Canon PowerShot G16

PowerShot G16

With the control and performance experts demand, the superfast PowerShot G16 features high-speed AF, 9.3fps* shooting, a bright f/1.8-2.8, 5x zoom lens, HS system with DIGIC 6 and Full HD at 60fps.

PowerShot G16


    • Bright f/1.8-2.8, 28mm, 5x zoom lens. 10x ZoomPlus
    • HS System: 12.1 MP CMOS, DIGIC 6 for stunning results up to ISO 12,800
    • Intelligent IS for sharp shots with 5-axis Enhanced Dynamic IS for steady movies
    • Superfast performance with high speed AF and 9.3fps* sustained continuous shooting
    • Large 7.5 cm (3.0") PureColor II G LCD; optical viewfinder

Detailed Features

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Bright f/1.8-2.8, 28mm, 5x zoom lens

A bright f/1.8-2.8 Canon lens, which maintains a wide maximum aperture even with full zoom, lets you shoot in very low light and at higher shutter speeds. Flexible 28mm, 5x optical zoom lens and 10x ZoomPlus.

HS System

HS System excels in low light, capturing the real atmosphere without flash or a tripod. Advanced DIGIC 6 processing and a high sensitivity 12.1 MP CMOS sensor (1/1.7 type) give exceptional image quality in all situations with up to ISO 12,800.

Intelligent IS; Enhanced Dynamic IS

Intelligent IS combats camera shake, so photos are sharp and detailed even at full zoom or in low light. Enhanced Dynamic IS powerfully compensates for user movements over 5 axes to ensure spectacularly steady movies.

Superfast 9.3fps* shooting

Capture split second action in full resolution with super-responsive operation, which includes 9.3fps* sustained continuous shooting and high-speed 0.1 sec auto focus**.

7.5 cm (3.0") LCD, OVF

Large PureColor II G LCD (922k dots) for superb viewing. An optical viewfinder lets you compose your shots in traditional style with improved stability.

Expert Control

A Front Dial allows easy access to crucial settings while shooting. Shoot in Full Manual and RAW with multi aspect support for maximum control over composition and post-shot editing using the included DPP software. Refined ergonomics and a customisable FUNC. menu let you tailor the camera to your shooting style.

Full HD 60fps

Expertly record smooth Full HD movies at 60fps in stereo with optical zoom in MP4 format, using advanced features like Fine Detail Movie Processing (60p), Focus Peaking, in-camera Movie Transcoding and wind cut filter.

Wi-Fi, GPS via Mobile

Wi-Fi lets you connect easily with home wireless networks, compatible printers and PCs, plus smart devices for easy online sharing and GPS tagging of your images with shooting locations. Image Sync enables convenient PC and online backup via CANON iMAGE GATEWAY or Flickr.

Star Mode, handheld HDR, Background Defocus

Shoot stunning starry nightscapes, star trails or create star time-lapse movies with Star Mode. Use HDR to capture high contrast scenes without a tripod or Background Defocus to achieve beautiful, SLR style background blur.

Optional Accessories

Accessories include a 58mm Lens Filter Adapter, Canon Speedlite flashes and 40m Waterproof Case.

*Sustained continuous shooting - 12.2fps for the first 5 frames and then 9.3fps for approx. 522 frames (depending on shooting subject), using compatible SDHC/SDXC UHS Speed Class 1 memory cards.
** Measurements conforming to new CIPA guideline. Conditions: P mode, Single AF (Centerpoint AF) under 14EV lighting.

Product Specification

Find out more about the Canon PowerShot G16, its features and what it can do.

Wide aperture throughout zoom range
Great low-light shots
12.1 Megapixel CMOS
Powerful DIGIC processing
5x optical zoom with wide-angle
Steady shots in every situation
Fast focusing and continuous shooting
Enhanced strength and visibility
Extra control
High maximum ISO sensitivity
Aperture and shutter speed control
RAW in various aspect ratios
Share and backup images wirelessly
Create SLR style background blur
Capture starry skies with ease
FullHD 60p
Neutral Density Filter
View stills and videos on TV
  • Digital Camera PowerShot G16

  • Neck Strap NS-DC11

  • Battery Pack NB-10L

  • Battery Charger CB-2LCE

  • AC Cable

  • User Manual Kit

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