Canon has added HD video to its latest G series addition, the Canon G12, but is this new feature enough to merit an upgrade from the previous generation, and is it enough to keep the G series at the top of the advanced compact tree? The Canon PowerShot G12 review finds out...
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Considering the leap that was made between the G10 and the G11, both with regards to specification and design tweaks, it would be easy to be disappointed with a perceived lack of evolution between the G11 and the G12. However, the Canon Powershot G11 was a fantastic camera and the Canon G12 has simply added to it in certain areas, and as such it hasn’t become a bad camera overnight. Expect to see some big changes with the next G series model, however.