Canon PowerShot G12 vs Canon Rebel T3

Winner
Canon PowerShot G12

56

Canon Rebel T3

35

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G12

Really small
Size
Mid size (112×76×48 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T3

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
300 ms startup delay
Battery life
Great battery life
700 shots

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Rebel T3.
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

$379 - $499

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$589

Overall image quality Better image quality
Screen size Larger screen
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$413

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

Canon Rebel T3 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$289 body only

$360 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$699 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$364 body only

$555 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Shorter battery life

discussion

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