Updated (September 2010): Compare the Canon PowerShot G12 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

Canon PowerShot G12 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

Winner
Canon PowerShot G12

42

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

35

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G12

Really small
Size
Mid size (112×76×48 mm)
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Thin
Thickness
1.9"
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
25 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
220 fps
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds

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-FZ100.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$550

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$490

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon Coolpix P7000

Nikon Coolpix P7000

Pro digicam

$390

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Overall image quality Much worse image quality

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100 Competitors

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$160 - $178

Zoom More zoom
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Super zoom

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)

Super zoom

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger

discussion

Canon PowerShot G12
PowerShot G12
Canon

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100
Lumix DMC-FZ100
Panasonic

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