As well as being compared against other pro digicams and compacts, the Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II is also often compared to boutiques, travel zooms, mirrorless, entry-level DSLRs and super zooms. The Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot G7 X Mark II and the PowerShot SX620 HS) and Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15) and the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80))

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 and has a slightly shorter battery life (235 shots vs 330 shots).

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
10 months older
$563 - $679

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

  • Built-in flashes

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

  • Built-in flashes
  • Announced: September 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)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,229k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly longer battery life: 350 shots vs 235 shots

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

  • Built-in flashes

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

  • Built-in flashes

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
4 years older
$448

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

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,229k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • 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

  • Built-in flashes

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110
4 years older
$379

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)

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

common strengths of the S110 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Built-in flashes

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/2.8), has a much larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), has a much higher resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 230k dots), takes significantly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP) and much higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 1,600 ISO).

However, on average it is slightly larger (compact (98×58×31 mm) vs super compact (93×57×20 mm)), is thicker (1.2" vs 0.8"), is slightly heavier (206 g vs 141 g) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS
5 years older
$290

Significant advantages of the 300 HS (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (92×56×20 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 0.8" vs 1.2"

Significant disadvantages of the 300 HS (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the 300 HS and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • None found

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS
5 years older
$229

Significant advantages of the ELPH 110 HS (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (93×57×20 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 0.8" vs 1.2"

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 110 HS (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • No touch screen
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the ELPH 110 HS and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SD950 IS

Canon PowerShot SD950 IS
9 years older
$699

Significant advantages of the SD950 IS (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the SD950 IS (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much worse wide angle: 36 mm vs 28 mm
  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,040k dots

common strengths of the SD950 IS and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • None found

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 (127×75×52 mm)), has a touch screen, is newer (january 2017 vs october 2015), is thinner (1.2" vs 2.8") and is significantly lighter (206 g vs 469 g).

However, on average it has a much narrower aperture (f/2 vs f/1.7), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 102,400 ISO), doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a marginally smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs full frame 35.9x24mm) and lacks and external mic jack.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100
2 years older
$579 - $648

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

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.7 vs f/2
  • Significantly longer battery life: 300 shots vs 235 shots
  • 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

  • Fairly small: Mid size (115×66×55 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Fast continuous shooting: 11 fps vs 8.2 fps

Fujifilm X100F

Fujifilm X100F
similar age
$1,190 - $1,299

Significant advantages of the X100F (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much longer battery life: 390 shots vs 235 shots
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the X100F (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • No touch screen
  • Significantly heavier: 469 g vs 206 g

common strengths of the X100F and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Fairly small: Standard size (127×75×52 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Light weight: 469 g vs 206 g
  • Announced: January 2017 vs January 2017

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II
1 year older
$3,298

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 102,400 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • No touch screen
  • Significantly thicker: 2.8" vs 1.2"
  • Significantly heavier: 507 g vs 206 g

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Fairly small: Standard size (113×65×72 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Light weight: 507 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/3.3), has a significantly higher resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 460k dots), takes significantly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO) and has a touch screen.

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (3x vs 30x), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (8.2 fps vs 40 fps), has a slightly shorter battery life (235 shots vs 295 shots) and is slightly more expensive ($449.00 vs $217.00).

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS
7 months older
$217 - $279

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX620 HS (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX620 HS (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.2 vs f/2
  • Lower resolution screen: 922k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the PowerShot SX620 HS and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Very large screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Very high resolution screens: 922k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

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 much faster: 40 fps vs 8.2 fps
  • Longer battery life: 320 shots vs 235 shots

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
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP
  • Significantly 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

  • Very large screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Very high resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Have touch screens

Nikon Coolpix A900

Nikon Coolpix A900
10 months older
$215 - $397

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

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • 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 G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/2
  • Lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

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

  • Very large screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Very high resolution screens: 921k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • 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)

  • Shoots much faster: 50 fps vs 8.2 fps
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

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

  • 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
  • Very large screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Very high resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,040k dots

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
  • 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
  • Lower resolution screen: 922k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

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

  • Very large screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Very high resolution screens: 922k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220
2 years older
$198 - $228

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX220 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX220 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the DSC-WX220 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Very large screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

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 none), has a touch screen, is newer (january 2017 vs august 2014), is slightly smaller (compact (98×58×31 mm) vs professional size (147×95×91 mm)) and is thinner (1.2" vs 3.6").

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (3" vs 4.8"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 1,440k dots), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

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)

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

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

  • No touch screen
  • Lower true resolution: 16 MP vs 20 MP

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)
  • Announced: December 2016 vs January 2017
  • Light weight: 331 g vs 206 g

Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100
2 years older
$398 (body only)
$498 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A5100 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Much longer battery life: 400 shots vs 235 shots

Significant disadvantages of the A5100 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the A5100 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Have touch screens
  • Fairly small: Compact (110×63×36 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Very light: 224 g vs 206 g

Samsung Galaxy NX

Samsung Galaxy NX
3 years older
$900 20-50mm lens

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

  • Much larger screen: 4.8" vs 3"
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,440k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

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

  • Much heavier: 495 g vs 206 g

common strengths of the NX and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Have touch screens
  • Fairly small: Mid size (137×101×26 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
2 years older
$440 - $498 (body only)
$598 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A6000 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Much longer battery life: 420 shots vs 235 shots

Significant disadvantages of the A6000 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • No touch screen

common strengths of the A6000 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Fairly small: Mid size (120×67×45 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Light weight: 285 g vs 206 g

Sigma sd Quattro H

Sigma sd Quattro H
10 months older
$1,199 (body only)

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

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,620k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses

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

  • No touch screen
  • Much larger: Professional size (147×95×91 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.6" vs 1.2"

common strengths of the sd Quattro H and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • None found

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 a flip-out screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • 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

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 significantly larger screen (3" vs 2.5"), has a much higher resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 207k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), takes slightly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 10 MP) and has a touch screen.

However, on average it has a much smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs pentamirror), lacks and external mic jack, has a slightly shorter battery life (235 shots vs 500 shots) and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200
4 years older
$289 (body only)
$419 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3200 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

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

Significant disadvantages of the D3200 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Much larger: Prosumer size (125×96×77 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)

common strengths of the D3200 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Inexpensive: $289.00 vs $449.00

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
10 months older
$307 - $649 (body only)
$379 - $549 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the PowerShot G9 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 G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 920k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Shoots much slower: 3 fps vs 8.2 fps
  • Much larger: Professional size (129×101×78 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)

common strengths of the Rebel T6 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Light weight: 485 g vs 206 g
  • Inexpensive: $269.99 vs $449.00

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i
5 years older
$514 (body only)
$752 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the T3i (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

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

Significant disadvantages of the T3i (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much larger: Professional size (133×100×80 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Shoots much slower: 3.7 fps vs 8.2 fps

common strengths of the T3i and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,040k dots

Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10
9 years older
$661 (body only)

Significant advantages of the DMC-L10 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-L10 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 207k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"
  • Much lower true resolution: 10 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the DMC-L10 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

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 significantly smaller (compact (98×58×31 mm) vs large (128×93×114 mm)), takes slightly 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 65x), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 21 mm), has a much smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), has a much lower resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 1,620k dots) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Canon PowerShot G3 X

Canon PowerShot G3 X
1 year older
$699 - $899

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

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,620k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm

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

  • Narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2
  • 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

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

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
2 years older
$339 - $479

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)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/2
  • Significantly larger: Large (128×93×114 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Lower resolution screen: 922k dots vs 1,040k dots

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

  • High resolution screens: 922k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS