Updated (February 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot G12 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

Canon PowerShot G12 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

Winner
Canon PowerShot G12

50

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

46

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-HX30V

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
25 mm
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G12.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Much more zoom
Size Significantly larger
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$421

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$590

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Travel zoom

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX30

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX30

Compact

$335

Aperture Wider aperture
Size Slightly smaller
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

Super zoom

$314

Aperture Wider aperture
Zoom More zoom
Size Significantly larger

discussion

Canon PowerShot G12
PowerShot G12
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V
Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V
Sony

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