensor and well-made f/1.8 lens make for great image quality. It is larger and more bulky than many of its competitors, but it makes good use of the extra space with well thought out manual controls.
  • Pros: This camera has good image quality.
  • Cons: Larger dimensions make this camera less portable than its competitors.
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Overall 9
8.8

Expert Review

Digital Camera Review
3 December 2013
  • Summary: I have always loved small enthusiast cameras like the iconic Rollei 35S and the innovative Contax T2. Before the advent of affordable digital SLRs, little enthusiast point and shoot (P&S) digital cameras were the driving force behind the exponential expansion of the digital imaging revolution.
  • Pros: Excellent image quality, Fast f1.8-f2.8 5x zoom, Exposure Compensation dial on top deck of camera, Robust build quality
  • Cons: Viewfinder is dim and hard to use, AF hunts for focus in very low light
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Overall 8
8.1

Canon G16

outdoorgearlab.com
25 November 2013
  • Conclusion: The Canon G16, yes, the 16th iteration of the Canon G-series, comes from a powerful family of point-and-shoot cameras. Like the entire series, the G16 packs a punch while maintaining simplicity, value, and is packed with fancy features, many of which we didn't use.
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Overall 9
9.0
Design 10
9.5
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 9
9.0
Performance 9
9.0
Picture quality 10
9.5

Canon PowerShot G16 Review

What Digital Camera
19 November 2013
  • Summary: The PowerShot G16 further reinforces the position of Canon’s G-series as the standard by which all other advanced compacts must be judged. It is fast, light, easy to use, exceptionally well made, packed with features and offers excellent image quality and performance.
  • Pros: Performance; Image Quality; Build Quality; Features
  • Cons: Fixed LCD screen; Incremental improvements on predecessor
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