The EC2 is an EDC pocket thrower, while the G5 is not.
4Sevens Maelstrom G5 XPGR5
39mm bezel width
Nitecore EC2 XPGR5
25mm bezel width
I would much rather have the EC2.
My 4Sevens Quark Turbo X "stubby" is 98mm and 10,000 lux.