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

39

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

33

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G12

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great macro
Macro focus
1.0 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
220 fps
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Macro focus
Great macro
1.0 cm

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 G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$417 - $499

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$437

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

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Macro focus Much worse macro capability

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Travel zoom

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Super zoom

$501 - $598

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$594 - $798

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Built-in flash No built-in flash

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Canon PowerShot G12
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