• 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.8 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 85.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon G5X advantages over Nikon DL24-85

  • 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
  • More telephoto lens reach
    100 mm vs 85 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Nikon DL24-85 advantages over Canon G5X

  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 290 vs 215 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Longer exposure
    120 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    60.0 fps vs 7.6 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • 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

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Both provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Both provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities

Common Weaknesses

  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • 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

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Photographer-friendly controls; Good OLED viewfinder; Good image quality with sharp detail especially with RAW; Vari-angle touchscreen display.

  • Only 31 autofocus points; Subpar continuous shooting performance; Soft corners at wide-angle; Flare issues and fringing shooting wide-open; No 4K video; Poor battery life.

The Competition

Compared to Sony RX100 III

Canon G5X
Sony RX100 III
  • $699
  • 1 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $648
  • 1 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Longer stills battery life
Nikon DL24-85
Sony RX100 III
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $648
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Canon G7X

Canon G5X
Canon G7X
  • $699
  • 1 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $559
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer exposure
Nikon DL24-85
Canon G7X
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $559
  • 1 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Has anti-aliasing filter

Compared to Sony RX100 IV

Canon G5X
Sony RX100 IV
  • $699
  • 1 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $798
  • 1 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
Nikon DL24-85
Sony RX100 IV
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Touchscreen
  • $798
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Canon G7X Mark II

Canon G5X
Canon G7X Mark II
  • $699
  • 1 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $599
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Nikon DL24-85
Canon G7X Mark II
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $599
  • 1 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Shoots 24p video

Compared to Sony RX100 V

Canon G5X
Sony RX100 V
  • $699
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
Nikon DL24-85
Sony RX100 V
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Touchscreen
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
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