• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 10.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1200.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon G11 advantages over Fujifilm SL1000

  • Larger sensor
    1/1.7 inch vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 2.08 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Thinner
    48 mm vs 122 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    400g vs 659g
    Lighter weight
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 9 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/1700 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Fujifilm SL1000 advantages over Canon G11

  • Less expensive
    $400 vs $500 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • More telephoto lens reach
    1,200 mm vs 140 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Newer
    6 years vs 9 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    920k vs 461k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    16.0 vs 10.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 15 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 1.1 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Tiltable Screen
    Both provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Canon G10

Canon G11
Canon G10
  • $577
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $450
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Manual focus
  • More pixels
Fujifilm SL1000
Canon G10
  • $500
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $450
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Nikon P7000

Canon G11
Nikon P7000
  • $577
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Higher effective ISO
  • $400
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Shoots 24p video
Fujifilm SL1000
Nikon P7000
  • $500
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $400
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Canon G12

Canon G11
Canon G12
  • $577
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • $854
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Shoots 24p video
  • Faster JPEG shooting
Fujifilm SL1000
Canon G12
  • $500
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $854
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Fujifilm S8200

Canon G11
Fujifilm S8200
  • $577
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $499
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
Fujifilm SL1000
Fujifilm S8200
  • $500
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • RAW file ability
  • $499
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Olympus SP-100

Canon G11
Olympus SP-100
  • $577
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $398
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
Fujifilm SL1000
Olympus SP-100
  • $500
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $398
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Shoots 60p video
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