Canon PowerShot G1X vs Canon PowerShot G12

Winner
Canon PowerShot G1X

64

Canon PowerShot G12

49

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G1X

Large sensor
Sensor size
Four thirds 18.7x14mm
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G12

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
380 ms shutter lag
Macro focus
Great macro
1.0 cm
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

$548 - $649

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Macro focus Much better macro capability
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$417 - $499

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$699

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Sensor size Smaller sensor

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Travel zoom

$349

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$417 - $499

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

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$439

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

discussion

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Showing 4 comments

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