overview Sensor size

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Four thirds 18.7x14mm

The camera's sensor is what turns light into a digital image. The larger the sensor, the more light you capture, and the better quality image you get. Most digicam's have the same size sensor, but a few have bigger sensors, and DSLRs have much bigger sensors.

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Compared To Compared to recent boutiques for less than $775

Out of 1 recent boutiques for less than $775, only 1 has (significantly) better sensor size than the Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II.

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II
Four thirds 18.7x14mm
Best
APS-C 23.5x15.7mm
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APS-C 23.5x15.7mm
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APS-C 23.5x15.7mm