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Canon PowerShot G9

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Overall 3
3.0

"Short shelf life and grainy pictures"

mazzster, CNET
3 February 2011
  • Pros: I love Canon's features. I found it very easy to program settings to my liking. The camera is easy to use. Day, night, macro settings are easy to use and make a difference when appropriate. The view finder is large.
  • Cons: This was my second higher end point and shoot camera from Canon. There are two very serious flaws, 1) picture quality is inconsistent. I felt I had to take 5 pictures to get one good one. 2) The motor on the lens died in one years time.
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Overall 4
4.0

Canon G9: Don't buy me!

reviewsy, epinions.com
3 December 2008
  • Summary: For the price, you are better off spending a little more on a true SLR, or a lot less on a point and shoot.
  • Pros: Easy picture review. Memory cards cheap. Battery is rechargeable, and lasts.
  • Cons: This camera does not take great pictures. They are average at best.
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Overall 4
4.0

Beware of dust contamination.

Real New York Painter, Amazon
1 August 2008
  • Summary: The G9 is an amazing little camera, but it does have two very significant drawbacks: 1. it is not that air-tight, and is highly prone to dust contamination. You'll find many instances of people reporting this on the web. Mine has a large fiber, or perhaps insect hair, stuck to the sensor, as well as some other minor dust, and is presently on it's way to Canon service where they "may or may not" clean it under warranty.
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Overall 4
4.0

"The VF is TERRIBLE"

fastfashn, CNET
16 November 2007
  • Pros: Beautifully Made
  • Cons: No fold out LCD, Optical VF horrible, Canon Lens
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Overall 4
4.0

Good specs, so-so in reality

Harry M. Shin, Amazon
4 October 2007
  • Summary: 1. Background info: I am not a Canon user (but I have nothing against Canon products), I've shot with film for many years (Contax), and digitally for the past 4+ years (Sony 828, Sony V3, Sony R1). 2. I was very interested in the G9 when it was recently announced because of the great reputation of the Canon G series and most importantly--> the return of the RAW format in the G9.
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Overall 4
4.0

Might be a great camera but for quality control issues

a reviewer, Amazon
19 January 2008
  • Summary: I'm a strictly amateur photographer who, for the last two years, has relied on a tiny Nikon Coolpix S1 compact. I loved the camera, but was frustrated by the lack of manual control. Furthermore, in recent months it developed a minor, intermittent issue with reading SD cards (switching off and on normally solves the problem). So, I decided to upgrade. After reading lots of reviews, I narrowed my choice down to two cameras - Nikon's P5100, and the Canon PowerShot G9.
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Overall 4
4.0
Performance 6
6.0
Picture quality 6
6.0
Display 4
4.0
Ergonomics 2
2.0

DECEPCIONANTE. ESPERABA MUCHO MAS!!!

Iván, quesabesde.com
12 February 2012
  • Summary: Hola. Hace años que tengo la cámara y me ha decepcionado bastante. Para el precio que costaba cuando la compré (mas que una reflex de gama usuario) tiene demasiados fallos y carencias. Cuerpo: -Con el tamaño que tiene ´se hecha de menos una empuñadura decente para poder agarrarla- -La pantalla es tan grande que los botones están demasiado juntos y en muchas ocasiones son dificiles de accionar..
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Overall 4
4.0

Lange noch kein Ersatz für eine Spiegelreflex!

G. B. Kg "none", Amazon
29 December 2009
  • Summary: Die Verstellmöglichkeiten sind sehr begrenzt. Man kann zwar in Belichtung und Blende eingreifen. Man sollte aber nicht meinen, vergleichbar wie bei der Spiegelreflex, tatsächlich das Motiv gegen den Hintergrund herausarbeiten zu können, indem man eine kleine Blende wählt. Man kann allenfalls in die Belichtungsdauer eingreifen. Und auch das nur eingeschränkt, verglichen mit einer SLR. Die Qualität der Optik nur Mittelmaß.
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Overall 4
4.0

Gemischte Gefühle

Mister Marflow "T46", Amazon
1 November 2007
  • Summary: Die Canon G9 bietet fast alles, was man sich als Spiegelreflexkamera-Inhaber so als mobile Zweitkamera wünschen kann. Auf die technsichen Details will ich gar nicht eingehen. Doch eines habe ich leider festgestellt, und das liegt vielleicht nur an meinem Gerät als eien - hoffentlich - Einzelfall: Die Bilder von Gegenständen weiter als 15 bis 20 Meter sind alle unscharf!
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