In this review, we will be comparing G16 and X30, two Small Sensor Compact cameras from Canon and Fujifilm. Canon G16 was introduced to market in November 2013 and Fujifilm X30 was launched in August 2014. There is only 3 months difference between G16 and X30 so we are expecting this to be a fair comparison regarding age and technology level.
Both cameras have 12.0MP sensors but Canon G16's sensor is 1/1.7" sized whereas Fujifilm X30 has a 2/3 sensor. We can expect this to be a close match up because both models are ranked amongst the best in Small Sensor Compact cameras. Out of 262 cameras in this class, Canon G16 is ranked #3
with an overall score of 63 and Fujifilm X30 is ranked #2
with an overall score of 66.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Canon G16 and Fujifilm X30 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Canon G16 and Fujifilm X30 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.