Canon PowerShot G9 X vs Canon PowerShot G1 X Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

PowerShot G9 X vs PowerShot G1 X - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot G9 X vs Canon PowerShot G1 X Specs

PowerShot G9 X

  • Introduced in September 2015
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: 1″
  • 20 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 125 – 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor
  • Zoom 28-84mm (3x), f2.0-4.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 98 x 58 x 31mm³ (3.9″ x 2.3″ x 1.2″)
  • 209g (6.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot G9 X

PowerShot G1 X

  • Introduced in March 2012
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 14 megapixel
  • 2 frames/second
  • 100 – 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (See through)
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 28-112mm (4x), f2.8-5.8
  • No WiFi
  • 116.9 x 81 x 65.1mm³ (4.6″ x 3.2″ x 2.6″)
  • 540g (17.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot G1 X

PowerShot G9 X vs PowerShot G1 X: The sensors

The PowerShot G9 X features a 1″ sized sensor, while the PowerShot G1 X uses a Compact sensor.

Featuring an area of 262mm² (0.42 sq.in.), the PowerShot G1 X’s sensor is a lot larger that the chip that the PowerShot G9 X employs at 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.). A larger sensor can produce images of interiors or at night that have less noise and better contrast than photos shot with 1″ sized chips.

Better choice: Canon PowerShot G1 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X VS Canon PowerShot G1 X Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot G9 X a better choice

PowerShot G9 X

PowerShot G1 X

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

20.20 14.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)

6 2
Auto Focus points (4)

31 9
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)

1.04 0.92
Touch screen (2)

Weighs less (2)

209g
(6.7 oz.)
540g
(17.4 oz.)
More portable (2)

176cm³
(11 cu.in.)
616cm³
(39 cu.in.)
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot G9 X are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Canon are that the display has a higher resolution, the rather comfortable touch screen and the lower weight than the PowerShot G1 X. Another advantage over the PowerShot G1 X: the more compact size and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The PowerShot G9 X scores 23 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon PowerShot G1 X

PowerShot G9 X

PowerShot G1 X

Larger sensor (5)

1″ Compact
Better sensibility (4)

125 – 12800 ISO 100 – 12800 ISO
Articulated monitor (2)

Longer battery life (3, photos)

220 250

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot G1 X are the larger sensor, the larger sensitivity and the articulated display. A recommendation of the PowerShot G1 X is made easy by that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 14 points for the PowerShot G1 X.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot G9 X

PowerShot G1 X

Built-in flash

Image stabilizer

Video resolution

1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Canon PowerShot G9 X VS Canon PowerShot G1 X Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot G9 X and PowerShot G1 X

Top view of cameras

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G1 X

23
14

We recommend Canon PowerShot G9 X as better choice.

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