General

Canon PowerShot G1X Nikon D3200
Brand
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Canon Nikon
Lowest price
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$527.59 $329.00
Announced
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January, 2012 March, 2012

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CMOS
Size
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Four thirds 18.7x14.0mm APS-C 23.2x15.4mm
Crop factor
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n/a 1.6x
Megapixels
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14.2 MP 24.2 MP
Light sensitivity
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12,800 ISO 6,400 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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Unknown 12,800 ISO
Sensor cleaning
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n/a Yes

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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14.2 MP 24.2 MP
Native resolution
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4352 x 3264 5680 x 4256
Pixel size
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18.4 µm² 14.8 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3.0" 3.0"
Resolution
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920k dots 921k dots
Touch screen
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No No
Flips out
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Yes No
Live view
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n/a Yes

Lens

Zoom
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4x n/a
Wide angle
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28 mm n/a
Telephoto
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112 mm n/a
Aperture (wide angle)
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f/2.8 n/a
Aperture (telephoto)
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f/5.8 n/a
Macro focus
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20 cm n/a

Form factor

Size
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117x81x65 mm 125x96x76 mm
Depth
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2.6" 3"
Weight
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492 g 505 g
Interchangeable lenses
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No Yes
Waterproof
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No No
Weather sealed
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n/a No
Built-in focus motor
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n/a No

Viewfinder

Type
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Tunnel Pentamirror
Viewfinder size
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Unknown 0.50x
Coverage
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n/a 95%

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 24fps 1080p @ 30fps
Supports 24p
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Yes Yes
High-speed framerate
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None None
External mic jack
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No Yes
Autofocus
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Unknown Contrast detection
Continuous focus
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n/a Yes
All formats
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720p @ 30fps
480p @ 30fps
1080p @ 24fps
720p @ 60fps
1080p @ 30fps
1080p @ 24fps
1080p @ 25fps
720p @ 50fps
640 x 424 @ 25fps
640 x 424 @ 30fps

Features

Panorama
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No No
HDR
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Yes No
3D
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No No
Image stabilization
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Lens None
Supports RAW
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Yes Yes
GPS
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No No

Performance

Startup delay
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1900 ms 400 ms
Shutter lag
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697 ms 276 ms
Battery life
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250 shots 540 shots
Continuous shooting
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1.9 fps 4 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Contrast detection Phase detection
Focus points
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Unknown 11
Cross type focus points
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Unknown 1

Shutter

Max
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1/4000s 1/4000s
Min
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60s 30s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes Yes
Popup
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Yes Yes
External connection
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Yes Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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SDXC
SD
SDHC
SDXC
SDHC
SD

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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60.0 81.0
Color depth
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21.7 bits 24.1 bits
Dynamic range
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10.8 EV 13.2 EV
Low light performance
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644 ISO 1,131 ISO

Lenses

Lens availability
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n/a 205 lenses
Lens mount
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n/a Nikon F
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