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

38

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 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

$600

Supports 24p Supports 24p
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot G10

Canon PowerShot G10

Pro digicam

Screen size Significantly larger screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$390

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Macro focus Much worse macro capability

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS22

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS22

Compact

$185

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
Screen size Much smaller screen
Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS

Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS

Travel zoom

$250

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix FX80

Panasonic Lumix FX80

Compact

$289

3D Takes 3D photos
Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
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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