Canon G12 10MP Digital Camera 

by Canon | Item  #: 172122 | Model #:  4342B001 |
Canon G12 10MP Digital Camera
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10.0 Megapixels
5x Optical Zoom
2.8" LCD


10.0 Megapixel sensor combined with the DIGIC 4 Image Processor create Canon's HS SYSTEM for improved low light performance and better image quality.

Shoot beautiful 720p HD video in stereo sound and play back on an HDTV via the HDMI output.

Full range of shooting and recording modes including RAW + JPEG for the ultimate creative control.

Utilizes Canon's Hybrid IS to compensate for angular and shift camera shake during close-up shooting.

Large, bright 2.8" Vari-angle LCD with 461,000 dots for shooting at a variety of angles plus an optical viewfinder.

A high-powered 5x optical zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer, plus a 28mm wide-angle lens gets you up close and personal to your subjects, as well as capture more in your frame.

A host of optional accessories including Speedlite flashes, underwater housing and Tele-Converter Lens are available.

High Dynamic Range scene mode combines multiple shots into one picture showing greater image detail.


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Effective Pixels: 10.0 Megapixels
Total Pixels: 10.4 Megapixels
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Size: 1/1.7"
Included Lens: 6.1-30.5mm, f/2.8-4.5 Lens
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent): 28-140mm
Optical Zoom: 5x
Digital Zoom: 4x
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes
Aperture Range: f/2.8-f/8.0 available in 1/3 EV increments
LCD Size: 2.8"
LCD Type: TFT color LCD (Vari-angle type with wide-viewing angle)
LCD Pixels: Approx. 461,000 pixels
LCD Coverage: Approx. 100%
Viewfinder Type: Real-image optical viewfinder
AF Assist Light: Yes
Focus Range: • Normal AF: 2.0" / 5cm - infinity (W), 12"/30cm - infinity (T)
• Normal (With Tele-Converter): 1.8' / 55cm - infinity (T)
• Macro AF: 0.4" - 1.6' / 1 - 50cm (W), 12" - 1.6' / 30 - 50cm (T)
• Manual Focus: 0.4" / 1cm. - infinity (W), 12" / 30cm - infinity (T)
Shutter Speed Range: 15 - 1/4000 sec. (Total shutter speed range)
Bulb Shutter Setting: No
Flash Modes: Auto, on, Slow Synchro, off, Red-eye Reduction, FE Lock
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Recycling Time for Built-in Flash: 10 sec. or less (battery voltage: 7.4V)
External Flash Connection: Yes, includes hot shoe
Exposure Control
Exposure Modes: Smart AUTO, P, Tv, Av, M, C1, C2, Low Light, Quick Shot, SCN, Movie
Exposure Compensation: +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Metering Modes: • Evaluative (facial brightness is evaluated (Face Detect AE) in Face AiAF)
• Center-weighted average
• Spot (fixed to center, linked to AF frame
ISO Sensitivity: 80, 100, 125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200
Auto ISO Options: Available
White Balance Modes: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom1, Custom2
Shooting Specifications
Shutter Release Modes: Single, Continuous, Timer
Top Continuous Shooting Speed at Full Resolution: • Normal: Approx. 2.0 shots/sec. (when shooting in P mode), Approx. 4.2 shots/sec. (when shooting in Low Light mode)
• AF: Approx. 0.7 shots/sec. (when shooting in P mode), Approx. 1.0 shots/sec. (when shooting in Low Light mode)
• LV: Approx. 0.8 shots/sec. (when shooting in P mode), Approx. 1.2 shots/sec. (when shooting in Low Light mode)
Scene Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Kids & Pets, Sports, Smart Shutter, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap, High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Beach, Underwater, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Stitch Assist
Face Detection: Available
Panorama Mode: No
Image Stitching: Yes
HDR Mode: Yes
Remote Control Option: No
Playback Specifications
Playback Functions: • Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Resume Playback, Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Jump, Slide Show (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist), Smart Shuffle
• Videos: Normal Playback*, Editing, slow motion **, pause, first frame, last frame, next frame, previous frame, fast forward, fast rewind
In-Camera Image Editing: Still Images: Single, Index, Magnification, Trimming, Resize, Focus Check, Histogram, Overexposure Warning.
Video Specifications
Video Quality: Up to 720p (1280 x 720 resolution)
Audio: Stereo
Video Frames Per Second: 24 fps or 30 fps, depending on selected resolution
Computer Interface: USB 2.0 Hi-Speed USB (dedicated female connector with unified type of digital, audio and video)
Video Out: Analog: NTSC/PAL, digital: HDMI mini connector
Audio Out: Stereo
Media Storage
Internal Memory: None
Compatible Memory Cards: SD/SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card
Image File Formats: JPG (Normal, Fine), RAW
Video File Formats: SD/SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card
Included Battery: Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery NB-7L
Other Compatible Batteries: None listed
Battery Life (Images): • LCD Monitor on: Approx. 370 shots
• LCD Monitor off: Approx. 1000 shots
• Approx. 310 shots when in Quick Shot mode (LCD monitor on)
Physical Specifications
Operating Temperature: 32-104°F/0-40°C
Operating Humidity: 10-90%
Tripod Socket: Yes
Waterproof: No
Freezeproof: No
Shockproof: No
Package Contents
PowerShot G12
Lithium Battery Pack NB-7L
Battery Charger CB-2LZ
Neck Strap NS-DC9
AV Cable AVC-DC400ST
USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM

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Assembled Size

  • 4.41"W x 3.00"H x 1.90"D
  • 12.4 oz. (camera body only)

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