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
Great battery life
Battery life
350 shots
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Battery life
Great battery life
340 shots
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 G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$494 - $1,299

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Sensor size Much larger sensor
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$649

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Battery life Shorter battery life
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$448

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

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Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT

Entry-level DSLR

$599 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Super zoom

$429

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Size Larger
Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon Rebel T2i

Entry-level DSLR

$399 with 18-55mm lens

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

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