Canon PowerShot G12 vs Leica D-LUX 5

Canon PowerShot G12
Leica D-LUX 5

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G12

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Tunnel
 

Reasons to buy the Leica D-LUX 5

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Light sensitivity (boost)
High ISO (boost)
12,800 ISO
Thickness
Thin
1"
Macro focus
Great macro
1.0 cm

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G12.
Explore our gallery of 17 sample photos taken by the Leica D-LUX 5.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$399 - $499

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$444

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$589

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Macro focus Much worse macro capability

Leica D-LUX 5 Competitors

Leica D-Lux 6

Leica D-Lux 6

Pro digicam

$1,017

3D Takes 3D photos
Aperture Wider aperture
Sensor size Slightly smaller sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$599

Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Lowest price Cheaper
Size Slightly larger
Leica D-LUX 4

Leica D-LUX 4

Pro digicam

$990

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Weight Slightly lighter
Sensor size Slightly smaller sensor

discussion

Canon PowerShot G12
PowerShot G12
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Leica D-LUX 5
D-LUX 5
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Avatar for Am0108 Am0108 (8:05 PM, October 12, 2011)
If you include the free Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Software that comes with the Leica D Lux 5, you actually get a better camera for relatively the same price.