As well as being compared against other pro digicams, the Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II is also often compared to boutiques, mirrorless, travel zooms, entry-level DSLRs, super zooms and compacts. The Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot G9 X Mark II and the PowerShot SX740 HS) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 and the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III)

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II compared to other pro digicam competitors include: it significantly higher maximum light sensitivity (25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO), has a touch screen and is more popular.

However, on average it doesn't shoot as fast continuously (8 fps vs 24 fps), users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection), has slightly fewer focus points (31 vs 315), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital) and doesn't support an external flash.

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II
10 months newer
$370 - $399

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G9 X Mark II (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G9 X Mark II (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Screen does not flip out
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO

common strengths of the PowerShot G9 X Mark II and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Have touch screens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
1 year older
$648 - $782

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Supports an external flash
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • No touch screen
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 III and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X
1 year older
$459

Significant advantages of the G7 X (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the G7 X (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO

common strengths of the G7 X and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

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2 years newer
$898

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Shoots much faster: 24 fps vs 8 fps
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • No touch screen
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V
7 months newer
$1,010

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Shoots much faster: 24 fps vs 8 fps
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • No touch screen
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Canon PowerShot G5 X

Canon PowerShot G5 X
4 months older
$489 - $699

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G5 X (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Supports an external flash
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G5 X (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO

common strengths of the PowerShot G5 X and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II compared to boutique competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/2.8), has way more more zoom (4.2x vs 3.1x), records higher quality movies (1080p @ 60fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), is slightly smaller (mid size (106×61×42 mm) vs standard size (116×74×66 mm)) and records movies in 24p.

However, on average it users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection), is older (february 2016 vs october 2017), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), doesn't support an external flash and has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second).

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III

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1 year newer
$1,099

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G1 X Mark III (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Supports an external flash
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G1 X Mark III (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much less zoom: 3x vs 4.2x
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8

common strengths of the PowerShot G1 X Mark III and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Fairly small: Standard size (115×78×51 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Flip-out screens

Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

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2 years newer
$998

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-LX100 II (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Shoots significantly faster: 11 fps vs 8 fps
  • Longer battery life: 340 shots vs 265 shots
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-LX100 II (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much less zoom: 3.1x vs 4.2x
  • Screen does not flip out
  • Significantly thicker: 2.5" vs 1.7"

common strengths of the Lumix DC-LX100 II and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Wide aperture: f/1.7 vs f/1.8
  • Great zoom: 3.1x vs 4.2x
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II
2 years older
$599 - $819

Significant advantages of the G1X Mark II (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much more zoom: 5x vs 4.2x
  • Supports an external flash
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the G1X Mark II (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • No 24p support
  • Shoots slower: 5.2 fps vs 8 fps

common strengths of the G1X Mark II and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Incredible zoom: 5x vs 4.2x
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Flip-out screens

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has a touch screen and is more popular.

However, on average it doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), has a marginally smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm), lacks and external mic jack, has a slightly shorter battery life (265 shots vs 400 shots) and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Fujifilm X-T100

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2 years newer
$499 - $500 (body only)
$452 - $600 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-T100 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the X-T100 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • None found

common strengths of the X-T100 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Thin: 1.9" vs 1.7"
  • Inexpensive: $451.70 vs $494.00
  • Popularity: 165 vs 210

Canon EOS M100

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1 year newer
$399 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS M100 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M100 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • None found

common strengths of the EOS M100 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Fairly small: Mid size (108×67×35 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Light weight: 302 g vs 319 g
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.7"

Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100
1 year older
$348 (body only)
$400 - $448 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A5100 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the A5100 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the A5100 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Fairly small: Compact (110×63×36 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Light weight: 224 g vs 319 g
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.7"

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
2 years older
$398 - $448 (body only)
$490 - $498 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A6000 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the A6000 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • No touch screen

common strengths of the A6000 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Fairly small: Mid size (120×67×45 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Light weight: 285 g vs 319 g

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)
10 months newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9) (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Significantly longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 30 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9) (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9) and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Fairly small: Compact (107×65×33 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Light weight: 269 g vs 319 g
  • Thin: 1.3" vs 1.7"

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a much wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/3.3), takes significantly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP), significantly higher maximum light sensitivity (25,600 ISO vs 3,200 ISO), has a touch screen and has a slightly larger sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (8 fps vs 24 fps), has slightly fewer focus points (31 vs 315), is older (february 2016 vs june 2018) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital).

