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
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Tunnel
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Leica D-LUX 5

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$530 - $598

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$342 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$516 - $649

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

Leica D-LUX 5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$360 with 14-42mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$436 body only

$599 with 10-30mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Leica X1

Leica X1

Boutique

$1,850

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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.