In this review, we will be comparing G1 X III and G5 X, two Large Sensor Compact cameras by Canon. Canon G1 X III has a 24.0MP APS-C sensor whereas Canon G5 X has a 20.0MP 1-inch sensor. Canon G1 X III was introduced to market in October 2017 and Canon G5 X was launched in September 2015. As you can see, G5 X is 2 years older than G1 X III. Let's see if this age difference between two cameras makes a big difference.
We can expect this to be a close match up because both models are ranked amongst the best in Large Sensor Compact cameras. Out of 63 cameras in this class, Canon G1 X III is ranked #6
with an overall score of 71 and Canon G5 X is ranked #9
with an overall score of 69.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Canon G1 X III and Canon G5 X 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 G5 X compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.