If you are looking at buying a digital camera that is both handy and compact, then the Canon Powershot G15 could be a decent choice. Compared to the G12 version, this camera offers a unique design and direct dial button and options to change some of the key settings. In addition, it is much sleeker and slimmer than its earlier versions and can easily fit into your pocket. There are numerous camera modes and options available on this device, including the digital filter mode, fully-automatic, semi-automatic, full manual, scene mode and the movie mode. You can get some high quality images on this camera similar to most of the Canon G series versions.