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

53

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

40

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G12

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
380 ms shutter lag
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

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

$379

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

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$485

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon PowerShot G11

Canon PowerShot G11

Pro digicam

$479

Battery life Much longer battery life
Startup delay Significantly less startup delay
Supports 24p No 24p support

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$383 - $449

Zoom Much more zoom
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Super zoom

$690

Movie format Lower resolution movies
Nikon Coolpix S9900

Nikon Coolpix S9900

Travel zoom

$219 - $297

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

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