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Canon PowerShot G5

alaTest has collected and analyzed 729 reviews of Canon PowerShot G5. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People are impressed by the price and portability. The image quality and performance are also mentioned favorably, but reviews about the contrast and viewfinder are mixed. Some have doubts about the control panel and shutter.

usability, performance, image quality, portability, price

focus, shutter, control panel

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon PowerShot G5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon PowerShot G5

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 81 user reviews of Canon PowerShot G5 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the lens and performance. The price and portability also get good reviews. Many are negative about the contrast and focus.

usability, portability, price, performance, lens

shutter, focus, contrast

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon PowerShot G5

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 248 user reviews of Canon PowerShot G5 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviews about the price and portability are overall positive. The performance and image quality also get good feedback, whereas there are some less positive comments about the shutter and focus.

usability, image quality, performance, portability, price

focus, shutter

77% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Expert review by : Phil Askey (dpreview.com)

Canon PowerShot G5 Review

 

The PowerShot G5 was announced at the beginning of June 2003, it is the five megapixel 'companion' (it doesn't directly replace) to the four megapixel PowerShot G3 (which wasn't called the 'G4' because of the similarity between the word '4' and 'die'...

Excellent resolution, as good as we could expect of a compact five megapixel Good metering, good tonal balance which maintains shadow detail Good natural light white balance, strong and balanced colours Fast lens (F2.0 - F3.0) Control over cameras...

Chromatic aberrations visible at wide angle or maximum apertures Noise above ISO 50 worse than the competition 'Shallow angle jaggies' visible on resolution chart Viewfinder partially obstructed by lens barrel Control dial doesn't work well if rotated...

Here's my rating of the Canon PowerShot G5: (5 megapixel prosumer)

Jul, 2003

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Canon PowerShot G5

 

According to me, you better take G5 .what? its function is complete .. swivel lcd that simplify the image on the angle-angle . resolution and the quality of the mas picture. Mas Eva Noor as the G5 is equipped with a built-in filter..Body have a small...

PowerShot

Feb, 2009

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Canon PowerShot G5

 

Canon PowerShot G5 Price Paid: $380.00 from eBay Summary: In 2002, I purchased my first digital camera ? a fixed prime lens 2 mega pixel model with an optical viewfinder. I hoped that it would meet my digital photographic needs until the prices for...

compact flash memory

nothing

Feb, 2009

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Canon PowerShot G5

 

Advanced features include 12 EOS System-based shooting modes for customizing the camera to the user's shooting style; a new Wide-Area FlexiZone AF/AE system which allow users to focus on off-center subjects without repositioning the camera; Spot...

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Jan, 2009

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Sensor image camera

 

The zoom. Compact Photo Printers Canon also offers a complete line of compact photo printers for fast, high-quality photos without a computer. There are four resolution sizes, from the drop down or select it from the waist because entire body can be...

20 x 30 inches,5-megapixel CCD

Too big

Nov, 2008

Consumer review (ciao.com)

canon power shot g5

 

The camera also has a sensor image of beresolusi 5-megapixel CCD and generate images in computer files of 2592 x 1944 pixels provides users with clean image that the maximum print size 20 x 30 inches. it's zooming features consisting of 4 times optical...

Movable lcd

Nov, 2008

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Canon PowerShot G5

 

G5 Power, which announced in early June 2003, five million pixels is the "business" (not directly change) and four-mega pixel PowerShot G3 (called "G4" because of the similarity between words'4 "I" death "in several languages, English English Asia)....

The 5.0 Mpixel Canon PowerShot G5 camera

small 32MB CompactFlash card

Nov, 2008

Consumer review (ciao.com)

camera canon PS G5

 

Want to buy camera canon PS G5 because I like the model and color is black, the color of my paforit. but before I buy I wonder what the advantages and shortcomings of the camera camera store it and how the treatment, they said the lack of G5 is slow...

My Pavorite model and colour

No

Nov, 2008

Consumer review (epinions.com)

a nice camera for scene

 

it can make good photos for the natural scene

it's focus speed is not fast enough.

Apr, 2006

Consumer review (photographyreview.com)

Canon PowerShot G5

 

In 2002, I purchased my first digital camera a fixed prime lens 2 mega pixel model with an optical viewfinder. I hoped that it would meet my digital photographic needs until the prices for professional-quality digital cameras dropped to a reasonable...

1. Uses CompactFlash memory cards (allowed me to use the same cards I was using in my previous digital) 2. Produces high quality images (especially when set at the 5 Megapixel maximum resolution setting and at ISO 50) 3. Noise reduction feature on...

1. Unable to lock settings (this is my biggest complaint because my right thumb tends to accidentally activate the menu and the white balance buttons) 2. Unable to lock Mode dial (I have accidentally rotated the dial and ended up shooting in a mode...

Nov, 2005

Price comparison for Canon PowerShot G5

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