What do m4/3 users think about the Canon G1X II?

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Fredrik Glckner
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Re: What do m4/3 users think about the Canon G1X II?
In reply to rpm40, 7 months ago

When the G1 X was released, I noted that the sensor had exactly the same properties as the GH1 sensor:

http://m43photo.blogspot.com/2012/02/canon-g1x-sensor-size-same-as-gh1.html

The only difference being that the G1 X used the whole sensor, slightly larger than the Four Thirds size, due to the multi aspect sensor of the GH1.

Looking at the specs, it appears that the G1 X II uses a sensor of a similar size, so it is probably again from Panasonic. Why else would they use exactly this size? It's not like a lot of sensors are being made in these sizes.

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