• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 72.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.4 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 128.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon G1X Mark III advantages over Panasonic TS7

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 3.72 vs 1.19 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.8 vs f/3.3
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Longer video battery life
    85 vs 60 minutes
    Capture more video
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • More pixels
    24.2 vs 20.4 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    23 vs 11 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Panasonic TS7 advantages over Canon G1X Mark III

  • Less expensive
    $297 vs $1099
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • More telephoto lens reach
    128 mm vs 72 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 300 vs 200 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Thinner
    37 mm vs 51 mm
    Thinner
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

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
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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The Competition

Compared to Sigma dp2 Quattro

Canon G1X Mark III
Sigma dp2 Quattro
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
Panasonic TS7
Sigma dp2 Quattro
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Sigma dp1 Quattro

Canon G1X Mark III
Sigma dp1 Quattro
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $833
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
Panasonic TS7
Sigma dp1 Quattro
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $833
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

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
Panasonic TS7
Leica X-E (Typ 102)
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $1537
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Fujifilm X70

Canon G1X Mark III
Fujifilm X70
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
Panasonic TS7
Fujifilm X70
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Fujifilm XF10

Canon G1X Mark III
Fujifilm XF10
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $466
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
Panasonic TS7
Fujifilm XF10
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $466
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
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