Canon PowerShot G1 X
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10.91MP - 19.73MP
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maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life
14.3
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Canon PowerShot G1 X: 48 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

14.3MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
288
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
18.7 x 14mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
245
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
9
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
185
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
1.9fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
171
0

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Canon PowerShot G1 X
25% have it
150
0

6. weight

534g
HTC Re: 65.5g
141
0

7. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
12800ISO
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
126
0

8. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
250shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

9. video recording

1080 x 24fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
113
0

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.00025s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
80
0

11. pixel density

462ppi
Sony Alpha 7R: 544ppi
77
0

12. width

80.5mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

13. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Canon PowerShot G1 X
26% have it
73
0

14. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
10.8Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
72
0

15. height

116.7mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

16. volume

607.81cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

17. thickness

64.7mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

18. resolution

1108 x 831px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2: 1517 x 1920px
69
0

19. battery power

920mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4360mAh
69
0

20. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Canon PowerShot G1 X
23% have it
67
0

21. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
58
0

22. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Canon PowerShot G1 X
73% have it
56
0

23. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Canon PowerShot G1 X
88% have it
51
0

24. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Canon PowerShot G1 X
44% have it
48
0

25. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon PowerShot G1 X
66% have it
48
0

26. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Nikon D800E: 2
43
0

27. optical zoom

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
4x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.3x
43
0

28. widest aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
2.8
Ricoh GR II: 1
41
0

29. shoots raw

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
Canon PowerShot G1 X
55% have it
41
0

30. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Canon PowerShot G1 X
88% have it
40
0

31. flash sync speed

Flash synchronization is defined as the firing of a photographic flash coinciding with the shutter admitting light to the image sensor. In general, faster flash sync speeds are better if the photographer needs to flash-fill subjects that are backlit and wants to avoid motion blur, or wants to increase depth of field by using a high aperture.
0.0005s
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 + Panasonic Lumix G Vario 12-32mm F/3.5-5.6 ASPH: 0.00006s
40
0

32. Has a hot shoe

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
Canon PowerShot G1 X
51% have it
40
0

33. maximum focal length

A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
112mm
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2000mm
39
0

34. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Canon PowerShot G1 X
63% have it
37
0

35. exposure time

When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
60s
Hasselblad X1D-50c: 3600s
37
0

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