At A Glance

The chunky G6 won best in show by performing well in our image-quality tests and providing many useful controls.

Manufacturer’s Description

This exciting successor in the high-performance G-Series takes a big step forward with a new optical system that optimizes the impressive 7.1-Megapixel CCD for crystal clear image quality. And while the camera is loaded with SLR-style functions and sports a 2-inch LCD monitor, it's more compact than the previous model.

The Specs

Battery Information
Battery Life 900 Shot
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI No
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 2.00 "
Effective Camera Resolution 7.1 Megapixels
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/2000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 1 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Red-eye Reduction
General Information
Manufacturer Canon, Inc
UPC Code 013803043457
Manufacturer Part Number 9685A001
Brand Name Canon
Product Name PowerShot G6 Compact Camera
Marketing Information

This exciting successor in the high-performance G-Series takes a big step forward with a new optical system that optimizes the impressive 7.1-Megapixel CCD for crystal clear image quality. And while the camera is loaded with SLR-style functions and sports a 2-inch LCD monitor, it's more compact than the previous model.

Product Model G6
Product Type Compact Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 3072 x 2304
Lens
Optical Zoom 4.0 x
Digital Zoom 4.1
Focus Modes Auto
Minimum Focus Distance 2.00
Memory
Memory Card Supported CompactFlash (CF) Card
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • PowerShot G6 Digital Camera
  • Lens Cap
  • Battery Charger (CG-580)
  • Neck Strap (NS-DC3)
  • CompactFlash Card (FC-32M)
  • Wireless Controller (WL-DC100)
  • Battery Pack (BP-511A)
  • Interface Cable (IFC-400PCU)
  • AV Cable (AVC-DC300)
  • Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM
  • ArcSoft Camera Suite CD-ROM
  • Network & Communication
    GPS No
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 2.9"
    Width 4.1"
    Depth 2.9"
    Weight (Approximate) 13.4 oz
    Video
    Maximum Video Resolution 640 x 480
    Viewfinder
    Viewfinder Type Optical
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty 1 Year

    Performance

    Performance (New)
    Exposure Good
    Color Good
    Sharpness Very Good
    Distortion Good
    Performance
    Image Quality, Sharpness 52.1
    Image Quality, Exposure--Flash 55.0
    Image Quality, Color 62.5
    Image Quality, Distortion--Noise Reduction 80.6
    Image Quality, Exposure--Normal 58.0
    Image Quality, Distortion--Sharp Interpolation 68.0
    Image Quality, Color--Auto 58.0
    Battery Life (minutes) 254.25
    Image Quality, Exposure 57.1
    Number of Shots 463.0
    Image Quality, Color--Adjusted 67.0
    Image Quality, Distortion 57.3
    Image Quality, Distortion--Noise 32.1
    Battery Life Score Superior
    Image Quality, Overall 59.3
    Number of Batteries 1
    Image Quality Score Very Good