Updated (September 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot G15 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Canon PowerShot G15 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Winner
Canon PowerShot G15

66

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

37

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G15

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1400 ms startup delay
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
259 ms shutter lag

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G15.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G15 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$379

Overall image quality Better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$630

Overall image quality Better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$501

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Color depth Better color depth
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$350 body only

$349 - $400 with 12-32mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Overall image quality Better image quality
External flash No external flash support
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$509 body only

$685 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Overall image quality Better image quality
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$829 - $998 body only

$1,000 with 15mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen type Has an OLED screen
Size Larger

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Canon PowerShot G15
PowerShot G15
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1
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Panasonic

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