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Canon G11 vs Canon G12

Portability
83
Imaging
34
Features
48
Overall
39
Canon PowerShot G11 front
 
Canon PowerShot G12 front
Portability
83
Imaging
35
Features
50
Overall
41

Canon G11 vs Canon G12 Key Specs

Canon G11
(Full Review)
  • 10MP - 1/1.7" Sensor
  • 2.8" Fully Articulated Screen
  • ISO 80 - 3200
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 28-140mm (F2.8-4.5) lens
  • 375g - 112 x 76 x 48mm
  • Launched December 2009
  • Refreshed by Canon G12
Canon G12
(Full Review)
  • 10MP - 1/1.7" Sensor
  • 2.8" Fully Articulated Screen
  • ISO 80 - 3200
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 28-140mm (F2.8-4.5) lens
  • 401g - 112 x 76 x 48mm
  • Released January 2011
  • Previous Model is Canon G11
  • Replacement is Canon G15
Photography Glossary

Canon G11 vs Canon G12 Overview

Let's look more in depth at the Canon G11 vs Canon G12, both Small Sensor Compact cameras and they are both sold by Canon. The sensor resolution of the G11 (10MP) and the G12 (10MP) is pretty comparable and both cameras offer the identical sensor size (1/1.7").

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The G11 was introduced 13 months earlier than the G12 which makes them a generation away from each other. The two cameras feature the same body design (Compact).

Before we go into a in-depth comparison, here is a brief overview of how the G11 grades against the G12 in regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Canon G11 over the Canon G12

 G11 G12 

Reasons to pick Canon G12 over the Canon G11

 G12 G11 
ReleasedJanuary 2011December 2009Newer by 13 months

Common features in the Canon G11 and Canon G12

 G11 G12 
Focus manually More exact focus
Screen typeFully ArticulatedFully ArticulatedFully Articulated screen
Screen size2.8"2.8"Same screen size
Screen resolution461k461kEqual screen resolution
Selfie screen Both are selfie friendly
Touch screen Lacking Touch screen

Canon G11 vs Canon G12 Physical Comparison

For anybody who is intending to travel with your camera often, you're going to have to factor its weight and dimensions. The Canon G11 comes with outside dimensions of 112mm x 76mm x 48mm (4.4" x 3.0" x 1.9") with a weight of 375 grams (0.83 lbs) whilst the Canon G12 has dimensions of 112mm x 76mm x 48mm (4.4" x 3.0" x 1.9") having a weight of 401 grams (0.88 lbs).

See the Canon G11 vs Canon G12 in the latest Camera with Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Don't forget, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will vary based on the lens you are utilizing at that time. Below is a front view size comparison of the G11 against the G12.

Canon G11 vs Canon G12 size comparison

Taking into account size and weight, the portability rating of the G11 and G12 is 83 and 83 respectively.

Canon G11 vs Canon G12 top view buttons comparison

Canon G11 vs Canon G12 Sensor Comparison

Usually, it is very difficult to visualise the difference in sensor dimensions only by going through specifications. The pic here will help offer you a better sense of the sensor dimensions in the G11 and G12.

Plainly, each of the cameras feature the identical sensor size and the exact same resolution and you should expect comparable quality of photos but you need to consider the release date of the cameras into account. The more aged G11 will be disadvantaged with regard to sensor tech.

Canon G11 vs Canon G12 sensor size comparison

Canon G11 vs Canon G12 Screen and ViewFinder

Canon G11 vs Canon G12 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon G11 Portrait photography information
Canon G12 Portrait photography information
47
manual focus
high flash sync (1/2,000 seconds)
includes face detect focus
supports RAW files
sensor resolution low (10 megapixels)
sensor is very small (1/1.7")
47
you can focus manually
high flash sync (1/2,000s)
includes face detect autofocus
delivers RAW files
low MP (10MP)
sensor is very small (1/1.7")
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Street Comparison

Canon G11 Street photography highlights
Canon G12 Street photography highlights
64
screen can move to multiple angles
image stabilization (Optical)
supports RAW files
sensor is very small (1/1.7")
heavier than average (375g)
64
screen articulates fully
built in image stabilization (Optical)
delivers RAW files
sensor is very small (1/1.7")
heavier than competition (401 grams)
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Sports Comparison

