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

65

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

47

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G12

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

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 G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$680

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

Waterproof

Wide angle Much better wide angle
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$700

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Aperture Wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Super zoom

$212 - $229

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

Travel zoom

$318

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Smaller
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Super zoom

$604

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Wide angle Better wide angle
Size Larger

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