Canon PowerShot G1X vs Fujifilm X-Pro1

Canon PowerShot G1X
Fujifilm X-Pro1

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G1X

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-Pro1

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,230k dots
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1300 ms startup delay
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
369 ms shutter lag

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differences

Advantages of the Canon G1X

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Yes vs No
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A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The G1X's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
60s vs 30s
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2x longer exposures
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$549.00 vs $693.99
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The best price we've seen is $145 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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Advantages of the Fujifilm X-Pro1

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Shutter lag
Much less shutter lag
369 ms vs 697 ms
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Around 50% less delay when taking photos
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,230k dots vs 920k dots
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More than 30% higher resolution screen
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Startup delay
Less startup delay
1300 ms vs 1900 ms
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More than 30% less delay when turning on
Size
Slightly smaller
140×82×43 mm vs 117×81×65 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
6 fps vs 1.9 fps
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More than 3x faster continuous shooting
Thickness
Thinner
1.7" vs 2.6"
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More than 30% thinner
True resolution
Slightly higher true resolution
16 MP vs 14.2 MP
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Capture more than 10% more detail in your photos
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
300 shots vs 250 shots
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20% more shots per battery charge
Weight
Slightly lighter
450 g vs 492 g
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Around 10% lighter
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similarities

Compared to recent digital cameras

Common Strengths
Supports 24p 24p support Help
For that film look
Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
Better editing
External flash Each supports an external flash Help
Better lighting
Viewfinder Both have tunnel viewfinders Help
Tunnel
Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
1/4000 of a second
Common Weaknesses
Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
G1X697 ms
X-Pro1369 ms
External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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competitors

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Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$698 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Fujifilm X30

Fujifilm X30

Pro digicam

$411 - $600

Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
Thickness Is thicker
Sensor size Has a marginally smaller sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$669 - $698

Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality

Canon PowerShot G1X Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$399

Macro focus Much better macro capability
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Boutique

$749

Macro focus Much better macro capability
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$448

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Macro focus Much better macro capability
Supports 24p No 24p support
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$440

Macro focus Much better macro capability
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Pro digicam

$484 - $649

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Macro focus Much better macro capability
Supports 24p No 24p support
Sensor size Smaller sensor

Fujifilm X-Pro1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm X-T1

Fujifilm X-T1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,199 - $1,280 body only

$1,599 - $1,600 with 18-55mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p No 24p support
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Fujifilm X-T10

Fujifilm X-T10

Boutique

$799 - $800

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Fujifilm FinePix X100T

Fujifilm FinePix X100T

Boutique

$1,085 - $1,300

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Light sensitivity (boost) Better boost ISO
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Fujifilm X-E2

Fujifilm X-E2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$799 - $800 body only

$940 - $1,100 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Supports 24p No 24p support
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Boutique

$1,055

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support

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