Updated (January 2011): Compare the Canon PowerShot G11 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

Canon PowerShot G11 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

Winner
Canon PowerShot G11

38

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

34

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G11

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

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Screen size
Large screen
3.5"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

galleries

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

competitors

Canon PowerShot G11 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$500

Supports 24p Supports 24p
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot G10

Canon PowerShot G10

Pro digicam

$449

Screen size Much larger screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$435

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Battery life Much shorter battery life

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Travel zoom

$610

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
3D Takes 3D photos
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Travel zoom

$251

3D Takes 3D photos
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX75

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX75

Compact

$149

Aperture Wider aperture
Macro focus Better macro capability
Screen size Much smaller screen

discussion

Canon PowerShot G11
PowerShot G11
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78
Lumix DMC-FX78
Panasonic

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