Canon PowerShot SX50 HS vs Canon PowerShot G12

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

66

Canon PowerShot G12

64

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G12

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Size
Really small
Mid size (112×76×48 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.9"
Weight
Light-weight
401 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 8 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G12.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Competitors

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Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

Super zoom

$478 - $549

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
External flash No external flash support
Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Super zoom

$180

Size Smaller
Screen size Larger screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$872 - $999 body only

$870 - $1,149 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Weight Heavier

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$695

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000

Entry-level DSLR

$637 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot G3 X

Canon PowerShot G3 X

Super zoom

$530 - $849

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Larger

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