Canon PowerShot G12 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

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59

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34

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
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
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

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Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$679

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
External flash No external flash support
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Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$1,299

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

Pro digicam

$1,606

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 Competitors

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Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$1,299

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Color depth Better color depth
Touch screen No touch screen
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Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$675 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Size Significantly larger
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$655 with 14-42mm lens

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

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