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Canon G5 X vs Canon G9 X Comparison

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Here is a quick review and comparison for the Canon G5 X vs Canon G9 X enthusiast compacts with 20-megapixel 1″-type CMOS sensors.

To see the difference between Canon G5 X vs Canon G9 X PowerShot cameras we have put together Canon G5 X vs Canon G9 X specs comparison table below.

Both models use a DIGIC 6 processor, record 1080/60p video, offer Raw shooting, include a pop-up flash and a built-in ND filter. Each is Wi-Fi connected with NFC.

The G5 X (Amazon | B&H | Adorama) uses the same 24-100mm equivalent F1.8-2.8 lens and the PowerShot G9 X (Amazon | B&H | Adorama) offers a 28-84mm equivalent F2-4.9 lens.

Specifications Comparison of Canon G5 X vs Canon G9 X Cameras


Below you can see the specs comparison table of Canon G5 X vs Canon G9 X digital cameras. Some differences like sensor, image size, shooting speed, lcd size etc.. detailed as bold on the table.

Feature Canon G5 X Canon G9 X
Megapixel 20.2 megapixels 20 megapixels
Sensor size / type 1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm) 1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
Low –Pass filter Yes Yes
Optical zoom 4.2x 3x
Aperture Range F1.8 – F2.8 F2.0 – F4.9
Macro 5cm 5cm
Image stabilization  Optical Optical
AF System Contrast Detect (sensor) Contrast Detect (sensor)
ISO 125-12800 125-12800
Shutter Min/Max 30 sec 1/2000 sec 30 sec 1/2000 sec
Top Continuous Shooting Speed 5.9fps 6fps
Video 1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p) 1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p)
Display 3.0″ LCD Rear Touch Screen Swivel (1,040,000 pixels) 3.0″ LCD Rear Touch Screen (1,040,000 pixels)
Viewfinder EVF 100% No
Hot-shoe Yes No
Battery Life (CIPA) 210 shots 220 shots
Environmentally sealed No No
Wireless connectivity Built-In with NFC Built-In with NFC
Dimensions   112 x 76 x 44 mm 98 x 58 x 31 mm
Weight 353g 209g

Canon PowerShot G5 X and G9 X Price and Availability

The Canon PowerShot G5 X will cost $799 and the PowerShot G9 X will sell for $529; both will ship in November.

Buy Canon PowerShot G5 X and G9 X Compact Camera
Canon PowerShot G5 X Camera $799.99 Amazon | B&H | Adorama
Canon PowerShot G9 X Camera $529.99 Amazon | B&H | Adorama

The PowerShot G5 X is ideal for serious enthusiasts wanting professional levels of DSLR-like control and quality, whilst the PowerShot G9 X is perfect for those who want to unleash their creativity with a premium, pocket sized camera capable of capturing spontaneous moments.