In this review, we will be comparing G5 X and ZS100, two Large Sensor Compact cameras from Canon and Panasonic. Canon G5 X was introduced to market in September 2015 and Panasonic ZS100 was launched in January 2016. There is only 4 months difference between G5 X and ZS100 so we are expecting this to be a fair comparison regarding age and technology level.
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 Panasonic ZS100 is ranked #7
with an overall score of 70.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Canon G5 X and Panasonic ZS100 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 Panasonic ZS100 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.