In this review, we will be comparing S120 and G16, two Small Sensor Compact cameras by Canon. Both Canon S120 and Canon G16 cameras have 12.0MP 1/1.7" sensors. We can expect this to be a close match up because both models are ranked amongst the best in Small Sensor Compact cameras. Out of 262 cameras in this class, Canon S120 is ranked #7 with an overall score of 63 and Canon G16 is ranked #3 with an overall score of 65.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Canon S120 and Canon G16 before getting into our more detailed comparison.