As well as being compared against other pro digicams, the Canon PowerShot G5 X is also often compared to travel zooms, boutiques, mirrorless, super zooms and entry-level DSLRs. The Canon PowerShot G5 X's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot G7 X Mark II and the PowerShot G1X Mark II) and Panasonic (such as the Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95) and the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot G5 X compared to other pro digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 34 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 1.8"), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), takes slightly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 3.1 MP) and has a touch screen.

However, on average it has a significantly shorter battery life (210 shots vs 320 shots).

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
4 months newer
$532 - $649

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Longer battery life: 265 shots vs 210 shots

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • No external flash support
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II and PowerShot G5 X

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Have touch screens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
1 year older
$510 - $748

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Much longer battery life: 320 shots vs 210 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 III and PowerShot G5 X

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X
1 year older
$534

Significant advantages of the G7 X (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the G7 X (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • No external flash support
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the G7 X and PowerShot G5 X

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Have touch screens

Canon PowerShot G1

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15 years older

Significant advantages of the G1 (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the G1 (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Much worse wide angle: 34 mm vs 24 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly smaller sensor: 1/1.8" 7.18x5.32mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm

common strengths of the G1 and PowerShot G5 X

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Support external flash
  • Viewfinders: Tunnel vs Digital

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
4 months older
$650 - $898

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 IV (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Shoots significantly faster: 16 fps vs 5.9 fps
  • Significantly longer battery life: 280 shots vs 210 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 IV (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • No touch screen
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 IV and PowerShot G5 X

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10
2 years older
$798 - $1,097

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX10 (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Much longer battery life: 420 shots vs 210 shots
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX10 (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • No touch screen
  • Larger: Professional size (129×88×102 mm) vs Mid size (112×76×44 mm)

common strengths of the DSC-RX10 and PowerShot G5 X

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot G5 X compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a much wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/3.3), takes significantly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP), has a touch screen, has a screen which flips out and has a slightly larger sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (5.9 fps vs 24 fps), has a significantly shorter battery life (210 shots vs 300 shots), users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection) and is older (october 2015 vs june 2018).

Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95)

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3 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95) (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Much longer battery life: 380 shots vs 210 shots

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95) (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/1.8
  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95) and PowerShot G5 X

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

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2 years newer
$1,198

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Shoots much faster: 24 fps vs 5.9 fps

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI and PowerShot G5 X

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP
  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
6 months older
$367

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Has a GPS
  • Much longer battery life: 360 shots vs 210 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/1.8
  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the DSC-HX90V and PowerShot G5 X

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)
similar age

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Shoots much faster: 50 fps vs 5.9 fps
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Significantly longer battery life: 300 shots vs 210 shots

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) and PowerShot G5 X

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP
  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm

Panasonic Lumix SZ9

Panasonic Lumix SZ9
2 years older
$248

Significant advantages of the SZ9 (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SZ9 (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.1 vs f/1.8
  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Lacks an external mic jack

common strengths of the SZ9 and PowerShot G5 X

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

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2 years newer
$338 - $399

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Longer battery life: 265 shots vs 210 shots
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/1.8
  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the PowerShot SX740 HS and PowerShot G5 X

  • None found

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot G5 X compared to boutique competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/2.8), is slightly smaller (mid size (112×76×44 mm) vs professional size (136×98×84 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), has a touch screen and has an external mic jack.

However, on average it has way more less zoom (4.2x vs 5x), has a slightly lower resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 2,100k dots), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 102,400 ISO), has a slightly smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-H 35.6x23.8mm) and has a significantly shorter battery life (210 shots vs 320 shots).

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II
1 year older
$699

Significant advantages of the G1X Mark II (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Much more zoom: 5x vs 4.2x
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the G1X Mark II (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Thicker: 2.6" vs 1.7"

common strengths of the G1X Mark II and PowerShot G5 X

  • Incredible zoom: 5x vs 4.2x
  • Fairly small: Standard size (116×74×66 mm) vs Mid size (112×76×44 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Canon EOS R

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2 years newer
$1,994 - $2,299

Significant advantages of the EOS R (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 2,100k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Much longer battery life: 370 shots vs 210 shots
  • Larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"

Significant disadvantages of the EOS R (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Significantly larger: Professional size (136×98×84 mm) vs Mid size (112×76×44 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 3.3" vs 1.7"
  • Significantly heavier: 660 g vs 353 g

common strengths of the EOS R and PowerShot G5 X

  • Flip-out screens
  • Have external mic jacks

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

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3 years newer
$2,498

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-S1 (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 2,100k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 204,800 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Much longer battery life: 380 shots vs 210 shots

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-S1 (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Much larger: Large (149×110×97 mm) vs Mid size (112×76×44 mm)
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Much heavier: 899 g vs 353 g

common strengths of the Lumix DC-S1 and PowerShot G5 X

  • Flip-out screens
  • Have external mic jacks

Fujifilm X70

Fujifilm X70
3 months newer
$1,365

Significant advantages of the X70 (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Significantly longer battery life: 330 shots vs 210 shots
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the X70 (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the X70 and PowerShot G5 X

  • Fairly small: Mid size (113×64×44 mm) vs Mid size (112×76×44 mm)
  • Flip-out screens
  • Thin: 1.7" vs 1.7"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II
similar age
$3,298

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Significantly higher true resolution: 42.2 MP vs 20 MP
  • Much larger sensor: Full frame 35.9x24mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • No touch screen
  • Significantly thicker: 2.8" vs 1.7"
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II and PowerShot G5 X

  • Fairly small: Standard size (113×65×72 mm) vs Mid size (112×76×44 mm)
  • Flip-out screens
  • Have external mic jacks

Ricoh GR II

Ricoh GR II
3 months older
$497 - $547

Significant advantages of the GR II (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Significantly longer battery life: 320 shots vs 210 shots
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the GR II (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • No touch screen
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the GR II and PowerShot G5 X

  • Fairly small: Mid size (117×63×35 mm) vs Mid size (112×76×44 mm)
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.7"
  • Light weight: 251 g vs 353 g

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot G5 X compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), has a touch screen, has a screen which flips out, has an external mic jack and supports an external flash.

