Canon PowerShot G16

84
Global
Score
84

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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Engadget Summary

Canon's PowerShot G series has always been a reliable pick for compact enthusiasts, and the G16 is no exception. The G16 is easy to use thanks to a menu system that Digital Trends says is "simple to use for photographers of any level." The design hasn't really been overhauled, with the flash remaining a standard pop-up that CNET wishes "could tilt back to bounce." However, in the optics department the G16 delivers "excellent image quality" according to Trusted Reviews, and PC Mag calls the video quality "crisp and sharp." For enthusiasts who don't want or need to fiddle with lenses, the G16 is a solid choice.

from $379+

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Breakdown

Ease of use
8.8
Video quality
8.0
Speed (start-up time, lag)
8.4
Image quality
8.4
Durability
8.0
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Specs

PowerShot

Type
Point and shoot
Resolution (effective)
12.1 megapixels
Memory card
SD
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Specs

PowerShot

Type
Point and shoot
Resolution (effective)
12.1 megapixels
Memory card
SD
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