overview Crop factor

Crop factor Crop factor
2.7x

Crop factor only applies to 35mm DSLRs. Its called a crop factor because many DSLRs have sensors which are smaller than 35mm film, which means compared to a 35mm film SLR, some of the image is cropped, changing the perspective of the image.

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Compared To Compared to recent compacts

Out of 4 recent compacts, none have (significantly) better crop factor than the Canon PowerShot G7 X.

Canon PowerShot G7 X
2.7x
Best
5.8x
Average
5.8x
Min
5.8x