Canon PowerShot G1X vs Olympus XZ-1

Winner
Canon PowerShot G1X

73

Olympus XZ-1

58

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
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus XZ-1

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.8
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
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

$649

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$644

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Size Smaller
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$720

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Supports 24p No 24p support

Olympus XZ-1 Competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$435 - $448

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
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 PEN-F

Olympus PEN-F

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$999 body only

$1,199 with 14-42mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

discussion

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

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