Canon PowerShot G11
Solid build; quality images; unique features
Dial modes for ISO and Exposure Compensation, Very good reproduction of color, Contrast and sharpness, Superb ease of use, Excellent build
Nice design, Above average low light performance, Very good image quality, Swiveling LCD
Flexible and versatile. Loads of controls within easy reach Sturdy build. Clear, tilt-and-rotate screen
Very nice design; great flip-out LCD screen; very good image quality; very good low light performance.
Umer compact camera Sensor: 10-megapixels, 1/1.7in type CCD (3,648 x 2,736-pixels) Lens: 5x optical zoom (28-140mm 35mm film equivalent) ISO range: 80-3,200 Exposure modes: Auto, Scene, Program, Shutter priority, Aperture priority, Manual, Low Light, Q...
Very good picture quality, Wide-angle 5x zoom, Quality adjustable LCD screen, Optical image stabilization.
Optical viewfinder; articulated LCD; very good photo quality for its class.
Very good all-round image quality (albeit without the G10's excellent low ISO resolution), Generally good high-ISO performance for a compact camera, surprisingly good high ISO raw output, Flexible lens range with effective image stabilization, Very li
Canon recognizes that more pixels doesn't necessarily mean better image quality; fast to focus and operate; PowerShot G-series camera design is a classic of simplicity and functionality; vari-angle LCD is back!
Very good photo quality, About a full stop advantage over most of the competition in low light, Nice 5X zoom lens with 28 140 mm range (though a faster aperture range would've been nice), Optical image stabilization, Well built, rangefinderstyle body.
Swivel screen for easy shooting from odd angles, Very solid construction, Good grip, ISO and EV Compensation are on mechanical dials, easy to see and use, but stiff enough that they don't change accidentally, Good wide-angle lens, Excellent Optical Im
Flexible LCD; impressive build; good picture quality; snappy performance; plenty of customization options.
Excellent image quality, Good AF and shutter performance, Excellent ISO performance, RAW shooting option.
Excellent build quality, Everything you need from a DSLR, Lovely colour reproduction, Great noise performance
Timeless design, excellent image quality, variangle LCD one of the best of its type
No HD video; optical viewfinder
Grid view for the scene mode would have been preferable, Review button is not placed at the best of places
Lost some nice features from the G10, Rear buttons too easy to accidentally push
Barrel distortion at the wide end of the zoom. Not as compact as most compacts. No HD video
Rear buttons too easy to accidentally push; lost some nice features from the G10.
ISO performance isn’t great; no HD video recording; pricey.
Expensive, Slow at only 1.1 fps, Distorted viewfinder, No HD video.
Shot-to-shot performance still a little sluggish; no HD video.
Rather slow lens (in terms of aperture) by traditional G series standards, Movies limited to VGA resolution, High ISO images lose saturation and detail (and offer no control over noise reduction), Focus prone to hunting (and focus failure) in low light at
Wish they had put a bigger sized chip in the G11 to improve low-light shooting further; no HD video mode.
Some useful features from the G10 are gone: remote capture, Auto ISO Shift, voice recording, Continuous shooting mode won't win any awards for speed, Movie mode is just VGA, with no use of optical zoom, Ergonomics aren't great: cluttered buttons o
Design is a little bulky, Body is not sealed, Zoom is slow to start, Some buttons are too easily pressed when shooting in vertical mode, Inaccurate optical viewfinder, The LCD image is a little more vibrant than what you'll see on a color-corrected mo
Scroll wheel can be difficult to operate at times; no HD video recording; slightly bulky design may not appeal to some users.
Slow burst shooting – just 1.1fps at full res, No HD movies or zooming when filming, Noise better than G10, but beaten by M4/3, Older G10 delivers more detail at 80 ISO.
Inaccurate viewfinder, Large, heavy compared to most compacts, Expensive.
Wheel isn't very responsive, Playback to shooting is hit and miss, Portraits are overly warm
Viewfinder too small, crowded backplate, soft shutter release
By PC Authority on August 12, 2010
The highly-regarded Canon G11 is designed for keen photographers who want a pocket-sized camera to complement their SLRs. See how it performed in our group test...83
By Layers Magazine on August 03, 2010
Canon’s G-series PowerShot cameras consist of high-end point-and-shoots. They’re often used by professional photographers as a second camera because they produce quality images, are relatively compact, and capture both RAW and JPEG formats....80
By ePHOTOzine on July 03, 2010
By John Gravett of .I've always been a fan of Canon compacts – and particularly the 'G' series, being one of the first compact cameras to offer Raw files – although they've not always been perfect. For some reason, they...-
By Tech2 on June 07, 2010
As far as video is concerned there isn’t much to complain about as the camera does a darn good job. Overall color and contrast are handled well by the G11. However the transition from a decently lit area to a low lit area takes a little time for...90
By Cameras UK on May 01, 2010
The Canon Powershot G11 is an outstanding digital camera. It makes an excellent back up to a Digital SLR or as a more portable camera for anyone who does not want to carry round a Digital SLR. There is so much to like. To start with the picture...89
By Buy-n-Shoot on April 21, 2010
The bridge market between point-and-shoot compacts and entry-level DSLR’s has become more and more competitive over the last couple years. With many companies concentrating a stronger effort on the Micro Four Thirds technology and offering great...70
By Shutterbug on April 01, 2010
The G11 scores high in accessibility to body (non-menu) controls for many essential field operations; a bright and readable display that really comes to the fore in low light; excellent image quality at reasonable ISO settings; live view-like settings...-
By RegHardware on March 19, 2010
No doubt the G11 will have a tough job fending off large-sensor competitors, but shop around and you'll find it is still the best value-for-money option if you’re after a medium size compact with manual control and semi-professional output. I...80
By PCWorld India on March 11, 2010
The G11 will appeal to point-and-shoot users who are ready for more power, control, and quality, but don’t want to carry around a camera with the bulk of an...80
By Stuff.tv on February 10, 2010
The most serious compact has taken a step forward by taking a megapixel step back. It could be smaller, but it’s still beautiful...100