Canon PowerShot G1X vs Canon PowerShot G15

Winner
Canon PowerShot G1X

73

Canon PowerShot G15

68

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G1X

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1900 ms startup delay
Great color depth
Color depth
21.7 bits
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G15

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.8
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G15.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X Competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Boutique

$649

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$500

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p No 24p support
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$448

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Supports 24p No 24p support

Canon PowerShot G15 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$500

Overall image quality Better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$600

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Color depth Better color depth
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Pro digicam

$538

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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Ton (6:23 PM, August 23, 2013)
Stunning image quality, gerat handling, lousy macro.
 
Rich Mack (5:45 PM, July 26, 2013)
I am after one of these two to replace my powershot 6mpx cam which has been great over the years but its time to decide which..?
Love low light taking
Hate flash photo taking
Want point and shoot as well as effects after taking pics
Can either do this?
Finally, which is ideal given my needs?
Many thanks, a confused amateur.
 
Leifur (9:28 PM, October 29, 2012)
The G1 X sells for $799, the G15 for $499. How on Earth can those figures translate to GBP 454 and 529, respectively? There is something seriously wrong with the G15 price quoted in all you comparisons with that camera ...