Updated (September 2010): Compare the Canon PowerShot G12 vs Samsung EX1

Samsung EX1 vs Canon PowerShot G12

Winner
Samsung EX1

75

Canon PowerShot G12

73

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Samsung EX1

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.8
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
OLED Screen
Screen type
Bright and vivid
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G12

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for 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 Samsung EX1.

competitors

Samsung EX1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$700

Battery life Much longer battery life
Sensor size Slightly larger sensor
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$403 - $448

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Samsung EX2F

Samsung EX2F

Pro digicam

$536

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Wider aperture
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

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

Battery life Much longer battery life
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot G3 X

Canon PowerShot G3 X

Super zoom

$530 - $849

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Size Larger

discussion

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