Canon PowerShot G1X vs Olympus XZ-1

Winner
Canon PowerShot G1X

64

Olympus XZ-1

49

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G1X

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1900 ms startup delay
Great color depth
Color depth
21.7 bits
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus XZ-1

Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Macro focus
Great macro
1.0 cm

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competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X Competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Boutique

$548 - $649

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Macro focus Much better macro capability
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$417 - $499

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$699

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Sensor size Smaller sensor

Olympus XZ-1 Competitors

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Pro digicam

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Pro digicam

$263

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$599

Wide angle Better wide angle
Overall image quality Better image quality
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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Canon PowerShot G1X
PowerShot G1X
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Olympus XZ-1
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