• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 10.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 2/3 inch 58.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 624.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon G11 advantages over Fujifilm X-S1

  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Thinner
    48 mm vs 149 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    400g vs 945g
    Lighter weight
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 8 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Fujifilm X-S1 advantages over Canon G11

  • Larger sensor
    2/3 inch vs 1/1.7 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • More telephoto lens reach
    624 mm vs 140 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    12.0 vs 10.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 15 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    7.0 fps vs 1.1 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Tiltable Screen
    Both provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Canon G10

Canon G11
Canon G10
  • $577
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $450
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Manual focus
  • More pixels
Fujifilm X-S1
Canon G10
  • $699
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $450
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Integrated ND filter
  • Thinner

Compared to Nikon P7000

Canon G11
Nikon P7000
  • $577
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Higher effective ISO
  • $400
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Shoots 24p video
Fujifilm X-S1
Nikon P7000
  • $699
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $400
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Integrated ND filter
  • Thinner

Compared to Canon G12

Canon G11
Canon G12
  • $577
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • $854
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Shoots 24p video
  • Faster JPEG shooting
Fujifilm X-S1
Canon G12
  • $699
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $854
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Integrated ND filter
  • Thinner

Compared to Fujifilm HS30EXR

Canon G11
Fujifilm HS30EXR
  • $577
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $468
  • 1/2 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
Fujifilm X-S1
Fujifilm HS30EXR
  • $699
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $468
  • 1/2 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Fujifilm HS35EXR

Canon G11
Fujifilm HS35EXR
  • $577
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $489
  • 1/2 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
Fujifilm X-S1
Fujifilm HS35EXR
  • $699
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $489
  • 1/2 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
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