Canon PowerShot G1X vs Olympus XZ-1

Winner
Canon PowerShot G1X

68

Olympus XZ-1

54

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G1X

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
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
 

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
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus XZ-1.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X Competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Boutique

$548 - $699

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Wide angle Better wide angle
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$700

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$450

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality

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

$290

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$448

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Macro focus Much worse macro capability

discussion

Canon PowerShot G1X
PowerShot G1X
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Olympus XZ-1
XZ-1
Olympus

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