Canon PowerShot G1X vs Canon PowerShot G12

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G1X

Great image quality
Overall image quality
60.0
Great color depth
Color depth
21.7 bits
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G12

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

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

competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X Competitors

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Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Boutique

$649

Aperture Wider aperture
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Supports 24p No 24p support
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Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$448 - $650

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Color depth Better color depth
Supports 24p No 24p support
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Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$1,606

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Color depth Worse color depth

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

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Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$1,606

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
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Nikon Coolpix L310

Super zoom

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
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Canon PowerShot G10

Pro digicam

$999

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Overall image quality Worse image quality

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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