• 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 84.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 30.0 megapixels
  • 8.20mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon G9X advantages over Nikon 360

  • Rear display
    Yes vs No
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    1 inch vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 2.41 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
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • More telephoto lens reach
    84 mm vs 8 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • 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
  • Thinner
    30 mm vs 60 mm
    Thinner
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 1 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Nikon 360 advantages over Canon G9X

  • 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
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More pixels
    30.0 vs 20.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle lens
    8 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Both provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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Review Excerpt

  • Smallest 1-inch sensor camera available; Slips in a pants pocket almost unnoticed; Bright lens at wide-angle; Great image quality; Swift 6.5 fps JPEG burst shooting; Intuitive touch-screen control; In-camera Wi-Fi gets images onto your phone easily

  • Limited 3x zoom range; Tighter wide-angle than competitors; JPEG buffer limited to 10 frames; very slow bracketing / raw burst shooting; Touch-screen menus take lots of tapping; Poor battery life

The Competition

Compared to Pentax Q

Canon G9X
Pentax Q
  • $369
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $695
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Hot shoe
  • Faster shutter
Nikon 360
Pentax Q
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $695
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Sony RX100

Canon G9X
Sony RX100
  • $369
  • 1 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $448
  • 1 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
Nikon 360
Sony RX100
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $448
  • 1 inch
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Canon S110

Canon G9X
Canon S110
  • $369
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $249
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
Nikon 360
Canon S110
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $249
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Rear display
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Olympus TG-Tracker

Canon G9X
Olympus TG-Tracker
  • $369
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $392
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Shoot 4K video
Nikon 360
Olympus TG-Tracker
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • NFC
  • $392
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Less expensive

Compared to Canon G9X Mark II

Canon G9X
Canon G9X Mark II
  • $369
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger RAW buffer
  • $449
  • 1 inch
  • Fast startup
  • Built-in Bluetooth
Nikon 360
Canon G9X Mark II
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $449
  • 1 inch
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking
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