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Canon Powershot G16
9.3 out of 10

Canon Powershot G16

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Reviews and Problems with Canon Powershot G16

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Overall 4
4.0

Viewfinder Limited & Menu Tedious

Kelsey Haze, B&H Photo
19 April 2015
  • Excerpt: I got this camera a week ago so I have very limited experience taking photos with it. One of the main reasons that I bought it was that it was a point and shoot with a viewfinder. I immediately discovered that the viewfinder is very limited. Here's why: 1.
  • Cons: Menu Tedious, Viewfinder Limited
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Overall 4
4.0

Love the camera not the accessories

meleana, Amazon
10 December 2014
  • Summary: Love the camera, but the bundle not too great, the camera bag, is so smal it only fits the camera and no extra batteries or accessories, plus when I opened it it was mildew/ moldy. The SD card won't work, I paid for expedited shipping cause I needed it all for a work outing.
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Overall 4
4.0

Bundle it is not what I expected and something I ...

Ximena, Amazon
3 December 2014
  • Summary: Bundle it is not what I expected and something I really needed ti have
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Overall 4
4.0

I do not like the Canon G16

james cosgrove, Amazon
9 September 2014
  • Summary: I do not like the Canon G16. I had the G12 which I was very happy with. The newer model made changers in the screen eliminating a screen cover and a unique screen viewing platform that could vary your way of viewing your photo before shooting.
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Overall 4
4.0

Very nice package. But I do not like the camera

7Sox, Amazon
30 August 2014
  • Summary: Very nice package. But I do not like the camera. Rear screen washes out when camera is held on the vertical. Camera is also hard to hold. Nice pictures but viewfinder is not accurate. I would not buy this camera again.
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Overall 4
4.0

G16 Sensor Issues like the G12?

Fire Mike, B&H Photo
23 July 2014
  • Excerpt: I purchased my G16 in April 2014 and after using it several times, discovered I was having the same issues my G12 had, exposures that turned out completely white or under exposed images even though the flash functioned. I sent the camera back for warranty repair and hope that solves the problem.
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Overall 4
4.0

camera good, bundle not worth it

camera hobbyist "x", Amazon
24 May 2014
  • Summary: lot of cheap stuff in the bundle. battery charger comes with the camera anyway. extra battery is useful, and memory card, but other stuff is questionable.
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 4
4.0
Features 6
6.0
Performance 4
4.0
Overall quality 2
2.0

1 Week Wonder

biginabox, Canon
24 April 2014
  • Conclusion: Within a week of opening the box, my Powershot (G16) failed, again. because of its fragile lens construction. My former G10 succumbed to 'lens error' after 3 years, the G16, which is noticeable flimsier, lasted a week of light use, handling with kid gloves. Also, the battery life is much shorter.
  • Pros: Good Low-Light Performance, Nice features/settings, excellent image quality, Bright LCD, Lightweight/Portable, Simple controls/menu, easy to use
  • Cons: Short battery life, Flimsy Construction, excess heat during moderate use, over mechanised
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Overall 4
4.0

not as good at the sony RX100

ben, Amazon
8 January 2014
Overall 4
4.0

Disappointed

KatieAT , johnlewis.com
4 February 2014
  • Summary: Wanted an upgrade from a c. 2007 compact I had so I got the G16. Punchy price but worth it, I thought. Not so. Very disappointed by the sharpness of the photos even though lighting was excellent etc. Zoom is unimpressive versus some of the competition. In short, it's not much of an upgrade.
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