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
Large screen
Screen size
3"
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
9.6 fps
 

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

Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$280

Lowest price Cheaper
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$220 - $279

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Autofocus Faster autofocus
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Travel zoom

$268

Zoom More zoom
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P7100

Nikon Coolpix P7100

Pro digicam

$627

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

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$550

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

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$501 - $1,299

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

discussion

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