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Canon G1 X Mark II vs Olympus E-M5

The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II and the Olympus OM-D E-M5 are two enthusiast cameras that were revealed to the public, respectively, in February 2014 and February 2012. The G1X Mark II is a fixed lens compact, while the E-M5 is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. The cameras are based on an 1.5-inch (G1X Mark II) and a Four Thirds (E-M5) sensor. The Canon has a resolution of 13 megapixels, whereas the Olympus provides 15.9 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Canon G1 X Mark II
versus
Olympus E-M5
Canon G1 X Mark II Olympus E-M5
Fixed lens compact camera Mirrorless system camera
24-120mm f/2.0-3.9 Micro Four Thirds lenses
13 MP, 1.5" Sensor 15.9 MP, Four Thirds Sensor
1080/30p Video 1080/60i Video
ISO 100-12,800 ISO 200-25,600
Viewfinder optional Electronic viewfinder (1440k dots)
3.0 LCD, 1040k dots 3.0 LCD, 610k dots
Tilting touchscreen Tilting touchscreen
5.2 shutter flaps per second 9 shutter flaps per second
Lens-based stabilizationIn-body stabilization
not weather sealedWeathersealed body
240 shots per battery charge360 shots per battery charge
116 x 74 x 66 mm, 553 g 122 x 89 x 43 mm, 425 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II and the Olympus OM-D E-M5? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

The physical size and weight of the Canon G1 X Mark II and the Olympus E-M5 are illustrated in the side-by-side display below. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three consecutive perspectives from the front, the top, and the back are available. All width, height and depth measures are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

The E-M5 can be obtained in two different colors (black, silver), while the G1X Mark II is only available in black.

Size Canon G1 X Mark II vs Olympus E-M5
Compare G1X Mark II versus E-M5 top
Comparison G1X Mark II or E-M5 rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Olympus E-M5 is notably larger (26 percent) than the Canon G1 X Mark II. It is noteworthy in this context that the E-M5 is splash and dust-proof, while the G1X Mark II does not feature any corresponding weather-sealing.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete and possibly misleading, as the G1X Mark II has a lens built in, whereas the E-M5 is an interchangeable lens camera that requires a separate lens. Attaching the latter will add extra weight and bulk to the setup. You can compare the optics available for the E-M5 and their specifications in the Micro Four Thirds Lens Catalog.

Concerning battery life, the G1X Mark II gets 240 shots out of its NB-12L battery, while the E-M5 can take 360 images on a single charge of its BLN-1 power pack.

The adjacent table lists the principal physical characteristics of the two cameras alongside a wider set of alternatives. In case you want to display and compare another camera duo, you can use the CAM-parator app to select your camera combination among a large number of options.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Canon G1 X Mark II 116 mm 74 mm 66 mm 553 g 240 n Feb 2014 799 i
2.
 
Olympus E-M5 122 mm 89 mm 43 mm 425 g 360 Y Feb 2012 1,299 i
3.
 
Canon T6s 132 mm 101 mm 78 mm 565 g 440 n Feb 2015 649 i
4.
 
Canon XC10 125 mm 102 mm 122 mm 1040 g 370 n Apr 2015 2,499 i
5.
 
Canon SX60 128 mm 93 mm 114 mm 650 g 340 n Sep 2014 549 i
6.
 
Canon G16 109 mm 76 mm 40 mm 356 g 360 n Aug 2013 549 i
7.
 
Canon S120 100 mm 59 mm 29 mm 217 g 230 n Aug 2013 449 i
8.
 
Canon G1 X 117 mm 81 mm 65 mm 534 g 250 n Jan 2012 799 i
9.
 
Canon T1i 129 mm 98 mm 62 mm 520 g 400 n Mar 2009 799 i
10.
 
Canon XSi 129 mm 98 mm 62 mm 524 g 500 n Jan 2008 799 i
11.
 
Olympus PEN-F 125 mm 72 mm 37 mm 427 g 330 n Jan 2016 1,199 i
12.
 
Olympus E-M5 II 124 mm 85 mm 45 mm 469 g 310 Y Feb 2015 1,099 i
13.
 
Olympus E-M1 130 mm 94 mm 63 mm 497 g 350 Y Sep 2013 1,399 i
14.
 
Olympus E-P5 122 mm 69 mm 37 mm 420 g 330 n May 2013 999 i
15.
 
