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 and super zooms. The Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV and the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III) and Canon (such as the PowerShot G1 X Mark III and the PowerShot G5 X)

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 has a slightly lower resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 1,228k dots), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (8 fps vs 16 fps), lacks and external mic jack, users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection) and has slightly fewer focus points (31 vs 315).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
8 months older
$650 - $898

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

Canon PowerShot G5 X

Canon PowerShot G5 X
4 months older
$588 - $699

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
1 year older
$510 - $748

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

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)

  • None found

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

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2 years newer
$998

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II
10 months newer
$369 - $429

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)

  • None found

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

  • None found

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), has a touch screen, has a screen which flips out and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it has a marginally smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm), users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection), is older (february 2016 vs october 2017), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs optical) and doesn't support an external flash.

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
  • Shorter battery life: 200 shots vs 265 shots

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

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II
2 years older
$699

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
  • 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)

  • Thicker: 2.6" vs 1.7"
  • Heavier: 558 g vs 319 g

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

  • Incredible zoom: 5x vs 4.2x
  • Fairly small: Standard size (116×74×66 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Ricoh GR II

Ricoh GR II
8 months older
$497 - $547

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

  • Supports an external flash
  • Has a viewfinder: Optical vs None
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

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

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • No touch screen
  • Screen does not flip out

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

  • Fairly small: Mid size (117×63×35 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.7"
  • Light weight: 251 g vs 319 g

Fujifilm XF10

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2 years newer
$449

Significant advantages of the XF10 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Longer battery life: 330 shots vs 265 shots

Significant disadvantages of the XF10 (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 XF10 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Fairly small: Mid size (113×64×41 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Thin: 1.6" vs 1.7"
  • Light weight: 279 g vs 319 g

Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

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2 years newer
$898

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

  • Longer battery life: 340 shots vs 265 shots
  • Supports an external flash
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

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
  • No built-in flash

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
  • Fairly small: Standard size (115×66×64 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)

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 sensor shift) and has a touch screen.

However, on average it doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), takes slightly lower resolution photos (20 MP vs 24 MP), has a marginally smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm), lacks and external mic jack and has a slightly shorter battery life (265 shots vs 410 shots).

Sony a6400

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2 years newer
$898 (body only)
$971 - $998 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the a6400 (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 a6400 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • None found

common strengths of the a6400 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Fairly small: Standard size (120×67×60 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Light weight: 403 g vs 319 g
  • Inexpensive: $898.00 vs $532.00

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
2 years older
$379 - $498 (body only)
$479 - $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
  • 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

Fujifilm X-T100

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2 years newer
$499 - $500 (body only)
$569 - $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

  • Fairly small: Standard size (121×83×47 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Thin: 1.9" vs 1.7"
  • Light weight: 448 g vs 319 g

Canon EOS M100

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1 year newer
$379 (body only)
$449 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)
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.7"
  • Light weight: 302 g vs 319 g

Sony Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500
7 months newer
$1,098 (body only)
$1,498 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the Alpha a6500 (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 Alpha a6500 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the Alpha a6500 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Fairly small: Mid size (120×67×53 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Thin: 2.1" vs 1.7"
  • Each has a built-in flash

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9

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2 years newer
$784 (body only)
$798 12-60mm lens

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-GX9 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Higher resolution screen: 1,240k dots vs 1,040k dots

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-GX9 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the Lumix DC-GX9 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Fairly small: Mid size (124×72×47 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Thin: 1.9" vs 1.7"
  • Light weight: 407 g vs 319 g

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), much 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 has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (24 mm vs 4 mm), 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) and is older (february 2016 vs april 2017).

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)

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

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

  • Much 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 extremely high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP
  • Have touch screens

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

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2 years newer
$338 - $399

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

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

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

  • None found

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)

  • Much 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
  • Extremely good maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Capture extremely high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

Nikon Coolpix A900

Nikon Coolpix A900
similar age
$199 - $397

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A900 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A900 (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
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the Coolpix A900 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX730 HS

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1 year newer
$319 - $379

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

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

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

  • None found

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60
2 years older
$265

Significant advantages of the HX60 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much better wide angle: 4 mm vs 24 mm
  • Supports an external flash
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the HX60 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/1.8

common strengths of the HX60 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • None found

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/2.8), is significantly smaller (mid size (106×61×42 mm) vs large (140×103×137 mm)), takes slightly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO) and has a touch screen.

However, on average it has significantly less zoom (4.2x vs 83.3x), has a slightly lower resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 1,440k dots), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (8 fps vs 24 fps), lacks and external mic jack and has a much shorter battery life (265 shots vs 400 shots).

Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900
1 year older
$458 - $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)

  • Much 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

  • Inexpensive: $458.00 vs $532.00

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV

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1 year newer
$1,698

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

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,440k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

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

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.4 vs f/1.8
  • Significantly larger: Large (133×94×145 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Much heavier: 1,095 g vs 319 g

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV 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 very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP