Canon PowerShot G1X vs Canon PowerShot G12

Winner
Canon PowerShot G1X

76

Canon PowerShot G12

61

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G1X

Great color depth
Color depth
21.7 bits
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

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
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel

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 - $650

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

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$2,166

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$490

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Overall image quality Worse image quality

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G10

Canon PowerShot G10

Pro digicam

$999

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Canon PowerShot G5 X

Canon PowerShot G5 X

Pro digicam

$640 - $700

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$429 - $430

Aperture Wider aperture
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

discussion

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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