In this review, we will be comparing ZS100 and G5 X, two Large Sensor Compact cameras from Panasonic and Canon. Panasonic ZS100 was introduced to market in January 2016 and Canon G5 X was launched in September 2015. There is only 4 months difference between ZS100 and G5 X 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, Panasonic ZS100 is ranked #7
with an overall score of 70 and Canon G5 X is ranked #9
with an overall score of 69.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Panasonic ZS100 and Canon G5 X before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Panasonic ZS100 and Canon G5 X compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.