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
Screen size
Large screen
3"
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

$650

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

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$550

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Travel zoom

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Narrower aperture

Leica D-LUX 5 Competitors

Fujifilm X-E1

Fujifilm X-E1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$519 body only

$889 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Image stabilization No image stabilization
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
Fujifilm X-E2

Fujifilm X-E2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 body only

$1,043 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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.