Updated (January 2011): Compare the Canon PowerShot G11 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

Canon PowerShot G11 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

Winner
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39

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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
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

Screen size
Large screen
3.5"
Size
Really small
Super compact (99×56×20 mm)
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

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Canon PowerShot G5 X

Pro digicam

$729

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Battery life Much shorter battery life
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Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$1,299

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Battery life Much shorter battery life
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Nikon Coolpix L340

Super zoom

$171

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 Competitors

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

Zoom Much more zoom
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen size Much smaller screen
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Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Travel zoom

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Much smaller screen
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Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Super zoom

$326

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen size Much smaller screen

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