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

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2 years newer
$359 - $379

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/1.8
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the PowerShot SX740 HS and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Flip-out screens
  • Inexpensive: $359.00 vs $494.00

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

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2 years newer
$448

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/1.8
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP
  • Significantly smaller sensor: 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Have touch screens
  • Flip-out screens
  • Inexpensive: $448.00 vs $494.00

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

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2 years newer
$1,198

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Shoots much faster: 24 fps vs 8 fps
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP
  • Have touch screens

Canon PowerShot SX730 HS

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1 year newer
$314 - $349

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX730 HS (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX730 HS (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/1.8
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the PowerShot SX730 HS and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Flip-out screens
  • Inexpensive: $314.00 vs $494.00

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)
similar age

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Shoots much faster: 50 fps vs 8 fps
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Significantly longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 30 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Very good maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
10 months older
$398

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly longer battery life: 360 shots vs 265 shots
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/1.8
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DSC-HX90V and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Flip-out screens
  • Inexpensive: $398.00 vs $494.00

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 60fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has image stabilization (lens vs none), has a touch screen, shoots faster continuously (8 fps vs 5 fps) and has a screen which flips out.

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), takes much lower resolution photos (20 MP vs 24 MP), has a much smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs pentaprism) and lacks and external mic jack.

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400
6 months newer
$320 (body only)
$397 - $399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3400 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 20 MP
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the D3400 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much larger: Prosumer size (124×98×76 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Much lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Shoots much slower: 5 fps vs 8 fps

common strengths of the D3400 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Light weight: 395 g vs 319 g
  • Popularity: 223 vs 210

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200
1 year older
$670 - $797 (body only)
$999 - $1,097 18-140mm lens

Significant advantages of the D7200 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 20 MP
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentaprism vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,228k dots vs 1,040k dots

Significant disadvantages of the D7200 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much larger: Professional size (136×107×76 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3" vs 1.7"

common strengths of the D7200 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Very high resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Many focus points: 51 vs 31
  • Popularity: 244 vs 210

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300
2 years older
$394 (body only)
$459 - $500 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5300 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 20 MP
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Significantly larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"

Significant disadvantages of the D5300 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much larger: Prosumer size (124×99×76 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Shoots much slower: 5 fps vs 8 fps

common strengths of the D5300 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • High resolution screens: 1,037k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Flip-out screens
  • Many focus points: 39 vs 31

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i
2 years older
$549 (body only)
$539 - $1,177 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T5i (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the T5i (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much lower true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 20 MP
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps

common strengths of the T5i and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Very high resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Have touch screens
  • Flip-out screens

Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100
3 years older
$711 (body only)
$1,097 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D7100 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 20 MP
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentaprism vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,229k dots vs 1,040k dots

Significant disadvantages of the D7100 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much larger: Professional size (136×107×76 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3" vs 1.7"

common strengths of the D7100 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Very high resolution screens: 1,229k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Many focus points: 51 vs 31

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
similar age
$298 - $549 (body only)
$341 - $399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much lower true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 20 MP
  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Shoots much slower: 3 fps vs 8 fps

common strengths of the Rebel T6 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Popularity: 315 vs 210

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a significantly wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/3.4), is significantly smaller (mid size (106×61×42 mm) vs large (140×103×137 mm)), takes significantly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP), significantly higher maximum light sensitivity (25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO) and has a touch screen.

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (4.2x vs 65x), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (24 mm vs 21 mm), lacks and external mic jack, has a significantly shorter battery life (265 shots vs 420 shots) and is older (february 2016 vs september 2018).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
similar age
$1,298

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much longer battery life: 420 shots vs 265 shots
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Significantly larger: Large (133×94×127 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • No touch screen
  • Significantly heavier: 1,051 g vs 319 g

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Wide aperture: f/2.4 vs f/1.8
  • Extremely good maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Capture extremely high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

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2 years newer
$549

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 21 mm vs 24 mm
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/1.8
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Significantly larger: Large (127×91×117 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)

common strengths of the PowerShot SX70 HS and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Fairly small: Large (127×91×117 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Light weight: 608 g vs 319 g

Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900
1 year older
$460 - $597

Significant advantages of the P900 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Significantly more zoom: 83.3x vs 4.2x
  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly longer battery life: 360 shots vs 265 shots

Significant disadvantages of the P900 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Much larger: Large (140×103×137 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the P900 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II compared to compact competitors include: it has a built-in flash, has a significantly larger screen (3" vs 2"), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital), has a screen which flips out and is more popular.

However, on average it is much larger (mid size (106×61×42 mm) vs super compact (65×45×35 mm)), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (8 fps vs 30 fps), lacks and external mic jack, is older (february 2016 vs september 2017) and is thicker (1.7" vs 1.4").

GoPro Hero6 Black

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1 year newer
$502

Significant advantages of the Hero6 Black (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (65×45×35 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Shoots much faster: 30 fps vs 8 fps
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the Hero6 Black (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • No built-in flash
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2" vs 3"
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the Hero6 Black and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Have touch screens