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

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 viewfinder
Viewfinder
Tunnel
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

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
Thickness
Thin
0.8"

galleries

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

competitors

Canon PowerShot G11 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G9

Canon PowerShot G9

Pro digicam

$379

Screen size Significantly larger screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon PowerShot G10

Canon PowerShot G10

Pro digicam

$414

Screen size Significantly larger screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Fujifilm FinePix x20

Fujifilm FinePix x20

Pro digicam

$584

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Battery life Much shorter battery life

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 Competitors

Olympus Stylus 1

Olympus Stylus 1

Pro digicam

$500

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Travel zoom

$649

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
GPS Has a GPS
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90

Compact

$255

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Screen size Much smaller screen

discussion

Canon PowerShot G11
PowerShot G11
Canon

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78
Lumix DMC-FX78
Panasonic

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