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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G1X

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

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-Pro1

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,230k dots
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
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 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 1 f-stop better
Lowest price Cheaper $549.00 vs $843.20
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The best price we've seen is $294 cheaper (more than 30% less)
Longest exposure Longer exposures 60s vs 30s
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2x longer exposures
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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
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 6 fps vs 1.9 fps
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More than 3x faster continuous shooting
Size Slightly smaller 140x82x43 mm vs 117x81x65 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Sensor size Larger sensor APS-C 23.6x15.6mm vs Four thirds 18.7x14.0mm
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More than 40% larger sensor
True resolution Higher true resolution 16 MP vs 14.2 MP
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Capture more than 10% more detail in your photos
Thickness Thinner 1.7" vs 2.6"
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More than 30% thinner
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 Common Weaknesses
Supports 24p Both support 24p, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these Help
For that film look
Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
G1X:920k dots
X-Pro1:1,230k dots
Sensor size Large sensors Help
G1X:Four thirds 18.7x14.0mm
X-Pro1:APS-C 23.6x15.6mm
Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
Better editing
External flash Support external flash Help
Better lighting
Viewfinder Both have tunnel viewfinders Help
Tunnel
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Weight Heavy Help
G1X:492 g
X-Pro1:450 g
Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
G1X:697 ms
X-Pro1:369 ms
3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
No 3d support
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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Advantages

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Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Boutique

$888 - $1,299

Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
Macro focus Much closer macro focusing
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Supports 24p Doesn't record movies in 24p
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$448

Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
Size Is slightly smaller
Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
External flash Doesn't support an external flash
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 body only

$598 - $700 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$499 - $774 body only

$449 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Has slightly more color depth
Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier

Canon PowerShot G1X Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$449

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

$1,102

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Macro focus Much better macro capability
Supports 24p No 24p support
Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$449

Macro focus Much better macro capability
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon Coolpix P7800

Nikon Coolpix P7800

Pro digicam

$547

Macro focus Much better macro capability
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$829

Macro focus Much better macro capability
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

Fujifilm X-Pro1 Competitors

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Disadvantages

Fujifilm X-T1

Fujifilm X-T1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,199 - $1,200 body only

$1,598 - $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-E2

Fujifilm X-E2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$799 body only

$1,098 - $1,099 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 X100T

Fujifilm FinePix X100T

Boutique

$1,299

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Light sensitivity (boost) Better boost ISO
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Leica M9

Leica M9

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$7,000 body only

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Startup delay Less startup delay
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Movie format Does not take movies
Fujifilm X-E1

Fujifilm X-E1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$414 - $599 body only

$785 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Startup delay Significantly more startup delay

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