General

Canon EOS M5 Canon PowerShot G5 X
Brand
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Canon Canon
Lowest price
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$564.89 $588.29
Announced
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September 2016 October 2015

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CMOS
Sensor size
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n/a Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
Crop factor
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1.6x n/a
Megapixels
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24 MP 20 MP
Light sensitivity
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25,600 ISO 12,800 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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Unknown Unknown
Sensor cleaning
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Unknown n/a

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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24 MP 20 MP
Native resolution
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6000 × 4000 5472 × 3648
Pixel size
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13.8 µm² 5.8 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3.2" 3"
Resolution
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1,620k dots 1,040k dots
Touch screen
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Yes Yes
Flips out
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Yes Yes
Live view
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Yes n/a

Lenses

Lens availability
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13 lenses n/a
Lens mount
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Canon EF-M n/a

Form factor

Size
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116×89×61 mm 112×76×44 mm
Depth
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2.4" 1.7"
Weight
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427 g 353 g
Interchangeable lenses
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Yes No
Waterproof
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No No
Weather sealed
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No n/a
Built-in focus motor
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No n/a

Viewfinder

Type
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Digital Digital
Viewfinder size
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Unknown Unknown
Coverage
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100% n/a

Movies

Format
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Unknown 1080p @ 60fps
Supports 24p
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Unknown No
High-speed framerate
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Unknown None
External mic jack
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Yes Yes
Autofocus
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Unknown Unknown
All formats
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Unknown
  1. 480p @ 30fps
  2. 720p @ 30fps
  3. 1080p @ 30fps
  4. 1080p @ 60fps

Features

Panorama
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Unknown Unknown
HDR
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Unknown Unknown
3D
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Unknown Unknown
Image stabilization
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Unknown
  1. Lens
Supports RAW
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Unknown Unknown
GPS
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No No

Performance

Startup delay
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Unknown Unknown
Shutter lag
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Unknown Unknown
Battery life
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295 shots 210 shots
Continuous shooting
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9 fps 5.9 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Phase detection Contrast detection
Focus points
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49 Unknown
Cross type focus points
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Unknown Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/4000s 1/2000s
Min
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30s 30s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes Yes
Popup
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No No
External connection
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Yes Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC
  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC

Lens

Zoom
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n/a 4.2x
Wide angle
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n/a 24 mm
Telephoto
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n/a 100 mm
Aperture (wide angle)
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n/a f/1.8
Aperture (telephoto)
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n/a f/2.8
Macro focus
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n/a Unknown
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