In this review, we will be comparing G5 X and G1 X III, two Large Sensor Compact cameras by Canon. Canon G5 X was introduced to market in September 2015 and Canon G1 X III was launched in October 2017. 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 G5 X is ranked #9
with an overall score of 69 and Canon G1 X III is ranked #6
with an overall score of 71.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Canon G5 X 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 and Canon G1 X III compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.