You can bring subjects closer with 5x optical zoom and 4x digital zoom. The CCD image sensor of the Canon PowerShot G12 shoots images at 10 megapixels. This Canon point and shoot camera also lets you record videos in HD at 24 or 30 fps. This camera operates on a DIGIC 4 image processor and clicks pictures at multiple aspect ratios of 3:2, 4:3, 16:9, 4:5 and 1:1.
Designed to resemble the classics, the PowerShot camera has an ergonomically designed body. The grip panel on the front-right side of the camera lets you have a firm and steady hold. Weighing 355 g, this Canon digital camera has an optical viewfinder, which will hone your composition skills and save battery life as well. Dominating the rear panel of the G12 is a 2.8 inch articulated TFT LCD screen with a resolution of 461,000 dots.
Battery and StorageYou can store pictures and videos on SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC, MMCplus, HCMMCplus memory card. This Canon G12 camera runs on a rechargeable Li-Ion battery pack that lets you take up to 370 shots when fully charged.
You can make room for more by transferring pictures and videos from the camera to a computer via high speed USB 2.0. You can also watch your videos on a HDTV using HDMI mini connector.
PerformanceThis Canon PowerShot gives you the freedom of Manual control. Aperture is the lens opening that controls light falling on the image sensor. The aperture range of this Canon PowerShot camera is f/2.8 - 4.5. The auto focus range of this digital camera ranges from 10 - 300 mm. In Macro mode, the camera focuses from 10 - 500 mm (Wide) and 300 - 500 mm (Tele).
The light sensitivity of the G12 digital camera ranges from ISO 80 - 3200. The total shutter speed range of the Canon PowerShot G12 is 15 - 1/4000 seconds. You can brighten up dim light scenes by using the inbuilt flash, which has a range of 50 cm - 7 m (Wide) and 4 m (Tele). You also have the provision to add an external flash to the G12.
FeaturesThe Canon PowerShot gives you a wide variety of scene modes to play with like Foliage, Kids and Pets, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Underwater and more. You can also add fun effects to your captures like Poster effect, Fish Eye, Nostalgic and others. You don't have to worry about blurry pictures anymore as Canon's Hybrid IS with its optical image stabilization gives you sharp photographs.
The PowerShot G12 has a self-timer, which you can customize to click images when you are ready. You will never miss a moment with the Continuous shooting mode, which takes 2 shots per second. In Low Light mode, the G12 can take 4.2 shots per seconds.
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22 Jun, 2012