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

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

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

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Leica Q-P vs Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III: 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. 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

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

Q-P features a Full frame sized sensor, while the PowerShot G1 X Mk. III 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. III sensor area comparison

Better choice: Leica Q-P

Q-P vs PowerShot G1 X Mk. III: The viewfinders

Q-P has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 3.68 megapixel with magnification of 0.70x.

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.

Q-P (0.70x)

PowerShot G1 X Mk. III (0.60x)

Simulated viewfinder of the Q-PSimulated viewfinder of the PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

Advantage: Leica Q-P

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

Why is Leica Q-P a better choice

Q-P

PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

Larger sensor (5)Full frameAPS-C
Higher speed (4, frames/second)109
Better sensibility (4)100 - 50000 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)3.682.36
Longer battery life (3, photos)300200

Conclusion: Advantages of the Q-P are the larger sensor, that the camera is faster and the larger sensitivity. We also like the better viewfinder and that the battery has more stamina.

The Q-P scores 20 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

Q-P

PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

Sensor cleaning (3)
Built-in flash (2)
Image stabilizer (3)
Articulated monitor (2)
Weighs less (2)640g
(20.6 oz.)
399g
(12.9 oz.)
More portable (2)967cm³
(61 cu.in.)
460cm³
(29 cu.in.)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot G1 X Mk. III are built-in automatic sensor cleaning, the built-in flash and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is the articulated display, the lower weight than the Q-P and the more compact size.

Yields 14 points for the PowerShot G1 X Mk. III.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Q-P

PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

Resolution (megapixel)24.2024.20
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Touch screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
WiFi
Leica Q-P VS Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III Dimensions

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

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

Top view of cameras

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

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Leica Q-P

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

20
14

We recommend Leica Q-P as better choice.

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