General

Canon PowerShot G12 Samsung EX1
Brand
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Canon Samsung
Lowest price
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$2,041.61 $281.89
Announced
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September 2010 February 2010

Sensor

Type
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CCD CCD
Sensor size
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1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm 1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
Megapixels
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10 MP 10 MP
Light sensitivity
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3,200 ISO 3,200 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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None None

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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10 MP 10 MP
Native resolution
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3648 × 2736 3648 × 2736
Pixel size
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4.3 µm² 4.3 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD OLED
Size
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2.8" 3"
Resolution
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461k dots 920k dots
Touch screen
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No No
Flips out
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Yes Yes

Lens

Zoom
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5x 3x
Wide angle
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28 mm 24 mm
Telephoto
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140 mm 72 mm
Aperture (wide angle)
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f/2.8 f/1.8
Aperture (telephoto)
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f/4.5 f/2.4
Macro focus
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1.0 cm 1.0 cm

Form factor

Size
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112×76×48 mm 114×63×29 mm
Depth
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1.9" 1.1"
Weight
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401 g 386 g
Interchangeable lenses
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No No
Waterproof
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No No

Viewfinder

Type
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Tunnel None
Viewfinder size
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Unknown n/a

Movies

Format
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720p @ 24fps 480p @ 30fps
Supports 24p
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Yes No
High-speed framerate
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None None
External mic jack
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No No
Autofocus
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Unknown Unknown
All formats
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  1. 320 x 240 @ 30fps
  2. 480p @ 30fps
  3. 720p @ 24fps
  1. 320 x 240
  2. 480p @ 30fps

Features

Panorama
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No No
HDR
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Yes No
3D
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No No
Image stabilization
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  1. Lens
  1. Lens
Supports RAW
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Yes Yes
GPS
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No No

Performance

Startup delay
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2700 ms Unknown
Shutter lag
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380 ms 320 ms
Battery life
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350 shots 240 shots
Continuous shooting
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2 fps 1.5 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Contrast detection Contrast detection
Focus points
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Unknown Unknown
Cross type focus points
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Unknown Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/4000s 1/1500s
Min
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15s 16s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes Yes
Popup
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No No
External connection
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Yes Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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  1. MMC
  2. MMCplus
  3. MMCplus (HD)
  4. SD
  5. SDHC
  6. SDXC
  1. SD
  2. SDHC

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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47.0 40.0
Color depth
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20.4 bits 19.2 bits
Dynamic range
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11.2 EV 11.1 EV
Low light performance
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161 ISO 129 ISO
Canon PowerShot G12
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