Canon PowerShot G1X vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Winner
Canon PowerShot G1X

73

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

61

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 Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
310 ms shutter lag

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competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X Competitors

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$726

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
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 G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Boutique

$649 - $799

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PL8

Olympus PEN E-PL8

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$549 body only

$649 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Leica D-LUX 5

Leica D-LUX 5

Pro digicam

$1,100

Size Slightly smaller
Thickness Thinner
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$515 - $798

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Slightly larger

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Canon PowerShot G1X
PowerShot G1X
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
Lumix DMC-LX5
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