Canon G12 digital camera – high-end, high performance

Canon G12 digital camera

Pictures of  the Canon G12, Canon’s new premium compact digital camera, were leaked a few weeks ago, but everything is now out in the open, and the G12 will be in stores in a month or so.

It’s a point and shoot, but a seriously specced point and shoot. It’s a 10 megapixel camera, with a high sensitivity CCD image sensor, DiG!C 4 Image Processor, 2.8-inch vari-angle, high-resolution LCD screen, a 28mm wide-angle lens and 5x Optical Zoom. it will also shoot video, in high definition (1280 x 720).

Canon G12 main features

  • High definition (1280 x 720) movie recording with stereo sound
  • 10.0 megapixels with high sensitivity CCD sensor
  • HS System
  • Low-Light mode
  • Servo AF/AE to continuously focus and adjust the exposure of moving subjects
  • 2.8-inch vari-angle Pure Color II LCD
  • RAW recording
  • 28mm wide-angle lens
  • 5x zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer
  • Canon TruCapture technology
  • Multiple Aspect Ratio
  • High Dynamic Range mode
  • Electronic Level to help the user to check if the camera is positioned approximately level – sitting horizontally

Canon G12 digital camera

Canon G12 release date and price

The G12 is another new Canon camera that has a due date given only as October. Sometime. And there is no price details as yet. US pricing has been released, but not the Australian. As something of a guide, in Australia the G12’s predecessor, the G11, has an RRP of $799.

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