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"
Size
Really small
Super compact (99×56×20 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons

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

$799

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$325 body only

$355 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$1,606

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-FX75

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX75

Compact

$536

Aperture Wider aperture
Fastest shutter speed Significantly faster max shutter speed
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix FX80

Panasonic Lumix FX80

Compact

Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$413 body only

$464 with 14-42mm lens

Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

discussion

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

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