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

39

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

31

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

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

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
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$501 - $1,299

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

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$249

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$250

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Travel zoom

$339

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Supports 24p No 24p support

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