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 megapixel 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.
LCD Screen Size: 2.5 in
Memory Card Support: Secure Digital (SD) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
Effective Megapixels: 10 Megapixel
Camera Type: Compact Camera
Lens Mount: Fixed
Image Stabilization: Optical
normalized-Optical Zoom: 6
Product Title: Canon PowerShot G7 10 Megapixel Compact Camera
Power Score: 4.3 | 21 Reviews
Total Pixels: 10400000
Image Sensor: CCD
Maximum Video Capture Resolution: 1024 x 768
Interface Connection: 1 x USB, 1 x Audio/Video Out, 1 x DC Power In
Flash: Auto Flash, Red-eye Reduction, Flash ON, Flash OFF
Optical Zoom: 6 X
Digital Zoom: 4x
Focal Length: 7.40 mm to 44.40 mm
Max Aperture: 2.8 1/f
Removable Flash Memory Included: 32 MB Secure Digital (SD) Card
Height: 2.8 in
Weight: 11.30 oz
Width: 4.2 in
Depth: 1.7 in
Warranty Information: 1 Year Limited
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Viewfinder Type: Optical
Image Format: JPEG
Continuous Shooting Speed: 2 frames/s (fps)
Max Focal Length: 44.4 mm
Shortest Shutter Speed: 1/2000 Second
Video Capture Format: AVI, MJPEG
Number of Resolution Modes: 9
Number of Scene Modes: 13
Metering Characteristics: Evaluative, Spot
Minimum Shutter Speed: 15 sec.
White Balance Modes: Auto Daylight Cloudy Tungsten Fluorescent Fluorescent H Custom
Min Focus Distance: 0.4 in
Bulb Setting: No
Max Zoom: 24 X
Maximum Frame Rate: 30 fps
Camera Modes: Shooting Modes: Auto P Av Tv M C1 C2 Special Scene: Portrait Landscape Night Scene Sports Foliage Snow Beach Fireworks Aquarium Underwater ISO 3200 Indoor Kids & Pets Night Snapshot Color Accent Color Swap Stitch Assist Movie Photo Effects: My Colors: Vivid Vivid Blue Vivid Green Vivid Red Neutral Sepia Black & White Positive Film Lighter Skin Tone Darker Skin Tone Custom Color Continuous Shooting Mode: Approximate 2.0 fps
HD Movie Mode: Yes
Frequency Band: Sensitivity: Auto High ISO Auto ISO 80 ISO 100 ISO 200 ISO 400 ISO 800 ISO 1600 Menu Languages: English German French Dutch Danish Finnish Italian Norwegian Swedish Spanish Simplified/Traditional Chinese Japanese Russian Portuguese Korean Greek Polish Czech Hungarian Turkish Thai Arabic Romanian Ukrainian
Maximum Shutter Speed: 2000 1/f
Exposure Settings: AE Lock, Aperture Priority, Auto Exposure, Exposure Bracketing, Manual Exposure, Multiple Program Modes, Shutter Priority
Memory Card Type Include: Secure Digital (SD) Card
Battery Include: Yes
Product Series: G
Maximum Frame Rate: 30 frames/s (fps)
White Balance: Auto, Preset Modes
Focus Features: Face Recognition Auto Focus, Multiple Point Focusing, Spot Focus
General Features: Self Timer
Maximum Image Resolution: 3648 x 2048
Autofocus Type: Passive
Included Components: Carrying Strap, Recording Media
Image Sensor Quantity: 1
Exposure Control: Program AE (P) Aperture Priority (Av) Shutter Priority (Tv) Manual (M)
Power Source: DC Input, Rechargeable Battery
Image Sensor Size: 0.56 in
Min Aperture: 11 1/f
Battery Built-in: No
ISO Equivalencies: 100, 1600, 200, 400, 80, 800
Max Horizontal Image Resolution: 3648 pixels
Min Focal Length: 7.4 mm
Max Vertical Image Resolution: 2736 pixels
Product Reviews (18)
What is Canon doing?
