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Canon Powershot G3 X

Canon Powershot G5 X

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Type / Size Ultra Zoom (Large)Fixed Lens (Compact)
Sensor 20 Megapixels CMOS20 Megapixels CMOS
Sensor Area 1" Sensor1" Sensor
Sensor Size 16mm Diagonal (3X FLM)16mm Diagonal (3X FLM)
Sensor Aspect 3:2 Aspect-Ratio3:2 Aspect-Ratio
Anti-Alias Filter YesYes
Stabilization Built-InBuilt-In
Dust-Reduction N / AN / A
Sensitivity ISO 125 - 12800 *Expanded range: 125-25600ISO 125 - 12800
Shutter-Speed 1/2000 - 30s1/2000 - 30s
Lens / Mount 24 - 600mm F/2.8 - 5.6 / 8 (25X)24 - 100mm F/1.8 - 2.8 / 11 (4.2X)
FLM / Crop 2.7X2.7X
Minimum Focus 5cm (w) / 85cm (t)5cm (w) / 40cm (t)
Zoom Mechanism ElectronicElectronic
Manual Focus ElectronicWired ring
Filter Diameter N / AN / A
Focus System 31-point Contrast-Detect
31-point Contrast-Detect
Viewfinder Type Optional EVFBuilt-in EVF
Viewfinder Size 2400K Pixels 100% Coverage
Display Position TiltingTilting
Display Size 3.2" LCD 1600K Pixels 100% Coverage *Touchscreen3" LCD 1000K Pixels 100% Coverage *Touchscreen
Exposure Modes P, A, T, MP, A, T, M
Scene Modes 5Portrait, Star, Handheld Night, Snow, Fireworks6Portrait, Star, Handheld Night, Underwater, Snow, Fireworks
Metering Multi-Segment, Center-Weighed, SpotMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot
Bracketing 3 Shots ±2 EV
Exposure Compensation ±3 EV, 1/3 EV±3 EV, 1/3 EV
Flash Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV±2 EV, 1/3 EV
White Balance Auto, Presets, CustomAuto, Presets, Custom
White Balance Tuning 2 Axis, 19 steps
Continuous Drive 5.9 FPS, Unlimited JPEG5.9 FPS, 12 JPEG
Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s, 1-10 Frames @ 0-30sYes *2s, 10s, 1-10 Shots @ 0-30s
Command Dials 23
DOF Preview NoNo
Protection WeatherproofNone
Digital Level 1 Axis2 Axis
Tripod Mount YesYes
Remote Trigger Wired, WiFiWired, WiFi
Multiple Exposures NoNo
Interval Timer NoNo
WiFi YesYes
Eye-Start Sensor NoYes
Flash Ports Hot-ShoeHot-Shoe
Built-In Flash Yes, 6.8 - 3.1m (W-T)Yes, 7 - 4m (W-T)
Flash Sync UnknownUnknown
Video Capture 1920x1080 @ 60 FPS 16:91920x1080 @ 60 FPS 16:9
Sound Input NoneStereo
GPS N / AN / A
Memory Secure Digital Extended CapacitySecure Digital Extended Capacity
Battery Lithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery Life 300210
Introduced 2015-06-182015-10-13
Size 124 x 77 x 106mm (W x H x D)112 x 77 x 44mm (W x H x D)
Weight 733g377g
Legend Best Spec About Average Uncompared NOTE: Comparison is based on usefulness, not on the number of settings.
Priority is given to the primary number in a specification.*Examples:
FPS for Continuous Drive
Maximum ISO for Sensitivity
Coverage for Viewfinder & Display