Olympus Stylus 1 116 mm 87 mm 57 mm 402 g 410 n Oct 2013 699 i
16.
 
Panasonic LX100 115 mm 66 mm 55 mm 393 g 300 n Sep 2014 899 i
17.
 
Panasonic GX7 123 mm 71 mm 55 mm 402 g 350 n Aug 2013 999 i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

The price is, of course, an important factor in any camera decision. The manufacturer’s suggested retail prices give an idea on the placement of the camera in the maker’s lineup and the broader market. The G1X Mark II was launched at a lower price than the E-M5, despite having a lens built in. Usually, retail prices stay at first close to the launch price, but after several months, discounts become available. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down. Then, after the new model is out, very good deals can frequently be found on the pre-owned market.

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Sensor comparison

The imaging sensor is at the core of digital cameras and its size is one of the main determining factors of image quality. A large sensor will generally have larger individual pixels that offer better low-light sensitivity, provide wider dynamic range, and have richer color-depth than smaller pixels in a sensor of the same technological generation. Furthermore, a large sensor camera will give the photographer more possibilities to use shallow depth-of-field in order to isolate a subject from the background. On the downside, larger sensors tend to be associated with larger, more expensive camera bodies and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Canon G1 X Mark II features an 1.5-inch sensor and the Olympus E-M5 a Four Thirds sensor. The sensor area in the E-M5 is 14 percent smaller. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 1.85 and 2.0. Both cameras feature a native aspect ratio (sensor width to sensor height) of 4:3.

Canon G1 X Mark II and Olympus E-M5 sensor measures

Despite having a smaller sensor, the E-M5 offers a higher resolution of 15.9 megapixels, compared with 13 MP of the G1X Mark II. This megapixels advantage comes at the cost of a higher pixel density and a smaller size of the individual pixel (with a pixel pitch of 3.76μm versus 4.49μm for the G1X Mark II). Moreover, it should be noted that the G1X Mark II is much more recent (by 2 years) than the E-M5, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that further enhance the light gathering capacity of its pixels.

The resolution advantage of the Olympus E-M5 implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the E-M5 for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 23 x 17.3 inches or 58.5 x 43.9 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 18.4 x 13.8 inches or 46.8 x 35.1 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 15.4 x 11.5 inches or 39 x 29.3 cm. The corresponding values for the Canon G1 X Mark II are 20.8 x 15.6 inches or 52.8 x 39.6 cm for good quality, 16.6 x 12.5 inches or 42.3 x 31.7 cm for very good quality, and 13.9 x 10.4 inches or 35.2 x 26.4 cm for excellent quality prints.

The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II has a native sensitivity range from ISO 100 to ISO 12800. The corresponding ISO settings for the Olympus OM-D E-M5 are ISO 200 to ISO 25600 (no boost).

G1X Mark II versus E-M5 MP

For many cameras, data on sensor performance has been reported by DXO Mark. This service assesses and scores the color depth ("DXO Portrait"), dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), and low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports") of camera sensors, and also publishes an overall camera score. Of the two cameras under consideration, the E-M5 offers substantially better image quality than the G1X Mark II (overall score 13 points higher). The advantage is based on 1.3 bits higher color depth, 1.5 EV in additional dynamic range, and 0.5 stops in additional low light sensitivity. The table below summarizes the physical sensor characteristics and sensor quality findings and compares them across a set of similar cameras.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Canon G1 X Mark II 1.5-inch 13.0 4160 31201080/30p21.510.8581 58
2.
 
Olympus E-M5 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/60i22.812.3826 71
3.
 
Canon T6s APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/30p22.612.0915 70
4.
 
Canon XC10 1-inch 12.0 4000 30004K/30p...... ..
5.
 
Canon SX60 1/2.3 14.2 4608 30721080/60p19.210.8127 39
6.
 
Canon G16 1/1.7 12.0 4000 30001080/60p21.011.7230 54
7.
 
Canon S120 1/1.7 12.0 4000 30001080/60p21.311.9246 56
8.
 
Canon G1 X 1.5-inch 14.2 4352 32641080/24p21.710.8644 60
9.
 
Canon T1i APS-C 15.1 4752 31681080/20p21.711.5663 63
10.
 
Canon XSi APS-C 12.2 4272 2848none21.910.8692 61
11.
 
Olympus PEN-F Four Thirds 20.2 5184 38881080/60p23.112.4894 74
12.
 
