Here we are comparing G5 X MII and G1 X III, two Compact cameras by Canon. Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II is a Large sensor compact class camera and Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III is a Large Sensor Compact class camera.
Canon G5 X MII was introduced to market in July 2019 and Canon G1 X III was launched in October 2017. There is 20 months difference between G5 X MII and G1 X III so we don't expect to see a huge technology difference between these two cameras but it would still give an advantage to younger G5 X MII, especially in sensor tech.
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 G5 X MII is ranked #10
out of 63 Large sensor compact cameras with an overall score of 68 whereas Canon G1 X III is ranked #6
out of 63 Large Sensor Compact cameras with an overall score of 71.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Canon G5 X MII and Canon G1 X III before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Canon G5 X MII and Canon G1 X III compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.