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

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 G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Boutique

$599

Aperture Wider aperture
Wide angle Better wide angle
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$326 body only

$399 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$500

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

Canon PowerShot G5 Competitors

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

Waterproof

$482

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Size Significantly smaller
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Travel zoom

$386

Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$1,073 - $1,499 body only

$1,499 - $1,949 with 18-135mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Significantly larger

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