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), doesn't record movies in 24p, has a marginally smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm), has a slightly shorter battery life (210 shots vs 420 shots) and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Canon EOS M5

Canon EOS M5
1 year newer
$565 - $679 (body only)
$679 - $799 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS M5 (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,620k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M5 (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • None found

common strengths of the EOS M5 and PowerShot G5 X

  • Have external mic jacks
  • Light weight: 427 g vs 353 g
  • Inexpensive: $564.89 vs $588.29

Canon EOS M6

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1 year newer
$548 - $579 (body only)
$583 - $699 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS M6 (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M6 (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • None found

common strengths of the EOS M6 and PowerShot G5 X

  • Have external mic jacks
  • Fairly small: Mid size (112×68×45 mm) vs Mid size (112×76×44 mm)
  • Thin: 1.8" vs 1.7"

Olympus OM-D E-M10 II

Olympus OM-D E-M10 II
similar age

Significant advantages of the E-M10 II (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Supports 24p
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Significantly longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 30 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the E-M10 II (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Lacks an external mic jack

common strengths of the E-M10 II and PowerShot G5 X

  • Fairly small: Standard size (120×83×47 mm) vs Mid size (112×76×44 mm)
  • Light weight: 390 g vs 353 g
  • Thin: 1.9" vs 1.7"

Canon EOS M100

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1 year newer
$379 (body only)
$449 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS M100 (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M100 (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the EOS M100 and PowerShot G5 X

  • Fairly small: Mid size (108×67×35 mm) vs Mid size (112×76×44 mm)
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.7"
  • Light weight: 302 g vs 353 g

Sony Alpha ILC-3000

Sony Alpha ILC-3000
2 years older

Significant advantages of the ILC-3000 (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Supports 24p
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Significantly longer battery life: 480 shots vs 210 shots

Significant disadvantages of the ILC-3000 (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • No touch screen
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the ILC-3000 and PowerShot G5 X

  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Fairly small: Compact (102×58×38 mm) vs Mid size (112×76×44 mm)
  • Light weight: 281 g vs 353 g

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
1 year older
$379 - $498 (body only)
$479 - $598 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A6000 (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Supports 24p
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Longer battery life: 420 shots vs 210 shots

Significant disadvantages of the A6000 (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • No touch screen

common strengths of the A6000 and PowerShot G5 X

  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Have external mic jacks
  • Fairly small: Mid size (120×67×45 mm) vs Mid size (112×76×44 mm)

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot G5 X compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a much wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/3.4), is significantly smaller (mid size (112×76×44 mm) vs large (133×94×145 mm)), takes slightly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP), has a touch screen and has a marginally larger sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm).

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (4.2x vs 65x), has a significantly lower resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 1,440k dots), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (5.9 fps vs 24 fps) and has a much shorter battery life (210 shots vs 400 shots).

Canon PowerShot G3 X

Canon PowerShot G3 X
3 months older
$530 - $849

Significant advantages of the G3 X (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,620k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Significantly longer battery life: 300 shots vs 210 shots

Significant disadvantages of the G3 X (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Significantly thicker: 4.1" vs 1.7"
  • Significantly heavier: 733 g vs 353 g

common strengths of the G3 X and PowerShot G5 X

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (123×77×105 mm) vs Mid size (112×76×44 mm)
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP
  • Have touch screens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV

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1 year newer
$1,698

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Much longer battery life: 400 shots vs 210 shots
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,440k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.4 vs f/1.8
  • Significantly larger: Large (133×94×145 mm) vs Mid size (112×76×44 mm)
  • Much heavier: 1,095 g vs 353 g

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV and PowerShot G5 X

  • Wide aperture: f/2.4 vs f/1.8
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP
  • Have touch screens

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

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2 years newer
$478 - $549

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 21 mm vs 24 mm
  • More zoom: 65x vs 4.2x
  • Much longer battery life: 325 shots vs 210 shots

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/1.8
  • Significantly larger: Large (127×91×117 mm) vs Mid size (112×76×44 mm)
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the PowerShot SX70 HS and PowerShot G5 X

  • Fairly small: Large (127×91×117 mm) vs Mid size (112×76×44 mm)
  • Have external mic jacks
  • Light weight: 608 g vs 353 g

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot G5 X compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 60fps vs 1080p @ 20fps), has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 920k dots), has image stabilization (lens vs none), takes much higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 15.1 MP) and has a touch screen.

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), doesn't record movies in 24p, has a much smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm), has a lower quality type of viewfinder (digital vs pentamirror) and has a slightly shorter battery life (210 shots vs 600 shots).

Canon Rebel T1i

Canon EOS Rebel T1i
6 years older
$340 (body only)

Significant advantages of the T1i (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the T1i (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Much lower true resolution: 15.1 MP vs 20 MP
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 20fps vs 1080p @ 60fps

common strengths of the T1i and PowerShot G5 X

  • Very small: Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm) vs Mid size (112×76×44 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.4" vs 1.7"

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300
2 years older
$474 (body only)
$459 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5300 (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 20 MP
  • Supports 24p
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the D5300 (vs the PowerShot G5 X)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much larger: Prosumer size (124×99×76 mm) vs Mid size (112×76×44 mm)
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the D5300 and PowerShot G5 X

  • High resolution screens: 1,037k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Flip-out screens
  • Have external mic jacks