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Panasonic Lumix DMC G3 versus Canon PowerShot S95 versus Canon Powershot G12

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Panasonic Lumix DMC G3

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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56
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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21 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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10.6 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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667 ISO
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Canon PowerShot S95

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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47
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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20.4 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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11.3 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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153 ISO
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Canon Powershot G12

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Overall Score
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47
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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20.4 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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11.2 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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161 ISO
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Panasonic Lumix DMC G3

Manufacturer specifications

Type Hybrid 
Announced 2011-05-12 
Indicative price (USD) 599  
Sensor type Live MOS  
Resolution 4608 x 3464  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 15.96  
Sensor size (mm) 13.0 x 17.3 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 3.8  
Bits per pixel 12 
Focal length multiplier 2.00 
Aspect Ratio 4:3 
ISO latitude  160 - 6400 
Shutter type mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 60.0  
Frame rate (fps) 4.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  No 
Firmware  
Dust cleaningYes 
Mount typeMicro 4/3  
Weight (gr) 336  
Battery type ID-Security Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1010mAh) 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization  
Camera material Plastic 
Mount material Metal 
View finder type Electronic 
View finder magnification 1.4 
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup No mirror 
View finder diopter -4 to +4 
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 460000 
Articulated screen Yes 
Touch screen Yes 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Face detection / AF Tracking / 23-area-focusing, 1-area-focusing / Pinpoint Touch (1- area-focusing in Face detection / AF Tracking / Multi-area-focusing / 1-area-focusing / Pinpoint 
Number of autofocus points  
Exposure bracketing  
Exposure compensation  
Drive modes Single, SH (20 fps, 4Mpix), H (4 fps), M (3 fps with Live View), L (2 fps with Live View)  
Buffer size
Recording medium SD, SDHC, SDXC 
Image format JPEG, RW2 , DPOF compatible MPO (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds standard)  
White balance bracketing 3 exposures in blue/amber axis or in magenta/green axis  
Connectivity miniHDMI TypeC, USB 2.0 High Speed, NTSC/PAL Video output 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes : Stereo, Wind-cut (Off / Low / Standard / High) Microphone level adjustable (Lv1 / Lv2 / Lv3 / Lv4)  
External micro No 
Histogram Yes 
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video  
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus Yes 
Video file format MOV 
Video codec AVCHD, QuickTime Motion JPEG  
Video stabilisation No (available on specific lens only) 

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Canon PowerShot S95

Manufacturer specifications

Type High-end compact 
Announced 2010-08-19 
Indicative price (USD) 400  
Sensor type CCD 
Resolution 3744 x 2784  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 10.42  
Sensor size (mm) 5.7 x 7.6 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 2  
Bits per pixel 12.0 
Focal length multiplier 4.50 
Aspect Ratio 4:3 
ISO latitude  80 - 3200 
Shutter type mechnical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/1600 - 15.0  
Frame rate (fps) 0.98  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware  
Dust cleaningNo 
Mount typeCompact  
Weight (gr) 170  
Battery type Li-ion, NB-6L, 3.7v, 1000mAh 
Battery weight (gr) 18 
Tropicalization  
Camera material plastic 
Mount material plastic 
View finder type No 
View finder magnification
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup NA 
View finder diopter NA 
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 461000 
Articulated screen No 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Single, Continuous (only available in Auto mode), Servo AF/Ael 
Number of autofocus points
Exposure bracketing No 
Exposure compensation +/- 2 EV in 1/3-stop increments 
Drive modes Single, Continuous, Self-timer (2 or 10 sec, Custom) 
Buffer size 20 
Recording medium SD/SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus Card, HC MMCplus Card 
Image format JPEG, RAW (CR2) 
White balance bracketing No 
Connectivity AV/USB 2.0 (480Mbit/sec)/HDMI 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro No 
Histogram Yes 
GPS  
Video  
Maximum format image video  
Full HD  
Live autofocus  
Video file format  
Video codec  
Video stabilisation  

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Canon Powershot G12

Manufacturer specifications

Type Compact 
Announced 2010-09-14 
Indicative price (USD) 499  
Sensor type CCD 
Resolution 3648 x 2736  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 10.00  
Sensor size (mm) 5.6 x 7.5 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 2  
Bits per pixel 12 
Focal length multiplier 4.59 
Aspect Ratio 4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 1:1, 4:5 
ISO latitude  80 - 3200 
Shutter type Electronic 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 15.0  
Frame rate (fps) 2  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes (inside mounted lens) 
Firmware  
Dust cleaningN/A 
Mount typeCompact  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type Li-ion, NB-7L, 7.4V, 1050mAh 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization  
Camera material  
Mount material N/A 
View finder type optical (tunnel) 
View finder magnification  
View finder coverage  
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter  
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size 2.8 
Monitor pixel 461000 
Articulated screen Yes 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Autofocus: Single, Continuous, Servo AF AF frame: Face AiAF, Center, FlexiZone, Tracking AF 
Number of autofocus points  
Exposure bracketing 3 shots with amount of compensation +/- 2EV in 0.3EV increments 
Exposure compensation +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments 
Drive modes Single, Continuous, Continuous Shooting AF, Continuous Shooting LV, Self-timer (Delay time (0 - 15 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1 - 10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified) 
Buffer size  
Recording medium SD/SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card 
Image format JPG, RAW (CR2), DPOF 
White balance bracketing No 
Connectivity USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, HDMI mini connector, AV (NTSC/PAL) 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes (movies with sound) 
External micro No 
Histogram Yes 
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1280 x 720 / 24 fps 
Full HD No 
Live autofocus  
Video file format MOV 
Video codec H.264 
Video stabilisation  

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Panasonic Lumix DMC G3

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Canon PowerShot S95

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Canon Powershot G12

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