Canon PowerShot G12 vs Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Winner
Canon PowerShot G12

53

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

40

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G12

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

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
  2. Sensor shift
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/3200 of a second

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G12.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$695

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000

Entry-level DSLR

$637 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Battery life Much longer battery life
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot G3 X

Canon PowerShot G3 X

Super zoom

$530 - $849

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Much larger screen
Size Larger

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Competitors

Samsung WB350F

Samsung WB350F

Travel zoom

$499

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$179 - $249

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
GPS No built-in GPS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Pro digicam

$778

Aperture Much wider aperture
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

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