Updated (September 2010): Compare the Canon PowerShot G11 vs Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12 vs Canon PowerShot G11

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Canon PowerShot G12

40

Canon PowerShot G11

39

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G12

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G11

Battery life
Great battery life
1000 shots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G11.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G12.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$490

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$734

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon Coolpix P7100

Nikon Coolpix P7100

Pro digicam

$480

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support

Canon PowerShot G11 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G10

Canon PowerShot G10

Pro digicam

$999

Screen size Significantly larger screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 body only

$500 with 16-50mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Nikon Coolpix P7800

Nikon Coolpix P7800

Pro digicam

$900

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Battery life Much shorter battery life

discussion

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kdizzle (3:16 PM, October 09, 2011)
The G12, $150 cheaper? Now that's just bad, bad research. Very misleading in the score.
 
Naturalmystic580 (7:25 AM, May 17, 2011)
I prefere my g11 because i can take panoramic pictures  and the g12 not.