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Author Topic: New PowerShot G17 Coming in Spring [CR2]  (Read 5512 times)

funkboy

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Re: New PowerShot G17 Coming in Spring [CR2]
« Reply #15 on: March 02, 2015, 01:34:21 PM »
If it is indeed a lens with those specs coupled with a 1" or larger sensor, I'll be all over this thing...

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Re: New PowerShot G17 Coming in Spring [CR2]
« Reply #15 on: March 02, 2015, 01:34:21 PM »

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Re: New PowerShot G17 Coming in Spring [CR2]
« Reply #16 on: March 02, 2015, 02:12:16 PM »
I've had three disappointing G xx Canons going right back to a prehistoric G2; all sold within months of purchase. But the G's are a camera I really want to like. The G17 looks very promising with these specs...but a viewfinder is a must.  The funny little optical viewfinder on previous G xxx cameras has been kind of OK, but never anywhere near perfect. EVF's have matured enormously in he past few years, so bring it on with an EVF!

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guess you never had a g10 or 12. WOW. great cams.

my g12 only retired because soft focus issue, and 250 to repair it  :'( :'( :'( . but ill be damned, it was absolutely invaluable for my travel photos.

the g15/16 should be produce g even better photos, with AF miles ahead of my g12. So sorry it didn't take to you.
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Re: New PowerShot G17 Coming in Spring [CR2]
« Reply #17 on: March 02, 2015, 03:40:15 PM »
This sound more like a G5 X.

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Re: New PowerShot G17 Coming in Spring [CR2]
« Reply #18 on: April 05, 2015, 03:50:36 AM »
Lets see, a G16 successor with the same naming scheme, should also have similar size. 
According to this rumor the G17 has (compared to g16):
* longer focal length, 168mm instead of 140mm (while keeping the wide end 24mm)
* aperture letting in 2 times as much light at the long end, 2.0 instead of 2.8
* almost three times as large sensor area, a 1" sensor instead of a 1/1.7 sensor

All this combined, is obviously not possible with even remotely simular size as Canon G16!
The size should be compareable to Sony RX10 (the physical aperture would actually be larger at the tele end).

I can't believe that:
* this seemingly worthless misinformation is given a CR2-rating
* most commentators seem to take this seriously



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Re: New PowerShot G17 Coming in Spring [CR2]
« Reply #18 on: April 05, 2015, 03:50:36 AM »