As well as being compared against other pro digicams and compacts, the Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II is also often compared to boutiques, mirrorless, travel zooms, super zooms and digicams. The Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot G7 X Mark II and the PowerShot S110) and Sony (such as the Cybershot DSC-RX100 and the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III)

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II compared to other pro digicam competitors include: it has a touch screen and is newer (january 2017 vs may 2014).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a slightly shorter battery life (235 shots vs 320 shots) and doesn't support an external flash.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
10 months older
$545 - $649

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

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

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

  • None found

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

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

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
4 years older
$368 - $455

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly longer battery life: 330 shots vs 235 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Large sensors: 1" 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110
4 years older
$360

Significant advantages of the S110 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the S110 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly smaller sensor: 1/1.8" 7.44x5.58mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 12 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the S110 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Have touch screens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
2 years older
$605 - $648

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly longer battery life: 320 shots vs 235 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 III and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

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

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X
1 year older
$379

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

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

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)
3 months older

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15) (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15) (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

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

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15) and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

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

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II compared to other compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2 vs f/3.3), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), has a much higher resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 230k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift) and takes much higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP).

However, on average it has way more less zoom (3x vs 5x), is slightly larger (compact (98×58×31 mm) vs super compact (98×56×21 mm)), is thicker (1.2" vs 0.8"), is slightly heavier (206 g vs 125 g) and is slightly more expensive ($399.00 vs $219.99).

Canon PowerShot A2500

Canon PowerShot A2500
3 years older
$220

Significant advantages of the A2500 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much more zoom: 5x vs 3x
  • Smaller: Super compact (98×56×21 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Much thinner: 0.8" vs 1.2"

Significant disadvantages of the A2500 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 1,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the A2500 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Each has a built-in flash

Fujifilm FinePix F100fd

Fujifilm FinePix F100fd
9 years older

Significant advantages of the F100fd (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much more zoom: 5x vs 3x
  • Significantly thinner: 0.9" vs 1.2"

Significant disadvantages of the F100fd (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,040k dots

common strengths of the F100fd and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II compared to boutique competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2 vs f/2.8), has a touch screen, is newer (january 2017 vs june 2015), is thinner (1.2" vs 2") and is slightly lighter (206 g vs 393 g).

However, on average it has way more less zoom (3x vs 3.1x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 51,200 ISO), doesn't have a screen which flips out and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Fujifilm X70

Fujifilm X70
1 year older
$899

Significant advantages of the X70 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 51,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the X70 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2

common strengths of the X70 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Fairly small: Mid size (113×64×44 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Have touch screens
  • Light weight: 340 g vs 206 g

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III

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9 months newer
$1,099

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G1 X Mark III (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G1 X Mark III (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2
  • Heavier: 399 g vs 206 g

common strengths of the PowerShot G1 X Mark III and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Fairly small: Standard size (115×78×51 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Have touch screens

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100
2 years older
$598 - $600

Significant advantages of the DMC-LX100 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much more zoom: 3.1x vs 3x
  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LX100 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • No touch screen
  • Thicker: 2.2" vs 1.2"
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the DMC-LX100 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Wide aperture: f/1.7 vs f/2
  • Fairly small: Mid size (115×66×55 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Ricoh GR II

Ricoh GR II
1 year older
$550 - $597

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

  • Supports an external flash
  • Much longer exposures: 300 seconds vs 30 seconds
  • 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 G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2
  • No touch screen
  • Shoots significantly slower: 4 fps vs 8.2 fps

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

  • Fairly small: Mid size (117×63×35 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Very light: 251 g vs 206 g
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.2"

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), has a touch screen, is newer (january 2017 vs august 2015) and is slightly lighter (206 g vs 331 g).

However, on average it doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (8.2 fps vs 60 fps), doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a marginally smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.6x15.6mm) and has a slightly shorter battery life (235 shots vs 320 shots).

