Canon EOS 80D vs. Canon EOS M5 vs. Canon PowerShot G5 X

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Feb 18, 2016
Sep 15, 2016
Oct 13, 2015
 
$1199 (body only), $1799 (w/18-135 lens)
$979 (body), $1099 (w/15-45mm lens), $1479 (w/18-150mm lens)
$799
 
Mid-size SLR
SLR-style mirrorless
Large sensor compact
Composite
Metal
 
 
6000 x 4000
6000 x 4000
5472 x 3648
 
3:2 (6000 x 4000, 3984 x 2656, 2976 x 1984, 2400 x 1600), 16:9 (6000 x 3368, 3984 x 2240, 2976 x 1680, 2400 x 1344), 4:3 (5328 x 4000, 3552 x 2664, 2656 x 1992, 2112 x 1600), 1:1 (4000 x 4000, 2656 x 2656, 1984 x 1984, 1600 x 1600)
5472 x 3080, 4864 x 3648, 4320 x 2880, 4320 x 2432, 3840 x 2880, 2304 x 1536, 2048 x 1536, 1920 x 1080, 720 x 480, 720 x 408, 640 x 480
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
4:3, 3:2, 16:9
24 megapixels
24 megapixels
20 megapixels
26 megapixels
26 megapixels
21 megapixels
APS-C (22.5 x 15 mm)
APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm)
1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
CMOS
CMOS
BSI-CMOS
DIGIC 6
Digic 7
DIGIC 6
sRGB, Adobe RGB
sRGB, Adobe RGB
sRGB
Primary color filter
Primary color filter
Primary color filter
 
Auto, 100-16000 (expands to 25600)
Auto, 100-25600
Auto, 125-12800
25600
 
 
6
6
7
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Optical
 
5-axis for video only
 
RAW
RAW
RAW
Fine, normal
Fine, standard
Super fine, fine
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3)
  • Raw (Canon 14-bit CRW)
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3)
  • Raw (Canon CR2, 14-bit)
  • JPEG (EXIF v2.3)
  • Raw (Canon CR2, 12-bit)
 
 
  • Contrast
  • Sharpness
  • Saturation
  • Red/Green/Blue
  • Skin tone
 
 
 
24–100 mm
 
 
4.2×
 
 
F1.8–2.8
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
 
Yes (4x)
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
 
5 cm (1.97)
 
 
5 cm (1.97)
45
49
 
Canon EF/EF-S
Canon EF-M
 
1.6×
1.6×
 
 
Fully articulated
Tilting
Fully articulated
3
3.2
3
1,040,000
1,620,000
1,040,000
Yes
Yes
Yes
TFT LCD
TFT LCD
TFT LCD
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optical (pentaprism)
Electronic
Electronic
100%
100%
100%
0.95× (0.59× 35mm equiv.)
 
 
 
2,360,000
2,360,000
 
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
1/8000 sec
1/4000 sec
1/2000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Yes
  • Program
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Manual
  • Bulb
  • Program
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Manual
  • Auto
  • Hybrid Auto
  • Program
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Manual
  • Custom
  • Food
  • Kids
  • Candlelight
  • Night Portrait
  • Handheld Night Scene
  • HDR Backlight Control
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Close-up
  • Sports
 
  • Sports
  • Portrait
  • Smart Shutter
  • Star
  • Handheld Night Scene
  • Snow
  • Fireworks
Yes
Yes
Yes
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
5.00 m (at ISO 100)
7.00 m (at Auto ISO)
Yes (via hot shoe)
Yes
Yes
 
 
Auto, on, slow synchro, off
1/250 sec
1/200 sec
 
  • Single
  • High speed continuous
  • Low speed continuous
  • Silent single shooting
  • Silent continuous shooting
  • 10/2 sec self-timer/remote ctrl
 
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer
  • Remote
7.0 fps
9.0 fps
5.9 fps
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom, remote)
Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
 
±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV steps)
 
 
No
No
 
1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 30p)
 
1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
MPEG-4, H.264
 
MPEG-4, H.264
Choice of ALL-I or IPB codecs
 
Also has star time-lapse. miniature effect, and digest modes
 
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 35 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 24 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 24 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1280 x 720 @ 60p / 16 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
 
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Mono
Mono
Mono
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I support)
SD/SDHC/SDXC card
SD/SDHC/SDXC
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (mini-HDMI)
Yes (micro-HDMI)
Yes (micro-HDMI)
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Built-In
Built-In
Built-In
802.11/b/g/n with NFC
802.11/b/g/n with Bluetooth and NFC
802.11b/g/n with NFC
Yes (Wired, wireless, or via smartphone)
Yes (Wired, wireless, or smartphone)
Yes (via cable or smartphone)
 
Yes
No
No
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
LP-E6N lithium-ion battery & charger
LP-E17 lithium-ion battery & charger
NB-13L lithium-ion battery and charger
960
295
210
730 g (1.61 lb / 25.75 oz)
427 g (0.94 lb / 15.06 oz)
353 g (0.78 lb / 12.45 oz)
139 x 105 x 79 mm (5.47 x 4.13 x 3.11)
116 x 89 x 61 mm (4.57 x 3.5 x 2.4)
112 x 76 x 44 mm (4.41 x 2.99 x 1.73)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Yes (star time-lapse)
None
None
None