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

67

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

59

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

Screen size
Large screen
3"
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

$500

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$548 - $679

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$599

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V Competitors

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
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Travel zoom

$499

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Travel zoom

$2,349

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture

discussion

Canon PowerShot G12
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