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

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

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9) (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • 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 G9 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 G9 X Mark II

  • Fairly small: Compact (107×65×33 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Light weight: 269 g vs 206 g
  • Thin: 1.3" vs 1.2"

Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5
1 year older
$1,047 10-100mm lens

Significant advantages of the 1 J5 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Shoots much faster: 60 fps vs 8.2 fps
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the 1 J5 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • None found

common strengths of the 1 J5 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Fairly small: Compact (98×60×32 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Very light: 231 g vs 206 g
  • Thin: 1.3" vs 1.2"

Olympus PEN E-PL8

Olympus PEN E-PL8
3 months older
$430 - $499 (body only)
$500 - $599 14-42mm lens

Significant advantages of the PEN E-PL8 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the PEN E-PL8 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Heavier: 357 g vs 206 g
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the PEN E-PL8 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Fairly small: Mid size (115×67×38 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Light weight: 357 g vs 206 g
  • Thin: 1.5" vs 1.2"

Olympus OM-D E-M10 II

Olympus OM-D E-M10 II
1 year older

Significant advantages of the E-M10 II (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the E-M10 II (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly heavier: 390 g vs 206 g

common strengths of the E-M10 II and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Light weight: 390 g vs 206 g
  • Each has a built-in flash

Fujifilm X-A10

Fujifilm X-A10
similar age
$625 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-A10 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Significantly longer battery life: 410 shots vs 235 shots

Significant disadvantages of the X-A10 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • No touch screen

common strengths of the X-A10 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Fairly small: Mid size (117×67×40 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Light weight: 331 g vs 206 g
  • Thin: 1.6" vs 1.2"

Fujifilm X-T20

Fujifilm X-T20
similar age
$799 - $1,348 (body only)
$899 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-T20 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the X-T20 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly heavier: 383 g vs 206 g

common strengths of the X-T20 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Fairly small: Mid size (118×83×41 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Light weight: 383 g vs 206 g
  • Thin: 1.6" vs 1.2"

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a significantly wider aperture (f/2 vs f/3.3), has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 230k dots), takes significantly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.8 MP), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO) and has a touch screen.

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (3x vs 35x), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, doesn't have a screen which flips out and has a slightly shorter battery life (235 shots vs 300 shots).

Nikon Coolpix A900

Nikon Coolpix A900
10 months older
$218 - $397

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A900 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Significantly more zoom: 35x vs 3x
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A900 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/2
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the Coolpix A900 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS
7 years older
$279

Significant advantages of the SX210 IS (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SX210 IS (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.1 vs f/2
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,040k dots

common strengths of the SX210 IS and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

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1 year newer
$1,198

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP
  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm

Canon PowerShot SX730 HS

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3 months newer
$379

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX730 HS (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Significantly more zoom: 40x vs 3x
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX730 HS (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the PowerShot SX730 HS and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
1 year older
$448

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DSC-HX90V and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
10 months older
$254

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Significantly more zoom: 40x vs 3x

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the PowerShot SX720 HS and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a significantly wider aperture (f/2 vs f/3.4), is much smaller (compact (98×58×31 mm) vs large (128×93×114 mm)), takes significantly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP), 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 much less zoom (3x vs 60x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 21 mm), doesn't have a screen which flips out, lacks and external mic jack and has a much shorter battery life (235 shots vs 380 shots).

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)
similar age

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much more zoom: 60x vs 3x
  • Much better wide angle: 20 mm vs 28 mm
  • Significantly longer battery life: 330 shots vs 235 shots

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much larger: Large (130×94×119 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Have touch screens
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Announced: January 2017 vs January 2017

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
2 years older
$320 - $429

Significant advantages of the SX60 HS (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much more zoom: 65x vs 3x
  • Much better wide angle: 21 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the SX60 HS (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/2
  • Much larger: Large (128×93×114 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the SX60 HS and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Inexpensive: $319.99 vs $399.00

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II
1 year older
$1,198 - $1,296

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX10 II (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Much longer battery life: 400 shots vs 235 shots
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX10 II (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much larger: Professional size (129×88×102 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DSC-RX10 II and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
1 year older
$398 - $435

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ300 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Much longer battery life: 380 shots vs 235 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ300 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much larger: Large (132×92×117 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the DMC-FZ300 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Have touch screens
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Inexpensive: $397.99 vs $399.00

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II compared to digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2 vs f/2.8), has a much wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 35 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.5"), has a much higher resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 207k dots) and takes significantly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 10 MP).

However, on average it doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel), doesn't support an external flash and has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/2500 of a second).

Canon PowerShot G7

Canon PowerShot G7
10 years older
$750

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

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

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

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Much lower resolution screen: 207k dots vs 1,040k dots

common strengths of the G7 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens