Canon PowerShot N Review

Overall Score

37

Main Features

  • 12 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 28-224 mm (8x) F3.0-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 6400 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 2" Tilting Screen
  • 2 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 79 x 60 x 29 mm, 195g.
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Canon PowerShot N Overview


First introduced in January, 2013, Canon PowerShot N is a 12 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CMOS sensor.


Canon N comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Canon PowerShot N

Sensor resolution of Canon N ~ 3995 x 3003 pixels.

Canon N has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 11,996,985 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Canon N


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Canon PowerShot N with competitors in small sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Tilting Screen
2.0 fps Continuous Shooting
28 mm Wide Angle Lens
Selfie Friendly Screen
Optical Image Stabilization
Touch Screen
3.0 Lens at Wide
195g Light Body
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No AF Face Detection
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.9
Low Screen Resolution: 461k dots
Low Battery Life: 200 shots
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.0
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 461 fps
Type Scores

Canon PowerShot N has an Overall Score of 37/100 and ranked #479 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #859 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Canon N Scores
Imaging score
20
Features score
39
Value for money score
55
Portability score
96
Overall score
37
Average Scores in Small Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
22
Features Score
34
Value For Money Score
53
Portability Score
96
Overall score
36

Physical Dimensions of Canon N


Canon PowerShot N weighs 195g and has external dimensions of 79 x 60 x 29mm (3.11 x 2.36 x 1.14"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Compact cameras is 175g, Canon N is 20 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Canon N is less by 19mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Compact.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Canon N
195g
Average weight
175g
Min weight
103g
Max weight
423g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Canon N
29mm
Average Thickness
26mm
Min Thickness
10mm
Max Thickness
60mm

Here is the front and top view image of Canon PowerShot N with the dimensions:

Canon PowerShot N

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight PowerShot N Dimensions PowerShot N
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 195 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 79 x 60 x 29 mm
Nikon Coolpix S7000 Nikon S7000 165 g 195 g 99 x 60 x 27 mm 79 x 60 x 29 mm
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Canon SX520 HS 441 g 195 g 120 x 82 x 92 mm 79 x 60 x 29 mm
Nikon Coolpix P7800 Nikon P7800 399 g 195 g 119 x 78 x 50 mm 79 x 60 x 29 mm
Canon PowerShot S100 Canon S100 198 g 195 g 99 x 60 x 28 mm 79 x 60 x 29 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 195 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 79 x 60 x 29 mm
Ricoh WG-4 GPS Ricoh WG-4 GPS 235 g 195 g 124 x 64 x 33 mm 79 x 60 x 29 mm
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS Canon SX510 HS 349 g 195 g 104 x 70 x 80 mm 79 x 60 x 29 mm

Specifications of Canon PowerShot N


General
Brand Canon
Model PowerShot N
Announced January, 2013
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 1
Screen
Screen Size 2"
Screen Type Tilting
Screen Resolution 461k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/15 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 2.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 4000 x 2248
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS Optional
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 200 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model NB-9L
Physical
Weight 195 g
Physical Dimensions 79 x 60 x 29 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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