Canon PowerShot G15 specifications

Canon PowerShot G15
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Canon PowerShot G15 specifications

Below you will find the product specifications and the manual specifications of the Canon PowerShot G15.

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Brand Canon
Model PowerShot G15
Product Photo Camera
EAN 8714574586434, 8714574586519
Language English
Filetype PDF
Picture quality
Megapixel 12.1 MP
Camera type Compact camera
Image sensor size 1/1.7 "
Sensor type CMOS
Maximum image resolution 4000 x 3000 pixels
Still image resolution(s) 384 x 480, 480 x 480, 640 x 360, 640 x 424, 640 x 480, 960 x 1200, 1200 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1600 x 1200, 1696 x 2112, 1920 x 1080, 2112 x 2112, 2400 x 3000, 2816 x 1584, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 2112, 2992 x 2992, 4000 x 2248, 4000 x 2664, 4000 x 3000
Image stabilizer
Supported aspect ratios 1:1,3:2,4:3,16:9
Image formats supported JPG
Lens system
Optical zoom 5 x
Digital zoom 4 x
Focal length range 6.1 - 30.5 mm
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) 28 mm
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) 140 mm
Minimum aperture number 1.8
Maximum aperture number 2.8
Lens structure (elements/groups) 11/9
Extra/Smart zoom 10 x
Combined zoom 20 x
Focus TTL
Focus adjustment Auto/Manual
Auto focusing (AF) modes Continuous Auto Focus,Servo Auto Focus,Single Auto Focus,Tracking Auto Focus
Closest focusing distance 0.01 m
Smile detection
Auto Focus (AF) lock
Auto Focus (AF) points 9
Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Auto Focus (AF) object detection Face
Face tracking
ISO sensitivity 80,100,125,160,200,250,320,400,500,640,800,1000,1250,1600,2000,2250,2500,3200,4000,5000,6400,8000,10000,12800,Auto
Light exposure modes -
Light exposure correction ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light metering Centre-weighted,Evaluative (Multi-pattern),Spot
ISO sensitivity (min) 80
ISO sensitivity (max) 12800
Light exposure control Program AE
Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Fastest camera shutter speed 1/4000 s
Slowest camera shutter speed 60 s
Flash modes Auto,Flash off,Flash on,Manual,Red-eye reduction
Flash range (wide) 0.5 - 7 m
Flash range (tele) 0.5 - 4.5 m
External flash connector
Flash sync-speed 0.0005 s
Flash exposure compensation
Flash exposure correction ±2EV (1/3 EV step)
Flash exposure lock
Other features
Built-in flash
Power source type Battery
Maximum video resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Video resolutions 320 x 240,640 x 480,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080 pixels
Video formats supported H.264,MOV
HD type Full HD
Motion JPEG frame rate 24 fps
Analog signal format system NTSC,PAL
Video recording
Built-in microphone
Audio formats supported LPCM
Internal memory - MB
Compatible memory cards SD,SDHC,SDXC
Memory slots 1
Display LCD
Display diagonal 3 "
Display resolution (numeric) 922000 pixels
Field of view 100 %
Second display
Viewfinder type Optical
Ports & interfaces
USB connector Mini-USB B
USB version -
HDMI connector type Mini
Product colour Black
White balance Auto,Cloudy,Daylight,Flash,Fluorescent,Fluorescent H,Tungsten,Underwater
Scene modes Fireworks,Night,Portrait,Snow,Underwater
Shooting modes Aperture priority,Auto,Manual,Program
Photo effects Black&White,Neutral,Positive film,Sepia,Skin tones,Vivid
Self-timer delay 2,10 s
Multi burst mode
Tripod mounting supported
Playback zoom (max) 10 x
Live view
Mac operating systems supported
Windows operating systems supported
Image editing Resizing
Camera file system DPOF 1.1,Exif 2.3,RAW
Image processor DIGIC 5 iSAPS
Weight & dimensions
Width 106.6 mm
Depth 40.1 mm
Height 75.9 mm
Weight (including battery) 352 g
Battery technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery life (CIPA standard) 350 shots
Number of batteries supported 1
Battery type NB-10L
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H) 10 - 90 %
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Packaging content
Bundled software ImageBrowser EX, PhotoStitch
Cables included HDMI
Battery charger included
Batteries included
Equipped for serious photography, the compact PowerShot G15 boasts a bright f/1.8-2.8, 5x zoom lens, fast AF and a high-sensitivity Canon CMOS sensor for capturing superior photos and Full HD movies.


- Bright f/1.8-2.8, 28mm, 5x zoom Canon lens;
- 12.1 MP CMOS; HS System with DIGIC 5;
- 4-stop Intelligent IS;
- 7.5 cm (3.0”) LCD; OVF;
- Front Dial, Full Manual, RAW;
- Full HD movies, HDMI-CEC;
- Quick auto focus;
- Smart Auto and Face ID;
- HDR mode;
- Range of accessories.

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

A bright f/1.8-2.8 Canon lens with wide maximum aperture lets you shoot in very low light and at high shutter speeds even when zooming in. Framing is easy with a flexible 28mm, 5x optical zoom or up to 10x with ZoomPlus.

12.1 MP CMOS; HS System with DIGIC 5

HS System is a powerful combination of a high-sensitivity 12.1 Megapixel Canon CMOS sensor (1/1.7 type) and DIGIC 5 processor. It lets you to shoot in low light with reduced noise and superb image quality up to ISO 12,800 - reducing the need for flash or tripod.

4-stop Intelligent IS

A 4-stop optical Image Stabilizer with Intelligent IS automatically selects the optimum stabilisation mode from 7 settings to counteract camera shake and ensure sharp, detailed images.

7.5 cm (3.0") LCD, OVF

The large PureColor II G high resolution LCD (920k dots) offers superb colour and contrast. An optical viewfinder lets you compose using your own shooting style.

Expert Control

A Front Dial provides easy access to various settings during shooting. Shoot in Full Manual mode in RAW format with multi aspect shooting support, for maximum control over composition and post-shot editing using the supplied Digital Photo Professional software. A Dual Axis Electronic Level display helps achieve shots with a straight and perfectly levelled horizon.

Full HD Movies, HDMI-CEC

Record Full HD (1080p) movies in stereo with optical zoom. An HDMI-CEC connection allows for loss-less playback on a compatible HDTV.

Quick Auto Focus, High-speed Burst HQ

High-speed Auto Focus captures any subject with beautifully clear and sharp detail while High-speed Burst HQ catches fast action with 10 fps in full resolution.

High Dynamic Range mode

In high contrast scenes, some cameras can struggle to capture detail in shadows and highlights. Using a tripod, High Dynamic Range mode takes multiple exposures of the same scene, combining them in-camera for a detailed high contrast image.

Smart Auto and Face ID

Smart Auto selects camera settings for you from 58 different scenes (21 in movies) for optimum results. It also works with faces stored in Face ID and adapts settings according to registered age – such as turning off flash and sounds when a sleeping baby is detected.

Range of accessories

Accessories include a 58mm Lens Filter Adapter, Canon Speedlite flashes and a Waterproof Case for shooting underwater in depths down to 40m.