Leica Q-P vs Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. II Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

Q-P vs PowerShot G1 X Mk. II - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Leica Q-P vs Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. II: Specifications at a glance

Q-P

  • Introduced in November 2018
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 24 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 50000 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Fixed lens 28mm, f1.7
  • WiFi built-in
  • 130 x 80 x 93mm³ (5.1" x 3.1" x 3.7")
  • 640g (20.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Q-P

PowerShot G1 X Mk. II

  • Introduced in March 2014
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 13 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-120mm (5x), f2.0-3.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 116.3 x 74 x 66.2mm³ (4.6" x 2.9" x 2.6")
  • 558g (18.0 oz.)

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

Q-P vs PowerShot G1 X Mk. II: The sensors

The Q-P features a Full frame sized sensor, while the PowerShot G1 X Mk. II uses a APS-C sensor.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Infographic: Q-P and PowerShot G1 X Mk. II sensor area comparison

Better choice: Leica Q-P

Leica Q-P VS Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. II Other Specs Comparison

Why is Leica Q-P a better choice

Q-P

PowerShot G1 X Mk. II

Larger sensor (5)Full frameAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.2012.80
Higher speed (4, frames/second)105
Auto Focus points (4)4931
Better sensibility (4)100 - 50000 ISO100 - 12800 ISO

Conclusion: Advantages of the Q-P are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Leica are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity.

The Q-P scores 22 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. II

Q-P

PowerShot G1 X Mk. II

Built-in flash (2)
Image stabilizer (3)
Articulated monitor (2)
Weighs less (2)640g
(20.6 oz.)
558g
(18.0 oz.)
More portable (2)967cm³
(61 cu.in.)
570cm³
(36 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot G1 X Mk. II are the built-in flash, the optical image stabilizer and the articulated display. A recommendation of the PowerShot G1 X Mk. II is made easy by the lower weight than the Q-P and the more compact size.

Yields 11 points for the PowerShot G1 X Mk. II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Q-P

PowerShot G1 X Mk. II

Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Touch screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
WiFi
Leica Q-P VS Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. II Dimensions

Look at front view of the Q-P and PowerShot G1 X Mk. II

Q-P und PowerShot G1 X Mk. II, front viewQ-P und PowerShot G1 X Mk. II, front view

Top view of cameras

Q-P und PowerShot G1 X Mk. II, view from aboveQ-P und PowerShot G1 X Mk. II, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Leica Q-P

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. II

22
11

We recommend Leica Q-P as better choice.

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