Here we are comparing two Compact cameras from Canon and Panasonic. Canon G1 X III was introduced to market in October 2017 and Panasonic ZS70 was launched in April 2017. There is only 6 months difference between G1 X III and ZS70 so we are expecting this to be a fair comparison regarding age and technology level.
Canon G1 X III has a 24.0MP APS-C sensor whereas Panasonic ZS70 has a 20.0MP 1/2.3-inch sensor. This will be an interesting match up as even though these two cameras doesn't have the exact same body type, they are both ranked 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 Panasonic ZS70 is ranked #2
out of 244 Small Sensor Superzoom cameras with an overall score of 62.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Canon G1 X III and Panasonic ZS70 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 Panasonic ZS70 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.