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
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 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 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
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$679

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Battery life Shorter battery life

Olympus XZ-1 Competitors

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Pro digicam

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Samsung TL500

Samsung TL500

Pro digicam

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Battery life Shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$529 - $798

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Built-in flash No built-in flash

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Canon PowerShot G12
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Olympus XZ-1
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Olympus

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