Updated (November 2010): Compare the Canon PowerShot G12 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Canon PowerShot G12 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Winner
Canon PowerShot G12

61

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

36

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
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
506 ISO
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
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-GF2.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$520

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Color depth Better color depth
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$502 - $1,299

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$899

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Supports 24p No 24p support

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P340

Nikon Coolpix P340

Pro digicam

$380

Dynamic range More dynamic range
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Color depth Worse color depth
Nikon D80

Nikon D80

Entry-level DSLR

$950 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$900 with 14-45mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies

discussion

Canon PowerShot G12
PowerShot G12
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2
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