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

Canon Powershot S100 vs Canon PowerShot G12

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

77

Canon PowerShot G12

67

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
9.6 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

Placeholder

Canon EOS M50 (EOS Kiss M)

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot S90

Canon PowerShot S90

Pro digicam

$479

Battery life Longer battery life
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Placeholder

Canon EOS M100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,088 body only

$449 with 15-45mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS No built-in GPS

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$500

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$680

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Placeholder

Canon PowerShot G5

Pro digicam

$899

Aperture Wider aperture
Wide angle Much worse wide angle

discussion

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