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
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
380 ms shutter lag
 

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
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
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
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
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
Lowest price Cheaper $487.70 vs $671.48
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The best price we've seen is $184 cheaper (around 30% less)
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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.

              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              G12:$671.48
              EX-H20g:$487.70
              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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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS M

              Canon EOS M

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $300 body only

              $311 - $400 with 22mm 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 S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $449 - $451

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Battery life Has a significantly shorter battery life
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $307 - $400

              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 Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $290 - $329 body only

              $369 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Pro digicam

              $499 - $598

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

              Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $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

              $399 - $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

              $511 - $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

              $549

              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

              $488

              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

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR100

              Casio Exilim ZR100

              Travel zoom

              $273

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $430 body only

              $576 with 14-42mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $150 - $250

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $297

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Canon ELPH 500 HS

              Canon ELPH 500 HS

              Pro digicam

              $149

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              GPS No built-in GPS

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