Canon PowerShot G12 vs Olympus XZ-1

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Canon PowerShot G12

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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
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus XZ-1

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.8
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G12.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus XZ-1.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$498

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Olympus Tough TG-4

Olympus Tough TG-4

Waterproof

$329

Aperture Wider aperture
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$611

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

Olympus XZ-1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$504

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Pro digicam

$269

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$397 - $448

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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Canon PowerShot G12
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Olympus XZ-1
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