Fujifilm X20 vs Canon PowerShot G1 X Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

X20 vs PowerShot G1 X - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm X20 vs Canon PowerShot G1 X Specs

X20

  • Introduced in February 2013
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 12 megapixel
  • 12 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (See through)
  • 71.00mm (2.8") Monitor
  • Zoom 28-112mm (4x), f2.0-2.8
  • No WiFi
  • 117 x 69.6 x 56.8mm³ (4.6" x 2.7" x 2.2")
  • 353g (11.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X20

PowerShot G1 X

  • Introduced in March 2012
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 14 megapixel
  • 2 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (See through)
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 28-112mm (4x), f2.8-5.8
  • No WiFi
  • 116.9 x 81 x 65.1mm³ (4.6" x 3.2" x 2.6")
  • 540g (17.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot G1 X

X20 vs PowerShot G1 X: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

The Compact sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 58mm² (0.09 sq.in.).

X20 vs PowerShot G1 X: Viewfinder

The PowerShot G1 X features

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

X20 (0.50x)

PowerShot G1 X (0.60x)

Simulated viewfinder of the X20Simulated viewfinder of the PowerShot G1 X

Better choice: Canon PowerShot G1 X

Fujifilm X20 VS Canon PowerShot G1 X Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm X20 a better choice

X20

PowerShot G1 X

Higher speed (4, frames/second)122
Auto Focus points (4)499
Longer battery life (3, photos)270250
Weighs less (2)353g
(11.4 oz.)
540g
(17.4 oz.)
More portable (2)463cm³
(29 cu.in.)
616cm³
(39 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X20 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the PowerShot G1 X: the lower weight than the PowerShot G1 X and the more compact size.

The X20 scores 15 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon PowerShot G1 X

X20

PowerShot G1 X

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)12.0014.00
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.460.92
Articulated monitor (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot G1 X are the higher resolution, that the display has a higher resolution and the articulated display.

Yields 9 points for the PowerShot G1 X.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

X20

PowerShot G1 X

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Sensitivity100 - 12800 ISO100 - 12800 ISO
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Fujifilm X20 VS Canon PowerShot G1 X Dimensions

Look at front view of the X20 and PowerShot G1 X

X20 und PowerShot G1 X, front viewX20 und PowerShot G1 X, front view

Top view of cameras

X20 und PowerShot G1 X, view from aboveX20 und PowerShot G1 X, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm X20

Canon PowerShot G1 X

15
9

We recommend Fujifilm X20 as better choice.

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