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

39

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

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
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
25 mm
Screen size
Large screen
3"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Size
Really small
Compact (107×62×35 mm)

galleries

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

competitors

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$699

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G10

Canon PowerShot G10

Pro digicam

$800

Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Pro digicam

$499

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Supports 24p No 24p support

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Travel zoom

$391

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$448

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Travel zoom

$219

Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Size Slightly smaller
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

discussion

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