Canon PowerShot G1X vs Pentax X90

Winner
Canon PowerShot G1X

64

Pentax X90

46

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
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Large sensor
Sensor size
Four thirds 18.7x14mm
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax X90

Zoom
Great zoom
26x
Macro focus
Great macro
0.9 cm
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

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competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X Competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Boutique

$499 - $699

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

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$500

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$498

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Supports 24p No 24p support

Pentax X90 Competitors

Leica V-Lux (Typ 114)

Leica V-Lux (Typ 114)

Super zoom

$1,099 - $1,195

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Size Significantly larger
Fujifilm X-S1

Fujifilm X-S1

Pro digicam

$603

Screen size Much larger screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Size Much larger
Pentax X-5

Pentax X-5

Super zoom

$304

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Better wide angle
Macro focus Much worse macro capability

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