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Canon PowerShot G6 specifications

Price US: $ 699
EU: € 749
Body Material Magnesium alloy / Plastic
Sensor • 1/1.8 " Type CCD (more information)
• 7.1 million effective pixels
RGB Color Filter Array
Image processor DIGIC with iSAPS
Image sizes • 3072 x 2304 (L)
• 2592 x 1944 (M1)
• 2048 x 1536 (M2)
• 1600 x 1200 (M3)
• 640 x 480 (S)
Movie clips • 640 x 480, 10 / 15 fps, max 30 sec
• 320 x 240, 15 fps, max 3 mins
• 160 x 120, 15 fps, max 3 mins
• With audio
Image formats • RAW
• JPEG (EXIF 2.2) - Super Fine, Fine, Normal *
* Any image shot as JPEG can be instead saved as
  RAW by pressing the Flash button during record review
Lens • 4x optical zoom
• 35 - 140 mm equiv.
• 13 steps from wide to telephoto (inclusive)
• F2.0 - F3.0
• 8 elements in 7 groups (2 aspherical elements)
• Bayonet fitting for optional add-on lenses / hood
Digital zoom Yes, up to 4.1x
Focusing • TTL
• 9-point AiAf / 1-point AF (any position)
• FlexiZone AF/AE area selection
• Single / Continuous AF
• Manual focus
• Focus bracketing
• 5 cm minimum focus range (macro mode)
AF Assist lamp Yes
Shooting mode • Auto
• Program AE
• Shutter priority AE
• Aperture priority AE
• Manual
• Custom 1
• Custom 2
• Portrait
• Landscape
• Night Scene
• Stitch Assist
• Movie
Metering • Evaluative
• Center-weighted average
• Spot (center or AF area)
Sensitivity • Auto
• ISO 50
• ISO 100
• ISO 200
• ISO 400
Shutter speed • Program AE/Aperture Priority: 1 - 1/2000 sec
• Shutter priority/Manual: 15 - 1/2000 sec
• Automatic noise reduction for exposures of 1.3 sec or slower
• Limits at large apertures (see below)
Max shutter limits • Wide: 1/2000 sec from F4.0 - F8.0 (otherwise 1/1250 sec max)
• Tele: 1/2000 sec from F5.6 - F8.0 (otherwise 1/1250 sec max)
Shutter priority

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
* See limitations below

Aperture priority

• Wide: F2.0, F2.2, F2.5, F2.8, F3.2, F3.5, F4.0, F4.5, F5.0, F5.6, F6.3, F7.1, F8.0
• Tele: F3.0, F3.5, F4.0, F4.5, F5.0, F5.6, F6.3, F7.1, F8.0

Manual exposure • Any combination of shutter speed and aperture above *
• No Bulb mode
* See limitations below
AE Lock Yes, button on rear of camera
Exposure compen. -2 EV to +2 EV in 1/3EV steps
Exposure bracketing • 3 images
• +/- 0.3, 0.7, 1.0, 1.3, 1.7, 2.0 EV
ND Filter • Can be switched into image path via rec menu
• Approx 1/8 decrease in brightness (3 stops)
White Balance • Auto
• Daylight
• Cloudy
• Tungsten
• Fluorescent
• Fluorescent H
• Flash
• Custom (2 memories)
WB fine tune No
Color space sRGB
Photo Effects • Vivid
• Neutral
• Low Sharpening
• Sepia
• Black & White
• Custom
Image parameters • Contrast: -, 0, +
• Sharpness: -, 0, +
• Saturation: -, 0, +
Continuous • (Low speed) 1.2 fps, up to 23 frames
• (High speed) 2.0 fps, up to 14 frames
Timelapse • Interval: 1 - 60 mins
• Shots: up to 100
Flash • Built-in
• Modes: Auto, On, Off
• Red-eye reduction: On, Off
• Slow sync: On, Off
• Sync: 1st- / 2nd-Curtain
• Range (ISO 100): Wide 5.0 m (16.4 ft), Tele 4.0 m (11.5 ft)
• Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3 EV steps
External flash Hot-shoe (E-TTL with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support)
Tripod mount Yes, metal
Self-timer 2 or 10 sec delay
Remote control Yes, supplied wireless (IR)
Remote capture PC control via USB
Video out Yes, selectable NTSC / PAL
Storage • Compact Flash Type I or Type II (Slot 2)
• IBM Microdrive supported
• FAT32 supported (cards >2 GB)
Storage included 32 MB Compact Flash card
Viewfinder • Optical with dioptre adjustment
• Approx. 84% frame coverage
LCD monitor • 2.0" TFT, 118,000 pixels
• 100% coverage
• Tilt, twist and swivel ('Vari-angle')
Histogram display • Record review
• Playback
Direct print • Canon Compact Photo Printers and Bubble Jet Printers with direct print
• PictBridge compatible printers
Other features • Sound memo (up to 60 sec)
• Histogram
• Orientation sensor
• Playback zoom 2x - 10x
Connectivity • USB 1.1
• A/V out
• DC-IN
Power • Canon BP-511A Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery
• Charger included
• (Optionally BP-514 / BP-512 / BP-511 / CA-560 AC adapter)
Weight (no batt) 380 g (0.8 lb)
Weight (inc. batt) 467 g (1.0 lb)
Dimensions 105 x 73 x 73 mm (4.1 x 2.9 x 2.9 in)
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