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Canon PowerShot G6 digital camera
PowerShot G6
at a glance
3072 x 2304
4x optical zoom
2" lcd viewer
compact flash I/II
Canon li-ion
Canon PowerShot G6 review summary
camera date Aug 04  out of production
pixels / class 7.4 M  compact digital camera
overall rating good overall camera rating  9 reviews
image quality good image quality rating  
ease of use good usability rating  
camera body excellent camera body rating  improvement over the G5
digital features good digital features rating  
photogr. ctrls good photographic controls rating  
user profile user profile: digital photography enthusiast
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Canon PowerShot G6 specifications
lens / zoom  35 mm - 140 mm (4x) (dig: 4.1x)
focus / macro  auto | manual / 50 cm / 5 cm
metering mode  evaluative / center-weighted / spot
aperture  auto | manual / F2.0W / F3.0T
white balance  auto | manual - 6 presets, 2 custom
shutter  auto | manual / 15s - 1/2000s
exposure  +/- 2EV in 1/3EV steps
flash / mode  internal / hot-shoe - 9 modes / 0.7m - 5m
viewfinder  optical
iso ratings  50 / 100 / 200 / 400
image size  3072x2304 / 2592x1944 / 2048x1536 / 1600x1200 / 640x480
image format  raw / jpeg (exif 2.2)
image compr.  super fine / fine / normal
lag/cycle times  
remote control  self timer 2s / 10s
video options  avi 640x480 (10fps, up to 30s) / 320x240 , 160x120 (15fps, up to 3 min.)
audio options  wav (mono)
connectivity  usb / video (NTSC/PAL)
storage  compact flash I / II
platform  Windows 98SE/Me/2000 SP4/XP, Mac OS X v10.1.5 - 10.3
extra features   flip / twist lcd
histogram display
PictBridge  compatible
Canon PowerShot G6 links
Reviews for novices and shutterbugs
14Nov04 Canon PowerShot G6 review by DCViews
14Nov04 Canon PowerShot G6 review by DCViews (nl)
06Dec04 Canon PowerShot G6 review by Quesabesde (es)
06Oct04 Canon PowerShot G6 review by Megapixel.net
25Aug04 Canon PowerShot G6 review by Steves-Digicams
Reviews for shutterbugs and professionals
03Dec04 Canon PowerShot G6 review by DPReview
29Sep04 Canon PowerShot G6 review by Imaging-resource
21Aug04 Canon PowerShot G6 review by DCResource
Introductions, previews and other reviews
Forum discussions
dpreview.com Canon Talk Forum
imaging-resource.com  Canon Forum
steves-digicams.com Canon Forum
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Canon PowerShot G6 announcement clippings


Resolution to burn
The 7.1 Megapixel resolution allows detailed prints in excess of A3 size and prints without loss of detail from tight, post-shoot crops.

Precision lens
Great in low light conditions, the fast f/2.0 - f/3.0 lens has a versatile focal length range of 7.2 to 28.8mm (35-140mm equivalent in 35mm format).

Wealth of options
An SLR-style Mode Dial allows you to call up any one of 12 different shooting modes. Two custom modes can be used to save and retrieve your favourite combination of settings.

High-performance
With incredible speed, Canon's purpose-built DIGIC processor executes the complex algorithms required for accurate image rendering. The result is superb quality images, more accurate focusing and metering, longer battery life and fast start-up times.

iSAPS Technology
Like a built-in photographer's assistant, iSAPS improves auto exposure, auto white balance and auto focus accuracy by monitoring settings and readings, and using these to interpret the shooting situation.

Stay focused
When you need to be fast, the 9-point AiAF focuses quickly on your subject, even when it is off-centre. For full control, FlexiZone AF/AE allows scrolling and selection of the auto focus point from across the frame.

Room to grow
For professional lighting results, the PowerShot G6 is compatible with all Canon Speedlite flash units¹. Optional converter lenses further extend the camera's range.

Image Management
For total post-shoot control, the PowerShot G6 supports simultaneous JPEG and lossless RAW image recording for both flexibility and flawless 'digital negatives'. ZoomBrowser (Windows) and ImageBrowser (Mac) help manage your work, while ArcSoft PhotoStudio provides extensive image editing and manipulation options.

Direct printing
Your PowerShot G6 is fully PictBridge and Canon Direct Print compliant, allowing it to connect and print directly to any compatible photo printer


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