Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

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Fujifilm X-Pro1

Fujifilm X-Pro1

     

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G1X

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
In-camera HDR
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
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1300 ms startup delay
Sensor size
Large sensor
APS-C 23.6x15.6mm
 

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 $841.96
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The best price we've seen is $293 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
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
Common Weaknesses
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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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$498 - $578

Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
Size Is slightly smaller
Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
External flash Doesn't support an external flash
Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Boutique

$850 - $1,299

Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
Macro focus Much closer macro focusing
Supports 24p Doesn't record movies in 24p
Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 - $448 body only

$598 - $600 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos

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

$749

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

$420

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

$699

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

Fujifilm X-Pro1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm X-T1

Fujifilm X-T1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,199 - $1,299 body only

$1,599 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 - $449 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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