At A Glance

This advanced camera offers many innovative features and takes very sharp images, but it's pricey and battery life is short.

Manufacturer’s Description

Canon's acclaimed G-Series has a new top-of-the-line model, and serious photography enthusiasts have a lot to be excited about. A matte black, retro-hip design houses impressive capabilities and top core specifications, including 10.0 megapixels resolution and a powerful 6x optical zoom. Loaded with Canon's latest and most advanced technologies, including an Optical Image Stabilizer for clear shots throughout the zoom range, PowerShot G7 is a camera to be reckoned with.

The Specs

Battery Information
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Battery Life 500 Shot
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 2.50 "
Effective Camera Resolution 10.0 Megapixels
Image Sensor Type CCD
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/2000 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Red-eye Reduction, Flash ON, Flash OFF
General Information
Manufacturer Canon, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number 1285B001
UPC Code 013803071221
Brand Name Canon
Product Name PowerShot G7 Compact Camera
Marketing Information

Canon's acclaimed G-Series has a new top-of-the-line model, and serious photography enthusiasts have a lot to be excited about. A matte black, retro-hip design houses impressive capabilities and top core specifications, including 10.0 megapixels resolution and a powerful 6x optical zoom. Loaded with Canon's latest and most advanced technologies, including an Optical Image Stabilizer for clear shots throughout the zoom range, PowerShot G7 is a camera to be reckoned with.

Product Model G7
Product Type Compact Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 3648 x 2048
Lens
Optical Zoom 6.0 x
Digital Zoom 4.0
Image Stabilization Optical
Focus Modes Auto
Minimum Focus Distance 0.39
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • PowerShot G7 Digital Camera
  • Lithium Battery Pack NB-2LH
  • Battery Charger CB-2LW
  • SD Memory Card SDC-32M
  • Wrist Strap WS-700
  • Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM
  • USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
  • AV Cable AVC-DC300
Network & Communication
GPS No
Physical Characteristics
Height 2.8"
Width 4.2"
Depth 1.7"
Weight (Approximate) 11.3 oz
Video
Video Formats Motion JPEG (AVI)
Maximum Video Resolution 1024 x 768
Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type Optical
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year

Performance

Performance (New)
Exposure Poor
Color Good
Sharpness Superior
Distortion Good
Performance
Image Quality, Exposure--Normal 48.9
Image Quality, Distortion--Noise 41.3
Image Quality, Exposure--Flash 32.2
Number of Shots 275.0
Battery Life (minutes) 150.25
Image Quality Score Very Good
Image Quality, Distortion 56.5
Image Quality, Distortion--Sharp Interpolation 63.2
Image Quality, Exposure 43.9
Image Quality, Sharpness 56.9
Battery Life Score Good
Number of Batteries 1
Image Quality, Color--Auto 41.5
Image Quality, Overall 51.1
Image Quality, Color--Adjusted 78.1
Image Quality, Color 59.8
Image Quality, Distortion--Noise Reduction 69.6