Updated (September 2010): Compare the Canon PowerShot G12 vs Nikon D3000

Canon PowerShot G12 vs Nikon D3000

Winner
Canon PowerShot G12

63

Nikon D3000

39

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G12

Really small
Size
Mid size (112×76×48 mm)
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 D3000

Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
230 lenses
Battery life
Great battery life
550 shots
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from

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 D3000.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$695

Screen size Larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot G3 X

Canon PowerShot G3 X

Super zoom

$530 - $849

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon Coolpix L320

Nikon Coolpix L320

Super zoom

$353

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen size Larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support

Nikon D3000 Competitors

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$550 body only

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Size Slightly larger
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$337 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$473 body only

$399 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Size Slightly larger

discussion

Canon PowerShot G12
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