Canon PowerShot G15

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 latest high-end compact has a very sharp, fast lens, good low-light performance, and full manual controls. PCMag says its "image quality and physical control layout are excellent," and DigitalCameraInfo says it's "a great choice" if you're looking for a small-sensor high-end compact, adding that they're "thrilled with the G15’s performance." While most critics continue to rank the Sony RX100 as their top compact camera (as do we), that large-sensor model sells for at least $200 more than the G15. As CNET puts it, the G15 is a " fine camera if you're looking for something better and with more manual controls than a typical point-and-shoot, but can't bring yourself to pay more than $500."

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Breakdown

Speed (start-up time, lag)
8.0
Battery life
7.0
Design and form factor
8.0
Ease of use
7.6
Video quality
8.6
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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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Video

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