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

39

Canon PowerShot G11

38

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G12

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great macro
Macro focus
1.0 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G11

Battery life
Great battery life
1000 shots
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Macro focus
Great macro
1.0 cm

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 G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$379 - $417

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

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$589

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$413

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

Canon PowerShot G11 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$379 - $417

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot G10

Canon PowerShot G10

Pro digicam

$994

Screen size Significantly larger screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II)

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
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.