Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 vs Canon PowerShot G12

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Great macro
Macro focus
1.0 cm
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G12

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/4000 of a second

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-LX3.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$599

Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Supports 24p No 24p support
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$426

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
3D Takes 3D photos
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Pro digicam

$399 - $429

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Supports 24p No 24p support

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$417 - $499

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$589

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$439

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

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