By Mike Joubert 18 December 2013


Manufacturer Canon
Model PowerShot G16
Resolution 12.1 Megapixels
Weight 356g (CIPA standard)
Dimensions 108.8 x 75.9 x 40.3 mm
Image processor type Digic 6
Video Capture Full HD 1920 x 1080: 60 fps (59.94), 30 fp
Supported Flash Memory SD/SDHC/SDXC and UHS-I Memory Cards
Viewfinder Real-image zoom viewfinder

LCD Monitor
Monitor 3.0-inch TFT Color LCD with wide viewing angle
Amount of pixels Approx. 922 000 dots
Histogram Yes

Maximum f/number f/1.8 (W), f/2.8 (T)
Focal Length 6.1 (W) - 30.5 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 28-140mm)
Optical Zoom 5x Optical
Digital Zoom 4x Digital
Closest Focusing Distance 10 mm

Optical Sensor Type 1/1.7-inch CMOS
Geo tagging None
ISO Sensitivity 80-12800 (in P mode)
Image Stabilizer Optical Image Stabilizer
AF Assist Beam Yes
Face Detection Yes

Power Source
Batteries Battery Pack NB-10L
Battery life Approx. 360 shots with LCD monitor on


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