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
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
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

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

$650

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Travel zoom

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix P7100

Nikon Coolpix P7100

Pro digicam

$480

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V Competitors

Samsung Galaxy Camera

Samsung Galaxy Camera

Travel zoom

$114

Screen size Much larger screen
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Nikon 1 J3

Nikon 1 J3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$498 with 10-30mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Autofocus Faster autofocus
GPS No built-in GPS
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

discussion

Canon PowerShot G12
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V
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