Strengths: Regular point and shoot , not like others Canon from G line.
Weakness: Poor lens , only 2.8 , G6 has 2.0 , no RAW format and no flip and twist screen.
Short story , old G6 will cost you olmost $700.00 and new
G7 only $400.00 why? Canon needs you to buy Digital SLR
or stay with poor Point and shoot.
By anonymous; - Apr 14, 2007
Canon Powershot G7... Camera Envy
Strengths: Wonderful zoom 6X Great LCD screen Face Recognition Great Pictures Battery lasted for 5 day vacation (turned off camera when not using it)
Weakness: No count of pictures left to take without using the LCD No battery strength meter on camera Included 32MB card is a joke No case on the market in the US for this camera...yet
Okay first things first...if you are going to buy this camera you MUST go buy screen protectors. It has an amazing LCD screen and you don't want to scratch it all up. I just found some universal screen protectors and was able to cut them down to fit the screen. Do it, they cost under $8 for a pack of 10. You will need to buy a realistic size memory card. I purchased a 4GB SD card and everything...
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Okay first things first...if you are going to buy this camera you MUST go buy screen protectors. It has an amazing LCD screen and you don't want to scratch it all up. I just found some universal screen protectors and was able to cut them down to fit the screen. Do it, they cost under $8 for a pack of 10. You will need to buy a realistic size memory card. I purchased a 4GB SD card and everything works perfectly. Depending on the file size you use I found the 4GB card can hold between 800-2000 images...choose your file type carefully. Another great feature of this camera is the zoom, a surprising 6X. I took this camera to the Kennedy Space Center and was amazed by the zoom. We were told that we stood 3 miles from the shuttle, I was able to zoom in so far to the shuttle I could see a person standing on the stair way. So close the shuttle was unable to fit in the screen window. WOW! This camera retails for $600 and I was unable to find it in any local stores. It is a little heavier then most camera, but it is well built and solid. I recommend buying this camera online from a reputable seller, no tax no shipping. I got mine for $468, great deal.
By batniu - Apr 9, 2007
It is just great
Strengths: More compact design than previous G series.
Weakness: Little bit heavy, and expensive. Battery does not last longer than expected
I totally satisfed with Canon G7, so I think this purchase will be last purchase for a digita camera in my life. Shipping was extremly fast. I got this product in 2days after I place the order.
By firejs81 - Mar 5, 2007
Powershot G7 Review
Strengths: Good image quality, SDHC support, easy to operate
Weakness: battery life, no RAW format support
As a former Canon DSLR 20D user, this camera is really easy to use and the photo quality is really great compare to other similar product. Before I purchase this camera, I compare this model with Panasonic LX2, the advantage of LX2 is the 16:9 picture mode, but the G7 beat LX2 in picture quality and the way to operate. With 6x optical zoom and manual focus, you can take great shot in a long...
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As a former Canon DSLR 20D user, this camera is really easy to use and the photo quality is really great compare to other similar product. Before I purchase this camera, I compare this model with Panasonic LX2, the advantage of LX2 is the 16:9 picture mode, but the G7 beat LX2 in picture quality and the way to operate. With 6x optical zoom and manual focus, you can take great shot in a long distance. The only thing I am not so happy about it is the accessory bag of the G7. In Europe market, you can purchase DCC-600 for G7. In Japan market, you can buy SC DC-50 for G7. But the one for US market is ugly and not good.
By milkhsieh - Mar 2, 2007
Another Great Camera from Canon
Strengths: Great camera, with a perfect look. Small enough to be easy to carry around but big on features. Great pictures and it has a lot of manual settings you can play with. Also the price is not too bad.
Weakness: LCD display does not flip as compared with the previous G6, so that makes it a little more difficult to take pictures of yourself. Also,the 32 MB SD included is useless.
I've bought this camera as a replacement to my old Powershot S2, and so far even if the optical zoom is less, this camera looks more compact and less heavy which makes it perfect to carry around. Would recommend this to amatory photographers as myself.
By msoare - Feb 22, 2007