#1

What makes Canon PowerShot G1X better Choice

Sensor Size 18.14 23.36
Canon PowerShot G1X has 28.78% bigger sensor
Weight 733 534
Canon PowerShot G1X is -27.15% lighter
Maximum Shutter Speed 2000 4000
Canon PowerShot G1X has 4000 Max shutter speed which is faster than 2000 Max shutter speed of Canon PowerShot G3X
ISO Rating 125 - 12800 100 - 12800
Canon PowerShot G1X has base ISO Rating of 100 - 12800 which is lower than 125 - 12800 of Canon PowerShot G3X. A low base ISO Rating helps in capturing detailed images with less noise, given that there is ample light.
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#2

What makes Canon PowerShot G3 X better Choice

Image Display Resolution 1620K dots 922K dots
Canon PowerShot G3X has 75.70% higher screen resolution
Display 3.2 inch sRGB PureColor II G Touchscreen LCD (TFT) 3.0 inch PureColor II VA (TFT)
Canon PowerShot G3X has 6.67% bigger screen size
Camera Resolution 20.2 MP 14.3 MP
Canon PowerShot G3X has 41.26% higher camera resolution
Optical Zoom 25 4
Canon PowerShot G3X has 25 optical zoom which is more than 4 optical zoom of Canon PowerShot G1X

Feature Comparison of Canon PowerShot G3X Vs Canon PowerShot G1X

General
Type Advance Point and shoot Point & Shoot
Dimensions 123.3 x 76.5 x 105.3 mm 116.7 x 80.5 x 64.7 mm
Weight 733 g 534 g
Image
Camera Resolution 20.2 MP 14.3 MP
Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 Pixels at 60 fps 1920 x 1080 Pixels at 24 fps
ISO Rating 125 - 12800 100 - 12800
White Balancing Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom 1, Custom 2 Auto, Day Light, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom 1, Custom 2
Image Format JPEG JPEG, Exif 2.3, RAW (14bit, CR2 Canon Original)
Video Format MPEG-4, H.264 MOV, H.264
Audio Formats MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo) Linear PCM (2 Channel Stereo)
Face Detection Yes Yes
Image Stablizer Yes, Optical Image Stabilization Yes, Lens shift-type, Intelligent IS
Sensor
Sensor Type CMOS Canon high-sensitivity CMOS
Sensor Size 1 inch 18.7 x 14.0 mm
Image Ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9 1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Max Resolution 5472 x 3648 Pixels 4352 x 2448 Pixels
Processor DIGIC 6 with iSAPS technology DIGIC 5 with iSAPS technology
Display
Display 3.2 inch sRGB PureColor II G Touchscreen LCD (TFT) 3.0 inch PureColor II VA (TFT)
Touch Screen Yes
Image Display Resolution 1620K dots 922K dots
View Finder
View Finder Yes, Optional Electronic Viewfinder EVF-DC1 Yes, Real-image zoom, optical viewfinder
Lens
Lens Type Canon Zoom Lens Canon Zoom Lens 5x IS
Focal length 8.8 - 220 mm (35 mm Equivalent to 24 - 600 mm) 15.1 - 60.4 mm (35 mm Equivalent to 28 mm - 112 mm)
Auto Focus Yes, Contrast Detect (sensor), Multi-area, Center, Selective single-point, Tracking, Single, Continuous, Touch, Face Detection, Live View Yes, Single, Continuous, Servo AF/AE, Tracking AF
Manual Focus Yes Yes
Color Filter Yes, Primary Colour Yes, Primary (RGB) Color Filter
Optical Zoom 25x 4x
Digital Zoom 4x 4x
Other Focus Features 18 elements in 13 groups (1 double sided aspherical UA lens, 2 single sided aspherical UA lenses, 1 single sided aspherical lens, 2 UD lenses and 1 Hi-UD lens) Focusing Type (TTL), AF System/ Points (AiAF (Face Detection / 9-point), 1-point AF (Any position is available, fixed centre or Face Select and Track)), AF Point Selection (Manual selection using FlexiZone AF/AE, Size (Normal, Small)), AF Lock (On/Off Selectable), AF Assist Beam
Photography Features
Aperture Range F2.8 (W) - F5.6 (T) F2.8 (W) - F5.8 (T)
Self Timer Yes, 2 or 10 secs, custom Yes, 2 or 10 sec., Custom
Shooting Modes Smart Auto (58 scenes detected), Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom 1, Custom 2, Hybrid Auto, Creative Shot, SCN (Sports, Portrait, Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer), Star (Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Time-Lapse Movie), Handheld Night Scene, Snow, Fireworks), Creative Filters (High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Background Defocus, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect), Movie (Smart Auto (21 scenes detected), Standard, Program AE, Manual, Portrait, Nostalgic, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks, Short Clip, iFrame Movie), Photo Effects (My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color) Smart Auto (32 scenes detected), Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom (2 modes), SCN (Movie Digest, Portrait, Landscape, Kids & Pets, Sports, Smart Shutter(Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer), High-speed Burst HQ, Handheld Night Scene, Beach, Underwater, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Stitch Assist), Creative Filter (High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap), Movie, Modes in Movie (Smart Auto (21 scenes detected), Standard, Program AE, Portrait, Landscape, Beach, Underwater, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Nostalgic, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap, iFrame Movie), Drive modes (Single, Continuous, Continuous with AF, Self-Timer)
Metering Yes, Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (centre or linked to Touch AF frame) Yes, Evaluative, Center Weighted Average, Spot
Camera Shutter Speed (Sec) 1/2000 sec (Max) & 30 sec (Min) 1/4000 sec (Max) & 1 sec (Min)
Flash
Built-In Flash Yes Yes
Flash Range 0.6 - 6.8 m (W), 0.85 - 3.1 m (T) 0.5 m - 7.0 m (W), 1.0 - 3.1 m (T)
External Flash Yes Yes, E-TTL with EX series Speedlites, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX
Flash Mode Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro Auto, On, Slow Sync, Off
Connectivity
HDMI Yes, HDMI Micro Yes, HDMI Mini
TV Out Analog Video Output (NTSC, PAL) Analog Video Output (NTSC, PAL)
Microphone Yes, Built-in Stereo Yes, Stereo
USB Cable Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Pictbridge Yes, via USB or Wireless LAN Yes
Memory
Memory Card Type SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS Speed Class 1 compatible) SD / SDHC / SDXC
Upgradable Memory Yes Yes
Battery
Battery Life 300 250
Battery Type Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-10L Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-10L
Power Supply AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC80 (Optional) AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC80 (optional)
Camera Features
Operating System CameraWindow DC, Map Utility, Image Transfer Utility Windows 7 SP1, Vista SP2, XP SP3, MAC OS X v10.5 10.6 (Intel Processor Required)
Macro Mode Yes, 5 cm Yes, 20 cm (W)
Red Eye Reduction Yes Yes
Supported Language 31 27
Sync Terminal Yes, 1/2000 sec Yes, 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shot Yes, 5.9 fps Yes, 1.9
Additional Features Red-Eye Correction, My Menu, Intelligent Orientation Sensor, Histogram Intelligent Orientation Sensor, My Camera / My Menu (Start-up image and camera sounds customisation. Menu customisation), My Category (Image tagging feature), Histogram (live histogram)
Remote Control wired or via smartphone RS60-E3 (optional)

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Compare Canon PowerShot G3X Vs Canon PowerShot G1X side by side for all differences and similarities in specifications and features to find which is better. Canon PowerShot G3X has a feature score of 69, whereas Canon PowerShot G1X has a feature score of 77. The page was last updated on September 15, 2019.