Good camera recommendation questions deal with what cameras are appropriate for a specific task or meet special requirements. This tag should not be used for shopping questions. Asking for comparisons between two cameras should be avoided unless motivated by clear situational detail.
For it's price point and pixel count, the Canon PowerShot G3 (2002) produced pretty good images. Now that mine is 12 years old, it doesn't hold a charge anymore and getting a new battery seems like ...