Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX100 vs. Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II Specification Comparison Table.
|Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX100||Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II|
Sensor: The Panasonic DMC-LX100 features a 16.8MP four-thirds image sensor which assures the delivery of high quality images which can further be processed and cropped. While the canon G1 X Mark II features a 12.8MP 1.5” sensor which delivers high quality images in the output. Theoretically with a notable large sensor the G1 X will gather more light while creating the image, therefore the quality of image will be high.
Optical zoom: The canon G1 X Mark II features 5X optical zoom whereas the LX 100 features 3.1X, the more optical zoom which allows the user to take sharp images subjects which are notably far from the photographer without taking the camera closer to the subject.
Aperture range: LX100 comes with better aperture range of f1.7-f2.8 DMC-LX100 allows to manually adjust the amount of light entering the lens barrel while creating the image. On the other hand the aperture range of G1 X Mark II is to f2.0-f3.9 which is slightly difficult to work with in fast varying lightning conditions. Therefore DMC-LX100 is more useful while working at different lightning conditions.
Macro: The macro range of DMC-LX100 is 3cm which delivers highly detailed, real life like images of the closer subjects. The small macro range makes sure that the image received has rich color depth. Whereas the G1 X Mark II offers the macro range of 5cm which results in slightly low quality macro images when compared to DMC-LX 100.
Image stabilization: Both the cameras offer optical image stabilization which reduces the camera shake effect, which causes blurriness to the images.
Auto focus: When we talk about the AF system, both the cameras support Contrast detect autofocus system. The contrast detect AF system fine tunes the focused area for excellent focusing experience. However LX 100 offers 49 AF points and G1 x Mark II offers 31 AF points.
ISO: With an ISO sensitivity of 100-25600 the LX100 makes the user capable to take better quality images even in the dull lightning situations. Whereas the ISO sensitivity of G1 X Mark II is 100-12800. With the better ISO sensitivity LX100 is more preferable over G1 X mark II.
Shutter speed: The shutter speed of LX100 is 60 sec 1/16000 sec while that of G1 X Mark II is 60 sec 1/4000 sec. with a better shutter speed LX100 can take sharp and crisp images of the fast moving objects.
Top shooting speed: The LX100 can take up to 11 shots continuously in a second while G1 X Mark II can take 5 shots continuously in a second.
Video: With LX100 user can record Ultra HD 3840 x2160 videos @30fps and full HD 1080p videos @60fps. MP4 or AVCHD formats are supported. While the G1 X Mark II is capable of recording 1080p videos at multiple frame rates up to 60fps.
Display: The G1 X Mark II offers a 3.0″ 1.04m-Dot LCD Monitor for real time monitoring. Furthermore it can be tilted to several angles for easy viewing at different angles. On the other hand the LX100 offers a 3.0″ 920K Pixel LCD Display for real time monitoring and image or video playback.
Viewfinder: LX100 features an electronic viewfinder which allows the user to monitor the subject even at the brightest conditions. Whereas no viewfinder comes along with the G1 X Mark II.
WI-FI: Both the cameras comes with WI-FI and NFC which makes allows them to connect with any iOS or Android device for wireless image sharing and remotely controlling the camera with the linked devices. NFC allows it to connect to any device by just tapping both of them.
Battery: LX100 can takes 300 shots in one battery cycle whereas G1 x Mark II can take 240 shots in one cycle.
Dimension: LX100is smaller than G1 x Mark II.
Wight: LX100weighs less than G1 x Mark II.
High ISO Test Between Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX100 vs. Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II
Verdict: As we can clearly see that the Canon G1X Mark II is giving neat and clean images with high details and also features more optical zoom range, on the other hand the LX100 features better shutter range and option to record 4K video.. so if you are a still shooter we recommend you to but the Canon G1X Mark II camera and if you are a video / sports shooter we recommend you to buy LX100.