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 G5 X and the PowerShot G9 X Mark II) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI and the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

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 has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), significantly higher maximum light sensitivity (25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO), has a touch screen, records movies in 24p and has a screen which flips out.

However, on average it doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 120 fps), 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 G5 X

Canon PowerShot G5 X
4 months older
$554 - $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
  • Have touch screens

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II
10 months newer
$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
  • Have touch screens
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V
7 months newer
$898 - $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

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)
7 months newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15) (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second
  • Significantly longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 30 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15) (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

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

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15) 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
  • Very good maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 25,600 ISO

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
1 year older
$569 - $648

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
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X
4 months older
$379

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)

  • 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 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Have touch screens
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II compared to boutique competitors include: it has way more more zoom (4.2x vs 3.1x), takes slightly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 13.1 MP), has a touch screen, has a screen which flips out and is newer (february 2016 vs september 2014).

However, on average it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 60fps vs UHD @ 30fps), 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).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100
1 year older
$598 - $600

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

  • Wide aperture: f/1.7 vs f/1.8
  • Incredible zoom: 3.1x vs 4.2x
  • Good movie support: UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps

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
  • 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
  • Significantly heavier: 558 g vs 319 g

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

  • Wide aperture: f/2 vs f/1.8
  • Incredible zoom: 5x vs 4.2x
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)

Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)
1 year older
$994 - $1,095

Significant advantages of the D-Lux (Typ 109) (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 D-Lux (Typ 109) (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

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

common strengths of the D-Lux (Typ 109) and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Wide aperture: f/1.7 vs f/1.8
  • Incredible zoom: 3.1x vs 4.2x
  • Good movie support: UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps

Fujifilm X70

Fujifilm X70
similar age
$803

Significant advantages of the X70 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Supports an external flash
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the X70 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8

common strengths of the X70 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Both shoot high resolution HD movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Fairly small: Mid size (113×64×44 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 better image stabilization (lens vs none), has a touch screen and is slightly smaller (mid size (106×61×42 mm) vs standard size (116×89×61 mm)).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), takes slightly lower resolution photos (20 MP vs 24 MP), has a slightly smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm) and lacks and external mic jack.

Fujifilm X-A5

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1 year newer
$599 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-A5 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the X-A5 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • None found

common strengths of the X-A5 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Fairly small: Mid size (117×68×40 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Light weight: 361 g vs 319 g
  • Thin: 1.6" vs 1.7"

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
2 years older
$444 - $548 (body only)
$580 - $648 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
  • 24p support
  • Fairly small: Mid size (120×67×45 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)

Canon EOS M100

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1 year newer
$991 (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)
  • Light weight: 302 g vs 319 g
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.7"

Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100
1 year older
$448 (body only)
$500 - $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
  • 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

common strengths of the A5100 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • 24p support
  • Fairly small: Compact (110×63×36 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Light weight: 224 g vs 319 g

Panasonic Lumix DC-G9

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1 year newer
$1,698 - $2,050 (body only)
$2,298 12-60mm lens

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

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Much larger: Professional size (137×97×92 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.6" vs 1.7"

common strengths of the Lumix DC-G9 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • None found

Canon EOS M5

Canon EOS M5
7 months newer
$829 (body only)
$949 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS M5 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,620k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M5 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Larger: Standard size (116×89×61 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)

common strengths of the EOS M5 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Each has a built-in flash

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 significantly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP), significantly higher maximum light sensitivity (25,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO), has a touch screen and records movies in 24p.

However, on average it doesn't shoot as fast continuously (8 fps vs 24 fps), has slightly fewer focus points (31 vs 315) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital).

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
  • Many more focus points: 315 vs 31
  • Shoots significantly faster: 24 fps vs 8 fps

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
  • Flip-out screens

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
1 year older
$279

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZS50 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZS50 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/1.8
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 6,400 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • No 24p support

common strengths of the DMC-ZS50 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)

  • 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
  • Very good maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

Nikon Coolpix A900

Nikon Coolpix A900
similar age
$218 - $397

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

  • Higher resolution movies: UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • 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
  • No 24p support

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

  • Flip-out screens

Canon PowerShot SX730 HS

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1 year newer
$379

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500
10 months older
$348

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX500 (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Significantly longer battery life: 360 shots vs 265 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX500 (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-WX500 and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Both support 24p, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these
  • Flip-out screens

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), has a touch screen and shoots faster continuously (8 fps vs 3 fps).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), takes slightly 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 pentamirror) and lacks and external mic jack.

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i
1 year older
$649 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T6i (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 T6i (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Much larger: Professional size (132×101×78 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 1.7"

common strengths of the T6i and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

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

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
similar age
$289 - $549 (body only)
$326 - $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)

  • 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

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300
2 years older
$500 - $549 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5300 (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 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 significantly 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
  • Light weight: 480 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/2.8), is significantly smaller (mid size (106×61×42 mm) vs large (137×99×131 mm)), has a touch screen, records movies in 24p and is newer (february 2016 vs september 2014).

However, on average it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 60fps vs UHD @ 30fps), has a slightly lower resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 1,620k dots), lacks and external mic jack, has a slightly shorter battery life (265 shots vs 360 shots) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital).

Canon PowerShot G3 X

Canon PowerShot G3 X
8 months older
$667 - $799

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

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,620k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Supports an external flash

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

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Significantly thicker: 4.1" vs 1.7"
  • Heavier: 733 g vs 319 g

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

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (123×77×105 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • Very good maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

Leica V-Lux (Typ 114)

Leica V-Lux (Typ 114)
1 year older
$1,111 - $1,195

Significant advantages of the V-Lux (Typ 114) (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Significantly longer battery life: 360 shots vs 265 shots
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the V-Lux (Typ 114) (vs the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Significantly larger: Large (137×99×131 mm) vs Mid size (106×61×42 mm)
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the V-Lux (Typ 114) and PowerShot G7 X Mark II

  • Very good maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP
  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm