Here we are comparing G5 X and XQ2, two Compact cameras from Canon and Fujifilm. Canon PowerShot G5 X is a Large Sensor Compact class camera and Fujifilm XQ2 is a Ultracompact class camera.
Canon G5 X was introduced to market in September 2015 and Fujifilm XQ2 was launched in January 2015. There is only 8 months difference between G5 X and XQ2 so we are expecting this to be a fair comparison regarding age and technology level.
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 XQ2 is ranked #1
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 XQ2 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 XQ2 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.