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Canon PowerShot G17 Coming This Summer with New 1″ Sensor

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Canon is once again rumored to be on the verge of announcing a large sensor compact camera with 1-inch sensor called the PowerShot G17.

The exact announcement date of the Canon PowerShot G17 is currently unknown but according to latest Canon rumors, the premium compact camera is rumored to be announced before July this Summer.

With large 1-inch type image sensor, the upcoming Canon PowerShot G17 compact camera to feature a bright f/1.2-2.0 aperture zoom lens with 24-168mm range. The lens of the high-end compact said to feature 7x optical zoom.

Canon PowerShot G17 Camera Will Feature Ultra Bright Lens


Canon PowerShot G17 is rumored to replace the current G16 model this Summer 

Canon PowerShot G17 Rumored Specs

  • Ultra bright lens
  • f/1.2-2.0
  • 24 – 168mm 7x Zoom
  • Super UD Lens
  • DIGIC 6+
  • Large 1″ Sensor
  • All Magnesium Body

Canon has announced the Powershot G16 back in August, 2013. See (SpecsSample Images). The replacement model Powershot G17 rumored before for May, 2014 announcement but it would be a fast replacement for the Powershot G16 digital compact camera.

Now latest rumors indicates that the G17 large sensor compact camera might be announced this Summer before July, 2015. See also the previously posted specs for the G17.

via CR