Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot G1X vs Fujifilm FinePix x20

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Fujifilm Finepix X10

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G1X

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1900 ms startup delay
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Sensor size
Large sensor
Four thirds 18.7x14.0mm
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm Finepix X10

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Focus points
Many focus points
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Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
 
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Advantages of the Canon G1X

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Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 920k dots vs 460k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
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
Overall image quality Better image quality 60.0 vs 50.0
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20% better image quality
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Color depth Better color depth 21.7 bits vs 20.5 bits
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Distinguishes 1.2 more bits of color
Sensor size Larger sensor Four thirds 18.7x14.0mm vs 2/3" 8.8x6.6mm
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More than 4.5x larger sensor
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The G1X's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO 644 ISO vs 245 ISO
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The G1X has excellent image quality 1.4 f-stops higher ISO than the X10
True resolution Higher true resolution 14.2 MP vs 12 MP
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Capture around 20% more detail in your photos
Longest exposure Longer exposures 60s vs 30s
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2x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Fujifilm X10

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Macro focus Much better macro capability 1 cm vs 20 cm
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Focus on subjects 20x closer to the lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture f/2.0 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the X10's lens captures slightly more light (1 f-stop)
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 200 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 10 fps vs 1.9 fps
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Around 5.5x faster continuous shooting
Dynamic range More dynamic range 11.3 EV vs 10.8 EV
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0.5 f-stops more dynamic range
Size Smaller 117x70x57 mm vs 117x81x65 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Weight Lighter 350 g vs 492 g
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Around 30% lighter
Battery life Slightly longer battery life 300 shots vs 250 shots
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20% more shots per battery charge
Thickness Slightly thinner 2.2" vs 2.6"
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More than 10% thinner
Lowest price Cheaper $322.90 vs $510.69
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The best price we've seen is $188 cheaper (around 40% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
              Better editing
              External flash Each supports an external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Both have tunnel viewfinders Help
              Tunnel
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Interchangeable lenses Built-in lenses only Help
              One lens only
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              G1X:10.8 EV
              X10:11.3 EV
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              G1X:60.0
              X10:50.0
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $499

              Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
              Shutter lag Has much less shutter lag
              Focus points Has slightly fewer focus points
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448 - $499

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Pro digicam

              $499 - $598

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Autofocus Focuses automatically
              Canon PowerShot G15

              Canon PowerShot G15

              Pro digicam

              $399 - $499

              Thickness Is thinner
              Focus points Has slightly fewer focus points
              Canon EOS M

              Canon EOS M

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $300 body only

              $311 - $400 with 22mm lens

              Size Is slightly smaller
              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
              Canon PowerShot G12

              Canon PowerShot G12

              Pro digicam

              $671

              Shutter lag Has much less shutter lag
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $345 - $398

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Focus points Has slightly fewer focus points

              Canon PowerShot G1X Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

              Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

              Boutique

              $799

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality
              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 Finepix X10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm XF1

              Fujifilm XF1

              Pro digicam

              $210

              Screen size Larger screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Olympus XZ-2 iHS

              Olympus XZ-2 iHS

              Pro digicam

              $299

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

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              Lawrence2155 (11:18 AM, March 24, 2012)
              I had seen the comment sense that the written is siding on the G1X..
              F/2.8 will not be better than F/2 and FHD 24 FPS will never batter than 30 FPS.