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
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
25 mm
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Weight
Light-weight
254 g

galleries

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

competitors

Canon PowerShot G12 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P7100

Nikon Coolpix P7100

Pro digicam

$627

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$550

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$501 - $1,299

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Sensor size Much larger sensor
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Super zoom

$192

Zoom More zoom
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Travel zoom

$499

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Travel zoom

Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

discussion

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