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Canon G1 X vs Fujifilm X100V

Portability
75
Imaging
52
Features
60
Overall
55
Canon PowerShot G1 X front
 
Fujifilm X100V front
Portability
79
Imaging
71
Features
75
Overall
72

Canon G1 X vs Fujifilm X100V Key Specs

Canon G1 X
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1.5" Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Screen
  • ISO 100 - 12800
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 28-112mm (F2.8-5.8) lens
  • 534g - 117 x 81 x 65mm
  • Released March 2012
  • Newer Model is Canon G1 X II
Fujifilm X100V
(Full Review)
  • 26MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Display
  • ISO 160 - 12800 (Boost to 51200)
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 4096 x 2160 video
  • 35mm (F2.0) lens
  • 478g - 128 x 75 x 53mm
  • Revealed February 2020
  • Replaced the Fujifilm X100F
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Canon G1 X vs Fujifilm X100V Overview

Let's take a more detailed look at the Canon G1 X versus Fujifilm X100V, both Large Sensor Compact cameras by rivals Canon and FujiFilm. There exists a big gap among the image resolutions of the G1 X (14MP) and Fujifilm X100V (26MP) and the G1 X (1.5") and Fujifilm X100V (APS-C) use totally different sensor dimensions.

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The G1 X was revealed 8 years earlier than the Fujifilm X100V and that is a fairly big gap as far as camera technology is concerned. Both of the cameras offer the identical body type (Large Sensor Compact).

Before we go straight into a in depth comparison, below is a concise introduction of how the G1 X grades against the Fujifilm X100V with regard to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Canon G1 X over the Fujifilm X100V

 G1 X Fujifilm X100V 
Display typeFully ArticulatedTiltingFully Articulating display
Selfie screen Easy selfies

Reasons to pick Fujifilm X100V over the Canon G1 X

 Fujifilm X100V G1 X 
RevealedFebruary 2020March 2012More recent by 95 months
Display resolution1620k920kSharper display (+700k dot)
Touch friendly display Easily navigate

Common features in the Canon G1 X and Fujifilm X100V

 G1 X Fujifilm X100V 
Manual focus Dial precise focus
Display sizing3"3"Equivalent display sizing

Canon G1 X vs Fujifilm X100V Physical Comparison

For anyone who is aiming to lug around your camera often, you have to consider its weight and volume. The Canon G1 X has outer measurements of 117mm x 81mm x 65mm (4.6" x 3.2" x 2.6") with a weight of 534 grams (1.18 lbs) and the Fujifilm X100V has sizing of 128mm x 75mm x 53mm (5.0" x 3.0" x 2.1") having a weight of 478 grams (1.05 lbs).

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Keep in mind, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will vary depending on the lens you are employing at the time. Here is the front view measurement comparison of the G1 X versus the Fujifilm X100V.

Canon G1 X vs Fujifilm X100V size comparison

Factoring in dimensions and weight, the portability grade of the G1 X and Fujifilm X100V is 75 and 79 respectively.

Canon G1 X vs Fujifilm X100V top view buttons comparison

Canon G1 X vs Fujifilm X100V Sensor Comparison

Quite often, it's hard to see the contrast in sensor measurements just by checking out specs. The photograph here will offer you a greater sense of the sensor measurements in the G1 X and Fujifilm X100V.

All in all, both of these cameras enjoy different megapixels and different sensor measurements. The G1 X with its smaller sensor will make achieving shallow DOF harder and the Fujifilm X100V will provide extra detail because of its extra 12MP. Greater resolution can also enable you to crop images far more aggressively. The older G1 X will be behind with regard to sensor innovation.

Canon G1 X vs Fujifilm X100V sensor size comparison

Canon G1 X vs Fujifilm X100V Screen and ViewFinder

Canon G1 X vs Fujifilm X100V Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon G1 X Portrait photography details
Fujifilm X100V Portrait photography details
71
has manual focus
megapixel count good (14MP)
sensor size is good (1.5")
features face detect focus
supports RAW files
82
you can focus manually
MP count fantastic (26 megapixels)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
includes face detect autofocus
delivers RAW files
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Street Comparison

Canon G1 X Street photography factors
Fujifilm X100V Street photography factors
72
fully articulated screen
has image stabilization (Optical)
sensor size is good (1.5")
supports RAW files
heavier than others in class (534 grams)
74
tilting screen
decent sensor size (APS-C)
delivers RAW files
provides focus by touch
environment proofing
no image stabilization
heavier than competition (478g)
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Sports Comparison

Canon G1 X as a Sports photography camera
Fujifilm X100V as a Sports photography camera
54
has image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count good (14MP)
sensor size is good (1.5")
features tracking focus
slow fps (2.0 frames/s)
bad battery pack (250 CIPA)
lacks phase detect auto focus
74
silent shutter (1/32,000s)
MP count fantastic (26MP)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
includes tracking focus
environment proofing
good battery life (420 per charge)
comes with phase detect autofocus
focal length is fixed (35mm)
no image stabilization
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Travel Comparison

