Canon PowerShot G12 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Winner
Canon PowerShot G12

49

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

30

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
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
312 ms shutter lag
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

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$399 - $499

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$444

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$589

Overall image quality Better image quality
Screen size Larger screen
Macro focus Much worse macro capability

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$322 body only

$380 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Startup delay Less startup delay
Thickness Slightly thicker
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$350 body only

$630 with 14-45mm lens

Startup delay Less startup delay
Overall image quality Better image quality
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$383 body only

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Overall image quality Better image quality
Size Larger

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

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