Canon PowerShot G12 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Winner
Canon PowerShot G12

78

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

45

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
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Tunnel
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
312 ms shutter lag
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
108 lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from

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-GF3.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Travel zoom

$275 - $279

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$680

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

Waterproof

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Olympus PEN E-PL5

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$579 - $598

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Touch screen No touch screen

discussion

Canon PowerShot G12
PowerShot G12
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
Lumix DMC-GF3
Panasonic

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