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

Canon PowerShot G12 vs Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Winner
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41

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30

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G12

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Great battery life
Battery life
350 shots
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
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

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

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Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$679

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
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Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$1,299

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
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Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$1,606

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

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

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Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$650

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
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Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$495 with 18-55mm, 75-300mm lenses

Screen size Much larger screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Image stabilization No image stabilization
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Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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