Fujifilm X20 vs Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

X20 vs PowerShot G1 X Mk. III - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm X20 vs Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III: Specifications at a glance

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 Mk. III

  • Introduced in October 2017
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 9 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-72mm (3x), f2.8-5.6
  • WiFi built-in
  • 115 x 77.9 x 51.4mm³ (4.5" x 3.1" x 2.0")
  • 399g (12.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

X20 vs PowerShot G1 X Mk. III: The sensors

X20 features a Compact sized sensor, while the PowerShot G1 X Mk. III uses a APS-C sensor.

Featuring an area of 332mm² (0.53 sq.in.), the PowerShot G1 X Mk. III's sensor is a lot larger that the chip that the X20 employs at 58mm² (0.09 sq.in.). A larger sensor can produce images of interiors or at night that have less noise and better contrast than photos shot with Compact sized chips.

Better choice: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

X20 vs PowerShot G1 X Mk. III: The viewfinders

The PowerShot G1 X Mk. III has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.60x.

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 Mk. III (0.60x)

Simulated viewfinder of the X20Simulated viewfinder of the PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

Advantage: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

Fujifilm X20 VS Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm X20 a better choice

X20

PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

Higher speed (4, frames/second)129
Longer battery life (3, photos)270200
Weighs less (2)353g
(11.4 oz.)
399g
(12.9 oz.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X20 are that the camera is faster, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the PowerShot G1 X Mk. III.

The X20 scores 9 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

X20

PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

Larger sensor (5)CompactAPS-C
Sensor cleaning (3)
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)12.0024.20
Better sensibility (4)100 - 12800 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.461.04
Articulated monitor (2)
Touch screen (2)
WiFi (2)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot G1 X Mk. III are the larger sensor, built-in automatic sensor cleaning and the higher resolution. Additional pros for the Canon are the larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and the articulated display. A recommendation of the PowerShot G1 X Mk. III is made easy by the rather comfortable touch screen, the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

Yields 25 points for the PowerShot G1 X Mk. III.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

X20

PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Similar size463cm³460cm³
Fujifilm X20 VS Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III Dimensions

Look at front view of the X20 and PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

X20 und PowerShot G1 X Mk. III, front viewX20 und PowerShot G1 X Mk. III, front view

Top view of cameras

X20 und PowerShot G1 X Mk. III, view from aboveX20 und PowerShot G1 X Mk. III, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm X20

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

9
25

We recommend Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III as better choice.

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