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

41

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

31

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G12

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

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 G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$415

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$375

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon PowerShot G11

Canon PowerShot G11

Pro digicam

$470

Battery life Much longer battery life
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Supports 24p No 24p support

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$590 - $597 body only

$469 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Super zoom

$499

Movie format Lower resolution movies
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$235 - $279

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom Much more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture

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