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Old Dec 7, 2011, 10:20 AM   #1
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Just a thought- but I wonder(and hope) if Canon has any plans to include a CMOS sensor in the next "G" series camera,to speed the old fella up a bit..!
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I dunno. I have a G 12 and it's a fine little camera. But I'm wondering if it is the last of the G's....now that there are so many really good, small cameras with interchangeable lenses.
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I'm just guessing here, but I'd say they will more than likely add a CMOS sensor to the next "G" model. I believe this will be due to the inclusion of their newer HS system we now see in most of their PowerShot models, which utilizes a CMOS sensor (and I bet the next "G" gets a DIGIC 5 processor).

Again, this is just speculation, I don't have any official word; and if I did it would be under NDA and I wouldn't be able to share.
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Lesmore49- indeed there are many decent,compact,interchangeable lens cameras on the market- however,I still feel there's a call for a premium quality compact- with a lens that tucks into the body when switched off.....
The "G" line can still be placed in a pocket....

billy- just a thought,but I wonder if the S100 will signal the end of the "G" line... having much the same functionality,the latest HS sensor- and in an even more pocketable package...!
Does it shoot RAW...?

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Lesmore49- indeed there are many decent,compact,interchangeable lens cameras on the market- however,I still feel there's a call for a premium quality compact- with a lens that tucks into the body when switched off.....
The "G" line can still be placed in a pocket....

billy- just a thought,but I wonder if the S100 will signal the end of the "G" line... having much the same functionality,the latest HS sensor- and in an even more pocketable package...!
Does it shoot RAW...?
I don't think we've seen the end of the "G" models, but I could be wrong.

Yes, the S100 shoots RAW and RAW+JPEG.
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Check out the new Canon Sensors inside the professional line series. DIGIC Sensors explained in the article below by Eduardo Angel, a blog writer for Canon!



http://eduardoangel.com/2012/01/12/d...ors-explained/
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Just as I thought the S100 would step on the toes of the G12- Canon responds accordingly...
http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/consum....mc_id=C126149
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Lesmore49- indeed there are many decent,compact,interchangeable lens cameras on the market- however,I still feel there's a call for a premium quality compact- with a lens that tucks into the body when switched off.....
The "G" line can still be placed in a pocket.... Not safely in an average pocket. My G 12 can fit in the pocket of a Western shirt...denim 'cowboy' style...but as for other shirts...no not too well.

billy- just a thought,but I wonder if the S100 will signal the end of the "G" line... having much the same functionality,the latest HS sensor- and in an even more pocketable package...!
Does it shoot RAW...?
The new Canon...is it a GX 1...not sure of the name looks to be a fine camera, that replaces the G12. But at $ 799 USD...I think that is asking a lot for a non interchangeable camera. I think for that money I would look for a small DSLR or one of the many small (4/3rds, etc.) that have interchangeable lens capability. I do really like my G12 and have to say at first impression the new Canon GX 1 appears impressive, but I don't know if Canon made the right decision by not offering interchangeable lenses on this body...although it has a bigger sensor than the old G series.

At this point, the GX 1 has just been introduced....so too early for final assessments. I just don't know...but am looking forward to reviews on this latest G series.
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