Olympus E-M5 II Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/60p23.012.5842 73
13.
 
Olympus E-M1 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/30p23.012.7757 73
14.
 
Olympus E-P5 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/30p22.812.4895 72
15.
 
Olympus Stylus 1 1/1.7 11.8 3968 29761080/30p20.711.6179 51
16.
 
Panasonic LX100 Four Thirds 12.7 4112 30884K/30p22.312.5553 67
17.
 
Panasonic GX7 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60p22.612.2718 70

Many modern cameras cannot only take still pictures, but also record videos. Both cameras under consideration are equipped with sensors that have a sufficiently high read-out speed for moving images, but the E-M5 provides a faster frame rate than the G1X Mark II. It can shoot movie footage at 1080/60i, while the Canon is limited to 1080/30p.

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Feature comparison

Apart from body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a variety of features. For example, the E-M5 has an electronic viewfinder (1440k dots), which can be very helpful when shooting in bright sunlight. In contrast, the G1X Mark II relies on live view and the rear LCD for framing. That said, the G1X Mark II can be equipped with an optional viewfinder – the EVF-DC1. The table below summarizes some of the other core capabilities of the Canon G1 X Mark II and Olympus E-M5 in connection with corresponding information for a sample of similar cameras.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Size
(inch)
LCD
Resolution
(000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Canon G1 X Mark IIoptional n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 5.2 Y Y
2.
 
Olympus E-M51440 n 3.0 610 tilting Y 1/4000s 9.0 n Y
3.
 
Canon T6soptical Y 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 5.0 Y n
4.
 
Canon XC10none n 3.0 1030 tilting Y 1/2000s 3.8 n Y
5.
 
Canon SX60922 n 3.0 922 swivel n 1/2000s 6.4 Y Y
6.
 
Canon G16optical n 3.0 922 fixed n 1/4000s 2.2 Y Y
7.
 
Canon S120none n 3.0 922 fixed Y 1/2000s 12.1 Y Y
8.
 
Canon G1 Xoptical n 3.0 922 Swivel n 1/4000s 1.9 Y Y
9.
 
Canon T1ioptical n 3.0 920 fixed n 1/4000s 3.4 Y n
10.
 
Canon XSioptical n 3.0 230 fixed n 1/4000s 3.5 Y n
11.
 
Olympus PEN-F2360 n 3.0 1037 swivel Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
12.
 
Olympus E-M5 II2360 n 3.0 1037 swivel Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
13.
 
Olympus E-M12360 n 3.0 1037 tilting Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
14.
 
Olympus E-P5optional n 3.0 1037 tilting Y 1/8000s 9.0 Y Y
15.
 
Olympus Stylus 11440 n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/2000s 7.0 Y Y
16.
 
Panasonic LX1002764 n 3.0 921 fixed n 1/4000s 11.0 n Y
17.
 
Panasonic GX72760 n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/8000s 5.0 Y Y

One difference between the cameras concerns the presence of an on-board flash. The G1X Mark II has one, while the E-M5 does not. While the built-in flash of the G1X Mark II is not very powerful, it can at times be useful as a fill-in light.

The G1X Mark II has an articulated LCD that can be turned to be front-facing. This characteristic will be appreciated by vloggers and photographers who are interested in snapping selfies. In contrast, the E-M5 does not have a selfie-screen.

The Canon G1 X Mark II has an intervalometer built-in. This enables the photographer to capture time lapse sequences, such as flower blooming, a sunset or moon rise, without purchasing an external camera trigger and related software.

Concerning the storage of imaging data, both the G1X Mark II and the E-M5 write their files to SDXC cards. Both cameras can use UHS-I cards, which provide for Ultra High Speed data transfer of up to 104 MB/s.

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Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II and Olympus OM-D E-M5 and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Microphone
Internal
Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Canon G1 X Mark IIYstereomono--mini2.0YY-
2.
 
Olympus E-M5Ystereomono--mini2.0---
3.
 
Canon T6sYstereomonoY-mini2.0YY-
4.
 
Canon XC10YstereomonoYYmini2.0YY-
5.
 
Canon SX60YstereomonoY-mini2.0YY-
6.
 
Canon G16Ystereomono--mini2.0Y--
7.
 
Canon S120-stereomono--mini2.0Y--
8.
 
Canon G1 XYstereomono--mini2.0---
9.
 
Canon T1iYmonomono--mini2.0---
10.
 
