Updated (September 2011): Compare the Canon Powershot S100 vs Canon PowerShot G12

Canon Powershot S100 vs Canon PowerShot G12

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

45

Canon PowerShot G12

39

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
11.6 EV
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G12

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/4000 of a second

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot S100.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G12.

competitors

Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$447 - $448 body only

$529 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$379

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Pro digicam

$391 - $529

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$699

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G10

Canon PowerShot G10

Pro digicam

$800

Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Pro digicam

$499

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support

discussion

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