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
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look

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

$650

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Travel zoom

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix P7100

Nikon Coolpix P7100

Pro digicam

$480

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

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 SX280 HS

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Travel zoom

$340

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Lowest price Cheaper
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$207 - $279

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Autofocus Faster autofocus
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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