Nikon DL 24-500 vs Canon G3X


Let’s go to the comparison of two cameras Nikon DL 24-500mm vs Canon G3X so that we could see them in details…

Features/ Models Nikon DL 24-500mm Canon G3X
Megapixel 20.8MP CX-Format BSI CMOS Sensor 20.2 MP 1″ High-Sensitivity CMOS Sensor
Sensor size 1 inch 1 inch
Optical Zoom 21X 25x
Aperture Range F2.8 – 5.6 F2.8 – 5.6
Macro Range 1 cm 5cm
Image processor Expeed 6A DIGIC 6
Image Stabilization Dual IS Optical IS
AF system Hybrid Contrast Detect
AF Points 171 Phase detect AF points 31 AF points
ISO 160-12800 100-12800
Shutter Min/ mix 30-1/16000 30 – 1/2000
Continuous shooting speed 60 fps  5.9 fps
Video 4K @ 30dps  1920 x 1080 (60p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
Display 3″ 1037k-Dot Vari-Angle OLED Touchscreen  3.2 tilting 1620k TFT LCD screen
Viewfinder 0.4″ 2.36m-Dot Eye-Level OLED EVF  Electronic
Hot shoe Yes  Yes
Wireless WiFi and NFC  with NFC
Battery life  290 Shots  300 shots
Dimensions 122.5 x 89.9 x 138.8 mm  123 x 77 x 105 mm of
Weight 780 g  733 g


Shutter Max/Min- Shutter speed of Nikon DL24-500 is 30-1/16000 making sure that the fast action of the target subject will be easily captured compared to the 30 sec- 1/2000 of Canon G3X.

AF system- The Nikon DL24-500 features high-speed AF and 171 Phase detect widely spread AF points to help capture fast-action shots with accuracy and ease. On the other hand the Canon G3X has limited 31 Contrast AF points only.

Continuous shooting speed– Paired with a continuous shooting speed of up to 60 frames-per-second (fps), the Nikon DL24-500 allows the photographers to keep shooting in full resolution with no buffer lag or frame limit. Whereas G3X‘s shooting speed limits to 5.9fps.

Display- The PowerShot G3 X camera integrates a bright 3.2-inch Multi-Angle capacitive touch panel LCD screen with 1.62 million dot resolutions, providing a sharp, clear, and vivid display.

Video– 4K video (3840×2160) recording at 30p with Nikon DL24-500, providing users the capability to capture incredibly beautiful video with extra rich detail. On the other hand, the G3x ability to record is limited to 1080p Full HD video (at 24p, 30p, and 60p in MP4 format).

Shots- Maximum number of shots (300 shots) is possible in Canon G3X whereas 290 shots can be snapped from DL24-500.

Verdict- The Nikon DL24-500 is Ideal for photographers looking for DSLR-style features and also lightweight pocket friendly. So go with Nikon DL24-500.


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