• 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 480.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 72.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500
  • Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III
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Predecessor: Panasonic FZ1000
FZ1000 vs FZ2500
Canon G1X Mark II
G1X Mark II vs G1X Mark III
Successor:    
General
Model Number: FZ2500 G1X Mark III
Alternate Model Number(s): FZ2000, FZH1 G1X III
Camera Format: EVF Compact
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $1199.99 $1299.00
Street Price: $897.99 $999.00
Date Available: 2016-11-15 2017-11-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 34.1 oz (966 g)
includes batteries
14.1 oz (399 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.4 x 4.0 x 5.3 in.
(138 x 102 x 135 mm)
4.5 x 3.1 x 2.0 in.
(115 x 78 x 51 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Canon
Effective Megapixels: 20.1 24.2
Sensor Format: 1 inch APS-C
Sensor size: 116.16mm2 (13.20mm x 8.80mm) 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 2.41 microns 3.72 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.7x 1.6x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
3888 x 2592 (10.1 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
4864 x 3648 (17.7 MP, 4:3),
3456 x 2592 (9.0 MP, 4:3),
2432 x 1824 (4.4 MP, 4:3),
5472 x 3080 (16.9 MP, 16:9),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 3648 (13.3 MP, 1:1),
2592 x 2592 (6.7 MP, 1:1),
1824 x 1824 (3.3 MP, 1:1)
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
3984 x 2656 (10.6 MP, 3:2),
2976 x 1984 (5.9 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1600 (3.8 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3368 (20.2 MP, 16:9),
3984 x 2240 (8.9 MP, 16:9),
2976 x 1824 (5.4 MP, Other),
2400 x 1344 (3.2 MP, Other),
5328 x 4000 (21.3 MP, 4:3),
3552 x 2664 (9.5 MP, 4:3),
2656 x 1992 (5.3 MP, 4:3),
2112 x 1600 (3.4 MP, Other),
4000 x 4000 (16.0 MP, 1:1),
2656 x 2656 (7.1 MP, 1:1),
1984 x 1984 (3.9 MP, 1:1),
1600 x 1600 (2.6 MP, 1:1),
24064 x 2800 (67.4 MP, Other),
6000 x 2800 (16.8 MP, Other),
16000 x 4200 (67.2 MP, Other),
4200 x 4000 (16.8 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW, RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), .CR2 14-bit RAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 11.4 9.3
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 4096x2160 (24p)
3840x2160 (30p/​24p)
1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​50p/​50i/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (2p/​12p/​20p/​22p/​24p/​26p/​28p/​36p/​48p/​60p/​72p/​84p/​96p/​120p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (30p/​25p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Audio format LPCM), MP4 (Audio format LPCM / AAC 2ch), AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo))
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT; 16 elements in 11 groups with 5 aspherical (8 aspherical surfaces), 4 ED, 1 UHR elements Canon Zoom Lens; 9 elements in 8 groups with 3 double-sided aspherical elements and 1 single-sided aspherical element
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 480mm 24 - 72mm
Focal Length (actual): 8.8 - 176mm 15 - 45mm
Zoom Ratio: 20.00x 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/4.5 (tele) - f/11; 9 blade diaphragm; 2 built-in ND filters (1/4, 1/16, 1/64, Auto) f/2.8 (W) / f/5.6 (T) - f/16 with 9-blade Circular Diaphragm; ND Filter (3-stop): On / Auto / Off
Integrated ND Filter: Yes Yes
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
10 - 50 cm
3.9 - 19.7 in
Filter Thread: 67.0mm 37.0mm
Thread Type: On lens n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x 4x (with Digital Tele-Converter Approx. 1.6x or 2.0x), ZoomPlus 6x (total)
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect with DFD: Face/Eye Detection, Tracking, 49-area, Custom Multi, 1-area (flexible / scalable), Pinpoint; (Full area touch is available) Hybrid PDAF/CDAF: Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Maximum 49 AF points (Fixed location on 7x7 grid) via camera automatic selection; Freely position 1 AF point / 1 AF Zone (9 points, 3x3 grid) via manual selection; Touch AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF: 0.39-inch 2.36M-dot XGA OLED, Field of View: Approx. 100%, Magnification: Approx. 2.18x / 0.74x (35mm equiv.), 20mm eyepoint, -4.0 to +4.0 diopter adjustment, eye sensor 0.39"-type 2.36m-dot OLED EVF, 100% coverage, 22mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter correction, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: 2,359,296 dots (786,432 pixels) 2,360,000 dots (786,666 pixels)
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.74x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 2.18x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots (346,700 px) 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes Yes
