Updated (September 2010): Compare the Canon PowerShot G12 vs Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Canon PowerShot G12 vs Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Winner
Canon PowerShot G12

40

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

30

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G12

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great macro
Macro focus
1.0 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Macro focus
Great macro
0.0 cm
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G12.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$417 - $488

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$444

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$589

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Macro focus Much worse macro capability

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Super zoom

$179

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$260

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Size Larger
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$322

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture

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