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

67

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

50

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 SX260 HS

Screen size
Large screen
3"
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 G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$500

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$548 - $679

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$599

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Supports 24p No 24p support

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

Panasonic Lumix ZS25

Panasonic Lumix ZS25

Travel zoom

Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Travel zoom

$299

Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Size Slightly smaller
Supports 24p No 24p support
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15

Panasonic Lumix ZS15

Travel zoom

Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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