Updated (May 2011): Compare the Canon PowerShot G12 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Canon PowerShot G12 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Winner
Canon PowerShot G12

58

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

36

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G12

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 Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Overall image quality
Great image quality
56.0
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
667 ISO
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
293 ms shutter lag

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G12.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$498 - $1,299

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$550

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G11

Canon PowerShot G11

Pro digicam

$648

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
Supports 24p No 24p support

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 Competitors

Sony NEX F3

Sony NEX F3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$230 body only

$470 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Touch screen No touch screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$591 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Super zoom

$425

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Overall image quality Much worse image quality

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Canon PowerShot G12
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