Powershot G10


Powershot G10
Page Type Gear Review
Object Title Powershot G10
Manufacturer Canon
Page By Fereidoun Forghani
Page Type Dec 2, 2008 / Oct 20, 2012
Object ID 5752
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Product Description

I have worked with G7 and G9 before and wanted to buy G9 for myself when I heard of this new one, G10.
The metal body of the camera makes it powerful enough to bring to the nature. We all know what happens for cameras while in a program!
The quality and services that this camera supports is far more than an amateur might need and probably enogh for most of the experts.
I haven't been working with it for moer than two months now but by now I am happy of deciding to buy this!


14.7 Megapixel CCD sensor

5x wide-angle (28mm) optical zoom lens with optical Image Stabilizer

RAW image recording plus support for Canon Digital Photo Professional

DIGIC 4 for clear, sharp images, high-speed AF (including Servo AF) and fast response times

Targets all the main causes of blur with High ISO Auto, optical
Image Stabilizer, Motion Detection Technology and Auto ISO shift

Great people shots with improved Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB plus
Face Select & Track and FaceSelf-Timer

3.0” PureColor LCD II (461k dots resolution) with wide viewing angle and optical viewfinder

i-Contrast boosts brightness and retains detail in dark areas

Dedicated Exposure Compensation and ISO dials

26 shooting modes with manual control and custom settings

Accessories include tele-converter, Speedlite flashes and waterproof case
Smooth, 30fps VGA movies

My Own Experience

The ISO3200 feature is really great.

The metal whole block ir great. The camera fell on the ground(lens inside) and there is not even a scratch on it.

Oct 2012, update!



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silversummit - Apr 8, 2009 10:22 am - Hasn't voted

I own a G9
And seriously considered the G10 when I was moving up from my G5. The features are similar but the price of the G9 was significantly lower. The dpreview site is a great resource for reviews and side-by-side comparisions of any two cameras. See this link for a comparison of the G9 and G10 .

alpinelight - Jun 6, 2009 9:23 pm - Voted 5/5

Canon G10
The G10 is great little camera. Its a bit short on the tele end but the 28mm wide is super. So far I have had no problems with it. I hope to take some great pics with it.

June-9-2010 update
I have now had my G10 for well over a year. It's a keeper. Yes it has some grain at high ISO but I remember when film was grainy at high ISO. Who cares, did you get a usable photo. Most of the time the camera is set at ISO 80, great photos. Very happy with the results. Have been playing with the 16:9 and B/W features lately. My only complaint is it way to short on the telephoto end for wildlife photos but I knew that when I bought it. I like the solid metal construction of the camera. I should get many more years of use from it.( Who keeps a digital for more than year) If you need a great solid camera pick one up.

Last G10 update
I sold it. I started having hot pixel problems, I think perhaps 14 mp is to many for such a small sensor. The newer G11 and G12 have a 10 mp sensor and might be a better option for a small easy carry camera. I did like and enjoy the G10 while I had it. For my new camera, I went the DSLR way.

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