Canon G1 X Travel photography details
Fujifilm X100V Travel photography details
60
megapixel count good (14 megapixels)
built-in flash
screen is selfie friendly
fairly wide (28mm)
doesn't have Time Lapse recording
bad battery pack (250 CIPA)
heavier than others in class (534g)
slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
76
good battery life (420 per charge)
environment proofing
connects via bluetooth
provides focus by touch
MP count fantastic (26 megapixels)
flash built-in
fast maximum aperture (f2.0)
heavier than competition (478g)
does not have a selfie friendly screen
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Landscape Comparison

Canon G1 X Landscape photography highlights
Fujifilm X100V Landscape photography highlights
60
has manual focus
fairly wide (28mm)
good sized screen (3 inch)
has image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count good (14 megapixels)
sensor size is good (1.5")
supports RAW files
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
bad battery pack (250 CIPA)
doesn't have Time Lapse recording
73
you can focus manually
fast maximum aperture (f2.0)
decent sized screen (3 inch)
MP count fantastic (26MP)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
does not have anti aliasing filter
delivers RAW files
environment proofing
good battery life (420 CIPA)
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
focal length is fixed (35mm)
no image stabilization
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Vlogging Comparison

Canon G1 X as a Vlogging camera
Fujifilm X100V as a Vlogging camera
65
fairly wide (28mm)
screen is selfie friendly
has image stabilization (Optical)
features face detect focus
high res video (1920 x 1080 pxls)
slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
doesn't have mic port
heavier than others in class (534g)
35
fast maximum aperture (f2.0)
touchscreen
includes face detect autofocus
high quality video (4096 x 2160 pixels)
does have mic socket
does not have a selfie friendly screen
no image stabilization
heavier than competition (478 grams)
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Canon G1 X vs Fujifilm X100V Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon G1 X and Fujifilm X100V
 Canon PowerShot G1 XFujifilm X100V
General Information
Brand Canon FujiFilm
Model Canon PowerShot G1 X Fujifilm X100V
Category Large Sensor Compact Large Sensor Compact
Released 2012-03-29 2020-02-04
Physical type Large Sensor Compact Large Sensor Compact
Sensor Information
Processor Chip Digic 5 X-Processor Pro 4
Sensor type CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1.5" APS-C
Sensor dimensions 18.7 x 14mm 23.5 x 15.6mm
Sensor surface area 261.8mm² 366.6mm²
Sensor resolution 14 megapixel 26 megapixel
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9
Peak resolution 4352 x 3264 6240 x 4160
Highest native ISO 12800 12800
Highest enhanced ISO - 51200
Lowest native ISO 100 160
RAW photos
Lowest enhanced ISO - 80
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Autofocus continuous
Single autofocus
Tracking autofocus
Selective autofocus
Center weighted autofocus
Multi area autofocus
Autofocus live view
Face detection focus
Contract detection focus
Phase detection focus
Number of focus points 9 425
Lens
Lens mounting type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 28-112mm (4.0x) 35mm (1x)
Maximal aperture f/2.8-5.8 f/2.0
Macro focus range 20cm -
Focal length multiplier 1.9 1.5
Screen
Screen type Fully Articulated Tilting
Screen size 3 inch 3 inch
Screen resolution 920k dots 1,620k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Screen technology TFT PureColor II LCD -
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Optical (tunnel) Electronic and Optical (tunnel)
Viewfinder resolution - 3,690k dots
Viewfinder coverage - 95 percent
Viewfinder magnification - 0.52x
Features
Minimum shutter speed 60 secs 30 secs
Fastest shutter speed 1/4000 secs 1/4000 secs
Fastest silent shutter speed - 1/32000 secs
Continuous shutter rate 2.0 frames/s 11.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Change white balance
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range 7.00 m (via hot shoe EX series Speedlites, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX) -
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Fill-in Auto, Standard, Slow Sync, Manual, Commander, off
External flash
AEB
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps) 4096 x 2160 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM4096 x 2160 @ 25p / 200 Mbps, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM4096 x 2160 @ 24p / 200 Mbps, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM4096 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 200 Mbps, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 200 Mbps, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 200 Mbps, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 200 Mbps, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 100p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Highest video resolution 1920x1080 4096x2160
Video data format H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Mic port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless None Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 534 grams (1.18 lbs) 478 grams (1.05 lbs)
Dimensions 117 x 81 x 65mm (4.6" x 3.2" x 2.6") 128 x 75 x 53mm (5.0" x 3.0" x 2.1")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score 60 not tested
DXO Color Depth score 21.7 not tested
DXO Dynamic range score 10.8 not tested
DXO Low light score 644 not tested
Other
Battery life 250 shots 420 shots
Battery type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery model NB-10L NP-W126S
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, custom) Yes
Time lapse shooting
Storage type SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I supported)
Card slots One One
Launch pricing $649 $1,399