As well as being compared against other pro digicams, the Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II is also often compared to boutiques, travel zooms, mirrorless, super zooms and entry-level DSLRs. The Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot G7 X Mark II and the PowerShot G9 X) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V and the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

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 june 2013).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have a screen which flips out, lacks and external mic jack, users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital).

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
10 months older
$679 - $680

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

  • Each has a built-in flash

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X
1 year older
$396 - $400

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

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Inexpensive: $395.89 vs $429.00

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V
3 months older
$998 - $1,050

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

  • No touch screen

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

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Announced: October 2016 vs January 2017

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II
3 years older
$598

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

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly longer battery life: 350 shots vs 235 shots
  • Supports an external flash

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

  • No touch screen

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

  • Each has a built-in flash

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
4 years older
$380 - $448

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

  • 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

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Inexpensive: $380.39 vs $429.00

Canon PowerShot G5 X

Canon PowerShot G5 X
1 year older
$640 - $700

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G5 X (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G5 X (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot G5 X 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 is slightly smaller (compact (98×58×31 mm) vs standard size (116×74×66 mm)), has a touch screen, is newer (january 2017 vs february 2014), is thinner (1.2" vs 2.6") and is significantly lighter (206 g vs 558 g).

However, on average it doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a slightly shorter battery life (235 shots vs 300 shots), 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
2 years older
$515 - $798

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

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

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

  • No touch screen
  • Thicker: 2.2" vs 1.2"
  • Heavier: 393 g vs 206 g

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

  • Fairly small: Mid size (115×66×55 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Light weight: 393 g vs 206 g

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II
2 years older
$649 - $650

Significant advantages of the G1X Mark II (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

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

  • Larger: Standard size (116×74×66 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Significantly heavier: 558 g vs 206 g
  • Significantly thicker: 2.6" vs 1.2"

common strengths of the G1X Mark II and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Fairly small: Standard size (116×74×66 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Have touch screens

Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)

Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)
2 years older
$1,095

Significant advantages of the D-Lux (Typ 109) (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

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

Significant disadvantages of the D-Lux (Typ 109) (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • No touch screen
  • Thicker: 2.2" vs 1.2"
  • Heavier: 405 g vs 206 g

common strengths of the D-Lux (Typ 109) and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Fairly small: Mid size (118×66×55 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Light weight: 405 g vs 206 g

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/3.4), takes significantly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP), has a touch screen, has a significantly larger sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm) and is newer (january 2017 vs april 2015).

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (3x vs 30x), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (8.2 fps vs 40 fps) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

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

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

  • High resolution screens: 921k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Very good maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
10 months older
$267 - $350

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
  • 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 G9 X Mark II)

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

common strengths of the PowerShot SX720 HS and PowerShot G9 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

Nikon Coolpix A900

Nikon Coolpix A900
10 months older
$299 - $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
  • No touch screen
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

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

  • High resolution screens: 921k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS
3 years older
$209

Significant advantages of the 340 HS (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the 340 HS (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.6 vs f/2
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the 340 HS and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)
1 year older

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm
  • Shoots much faster: 50 fps vs 8.2 fps
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

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

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2
  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)
1 year older

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Shoots significantly faster: 40 fps vs 8.2 fps
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) (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
  • Much smaller sensor: 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Have touch screens

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 image stabilization (lens vs none), is newer (january 2017 vs february 2015), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs LIVEMOS) and is slightly lighter (206 g vs 301 g).

However, on average it doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a slightly smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm), has a slightly shorter battery life (235 shots vs 410 shots) and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Fujifilm X-A10

Fujifilm X-A10
similar age
$499 16-50mm lens

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

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

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

  • Announced: December 2016 vs January 2017
  • Fairly small: Mid size (117×67×40 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Light weight: 331 g vs 206 g

Canon EOS M3

Canon EOS M3
1 year older
$413 - $429 (body only)
$549 - $599 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the M3 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

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

Significant disadvantages of the M3 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly heavier: 366 g vs 206 g

common strengths of the M3 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Have touch screens
  • Fairly small: Mid size (111×68×44 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Light weight: 366 g vs 206 g

Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10
1 year older
$449 15-45mm lens

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

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

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

  • None found

common strengths of the EOS M10 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Have touch screens
  • Fairly small: Mid size (108×67×35 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Light weight: 301 g vs 206 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1
3 years older

Significant advantages of the DMC-GM1 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Significantly longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 30 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-GM1 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: LIVEMOS vs CMOS

common strengths of the DMC-GM1 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Have touch screens
  • Fairly small: Compact (99×55×30 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Very light: 204 g vs 206 g

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/3.3), is significantly smaller (compact (98×58×31 mm) vs professional size (125×85×107 mm)), takes significantly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 11.8 MP), has a touch screen and has a significantly larger sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/1.8" 7.44x5.58mm).

However, on average it has much less zoom (3x vs 50x), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have a screen which flips out, lacks and external mic jack and has a significantly shorter battery life (235 shots vs 350 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
  • 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)
  • Significantly 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

  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Have touch screens
  • Announced: January 2017 vs January 2017

Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700
10 months older
$359 - $447

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B700 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much more zoom: 60x vs 3x
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B700 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2
  • Significantly larger: Professional size (125×85×107 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the Coolpix B700 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • None found

Olympus Stylus 1s

Olympus Stylus 1s
1 year older
$475

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

  • Much longer battery life: 450 shots vs 235 shots
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Supports an external flash

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

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2
  • Significantly smaller sensor: 1/1.8" 7.44x5.58mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 11.8 MP vs 20 MP

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

  • Fairly small: Standard size (116×87×57 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Have touch screens

Canon PowerShot G3 X

Canon PowerShot G3 X
1 year older
$699 - $800

Significant advantages of the G3 X (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,620k dots vs 1,040k dots

Significant disadvantages of the G3 X (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2
  • Significantly larger: Prosumer size (123×77×105 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Much heavier: 733 g vs 206 g

common strengths of the G3 X and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • High resolution screens: 1,620k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Have touch screens
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
2 years older
$398

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX400V (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much more zoom: 50x vs 3x
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX400V (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2
  • Much larger: Professional size (130×93×103 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DSC-HX400V and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • None found

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it 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), has a touch screen and shoots faster continuously (8.2 fps vs 2.5 fps).

However, on average it doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a much smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.7mm), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs pentaprism), lacks and external mic jack and has a significantly shorter battery life (235 shots vs 960 shots).

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i
1 year older
$749 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T6i (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the T6i (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much larger: Professional size (132×101×78 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 1.2"
  • Shoots much slower: 5 fps vs 8.2 fps

common strengths of the T6i and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Have touch screens

Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D
10 months older
$909 - $1,099 (body only)
$1,149 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS 80D (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentaprism vs None
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the EOS 80D (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much larger: Professional size (139×105×79 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 1.2"
  • Much heavier: 730 g vs 206 g

common strengths of the EOS 80D and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Fast continuous shooting: 7 fps vs 8.2 fps
  • Have touch screens

Sony Alpha DSLR-A290

Sony Alpha DSLR-A290
6 years older

Significant advantages of the DSLR-A290 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the DSLR-A290 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"
  • Shoots much slower: 2.5 fps vs 8.2 fps

common strengths of the DSLR-A290 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • None found