PowerShot G12 Refurbished
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Let the G Series Inspire You.
Feast your eyes on an updated G Series digital camera: The G12. It's ready to impress the advanced amateurs who have always celebrated the G Series. The G12 is still loaded with powerful technologies that has made the G Series cameras so renowned, like the Canon HS SYSTEM, 2.8-inch Vari-angle PureColor System LCD, and RAW + JPEG image modes. Now, this flagship camera paves the way with these new upgrades like 720p HD Video with stereo sound to get crystal clear footage, multiple aspect ratios, High Dynamic Range, Electronic Level, Tracking AF, a Front Dial and much more to give you even more creative control than before!
The PowerShot G12 employs the HS SYSTEM by combining a powerful 10.0 Megapixel CCD sensor and Canon's DIGIC 4 Image Processor. Thanks to this technological advancement, the G12 is dramatically more sensitive than cameras with identical megapixel counts, and delivers spectacular images with minimal noise. Increased sensitivity demands a higher ISO speed, and the PowerShot G12 delivers with a new maximum setting of ISO 3200. Blur and camera shake are notably reduced for the ultimate in sharpness and clarity.
Easy HD Shooting and HD Playback.
The PowerShot G12 lets you record video in beautiful high definition (1280 x 720 pixels). The camera also makes it easy to enjoy HD videos (and still photos) on your HDTV with a mini-HDMI connector for direct connection to a high-definition TV monitor. You'll enjoy the HD experience with no degradation of image or audio in the signal, plus the ability to display up to 130 still images at once.
Creative Power in Your Control.
The PowerShot G12's RAW mode lets you shoot images without JPEG compression. It gives you clearer images and complete creative control in editing. RAW images are transferred directly to the computer where they can then be edited using image adjustment software or a processing application to adjust your images as you please. The camera can also be set to allow the simultaneous recording of both RAW and JPEG images while shooting.
Zoom at Will - You're in the Clear.
The PowerShot G12 is equipped with Canon's highly advanced Hybrid IS function, which corrects camera shake from two sources to deliver sharp, blur-free images even when you zoom in close to your subject. Hybrid IS employs both an angular sensor and an accelerometer, enabling it to suppress both the blur caused by the angle of the camera and the "shift blur" that happens when your subject moves parallel to the camera, a problem that is especially noticeable at large zoom factors. With the ability to produce clear, steady images in all situations and at any zoom length, the PowerShot G12 is the camera you'll want to take everywhere.
A View That's a Pure Pleasure.
The PowerShot G12 gives you a large 2.8-inch PureColor System LCD screen for excellent control when framing your shots. But size is only part of the story. Canon's PureColor System LCD offers spectacular color, resolution and contrast even at an angle. The screen is durable and easy to see. It is a perfect feature for gathering friends and family around to see your images.
Get More in the Frame.
The camera is equipped with a long, 5x Optical Zoom, and Canon's own Optical Image Stabilizer Technology keeps images steady and blur-free all through the zoom range - even in low light - by detecting motion and generating a corrective signal. Because it is an optical system, more corrective movement is allowed and there is no degradation of image quality.
Beautiful Images with Beautiful Detail.
Shooting in high contrast environments can often result in photos with overexposed and underexposed sections. So to tackle this problem, Canon developed the High Dynamic Range shooting mode to make select PowerShot cameras even more intuitive. Under High Dynamic Range* the camera will shoot three different exposures in a succession (underexposed, overexposed and normal) and then merge them into a single image. Underexposed areas are combined with the overexposed and vice versa, resulting in an evenly detailed image with flattering shadows and highlights.
*Tripod is required.
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Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 5x Optical / 4x Digital / 20x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System
10.0 Megapixel, 1/1.7-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Approx. 10.4 Megapixels
Approx. 10.0 Megapixels
6.1 (W) - 30.5 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 28 (W) - 140 (T) mm)
Normal AF: 2.0 in./5cm - infinity (W), 12 in./30cm - infinity (T);
Normal (With Tele-Converter): 1.8 ft./55cm - infinity (T);
Macro AF: 0.4 in. - 1.6 ft./1 - 50cm (W), 12 in. - 1.6 ft./30 - 50cm (T)
Manual Focus: 0.4 in./1cm. - infinity (W), 12 in./30cm - infinity (T)
Real-image optical viewfinder
2.8-inch TFT color LCD (Vari-angle type with wide-viewing angle)
Approx. 461,000 pixels
f/2.8 (W) - f/4.5 (T)
- f/numbers available in Av and M:
W: f/2.8, 3.2, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0, 5.6, 6.3, 7.1, 8.0
T: f/4.5, 5.0, 5.6, 6.3, 7.1, 8.0
1 - 1/4000 sec.
15 - 1/4000 sec. (Total shutter speed range)
- Shutter speeds differs depending on the shooting mode.
- Shutter speeds available in Tv and M:
15, 13, 10, 8, 6, 5, 4, 3.2, 2.5, 2, 1.6, 1.3, 1, 0.8, 0.6, 0.5, 0.4, 0.3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6, 1/8, 1/10, 1/13, 1/15, 1/20, 1/25, 1/30, 1/40, 1/50, 1/60, 1/80, 1/100, 1/125, 1/160, 1/200, 1/250, 1/320, 1/400, 1/500, 1/640, 1/800, 1/1000, 1/1250, 1/1600, 1/2000, 1/12500, 1/3200, 1/4000 (Units: sec.)
Auto, ISO 80/100/125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/ 1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200
Light Metering Method
Evaluative*1, Center-weighted average, Spot*2
*1 Facial brightness is evaluated (Face Detect AE) in Face AiAF.
