Here we are comparing two Canon cameras cameras with different body types: Canon G1 X III, which was introduced in October 2017 is a Large Sensor Compact camera with a 24.0MP APS-C sensor whereas Canon 77D, which was introduced in February 2017 is a Entry-Level DSLR camera with a 24.0MP APS-C sensor. There is only 8 months difference between G1 X III and 77D so we are expecting this to be a fair comparison regarding age and technology level.
Comparing a DSLR camera to a Fixed Lens camera is not an easy task but we will do our best to make this a fair comparison. Fortunately, you can't go wrong with any of these cameras as we rank them amongst Top 10 cameras in their classes. Canon G1 X III is ranked #6
out of 63 Large Sensor Compact cameras with an overall score of 71 whereas Canon 77D is ranked #9
out of 81 Entry-Level DSLR cameras with an overall score of 72.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Canon G1 X III and Canon 77D before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Canon G1 X III and Canon 77D compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.