Canon Powershot G1 X Samples

14 Megapixels14 MegapixelsHigh ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.High ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringAccepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Neocamera detailed reviewNeocamera detailed reviewDiscontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Outdoor Crops

Here, the Canon Powershot G1 X is compared to the Fujifilm X-Pro1
Fujifilm X-Pro1
which is the best performing SLD to date. All images below are 100% unmodified crops from their respective cameras. Both these cameras were set to F/8 in aperture-priority mode with fixed ISO. As usual, each of these cameras was calibrated to give the highest quality and most realistic results possible.

These crops help determine which ISO settings can be acceptably used on these cameras. As image noise increases, most cameras compensate with noise reduction which introduces softness. The point at which a print become unacceptably noisy is a matter of personal taste.

Canon Powershot G1 X Fuji X-Pro1

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ISO 400

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ISO 800

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ISO 1600

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ISO 3200

ISO 3200

ISO 6400

ISO 6400

ISO 12800

ISO 12800

The Canon Powershot G1 X starts falling behind the Fuji X-Pro1 as early as ISO 400. As ISO goes up, the gap widens, leaving the G1 X a full 2 stop behind from ISO 1600 onwards.


ISO 25600
Canon Powershot G1 X
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Canon G1 X Highlights


Medium digital camera

Sensor-Size: 19 x 14mm

1.5" Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

14 Megapixels Fixed LensISO 100-12800
4X Wide Optical ZoomShutter 1/4000-60s
Built-in StabilizationFull manual controls, including Manual Focus
1.9 FPS Drive, 6 ImagesCustom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
1920x1080 @ 24 FPS Video RecordingSpot-Metering
3" LCD 920K PixelsHot-Shoe
Lithium-Ion Battery
Secure Digital Extended Capacity
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