Selfie Screen: Yes Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 125 100
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO, 80*, 100*, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600* (* Extended ISO); Changeable to 1/3 EV step Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set 1/2/3/4, Color Temperature (2-axis adjustable) Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Underwater, Color Temperature, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/2000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple, Center-Weighted, Spot Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene: Clear Portrait, Silky Skin, Backlit Softness, Clear in Backlight, Relaxing Tone, Sweet Child's Face, Distinct Scenery, Bright Blue Sky, Romantic Sunset Glow, Vivid Sunset Glow, Glistening Water, Clear Nightscape, Cool Night Sky, Warm Glowing Nightscape, Artistic Nightscape, Glittering Illuminations, Handheld Night Shot, Clear Night Portrait, Soft Image of a Flower, Appetizing Food, Cute Dessert, Freeze Animal Motion, Clear Sports Shot, Monochrome, Panorama; Creative Control: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Monochrome, Dynamic Monochrome, Rough Monochrome, Silky Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Toy Pop, Bleach Bypass, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Fantasy, Star Filter, One Point Color, Sunshine (22 filters) Smart Auto (58 scenes detected), Hybrid Auto, Custom 1, Custom 2, SCN (Self-Portrait, Portrait, Smooth Skin, Panoramic Shot, Panning, Star (Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Time-Lapse Movie), Handheld Night Scene, Grainy B/W, Soft Focus, Art Bold effect, Water painting effect, Toy camera effect, Miniature effect, HDR, Underwater, Fireworks), Movie (Standard, Short Clip, Manual, Time-lapse Movie)
Self Timer: 2, 10, 3 shots in 10 seconds 10, 2 or custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes  
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red- eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red- eye Reduction, Slow Sync./Red- eye Reduction, Forced Off; Flash Synchro; 1st / 2nd Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro; FE Lock, Red-eye Reduction, Second Curtain Synchro; E-TTL with EX series Speedlites
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 0.3 - 13.2m (Wide), 1.0 - 7.9m (Tele) 1.6 ft. (50cm) - 29.5 ft. (9.0m) (W), 1.6 ft. (50cm) - 14.8 ft. (4.5m) (T)
Max Flash Sync: 1/4000s with mechanical shutter; flash not supported with electronic shutter 1/2000
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW+JPEG .CR2 14-bit RAW, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Audio format LPCM), MP4 (Audio format LPCM / AAC 2ch), AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo))
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No Yes
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes No
Headphone Jack: Yes No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Wi-Fi, optional wired Wi-Fi/Bluetooth or optional wired
Connections (extended): Micro-B USB 2.0, Micro-HDMI (Type D) with Viera Link, 2.5mm remote jack, 3.5mm external mic jack, 3.5mm external headphone jack Micro-B USB, Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Wired Remote Switch
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.45 0.43
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.68 0.41
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 11.4 9.3
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 100 23
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.6 9.4
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 35 16
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.7 9.4
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 32 16
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.10 seconds 0.12 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.10 seconds 0.12 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.129 seconds 0.100 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.45 seconds 0.40 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.039 seconds 0.033 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 2.3 seconds 2.1 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.7 seconds 1.4 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 4.7 seconds 3.8 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 350 shots 200 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 270 shots 200 shots
Battery Life, Video:   85 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: 7.2v 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable NB-13L Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NB-13L Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: None; PHOTOfunSTUDIO and SILKYPIX Developer Studio available for download. No disc is included; Canon software can be downloaded from their website.
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: