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

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competitors

Canon PowerShot G11 Competitors

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-V1

Digicam

Weight Slightly lighter
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$529

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$529 body only

$940 with 10-30mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Travel zoom

$340

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Super zoom

$429

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX700

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX700

Compact

$567

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Wider aperture
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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