Canon XSiY----mini2.0---
11.
 
Olympus PEN-FYstereomono--micro2.0Y--
12.
 
Olympus E-M5 IIYstereomonoY-micro2.0Y--
13.
 
Olympus E-M1YstereomonoY-micro2.0Y--
14.
 
Olympus E-P5Ystereomono--micro2.0Y--
15.
 
Olympus Stylus 1Ystereomono--micro2.0Y--
16.
 
Panasonic LX100Ystereomono--micro2.0YY-
17.
 
Panasonic GX7Ystereomono--mini2.0YY-

It is notable that the G1X Mark II offers wifi support, while the E-M5 does not. Wifi can be a very convenient means to transfer image data to an off-camera location.

Both the G1X Mark II and the E-M5 have been discontinued, but can regularly be found used on eBay. The E-M5 was replaced by the Olympus E-M5 II, while the G1X Mark II was followed by the Canon G1 X Mark III. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Canon and Olympus websites.

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Review summary

So how do things add up? Is there a clear favorite between the Canon G1 X Mark II and the Olympus E-M5? Which camera is better? The listing below highlights the relative strengths of the two models.

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Advantages of the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II:

  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (1040k vs 610k dots).
  • More selfie-friendly: Has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing.
  • Easier time-lapse photography: Has an intervalometer built-in for low frequency shooting.
  • Ready to shoot: Has a lens built-in, whereas the E-M5 requires a separate lens.
  • More compact: Is smaller (116x74mm vs 122x89mm) and thus needs less room in the bag.
  • Easier fill-in: Is equipped with a small onboard flash to brighten deep shadow areas.
  • Easier file upload: Has wifi built in for automatic backup or image transfer to the web.
  • Easier device pairing: Supports NFC for fast wireless image transfer over short distances.
  • More affordable: Was introduced at a lower price, despite coming with a built-in lens.
  • More modern: Reflects 2 years of technical progress since the E-M5 launch.

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Reasons to prefer the Olympus OM-D E-M5:

  • More detail: Has more megapixels (15.9 vs 13MP), which boosts linear resolution by 11%.
  • Better image quality: Scores substantially higher (13 points) in the DXO overall evaluation.
  • Richer colors: Generates noticeably more natural colors (1.3 bits more color depth).
  • More dynamic range: Captures a broader range of light and dark details (1.5 EV of extra DR).
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Can shoot in dim conditions (0.5 stops ISO advantage).
  • Better video: Provides higher movie framerates (1080/60i versus 1080/30p).
  • Easier framing: Has an electronic viewfinder for image composition and settings control.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (9 vs 5.2 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • More flexible: Takes interchangeable lenses and can thus be used with specialty optics.
  • Longer lasting: Gets more shots (360 versus 240) out of a single battery charge.
  • Better sealing: Is splash and dust sealed for shooting in inclement weather conditions.
  • More heavily discounted: Has been around for much longer (launched in February 2012).

If the number of relative strengths (bullet points above) is taken as a guide, the E-M5 emerges as the winner of the match-up (12 : 10 points). However, the pertinence of the various camera strengths will differ across photographers, so that you might want to weigh individual camera traits according to their importance for your own imaging needs before making a camera decision. A professional wildlife photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a family photog, and a person interested in architecture has distinct needs from a sports shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

G1X Mark II 10:12 E-M5

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Canon G1 X Mark II and the Olympus E-M5 place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Travel-Zoom Camera and Best Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera listings whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the specs-based evaluation of cameras can be instructive in revealing their potential as photographic tools, it remains partial and cannot reveal, for example, the shooting experience and imaging performance when actually working with the G1X Mark II or the E-M5. User reviews, such as those found at amazon, can sometimes inform about these issues, but such feedback is often incomplete, inconsistent, and biased.

Expert reviews

This is where reviews by experts come in. The table below provides a synthesis of the camera assessments of some of the best known photo-gear review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Canon G1 X Mark II3/5+77/1004/54.5/5 Feb 2014 799 i
2.
 
Olympus E-M54/5+ +80/1004.5/55/5 Feb 2012 1,299 i
3.
 
Canon T6s5/5+77/1004.5/54.5/5 Feb 2015 649 i
4.
 
Canon XC10....80/100.... Apr 2015 2,499 i
5.
 
Canon SX603/5+ +75/1004/54.5/5 Sep 2014 549 i
6.
 
