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

Canon Powershot S100 vs Canon PowerShot G12

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

61

Canon PowerShot G12

53

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
250 ms shutter lag
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G12

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Macro focus
Great macro
1.0 cm
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 S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$349

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$320

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$398

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$379

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$485

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon PowerShot G11

Canon PowerShot G11

Pro digicam

$479

Battery life Much longer battery life
Startup delay Significantly less startup delay
Supports 24p No 24p support

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