Canon PowerShot G12 vs Olympus XZ-1

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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
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

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

$520

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$502 - $1,299

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Screen size Much larger screen
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$899

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Supports 24p No 24p support

Olympus XZ-1 Competitors

Canon PowerShot S90

Canon PowerShot S90

Pro digicam

$442

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Size Slightly smaller
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $499 body only

$360 - $499 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$442 - $498 body only

$598 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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Canon PowerShot G12
PowerShot G12
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Olympus XZ-1
XZ-1
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