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
 

Reasons to buy the Leica D-LUX 5

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Thickness
Thin
1"
Weight
Light-weight
271 g

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

$721

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$580

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$490

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

Leica D-LUX 5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$499

Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Size Slightly larger
Leica D-Lux 6

Leica D-Lux 6

Pro digicam

$1,281

Aperture Wider aperture
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Sensor size Slightly smaller sensor
Leica D-LUX 4

Leica D-LUX 4

Pro digicam

$990

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Sensor size Slightly smaller sensor

discussion

Canon PowerShot G12
PowerShot G12
Canon

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Leica D-LUX 5
D-LUX 5
Leica

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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.