Canon PowerShot G1X vs Canon PowerShot G12

Winner
Canon PowerShot G1X

69

Canon PowerShot G12

53

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G1X

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G12

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
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

$699

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

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$600

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80

Travel zoom

$368

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Size Smaller
Aperture Narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000

Entry-level DSLR

$637 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Larger screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot G3 X

Canon PowerShot G3 X

Super zoom

$530 - $849

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon Coolpix L320

Nikon Coolpix L320

Super zoom

$353

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen size Larger screen
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