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

Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
11.2 EV
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Tunnel
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

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
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard

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 G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Boutique

$649

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon PowerShot G10

Canon PowerShot G10

Pro digicam

$800

Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$786

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

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 SX240 HS

Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Travel zoom

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

Travel zoom

$280

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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