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
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G5

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot G5 over the Canon PowerShot G1X.

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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

$1,606

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$574 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Canon PowerShot G5 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 - $498 body only

$579 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$367 - $729 body only

$549 - $599 with 15-45mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Canon PowerShot S2 IS

Canon PowerShot S2 IS

Super zoom

$400

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Aperture Narrower aperture

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