Canon PowerShot G9 Review - Test shots – ISO performance Review

”Over the next few pages we show a range of test shots. On this page the full size image at the minimum and maximum ISO settings have been reduced to let you see the full image, and a series of full resolution crops have taken from original images at a range of ISO settings to show the overall image quality.”


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We’re back with the Jag this week, since the metallic paint on the Aston was causing problems. This is the full frame at 80 ISO.


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At the minimum ISO setting of 80, the image quality is fantastic.


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It’s not too visible on this shot, but at 100 ISO there is some noise in the darker areas.


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At 200 ISO there is visible noise in all the darker areas, and the colour is looking a bit faded and blotchy.


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Image noise is a lot more noticeable at 400 ISO.


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Worse still at 800 ISO.


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At 1600 ISO the image quality is about as bad as any other 12MP compact.


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This is the full frame at 1600 ISO.


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