Here we are comparing two 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 Nikon D5600, which was introduced in November 2016 is a Entry-Level DSLR camera with a 24.0MP APS-C sensor. There is only 11 months difference between G1 X III and D5600 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 Nikon D5600 is ranked #6
out of 81 Entry-Level DSLR cameras with an overall score of 73.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Canon G1 X III and Nikon D5600 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 Nikon D5600 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.