Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot G1X vs Casio Exilim EX-H20G

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Casio Exilim EX-H20g

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G12

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Macro focus
Great macro
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Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-H20g

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
Weight
Light-weight
216 g
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
 
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Advantages of the Canon G12

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Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the G12's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Sensor size Larger sensor 1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
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More than 50% larger sensor
External flash Supports an external flash Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 15s vs 4s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Casio EX-H20g

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Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Size Smaller 103x68x29 mm vs 112x76x48 mm
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2x smaller
Weight Lighter 216 g vs 401 g
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Around 50% lighter
Thickness Thinner 1.1" vs 1.9"
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Around 40% thinner
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digicams, and ignoring price

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        similarities

        Compared to recent digicams

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

        Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

        Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
        Lacks boost light sensitivity
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        Movie format HD (720p) video Help
        G12:720p @ 24fps
        EX-H20g:720p @ 30fps
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        G12:5x
        EX-H20g:10x

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        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm Finepix X10

        Fujifilm Finepix X10

        Pro digicam

        $335 - $591

        Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Canon Powershot S100

        Canon Powershot S100

        Pro digicam

        $295 - $429

        Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Battery life Has a significantly shorter battery life
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Canon EOS M

        Canon EOS M

        Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

        $322 body only

        $300 with 18-55mm lens

        Overall image quality Has much better image quality
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
        Battery life Has a significantly shorter battery life
        Canon PowerShot S110

        Canon PowerShot S110

        Pro digicam

        $213 - $249

        Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag
        Battery life Has a significantly shorter battery life

        Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot G16

        Canon PowerShot G16

        Pro digicam

        $449 - $499

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
        Canon PowerShot G15

        Canon PowerShot G15

        Pro digicam

        $419 - $499

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
        Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality
        Canon PowerShot G1X

        Canon PowerShot G1X

        Boutique

        $526 - $549

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
        Canon PowerShot G11

        Canon PowerShot G11

        Pro digicam

        $479

        Battery life Much longer battery life
        Startup delay Less startup delay
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
        Nikon Coolpix P7100

        Nikon Coolpix P7100

        Pro digicam

        $449 - $480

        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

        Casio Exilim EX-H20G Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S9100

        Nikon Coolpix S9100

        Travel zoom

        $247 - $265

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

        Panasonic Lumix ZS20

        Travel zoom

        $330 - $399

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
        True resolution Slightly lower true resolution
        Canon PowerShot S90

        Canon PowerShot S90

        Pro digicam

        $560

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Panasonic Lumix ZS30

        Panasonic Lumix ZS30

        Travel zoom

        $480

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix AW100

        Nikon Coolpix AW100

        Waterproof

        $250 - $297

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Wide angle Worse wide angle

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