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

Started Feb 11, 2014 | Discussions thread
Dheorl Veteran Member • Posts: 3,862
Re: What do m4/3 users think about the Canon G1X II?

Fredrik Glckner wrote:

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


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.

I dunno, from what I recall the GX1 had exactly the same pixel characteristics as the larger canon sensors, meaning people thought it was just a cut down version of those.

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