Here we are comparing G5 X and XQ1, two Compact cameras from Canon and Fujifilm. Canon PowerShot G5 X is a Large Sensor Compact class camera and Fujifilm XQ1 is a Ultracompact class camera.
Canon G5 X was introduced to market in September 2015 and Fujifilm XQ1 was launched in November 2013. There is 22 months difference between G5 X and XQ1 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, 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 is ranked #9
out of 63 Large Sensor Compact cameras with an overall score of 69 whereas Fujifilm XQ1 is ranked #2
out of 152 Ultracompact cameras with an overall score of 52.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Canon G5 X and Fujifilm XQ1 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 Fujifilm XQ1 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.