Fifty-six people thought the Canon G12 was compact. Six years ago Pc Mag mentioned “Very good image quality for a compact camera”. Wired.com wrote “A ProLevel Compact Camera” . Dcresource.com wrote seven years ago “Very good photo quality, with about a full stop advantage over typical compact cameras at high sensitivities” in their review of this digital camera.
Twenty-seven owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was heavy and bulky. Dp Review said on DP Review “Lots of manual control (we love the big chunky dials”. Six years ago expert review site Wired.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “They’re bulky and they weigh a ton”. Pocket-Lint.com said in their review of this digital camera on expert website Pocket Lint seven years ago “Big, heavy and feature rich”.
Four owners wrote that it was lightweight. Expert website Digitalcamerainfo.com said six years ago “A substantial, albeit lightweight, body” in their review of this digital camera. D. G. Carter wrote on Amazon.co.uk also six years ago “The G12 ticks all the boxes as a compact, lightweight backup to my SLRs” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars.
Four customers concluded that the product was easy to carry around. Only One Ade wrote “Very effective zoom, that holds the quality of the image, portable and easy to carry” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Three years ago Steve Regis mentioned “Apart from that lovely to handle and a neat package, easy to carry in pocket for urban shots when not wanting to carry a DSLR”. Judi Kasasian wrote in her review of this digital camera “The G12 is sufficiently compact and robust to be a considered a compact pocket camera and thus easy to carry around at all times for rapid deployment when required” and scored this digital camera 80 out of 100.
Two customers who purchased the product considered that it was a good body shape. Dcresource.com wrote in their review of this digital camera seven years ago “Well built, rangefinderstyle body”. Frank Bison said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon.co.uk “I find the metal body a little cold to the touch sometimes, in winter it was like holding an ice cube.”.