*2 Fixed to Center, linked to AF frame.
Exposure Control Method
- Not available when shooting videos
+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
- Not available when shooting videos
White Balance Control
Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom1, Custom2
*Facial color is evaluated in Face AiAF (Face Detect WB).
Auto, on, Slow Synchro, off, Red-eye Reduction, FE Lock
- Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face AiAF.
1.6 - 23 ft. (50cm - 70m) (W), 1.6 - 13 ft. (50cm - 4.0m (T)
- Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance.
10 sec. or less (battery voltage: 7.4V)
Flash Exposure Compensation
+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Smart AUTO, P, Tv, Av, M, C1, C2, Low Light, Quick Shot, SCN*1, Movie*2
1 Portrait, Landscape, Kids & Pets, Sports, Smart Shutter*3, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap, High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Beach, Underwater, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Stitch Assist
*2 Standard, Miniature Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap
*3 Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-Timer
My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin, Darker Skin, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color*
* Adjustment of contrast, sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available.
- Not available in RAW and RAW+JPEG
*Delay time (0 - 15 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots
(1 - 10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.
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)
- Under conditions where the flash does not fire automatically.
- Differs depending on the zoom position.
SD/SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card
Design rule for Camera File system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
Image Recording Format
Normal, Fine, RAW
JPEG Compression Mode
Still Image: Exif 2.3 (JPEG), RAW (CR2 Canon Original))*
* Images processed with DPP.
Videos: MOV (Image data: H.264, Audio data: Linear PCM (Stereo))
Number of Recording Pixels
Still Image: 16:9 Large: 3648 x 2048 Medium 1: 2816 x 1584 Medium 2: 1920 x 1080 Small: 640 x 360
3:2 Large: 3648 x 2432 Medium 1: 2816 x 1880 Medium 2: 1600 x 1064 Small: 640 x 424
4:3 Large: 3648 x 2736 Medium 1: 2816 x 2112 Medium 2: 1600 x 1200 Small: 640 x 480 RAW: 3648 x 2736 - Fixed to 1824 x 1368 when in Low Light
1:1 Large: 2736 x 2736 Medium 1: 2112 x 2112 Medium 2: 1200 x 1200 Small: 480 x 480
4:5 Large: 2192 x 2736 Medium 1: 1696 x 2112 Medium 2: 960 x 1200 Small: 384 x 480
Videos: Standard, Color Accent, Color Swap: 1280 x 720 (24 fps*1), 640 x 480 (30 fps*2), 320 x 240 (30 fps*2) Miniature Effect: 1280 x 720 (Shooting: 6 fps/3 fps/1.5 fps; Playback: 30 fps*2) 640 x 480 (Shooting: 6 fps/3 fps/1.5 fps, Playback: 30 fps*2) *1 Actual frame rate is 23.976 fps. *2 Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps.
|Large (L)||Medium 1 (M1)||Medium 2 (M2)||Small (S)|
|4:3||File Size (KB)||2,565||1,226||1,620||780||558||278||150||84|
|16:9||File Size (KB)||1,920||918||1,210||585||604||300||113||63|
|3:2||File Size (KB)||2,280||1,090||1,436||694||496||246||133||75|
|1:1||File Size (KB)||1,924||920||1,210||585||420||208||113||63|
|4:5||File Size (KB)||1,541||737||972||470||336||167||90||51|
|Low Light (L)||RAW|
|4:3||File Size (KB)||706||353||14,297||16,862|
|Standard, Color Accent, Color Swap|
|HD: 1280 x 720||640 x 480||320 x 240|
|24 fps||30 fps||30 fps|
|Video size (KB/sec.)||2,521||1,416||495|
|1 hr. 58 min.
|16GB||1 hr. 42 min.
|2 hr. 59 min.
|8 hr. 04 min.
HD: 1280 x 720
|640 x 480|
|6 fps||3 fps||1.5 fps||6 fps||3 fps||1.5 fps|
|4GB||1 hr. 45 min. 52 sec.||3 hr. 21 min. 09 sec.||5 hr. 35 min.
|3 hr. 43 min.
|6 hr. 42 min.
|11 hr. 10 min.
|16GB||7 hr. 13 min.
|13 hr. 43 min.
|22 hr. 52 min.
|15 hr. 15 min.
|27 hr. 27 min.
|45 hr. 45 min.
Storage Capacity varies depending on camera settings. This data is estimated from Canon's standard shooting conditions. Figures for Movie Mode represent total capacity of the particular media.
Playback Modes File
- 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 - Still Images: Single, Index, Magnification, Trimming, Resize, Focus Check, Histogram, Overexposure Warning. - Videos: Normal Playback*, Editing, slow motion **, pause, first frame, last frame, next frame, previous frame, fast forward, fast rewind * Auto settings available in 5 levels ** 5 levels (including normal playback), sound not available.
Select image, select range, all images (all filtered images) - The image data in the memory card stored with the design rule for camera file systems format can be erased (however, protected images cannot be erased). - RAW + JPEG images can be erased individually.
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed USB (dedicated female connector with unified type of digital, audio and video)
Analog: NTSC/PAL, digital: HDMI mini connector
Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Inkjet Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable
1. Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery NB-7L
2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC50
LCD Monitor on: Approx. 370 shots LCD Monitor off: Approx. 1000 shots Approx: 310 shots when in Quick Shot mode (LCD monitor on)
Approx. 7 hours
Dimensions (W x H x D)
4.41 x 3.00 x 1.90 in. / 112.1 x 76.2 x 48.3mm
* CIPA Compliant
Approx. 12.4 oz./ 351g (camera body only)
All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice.
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