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Canon PowerShot G6

alaTest has collected and analyzed 370 reviews of Canon PowerShot G6. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and portability. The image quality and usability are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the energy efficiency, while the viewfinder and low light performance get mixed opinions.

performance, usability, image quality, portability, size

energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon PowerShot G6 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon PowerShot G6

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 user reviews of Canon PowerShot G6 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the memory and size. The battery and performance are also mentioned favorably. Comments about the shutter and price are different. The lens and usability get negative opinions.

image quality, performance, battery, size, memory

usability, lens

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

Dec, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon PowerShot G6

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 117 user reviews of Canon PowerShot G6 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People really like the size and portability. The image quality and usability are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the energy efficiency.

performance, usability, image quality, portability, size

energy

97% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

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Expert review by (pcmag.com)

Canon PowerShot G6 review by PC Magazine

 

With a sleeker, more ergonomic shape, a powerful optical zoom, and a multitude of pro-level features, the Canon PowerShot G6 is a stride ahead of ...

Excellent picture qualityimages are well exposed and sharp, with great color reproduction ; a rotating 2-inch LCD ; easy-to-navigate menus for beginners ; features advanced users will like too, such as the ability to shoot RAW files

A little too easy to turn on accidentally ; maximum of just 30 seconds for movie recording at just 10 FPS ; doesn't use USB 2.0 for file transfers

Dec, 2004

Expert review by : Phil Askey (dpreview.com)

Canon PowerShot G6 Review

 

Successor to the popular PowerShot G5 the new PowerShot G6 was announced on 19th August 2004. At the beginning of the year it became clear that Canon wouldn't be jumping on the six megapixel 1/1.8" CCD bandwagon, instead they were holding off for the...

Good resolution (better in real life than res chart) Punchy color, balanced tone (good shadow detail) Low noise, very low noise reduction / none About a stop more sensitive than indicated Good macro performance Improved lens, much lower fringing than...

Shallow angle jaggies affected resolution chart Low continuous shooting speed with LCD on USB 1.1 transfer (slow) Heaviest seven megapixel tested No live view histogram Limited image parameter adjustment

As the successor to the popular G5 the G6 has a lot to live up to. First impressions were that Canon decided on a shift in ergonomics and design, going for a more SLR-like appearance with a larger and more usable hand grip and angled shutter release...

Dec, 2004

Expert review by : Paul Jasper (pcworld.com)

Canon Powershot G6 Camera

 

The PowerShot G6 is a compact and powerful 7.1-megapixel digital camera that should appeal to advanced photographers. It's the latest in Canon's G series, which dates back nearly five years to the original PowerShot G1. The G6 returns to a silver body...

High image quality Long battery life

No print/share button

The G6 uses an upgraded rechargeable lithium ion battery. It's the same size as the one in the G5, but Canon says it will last 26 percent longer. In our battery tests, we could take over 500 shots on a single charge, compared to 438 shots with the...

Nov, 2004

Expert review by (steves-digicams.com)

Canon PowerShot G6

 

The 7.1-megapixel Canon PowerShot G6 is the successor to last year's popular PowerShot G5 and is over 10% smaller. The G6 features 12 shooting modes and a new ergonomic design with all of the key controls falling under the fingertips of the right hand, wh

Aug, 2004

Expert review by : Steve's Digicams (steves-digicams.com)

Canon Powershot G6

 

Physical Views The Powershot G6 compared in size to a CD The Powershot G6 and the 5-megapixel Powershot A95 . Continue on to Page Two Powershot G6 Specifications Effective pixels: Approx. 7.1 million Image sensor: 1/1.8 inch CCD, primary color filter...

Aug, 2004

Expert review by (imaging-resource.com)

Canon Powershot G6 Digital Camera Review: Intro and Highlights

 

The Canon PowerShot G6 is the latest in a long line of high-end digicams from Canon Inc, reaching back to the original G1, first introduced back in the fall of 2000. Canon's G-series PowerShots have consistently been among the most popular cameras on...

Sep, 2004

Expert review by : Ryan McLaughlin (justechn.com)

Review: Canon PowerShot G6 Digital Camera

 

It seems like Digital Cameras are everywhere. They range in price from low It seems like Digital Cameras are everywhere. They range in price from low $100′s to high $1000′s. So how do you know which one is the best for you? The first thing you want to...

Jan, 2006

Expert review by : Photography Review (photographyreview.com)

Expert Review

 

Excellent 7-megapixel sensor, Flash hot shoe, Complete range of exposure controls, Swivel LCD, Powerful built-in flash, Built-in neutral density filter, RAW file capture

Too big for some people or purposes, Easily moved mode dial, Conservative wide-angle zoom

The best thing about the G6 is the image quality. In fact, I think the image quality of the G6 is comparable to 6 megapixel digital SLRs like the Canon Digital Rebel and the Nikon D70. Canon's fast, 4x zoom lens paired with the 7-megapixel sensor makes...

Apr, 2005

Expert review by : Dc Resource (dcresource.com)

Expert Review

 

The PowerShotG6 ($699) is the latestrevision of Canon's venerable G-series of digital cameras.This latest camera packs a whopping 7.1 Megapixelsinto a sleek new design.

Excellent photo quality, Large, rotating LCD display, Full manual controls, Robust performance, AF-assist lamp, Supports conversion lenses of all types, Hot shoe for external flash, LCD info display, Excellent battery life for a camera of this size,...

Some jaggies, softness in details in photos, Some redeye, Doors over battery/memory card slot still a bit flimsy, Lens starts at 35mm (when more and more cameras are 28mm), No live histogram in record mode, LCD difficult to see in low light, Movie mode...

Aug, 2004

Expert review by : Rob Sheppard (pcphotomag.com)

Short Report: Canon PowerShot G6

 

Canon's latest G-series camera, the PowerShot G6, takes the advanced compact digital camera to a new level with its smart design, full range of features and 7.1-megapixel sensor. Offering all the photographic controls you'd expect from a digital SLR in...

Shutter speeds range from 15 to 1⁄2000 sec., and speeds longer than 1.3 seconds automatically include noise-reduction processing. This is important, as small cameras like this have small sensors that are susceptible to noiseimages compare quite...

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