• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 72.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800

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Differences

Canon G1X Mark III advantages over Fujifilm X-A5

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Fast startup
    ~2.10 vs 3.1 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/2000 vs 1/180 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Less shutter lag
    0.12 vs 0.33 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    9.3 fps vs 5.8 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    9.4 fps vs 5.7 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    16 vs 6 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)

Fujifilm X-A5 advantages over Canon G1X Mark III

  • Less expensive
    $549 vs $1099*
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 450 vs 200 shots
    Capture more photos
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Impressive overall image quality; Excellent high ISO performance; Very good dynamic range from RAW files; Full HD video at 60 fps; Good battery life.

  • Slower-than-average AF speed; 4K video capped at 15fps; Very slow startup to first shot time with new power-zoom kit lens; Sluggish single-shot cycle times.

The Competition

Compared to Leica X-E (Typ 102)

Canon G1X Mark III
Leica X-E (Typ 102)
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $1537
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Fujifilm X-A5
Leica X-E (Typ 102)
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
  • $1537
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Higher max flash sync

Compared to Fujifilm X70

Canon G1X Mark III
Fujifilm X70
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $749
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm X-A5
Fujifilm X70
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $749
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Fast startup

Compared to Fujifilm X-A3

Canon G1X Mark III
Fujifilm X-A3
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $528
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm X-A5
Fujifilm X-A3
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $528
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup

Compared to Canon EOS M6

Canon G1X Mark III
Canon EOS M6
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $779
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
Fujifilm X-A5
Canon EOS M6
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $779
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • NFC

Compared to Fujifilm XF10

Canon G1X Mark III
Fujifilm XF10
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm X-A5
Fujifilm XF10
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $499
  • APS-C
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