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
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 G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$721

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$580

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

$490

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

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$325 body only

$380 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix P500

Nikon Coolpix P500

Super zoom

$499

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Super zoom

$649

Screen size Much larger screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Much shorter battery life

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