Canon PowerShot G15
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10.91MP - 19.73MP
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maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life
12.1
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Canon PowerShot G15: 51 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

12.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
288
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
7.44 x 5.58mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
245
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
9
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
185
0

4. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
165ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
176
0

5. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
2.1fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
171
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6. weight

352g
HTC Re: 65.5g
141
0

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
46
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
131
0

8. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
12800ISO
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
126
0

9. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
770shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

10. video recording

1080 x 24fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
113
0

11. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
19.9bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
87
0

12. Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
Canon PowerShot G15
11% have it
84
0

13. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon PowerShot G15
48% have it
84
0

14. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.00025s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
80
0

15. width

106.6mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

16. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
11.5Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
72
0

17. volume

324.4cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

18. height

75.9mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

19. thickness

40.1mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

20. battery power

1800mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4360mAh
69
0

21. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
Canon PowerShot G15
9% have it
67
0

22. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Canon PowerShot G15
46% have it
67
0

23. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
58
0

24. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Canon PowerShot G15
73% have it
56
0

25. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Canon PowerShot G15
18% have it
56
0

26. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Canon PowerShot G15
29% have it
56
0

27. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Canon PowerShot G15
88% have it
51
0

28. has an optical viewfinder

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens sees. There is no time lag and they require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders which can drain battery life. They are also better in low light situations.
Canon PowerShot G15
29% have it
49
0

29. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Canon PowerShot G15
44% have it
48
0

30. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon PowerShot G15
66% have it
48
0

31. optical zoom

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
5x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.3x
43
0

32. shoots raw

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
Canon PowerShot G15
55% have it
41
0

33. widest aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
1.8
Ricoh GR II: 1
41
0

34. flash sync speed

Flash synchronization is defined as the firing of a photographic flash coinciding with the shutter admitting light to the image sensor. In general, faster flash sync speeds are better if the photographer needs to flash-fill subjects that are backlit and wants to avoid motion blur, or wants to increase depth of field by using a high aperture.
0.0005s
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 + Panasonic Lumix G Vario 12-32mm F/3.5-5.6 ASPH: 0.00006s
40
0

35. Has a hot shoe

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
Canon PowerShot G15
51% have it
40
0

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