The PowerShot G10 delivers superior image quality with a 14.7 megapixels, ultra-high definition CCD sensor. Featuring a 28mm wide angle lens, 5x zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer and RAW mode, users can enjoy complete flexibility when manipulating images. With full creative control, this beautifully designed camera is a pleasure to use and delivers outstanding image quality for those who demand the best.
The PowerShot G10 combines advanced technology, Canon's latest image processor and a classic design to form a compelling offer for photo enthusiasts.
Sydney, 17 September 2008: Canon Australia today introduced the PowerShot G10, a model destined to become the leading compact digital camera in its range. Successor to the acclaimed PowerShot G9, this pocket powerhouse combines superior technology with the latest in image processing to deliver nothing short of exceptional image quality.
"The new Canon PowerShot G10 is a must have for those serious about their photography and an ideal companion for Digital SLR users seeking a digital compact camera," stated Kimberley Langton, Brand Manager - Digital Still Cameras, Consumer Imaging Products Group, Canon Australia. "With exquisite image quality, full manual control, the latest image processor and a classic body design, this model will certainly set the benchmark in its class."
Creative Control and Full Flexibility Full creative control and a variety of custom functions have been incorporated to further enhance this popular model. The long awaited 28mm wide angle, 5x Optical Zoom lens is a highly desirable feature of the PowerShot G10. The lens allows for greater creativity when shooting, allowing users to capture beautiful landscapes or great group shots.
The highly valued RAW format has been maintained, enabling PowerShot G10 users full flexibility when manipulating their images ensuring the highest image quality possible. The RAW image processing has been enhanced and includes Digital Photo Professional into the bundled software. This innovative software shares the same editing environment as Canon's EOS range, ensuring stress free image editing, especially for the seasoned EOS user.
For even greater flexibility, the user can choose one of two Custom Modes allowing them to record their preferred shooting settings. Further customisation is allowed through My Menu which enables users to program the menus that they use most often and arrange these in the display.
Advanced Canon Technology to Create the Highest Quality Images The PowerShot G10 introduces a variety of new features to achieve the superior image quality. Canon's new DiG!C 4 incorporates improved Face Detection including Face Detect Self Timer, Motion Detection technologies and new features including Servo AF and Intelligent Contrast Correction. A new movie function also allows longer movie recording using less memory.*
Equipped with a high-resolution 14.7 megapixel image sensor, the PowerShot G10 produces both highly detailed imaging and a rich expressive power.
Further supporting advanced users the G10 offers compatibility with a number of EOS accessories including Speedlites and remote switches. Optional accessories like the tele-converter and water proof case allow users to explore their photography further. Improved Operability and Classic Design Canon's high resolution 3 inch PureColour II LCD (approx 461,000 dots) faithfully reproduces colour and provides superior image display. The inclusion of an exposure compensation dial and an ISO dial enhances the useability of the PowerShot G10 for the advanced amateur.
Key Product Points ? 14.7 megapixel CCD image sensor ? 28mm wide lens for beautiful landscapes and great group shots ? RAW format to attain the highest image quality possible ? 5x Optical Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer for blur-free image close-ups ? 3.0" PureColour II LCD Monitor for clear and easy image preview ? High-speed, high-precision DiG!C 4 Image Processor offering advanced Face Detection including Face Detect Self Timer, Motion Detection, Servo AF, Intelligent Contrast Correction and enhanced movie recording using less memory
Sensor / Image Processor:
Effective Number of Pixels:
Approx. 14.7 MP CCD
Size / Filter Array:
1/1.7 inch / Primary colour filter (Bayer)
Focal Length (optical):
6.1 (W) - 30.5 (T) mm
35mm film equivalent:
28 (W) - 140 (T) mm
f/2.8 - 8.0 (W) / f/4.5 - 8.0 (T)
Shutter Speed :
15 - 1/4000 sec.
Optical approx 5x; Digital approx 4x
Optical (Lens Shift Type)
TTL Autofocus (Single / Continuous), Manual
Face Detect, AiAF (9-points), Center, Flexizone
Auto Focus, Auto Exposure, White Balance, Flash Exposure, Auto Red-Eye correction, Auto Focus Point Zoom, Face Self Timer
Other Shooting Functions:
Servo AF, i-Correction, Auto Focus Assist Beam, Auto Focus Lock
Real-image optical zoom viewfinder with dioptric adjustment
3.0 inch LCD monitor with high resolution and wide viewing angle (approx 461,000 dots)
Auto, on, off, Red Eye Correction, Red Eye Reduction, Slow Synchro, Second Curtain Synchro, FE Lock, Safety FE
Flash Range :
Normal: 30 cm - 4.6 m (W) 50 cm - 2.8 m (T)
Flash Exposure Compensation:
± 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
External Flash Support:
Canon EX series Speedlites via Hot Shoe
Selectable Shooting Modes:
Auto, P (Program), Tv (Shutter Priority), Av (Aperture Priority), M (Manual), C1, C2, Portrait, Landscape, Night Snapshot, Sports, Special Scene (Indoor, Night Scene, Sunset, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Aquarium, Underwater, ISO 3200, Color Accent, Color Swap)
MOV (Image Data: H.264; Audio Data: Linear PCM monaural)
JPEG Compression Levels:
Superfine / Fine / Normal
Recording Pixels and recording capacity on a 2GB card:
Still Images and Capacity at Super Fine Image Setting:
Large: 4416 x 3312 (306), Medium 1: 3456 x 2592 (499), Medium 2: 2592 x 1944 (767), Medium 3/Date Stamp: 1600 x 1200 (1862), Small: 640 x 480 (6830), Widescreen (L): 4416 x 2480 (409), RAW (94)
Movie Frame Rate:
Large 640x480: 30fps (23min 49sec), Medium 320x240: 30fps (1hr 13min 10sec)
Red-eye Correction, Slideshow, My Category, Index, Resize, Magnified, Image Inspection Tool, Advancing and Reversing through magnified images, Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Sound Memos, Auto Play
DPOF - Print Order/Image transfer; Movie - unnecessary scenes can be erased; Sound Annotations - max. record/play time is approx. 60 sec; Maximum Recording Length per Clip - until file size reaches 4GB
Direct Printing, PictBridge:
Supported Operating Systems:
PC: Windows XP SP2 / Vista; Mac: OS X v10.4 - v10.5