Canon G11 Sports photography information
Canon G12 Sports photography information
27
image stabilization (Optical)
painfully slow continuous shooting (1.0 frames/s)
sensor resolution low (10MP)
sensor is very small (1/1.7")
no phase detect auto focus
34
built in image stabilization (Optical)
great battery life (370 per charge)
max fps very slow (1.0 frames per second)
low MP (10 megapixels)
sensor is very small (1/1.7")
lacks phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Canon G11 Travel photography details
Canon G12 Travel photography details
57
built-in flash
screen is selfie friendly
fairly wide (28mm)
no Time Lapse recording
heavier than average (375g)
sensor resolution low (10 megapixels)
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
60
great battery life (370 shots)
has built in flash
screen is selfie friendly
pretty wide (28mm)
no Time Lapse recording
heavier than competition (401g)
low MP (10 megapixels)
slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
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Landscape Comparison

Canon G11 Landscape photography details
Canon G12 Landscape photography details
46
manual focus
fairly wide (28mm)
screen size is good (2.8")
image stabilization (Optical)
supports RAW files
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
sensor resolution low (10MP)
sensor is very small (1/1.7")
no Time Lapse recording
49
you can focus manually
pretty wide (28mm)
screen is a decent size (2.8 inch)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
delivers RAW files
great battery life (370 CIPA)
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
low MP (10MP)
sensor is very small (1/1.7")
no Time Lapse recording
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Vlogging Comparison

Canon G11 as a Vlogging camera
Canon G12 as a Vlogging camera
60
fairly wide (28mm)
screen is selfie friendly
image stabilization (Optical)
includes face detect focus
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
low quality video (640 x 480 pixels)
no mic socket
heavier than average (375g)
60
pretty wide (28mm)
screen is selfie friendly
built in image stabilization (Optical)
includes face detect autofocus
slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
low quality video (1280 x 720 pxls)
no mic socket
heavier than competition (401g)
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Canon G11 vs Canon G12 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon G11 and Canon G12
 Canon PowerShot G11Canon PowerShot G12
General Information
Brand Name Canon Canon
Model Canon PowerShot G11 Canon PowerShot G12
Class Small Sensor Compact Small Sensor Compact
Launched 2009-12-16 2011-01-19
Physical type Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Processor Digic 4 Digic 4
Sensor type CCD CCD
Sensor size 1/1.7" 1/1.7"
Sensor dimensions 7.44 x 5.58mm 7.44 x 5.58mm
Sensor surface area 41.5mm² 41.5mm²
Sensor resolution 10 megapixel 10 megapixel
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3 and 16:9 1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Max resolution 3648 x 2736 3648 x 2736
Max native ISO 3200 3200
Minimum native ISO 80 80
RAW support
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch focus
Continuous autofocus
Single autofocus
Tracking autofocus
Autofocus selectice
Autofocus center weighted
Autofocus multi area
Live view autofocus
Face detection focus
Contract detection focus
Phase detection focus
Number of focus points 9 9
Lens
Lens mounting type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 28-140mm (5.0x) 28-140mm (5.0x)
Largest aperture f/2.8-4.5 f/2.8-4.5
Macro focus range 1cm 1cm
Crop factor 4.8 4.8
Screen
Type of screen Fully Articulated Fully Articulated
Screen size 2.8 inch 2.8 inch
Resolution of screen 461k dots 461k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch capability
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Optical (tunnel) Optical (tunnel)
Features
Minimum shutter speed 15 seconds 15 seconds
Fastest shutter speed 1/4000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Continuous shutter rate 1.0fps 1.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range 7.00 m 7.00 m
Flash options Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Second Curtain Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Second Curtain
Hot shoe
AE bracketing
WB bracketing
Fastest flash synchronize 1/2000 seconds 1/2000 seconds
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Supported video resolutions 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) 1280 x 720 (24 fps) 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Max video resolution 640x480 1280x720
Video format H.264 H.264
Mic port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless None Eye-Fi Connected
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 375g (0.83 pounds) 401g (0.88 pounds)
Physical dimensions 112 x 76 x 48mm (4.4" x 3.0" x 1.9") 112 x 76 x 48mm (4.4" x 3.0" x 1.9")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score 47 47
DXO Color Depth score 20.4 20.4
DXO Dynamic range score 11.1 11.2
DXO Low light score 169 161
Other
Battery life - 370 shots
Battery type - Battery Pack
Battery model NB-7L NB-7L
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Custom) Yes (2 or 10 sec, Custom)
Time lapse shooting
Storage type SD, SDHC, MMC, MMCplus, HC MMCplus card SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC/MMCplus/HC MMCplus
Card slots Single Single
Cost at release $600 $600