Canon PowerShot G12 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8

Winner
Canon PowerShot G12

53

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8

32

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G12

Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Thin
Thickness
1.9"
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8

Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

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-FZ8.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$695

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000

Entry-level DSLR

$637 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Battery life Much longer battery life
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot G3 X

Canon PowerShot G3 X

Super zoom

$530 - $849

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Much larger screen
Size Larger

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28

Super zoom

$700

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen size Much larger screen
Size Slightly larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Pro digicam

$778

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen size Much larger screen
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Fujifilm FinePix S1600

Fujifilm FinePix S1600

Super zoom

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture

discussion

Canon PowerShot G12
PowerShot G12
Canon

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8
Lumix DMC-FZ8
Panasonic

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