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

41

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

36

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 G10

Canon PowerShot G10

Pro digicam

$999

Screen size Significantly larger screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810

Super zoom

$255

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Nikon Coolpix P7800

Nikon Coolpix P7800

Pro digicam

$900

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 Competitors

Sony Alpha DSLR-A290

Sony Alpha DSLR-A290

Entry-level DSLR

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony Cybershot DSC-W580

Sony Cybershot W580

Compact

Storage slots Has more storage slots
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Screen size Much smaller screen
Samsung PL200

Samsung PL200

Compact

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Fastest shutter speed 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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