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

75

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

45

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-GF2

Screen size
Large screen
3"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1000 ms startup delay
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-GF2.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$500

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$548 - $679

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
External flash No external flash support
Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$599

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$416 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
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
Olympus PEN E-PM1

Olympus PEN E-PM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 body only

$492 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Shutter lag Less shutter lag
Touch screen No touch screen

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Canon PowerShot G12
PowerShot G12
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2
Lumix DMC-GF2
Panasonic

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