Canon PowerShot G12 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Winner
Canon PowerShot G12

39

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

36

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G12

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Tunnel
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
25 mm
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G12.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$440

Dynamic range More dynamic range
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$390

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$444

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$428

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Travel zoom

$357

Wide angle Better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

Digicam

$100

Lowest price Cheaper
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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Canon PowerShot G12
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