Canon G164/5+..4.5/54.5/5 Aug 2013 549 i
7.
 
Canon S120..+ +..4.5/54.5/5 Aug 2013 449 i
8.
 
Canon G1 X5/5+76/1004/54.5/5 Jan 2012 799 i
9.
 
Canon T1i..+ +74/1004.5/54.5/5 Mar 2009 799 i
10.
 
Canon XSi..+ ++ +4/54.5/5 Jan 2008 799 i
11.
 
Olympus PEN-F....82/1004.5/55/5 Jan 2016 1,199 i
12.
 
Olympus E-M5 II5/5+ +81/1005/55/5 Feb 2015 1,099 i
13.
 
Olympus E-M15/5+ +84/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2013 1,399 i
14.
 
Olympus E-P55/5+ +78/1004.5/55/5 May 2013 999 i
15.
 
Olympus Stylus 1..+ +..4.5/54.5/5 Oct 2013 699 i
16.
 
Panasonic LX1005/5+ +85/1005/55/5 Sep 2014 899 i
17.
 
Panasonic GX74/5+79/1005/55/5 Aug 2013 999 i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

Care should be taken when interpreting the review scores above, though. The assessments were made in relation to similar cameras of the same technological generation. Hence, a score should always be seen in the context of the camera's market launch date and its price, and comparing ratings of very distinct cameras or ones that are far apart in terms of their release date have little meaning. Also, kindly note that some of the listed sites have over time developped their review approaches and their reporting style.

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    Specifications: Canon G1 X Mark II vs Olympus E-M5

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Canon G1 X Mark II Olympus E-M5
    Camera Type Fixed lens compact camera Mirrorless system camera
    Camera Lens 24-120mm f/2.0-3.9 Micro Four Thirds lenses
    Launch Date February 2014 February 2012
    Launch Price USD 799 USD 1,299
    Sensor Specs Canon G1 X Mark II Olympus E-M5
    Sensor Technology CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format 1.5" Sensor Four Thirds Sensor
    Sensor Size 18.7 x 14.0 mm 17.3 x 13.0 mm
    Sensor Area 261.8 mm2 224.9 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 23.4 mm 21.6 mm
    Crop Factor 1.85x 2.0x
    Sensor Resolution 13 Megapixels 15.9 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 4160 x 3120 pixels 4608 x 3456 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 4.49 μm 3.76 μm
    Pixel Density 4.96 MP/cm2 7.08 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter Anti-Alias filter
    Movie Capability 1080/30p Video 1080/60i Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 12,800 ISO 200 - 25,600 ISO
    Image Processor DIGIC 6 TruePic VI
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) 58 71
    DXO Color Depth (bits) 21.5 22.8
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) 10.8 12.3
    DXO Low Light (ISO) 581 826
    Screen Specs Canon G1 X Mark II Olympus E-M5
    Viewfinder Type Viewfinder optional Electronic viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.58x
    Viewfinder Resolution 1440k dots
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 3.0inch
    LCD Resolution 1040k dots 610k dots
    LCD Attachment Tilting screen Tilting screen
    Touch Input Touchscreen Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Canon G1 X Mark II Olympus E-M5
    Focus System Contrast-detect AF Contrast-detect AF
    Manual Focusing AidFocus Peakingno Peaking Feature
    Continuous Shooting 5.2 shutter flaps/s 9 shutter flaps/s
    Time-Lapse PhotographyIntervalometer built-inno Intervalometer
    Image StabilizationLens-based stabilizationIn-body stabilization
    Fill Flash Built-in Flash no On-Board Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot Single card slot
    UHS card support UHS-I UHS-I
    Connectivity Specs Canon G1 X Mark II Olympus E-M5
    External Flash Hotshoe Hotshoe
    USB Connector USB 2.0 USB 2.0
    HDMI Port mini HDMI mini HDMI
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in no Wifi
    Near-Field Communication NFC built-in no NFC
    Body Specs Canon G1 X Mark II Olympus E-M5
    Environmental Sealingnot weather sealedWeathersealed body
    Battery Type NB-12L BLN-1
    Battery Life (CIPA)240 shots per charge360 shots per charge
    Body Dimensions 116 x 74 x 66 mm
    (4.6 x 2.9 x 2.6 in)
    122 x 89 x 43 mm
    (4.8 x 3.5 x 1.7 in)
    Camera Weight 553 g (19.5 oz) 425 g (15.0 oz)

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