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

71

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
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

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
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
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

$734

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

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$550

Overall image quality Better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$545

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Color depth Better color depth
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Fastest shutter speed Much slower max shutter speed
Olympus PEN E-PL1

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$230 body only

$405 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Color depth Better color depth
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$250 body only

$900 with 14-45mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Color depth Better color depth
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies

discussion

Canon PowerShot G15
PowerShot G15
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1
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