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

39

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

35

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

$650

Supports 24p Supports 24p
HDR Has in-camera HDR
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
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$399 - $417

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX700

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX700

Compact

$370

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Wider aperture
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90

Compact

$300

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Macro focus Better macro capability
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$359 body only

$418 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
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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