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

Canon PowerShot G12 vs Nikon 1 V1

Winner
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59

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35

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
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Tunnel
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 V1

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
60 fps
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

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

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Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$1,299

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
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Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$1,606

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
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Nikon Coolpix L310

Super zoom

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

Nikon 1 V1 Competitors

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Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$484 body only

$940 with 10-30mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Color depth Better color depth
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
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Samsung NX300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$814 body only

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
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Nikon Coolpix B700

Super zoom

$380 - $447

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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