Fantasea has released the new FG15 underwater housing for the Canon PowerShot G15. The new housing is rated to depths of 200′ and provides access to all camera functions for the Canon G15. It features a cold shoe mount and allows TTL flash exposure control. Additionally, it is compatible with Fantasea’s wide-angle and macro lenses. [click to continue…]
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The Canon PowerShot G15 picks up where the G12 left off and steps up the game for the serious compact camera line with a f/1.8-2.8 5x optical zoom lens (28-140mm equivalent) and faster AF and shot-to-shot times.
The G15 sports a conservative 12.1MP CMOS sensor and Canon DIGIC 5 image processor, while offering max ISO speeds up to 12,800 and 1080p HD video capture. The G15 continues the serious feature set of a hot shoe for Canon Speedlites and an optical viewfinder, as well as a 3-inch 922k-dot res LCD.
The Canon G15 should be available in October for $499.99. Check availability here at B&H Photo.
Canon G15 Key Features
- 12.1MP CMOS Sensor
- 3.0″ LCD Monitor
- 5x Optical Zoom 6.1-30.5mm Lens
- 28-140mm 35mm Equivalent Focal Length
- DIGIC 5 Image Processor
- 1080p HD Video Capture
- 12800 ISO
- Intelligent IS Image Stabilization
- 10fps Continuous Capture
- RAW & JPEG Capture
It looks like Canon may be announcing a true successor to the PowerShot G12 next week prior to Photokina 2012. Recall that the Canon G1 X was announced earlier this year at CES 2012, causing speculation that the G-series may move to a larger sensor format.
The above leaked image appears to confirm, however, that the more compact-oriented camera line will continue with a PowerShot G15. [click to continue…]