Updated (September 2011): Compare the Canon PowerShot G12 vs Nikon 1 V1

Canon PowerShot G12 vs Nikon 1 V1

Winner
Canon PowerShot G12

50

Nikon 1 V1

30

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G12

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 V1

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
60 fps
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1300 ms startup delay
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G12.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon 1 V1.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Much more zoom
Size Significantly larger
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$421

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$590

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

Nikon 1 V1 Competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$368 - $455

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$595 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Lens availability More lenses available
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$448

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Supports 24p Supports 24p
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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