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 and super zooms. The Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot G9 X Mark II and the PowerShot G5 X) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV 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, records movies in 24p, has a screen which flips out and is newer (february 2016 vs october 2015).

However, on average it doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 120 fps), lacks and external mic jack, users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection), has slightly fewer focus points (31 vs 315) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital).

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II
10 months newer
$429 - $529

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)

  • 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

  • Built-in flashes

Canon PowerShot G5 X

Canon PowerShot G5 X
4 months older
$699 - $799

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

  • Built-in flashes

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
8 months older
$811 - $898

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

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 IV (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 IV and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Built-in flashes

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
1 year older
$748

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

  • Built-in flashes

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V
7 months newer
$998 - $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
  • Many more focus points: 315 vs 31
  • Shoots significantly faster: 24 fps vs 8 fps

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

  • Built-in flashes

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X
4 months older
$379 - $391

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

  • None found

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

  • 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 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Built-in flashes

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II compared to boutique competitors include: it has a much wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/2), is slightly smaller (mid size (106×61×42 mm) vs standard size (127×75×52 mm)), has a touch screen, records movies in 24p and has a screen which flips out.

However, on average it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 60fps vs UHD @ 30fps), lacks and external mic jack, has a slightly shorter battery life (265 shots vs 390 shots), users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection) and has slightly fewer focus points (31 vs 325).

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II
2 years older
$599

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

  • Supports an external flash
  • Significantly 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)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/2 vs f/1.8
  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • No 24p support

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

  • Fairly small: Standard size (116×74×66 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Have touch screens

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100
1 year older
$549 - $598

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

  • Higher resolution movies: UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Supports an external flash

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

  • No touch screen
  • Screen does not flip out
  • No built-in flash

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

  • Very wide aperture: f/1.7 vs f/1.8
  • Good movie support: UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Fairly small: Mid size (115×66×55 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)

Fujifilm X100F

Fujifilm X100F
1 year newer
$1,190 - $1,299

Significant advantages of the X100F (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much longer battery life: 390 shots vs 265 shots
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Many more focus points: 325 vs 31

Significant disadvantages of the X100F (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/2 vs f/1.8
  • No touch screen
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the X100F and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Both shoot high resolution HD movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Fairly small: Standard size (127×75×52 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • 24p support

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 a slightly higher resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 460k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has a touch screen, is newer (february 2016 vs august 2014) and is more popular.

However, on average it doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), has a slightly smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm), lacks and external mic jack, has a significantly shorter battery life (265 shots vs 400 shots) and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
2 years older
$444 - $498 (body only)
$500 - $598 16-50mm lens

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

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Much longer battery life: 420 shots vs 265 shots

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
  • 24p support
  • Fairly small: Mid size (120×67×45 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)

Fujifilm X-T20

Fujifilm X-T20
1 year newer
$899 - $1,348 (body only)
$999 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-T20 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 51,200 ISO vs 25,600 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the X-T20 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • None found

common strengths of the X-T20 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Have touch screens
  • Light weight: 383 g vs 319 g
  • Thin: 1.6" vs 1.7"

Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10
4 months older
$439 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS M10 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

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

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M10 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • None found

common strengths of the EOS M10 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • 24p support
  • Have touch screens
  • Fairly small: Mid size (108×67×35 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)

Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100
1 year older
$448 (body only)
$509 - $548 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
  • Significantly longer battery life: 400 shots vs 265 shots

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

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO

common strengths of the A5100 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • 24p support
  • Have touch screens
  • Fairly small: Compact (110×63×36 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)

Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000
2 years older
$373 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A5000 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Much longer battery life: 420 shots vs 265 shots

Significant disadvantages of the A5000 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the A5000 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • 24p support
  • Fairly small: Compact (110×63×36 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Light weight: 210 g vs 319 g

Fujifilm X-A10

Fujifilm X-A10
9 months newer
$419 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-A10 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Much longer battery life: 410 shots vs 265 shots

Significant disadvantages of the X-A10 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • No touch screen
  • Lower true resolution: 16 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the X-A10 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Fairly small: Mid size (117×67×40 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Light weight: 331 g vs 319 g
  • Thin: 1.6" 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 significantly wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/3.3), takes slightly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP), significantly higher maximum light sensitivity (25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO), has a touch screen and records movies in 24p.

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (4.2x vs 30x), doesn't have a built-in GPS, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (8 fps vs 50 fps), has a slightly shorter battery life (265 shots vs 360 shots) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital).

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
  • No 24p support
  • 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
  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
similar age
$294

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Significantly more zoom: 40x vs 4.2x
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/1.8
  • No 24p support
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 25,600 ISO

common strengths of the PowerShot SX720 HS and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • High resolution screens: 922k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
10 months older
$448

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
  • No touch screen
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

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

  • High resolution screens: 921k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Both support 24p, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these

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 a slightly higher resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 920k dots), has image stabilization (lens vs none), shoots faster continuously (8 fps vs 4 fps) and has a screen which flips out.

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), has a much smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs pentamirror), lacks and external mic jack and has a slightly shorter battery life (265 shots vs 970 shots).

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i
2 years older
$469 - $649 (body only)
$539 - $549 18-55mm lens

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

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Much larger: Professional size (133×100×79 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)

common strengths of the T5i and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

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

Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600
8 months newer
$569 - $647 (body only)
$599 - $747 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5600 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the D5600 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much larger: Prosumer size (124×97×70 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Shoots significantly slower: 5 fps vs 8 fps
  • Much thicker: 2.8" vs 1.7"

common strengths of the D5600 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • High resolution screens: 1,037k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Have touch screens
  • Flip-out screens

Canon Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1
2 years older
$636 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the SL1 (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 SL1 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Shoots much slower: 4 fps vs 8 fps

common strengths of the SL1 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Have touch screens
  • Very small: Prosumer size (117×91×69 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
similar age
$305 - $649 (body only)
$344 - $449 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)

  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 920k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Shoots much slower: 3 fps vs 8 fps

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

  • Light weight: 485 g vs 319 g

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/3.3), is significantly smaller (mid size (106×61×42 mm) vs large (128×93×114 mm)), takes significantly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP), significantly higher maximum light sensitivity (25,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO) and has a touch screen.

However, on average it has way more less zoom (4.2x vs 60x), records higher quality movies (1080p @ 60fps vs UHD @ 30fps), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (24 mm vs 21 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2") and doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps).

Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700
similar age
$339 - $447

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B700 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much more zoom: 60x vs 4.2x
  • Higher resolution movies: UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Significantly longer battery life: 350 shots vs 265 shots

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B700 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/1.8
  • No 24p support
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 25,600 ISO

common strengths of the Coolpix B700 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Flip-out screens
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Popularity: 369 vs 422

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)
10 months newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much more zoom: 60x vs 4.2x
  • Better wide angle: 20 mm vs 24 mm
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Significantly larger: Large (130×94×119 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 6,400 ISO vs 25,600 ISO

common strengths of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Have touch screens
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
1 year older
$330 - $449

Significant advantages of the SX60 HS (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Much more zoom: 65x vs 4.2x
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the SX60 HS (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/1.8
  • Significantly larger: Large (128×93×114 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • No 24p support

common strengths of the SX60 HS and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Flip-out screens
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Popularity: 233 vs 422

Canon PowerShot G3 X

Canon PowerShot G3 X
8 months older
$736 - $849

Significant advantages of the G3 X (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,620k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the G3 X (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • No 24p support
  • Larger: Prosumer size (123×77×105 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)

common strengths of the G3 X and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • High resolution screens: 1,620k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Extremely good maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Have touch screens