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Canon PowerShot G1X versus Canon Powershot G12 versus Canon Powershot G11

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Canon PowerShot G1X

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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60
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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21.7 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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10.8 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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644 ISO
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Canon Powershot G12

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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11.2 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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161 ISO
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Canon Powershot G11

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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11.1 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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169 ISO
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Canon PowerShot G1X

Manufacturer specifications

Type High-end compact 
Announced 2012-01-09 
Indicative price (USD) 799  
Sensor type CMOS 
Resolution 4496 x 3366  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 15.13  
Sensor size (mm) 14.0 x 18.7 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 4.2  
Bits per pixel 14.0 
Focal length multiplier 1.85 
Aspect Ratio 4:3 
ISO latitude  100 - 12800 
Shutter type Electronic 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 60.0  
Frame rate (fps) 4.5  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware  
Dust cleaning 
Mount type  
Weight (gr) 492  
Battery type Li-ion, BP NB-10L, 7.4 V, 920 mAh 
Battery weight (gr) 40 
Tropicalization  
Camera material Metal 
Mount material  
View finder type Optical 
View finder magnification  
View finder coverage  
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter  
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 922000 
Articulated screen Yes 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes  
Number of autofocus points  
Exposure bracketing  
Exposure compensation +/-3 stops in 1/3-stop increments 
Drive modes Single Continuous Continuous with AF Self-timer (10-sec., 2-sec., custom: 0 - 15 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.)  
Buffer size  
Recording medium SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card 
Image format JPEG (Exif 2.3) RAW (CR2) DPOF 1.1 
White balance bracketing No 
Connectivity USB USB 2.0 (480Mbit/sec) HDMI Yes (Mini) Wireless None Remote control Yes (Optional (RS60-E3)) 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro Yes, Stereo 
Histogram Yes 
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 x 1080 / 24 fps 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus Yes 
Video file format MOV 
Video codec H264 
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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Canon Powershot G11

Manufacturer specifications

Type High-end compact 
Announced 2009-08-19 
Indicative price (USD) 523  
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 
Focal length multiplier 4.50 
Aspect Ratio 4:3 
ISO latitude  80 - 3200 
Shutter type Electronic 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 15  
Frame rate (fps) 1.1  
Live view  no 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware  
Dust cleaningN/A 
Mount typeCompact  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type  
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization  
Camera material  
Mount material  
View finder type  
View finder magnification  
View finder coverage  
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter  
Monitor type  
Monitor size  
Monitor pixel  
Articulated screen  
Touch screen  
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode  
Autofocus modes  
Number of autofocus points  
Exposure bracketing  
Exposure compensation  
Drive modes  
Buffer size  
Recording medium  
Image format  
White balance bracketing  
Connectivity  
Bluetooth  
3G  
Sound recording  
External micro  
Histogram  
GPS  
Video  
Maximum format image video  
Full HD  
Live autofocus  
Video file format  
Video codec  
Video stabilisation  

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