Canon PowerShot G1X vs Canon PowerShot G5

Canon PowerShot G1X
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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G1X

Large screen
Screen size
3"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1900 ms startup delay
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G5

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

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Explore our gallery of 48 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G5.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X Competitors

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$721

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Boutique

$649 - $799

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$644

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Size Smaller
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality

Canon PowerShot G5 Competitors

Fujifilm X-A10

Fujifilm X-A10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 - $500 with 16-50mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
External flash No external flash support
Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Boutique

$649 - $799

Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Canon PowerShot G7

Canon PowerShot G7

Digicam

$369

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture

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