Updated (February 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS vs Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12 vs Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Winner
Canon PowerShot G12

50

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

39

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
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
25 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G12.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G9

Canon PowerShot G9

Pro digicam

$472

Screen size Larger screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Much more zoom
Size Significantly larger
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$422

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

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Travel zoom

$426

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500

Travel zoom

$348

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Battery life Much longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Pro digicam

$375 - $379

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

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