Canon PowerShot G12

79
Global
Score
79

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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In another era (say, about 2 years ago), a high-end compact like the PowerShot G12 might have been considered a good option for anyone ready to make the leap from a basic compact, but reticent about the complexity of a DSLR. However, with the rise of mirrorless compact interchangeable-lens cameras — some of which are available for about the same price as the G12 — there are fewer reasons to pick up a camera like this. However, if you want very good image quality, manual controls, and the ability to shoot RAW images — and really don't want to deal with interchangeable lenses of any kind — the G12 will still get the job done.

from $649.99+

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Breakdown

Battery life
8.0
Video quality
8.0
Ease of use
8.0
Image quality
8.4
Speed (start-up time, lag)
7.1
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Specs

PowerShot

Type
Point and shoot
Resolution (effective)
10 megapixels
Memory card
SD, MMC
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Specs

PowerShot

Type
Point and shoot
Resolution (effective)
10 megapixels
Memory card
SD, MMC
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