Canon PowerShot G1X vs Canon PowerShot G12

Winner
Canon PowerShot G1X

72

Canon PowerShot G12

58

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G1X

Great image quality
Overall image quality
60.0
Great color depth
Color depth
21.7 bits
Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
644 ISO
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G12

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G12.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X Competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Boutique

$649

Aperture Wider aperture
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$550

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
Fujifilm X-A3

Fujifilm X-A3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$443 body only

$549 with 16-50mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
Viewfinder No viewfinder

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G10

Canon PowerShot G10

Pro digicam

$800

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$550

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Travel zoom

$130 - $139

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Size Smaller
Supports 24p No 24p support

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Dr_yang (8:29 PM, March 18, 2012)
The sensor size of Canon G1 X is larger the four-third sensor!
 
Axlslash82 (9:06 AM, March 14, 2012)
Is the canon g1x going to be better then the g12 in terms of pic for macro?
 
Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (2:16 PM, March 06, 2012)
Thanks for letting us know, we will fix that up soon
 
Dodie (8:40 AM, March 06, 2012)
The Canon G12 also has an HDR feature, FYI