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

Canon Powershot S100 vs Canon PowerShot G12

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

47

Canon PowerShot G12

40

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
Battery life
Great battery life
350 shots
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

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

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$424

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 with 15-45mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P330

Nikon Coolpix P330

Pro digicam

$330

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Slightly wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P7100

Nikon Coolpix P7100

Pro digicam

$480

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$1,606

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$498

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

discussion

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