Canon PowerShot G12 vs Olympus XZ-1

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G12

Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
11.2 EV
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus XZ-1

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.8
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
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

$729

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$415

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$490

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

Olympus XZ-1 Competitors

Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Pro digicam

$279

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Pro digicam

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$599

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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