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

42

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

31

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
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Tunnel
 

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

Canon PowerShot G10

Canon PowerShot G10

Pro digicam

$999

Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G5 X

Canon PowerShot G5 X

Pro digicam

$640 - $700

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$429 - $430

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P100

Nikon Coolpix P100

Super zoom

$599

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Fujifilm FinePix S4500

Fujifilm FinePix S4500

Super zoom

$250

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Placeholder

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

discussion

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