Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II vs Sony Alpha ILCE-A1 Comparison



Let’s compare the Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II vs Sony Alpha ILCE-A1.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II and Sony Alpha ILCE-A1. While Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II has 1 inch sensor, Sony Alpha ILCE-A1 has 35mm sensor and 20.2 has a 20.2 MP and Sony Alpha ILCE-A1 has a 50.1 MP resolution.

  Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II Sony Alpha ILCE-A1
  Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II Front Sony Alpha ILCE-A1 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Sony
Megapixels 20.2 50.1
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 1 inch 35mm
SLR Type Point & Shoot Mirrorless
Crop Factor 2.7x 1.0x
AA Filter Fixed Fixed
Image Resolution 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2) 8640 x 5760 (49.8 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No Yes
Native ISO Min 125 - Max 12800 Min 100 - Max 32000
Full ISO Settings Auto (max: 400 to 12800), ISO 125-12800 in 1/3 EV steps, expandable to ISO 25600 AUTO, ISO 100 - 32000, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400
Startup Time
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection; AiAF (31-point, Face Detection or Touch AF with Object and Face Select and Track), 1-point AF (any position is available or fixed center) Fast Hybrid 4D AF: 759 points (PDAF), 425 points (contrast-detection AF); Wide (759 points (PDAF), 425 points (CDAF))/Zone/Center/Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot/Tracking (Wide/Zone/Center/Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot); Touch AF
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto (max: 400 to 12800), ISO 125-12800 in 1/3 EV steps, expandable to ISO 25600 AUTO, ISO 100 - 32000, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400
Shutter Speed Range 1/25600 - 30 sec 1/32000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 118 165
AW Buffer Size 70 155
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,040,000 dots (345,600 px) 1,440,000 dots (360,000 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen Yes No
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type Pop-up EVF; 0.39-inch type 2.36m-dot OLED, ~100% coverage, ~20mm eyepoint, -3.0 to +1m-1 diopter EVF: 0.64" 9.44M-dot QXGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.90x magnification, 60/120/240fps refresh rates, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter, 25mm eyepoint from the eyepiece lens
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​25p) 7680x4320 (30p/​25p/​24p)
Video File Format MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo)) XAVC S (Long GOP, H.264 MP4); XAVC HS (Long GOP, H.265 HEVC); XAVC S-I (All-Intra, H.264 MP4)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC / CFexpress
Dual Card Slot No Yes
SD UHS Support 2x CFexpress Type A+SD UHS-II
Microphone Jack No Yes
Headphone Jack No Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/2000 1/400s (1/500s APS-C crop mode)
Internal connections USB-C, Micro (Type D) HDMI USB-C (USB 3.2 10Gbps), Type-D Micro HDMI, 1000Base-T Ethernet, 3.5mm Microphone and Headphone Jacks, Sync Terminal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Ethernet,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 180 shots 430 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 12.0 oz (340 g) includes batteries 26.0 oz (737 g) includes batteries
Size 4.4 x 2.4 x 1.8 in. (111 x 61 x 46 mm) 5.1 x 3.8 x 3.2 in. (129 x 97 x 81 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2019-08-05 2021-03-01