Updated (November 2011): Compare the Canon PowerShot G12 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Canon PowerShot G12 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Winner
Canon PowerShot G12

58

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

35

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-GX1

Overall image quality
Great image quality
55.0
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
703 ISO
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

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-GX1.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P7100

Nikon Coolpix P7100

Pro digicam

$627

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
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 G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$501 - $1,299

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$250 body only

Color depth Better color depth
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$118 body only

$314 with 14-42mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Overall image quality Worse image quality

discussion

Canon PowerShot G12
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1
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