Canon G3X and Panasonic FZ1000 are on the table of comparison because it’s somehow interesting to see which camera would be the more desirable to be of used by the passionate photographers.
Although both the two cameras have been planted with the latest specifications but in-spite of all these sound specifications you can’t choose one single camera as a better one, just check the comparison table you could find a lot more dissimilarities in their different specifications
Canon PowerShot G3 X vs. Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ1000 Specification Comparison Table.
Optical Zoom– The first difference is optical zoom which is more in Canon G3X that is 25x means this camera will allow you to magnify your desire subject 25 times more from your photography position and deliver your images much more magnified as compare to Panasonic FZ1000 that is 16x only.
Aperture range: The aperture range of FZ 1000 is more than that of the G3X that is F2.8- F4.0 so more will be the aperture range more light will fall onto the sensor and that give you complete freedom to use the faster shutter speed and provide you a crisp depth of the field.
Image stabilization – The 5 axis image stabilization system engineered in Panasonic FZ1000 that’s been spread in horizontal, vertical, axis of rotation, vertical rotation, and horizontal rotation means in five different axes and these all axes will help you to get blur free images by rectifying your camera shake problem while Canon G3X has optical image stabilization which isn’t as better as 5- axis IS.
AF point- The distinct 49 AF points and the presence of these area focus points give you a general help in tracking the target subjects and finally it will keep you tension free about the quality of images which will be pin point sharper even shooting of the subjects in motion while Canon G3X has only 31 area focus.
Shutter speed- Panasonic FZ1000 is one step ahead of Canon G3X even in case of shutter speed or shooting speed. The FZ 1000 offers you to capture long exposure shots of 60 secs where as the canon G3X is limited to 30 secs only, similarly the FZ 1000 also allow you to capture images by having a shutter speed of 1/16000 on the other hand the canon G3X has very less that is 30 secs 1/3000 secs only The shooting speed with 12 fps FZ1000 beautifully capture the more actions of the subject in focus.
Video- Panasonic FZ1000 will capable to record 4k(3840 x 2160) at 30p and the file format will be MP4, you can alsoFull HD 1080 video record at 60p, 30p, 24p, or 60i-in the AVCHD format along with full HD, HD, and also in MP4 format. You need to use UHS-3 memory card while recording 4k video. But on the other hand if you choose Canon G3X for better video quality then you are wrong because you will have to satisfy with only full HD video at 60p.
Display- However, the Canon G3X has managed to provide you a better display that is 3.2″ touchscreen LCD provides you a sharp images with much more clarity, 1.62M-dot multi-angle tilting touchscreen LCD, doesn’t matter whatever your shooting angle is while Panasonic FZ 1000 is not providing you a better display.
Battery life– The battery attached in the FZ1000 promises you to provide almost 360 shots at a time but G3X provide you to take only 300 shots.
Verdicts – If you want to spare your savings on any one of two then we’ll recommend you to buy Panasonic FZ1000 in which you can find all your desire specifications.