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
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Leica D-LUX 5

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Screen size
Large screen
3"
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

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

$699

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G10

Canon PowerShot G10

Pro digicam

$800

Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Pro digicam

$499

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support

Leica D-LUX 5 Competitors

Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)

Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)

Boutique

$1,095

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Travel zoom

$279 - $319

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Leica D-LUX 4

Leica D-LUX 4

Pro digicam

$899

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Lowest price Cheaper
Sensor size Slightly smaller sensor

discussion

Canon PowerShot G12
PowerShot G12
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Leica 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.