“The Canon Powershot G12 is an excellent compact camera which offers an exceptional amount of manual control.”
DPReview has posted their review of the Canon PowerShot G12, with 10MP resolution (1/1.7-in. CCD), 5x wide-angle optical zoom (28-140mm equiv.), optical image stabilization, 2.8-in. Vari-angle LCD (461k-dot), High Sensitivity, RAW, mini-HDMI connector, Smart AUTO, PASM, Scene Modes, High Dynamic Range, Color Accent, Color Swap, Fisheye, Miniature, and HD 720p Movie 1280×720 @ 24fps.
You can read the Canon G12 Review at: DPReview.