Compact Digital

Canon PowerShot G16

Superfast and connected – the compact for experts


  • 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

  • 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.


  • Wide aperture throughout zoom range

  • Great low-light shots

  • 12.1 Megapixel CMOS

  • Powerful DIGIC processing

  • 5x optical zoom with wide-angle

  • Steady images and movies in every situation

  • Fast 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

  • Capture HDR without a tripod

  • Smoother 1080p movies

  • Neutral Density Filter

  • View stills and videos on TV

What's in the box

  • Digital Camera PowerShot G16

  • Neck Strap NS-DC11

  • Battery Pack NB-10L

  • Battery Charger CB-2LCE

  • AC Cable

  • User Manual Kit