Compared to the Nikon Coolpix 4500 (contd.)

Because the G3's lowest noise levels are achieved at ISO 50 we have provided comparisons with the 4500 at ISO 100 and the G3 at ISO 50 and ISO 100.

Studio scene comparison, G3 at ISO 100

Canon PowerShot G3 Nikon Coolpix 4500
ISO 100, 1/8 sec, F5.0 ISO 100, 1/4 sec, F5.4
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Things are less good at ISO 100, the G3 proves to much noisier than the Coolpix 4500.