Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III vs Panasonic DMC LX100 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

PowerShot G1 X Mk. III vs DMC LX100 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III vs Panasonic DMC LX100: Specifications at a glance

PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

  • Introduced in October 2017
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 9 frames/second
  • 100 – 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-72mm (3x), f2.8-5.6
  • WiFi built-in
  • 115 x 77.9 x 51.4mm³ (4.5″ x 3.1″ x 2.0″)
  • 399g (12.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

DMC LX100

  • Introduced in October 2014
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 13 megapixel
  • 11 frames/second
  • 100 – 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor
  • Zoom 24-75mm (3x), f1.7-2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 114.8 x 66.2 x 55.0mm³ (4.5″ x 2.6″ x 2.2″)
  • 393g (12.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC LX100

PowerShot G1 X Mk. III vs DMC LX100: The sensors

PowerShot G1 X Mk. III features a APS-C sized sensor, while the DMC LX100 uses a Four Thirds sensor.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Better choice: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

PowerShot G1 X Mk. III vs DMC LX100: The viewfinders

PowerShot G1 X Mk. III has an electronic viewfinder and it’s resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.60x.

The DMC LX100 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.76 megapixel, it’s magnification is 0.70x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

PowerShot G1 X Mk. III (0.60x)

DMC LX100 (0.70x)

Note: Differences in the image area are the result of different image ratios, 3:2 or 4:3. That can make it difficult to compare the viewfinder magnification of both cameras.

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III VS Panasonic DMC LX100 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III a better choice

PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

DMC LX100

Larger sensor (5)

APS-C Four Thirds
Sensor cleaning (3)

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

24.20 12.80
Built-in flash (2)

Better monitor (2, Megapixel)

1.04 0.92
Articulated monitor (2)

Touch screen (2)

Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot G1 X Mk. III are the larger sensor, built-in automatic sensor cleaning and the higher resolution. Additional pros for the Canon are the built-in flash, that the display has a higher resolution and the articulated display. A recommendation of the PowerShot G1 X Mk. III is made easy by the rather comfortable touch screen.

The PowerShot G1 X Mk. III scores 21 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC LX100

PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

DMC LX100

Higher speed (4, frames/second)

9 11
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)

2.36 2.76
Better Video (2)

1920 x 1080 3840 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)

200 350

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC LX100 are that the camera is faster, the better viewfinder and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the DMC LX100 is made easy by that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 13 points for the DMC LX100.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

DMC LX100

Sensitivity

100 – 25600 ISO 100 – 25600 ISO
Image stabilizer

Similar weight

399g 393g
Similar size

460cm³ 418cm³
WiFi

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III VS Panasonic DMC LX100 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot G1 X Mk. III and DMC LX100

Top view of cameras

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

Panasonic DMC LX100

21
13

We recommend Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III as better choice.

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