As well as being compared against other pro digicams, the Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II is also often compared to boutiques, mirrorless, travel zooms 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 G9 X) 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 is slightly smaller (compact (98×58×31 mm) vs large (137×99×131 mm)), has a touch screen, is newer (january 2017 vs june 2013), is thinner (1.2" vs 5.1") and is slightly lighter (206 g vs 780 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 25 mm), doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a slightly shorter battery life (235 shots vs 320 shots), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital) and doesn't support an external flash.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
10 months older
$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

  • Each has a built-in flash

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X
1 year older
$379 - $399

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

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
4 years older
$397 - $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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
2 years older
$748

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
  • Supports an external flash

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

  • Each has a built-in flash

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000
6 years older
$640 - $798

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ1000 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ1000 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much larger: Large (137×99×131 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DMC-FZ1000 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 (127×75×52 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has a touch screen, is newer (january 2017 vs september 2014) and is thinner (1.2" vs 2.2").

However, on average it lacks and external mic jack, 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).

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II
2 years older
$649

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

Nikon Coolpix A

Nikon Coolpix A
3 years older
$587

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

  • Supports an external flash

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

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2
  • No touch screen

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

  • Fairly small: Mid size (111×64×40 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Very light: 299 g vs 206 g
  • Thin: 1.6" vs 1.2"

Fujifilm X100F

Fujifilm X100F
similar age
$1,299

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

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Significantly longer battery life: 390 shots vs 235 shots
  • 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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100
2 years older
$565 - $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

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), takes slightly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 15.9 MP), has a touch screen, is newer (january 2017 vs may 2015) and is slightly smaller (compact (98×58×31 mm) vs prosumer size (125×86×77 mm)).

However, on average it doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a marginally smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm), has a significantly shorter battery life (235 shots vs 350 shots) and has a built-in lens.

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

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6
4 years older
$671 (body only)

Significant advantages of the NEX-6 (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 NEX-6 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the NEX-6 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Fairly small: Mid size (120×67×43 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Light weight: 287 g vs 206 g
  • Thin: 1.7" vs 1.2"

Olympus PEN E-PL8

Olympus PEN E-PL8
3 months older
$549 (body only)
$649 14-42mm lens

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

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly longer battery life: 350 shots vs 235 shots

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

  • Have touch screens
  • Announced: September 2016 vs January 2017
  • Fairly small: Mid size (115×67×38 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)

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 interchangeable lenses
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • 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)

  • Lower true resolution: 15.8 MP vs 20 MP
  • 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

  • Have touch screens
  • Announced: January 2017 vs January 2017
  • Fairly small: Compact (107×65×33 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7
1 year older
$538 (body only)
$661 - $798 14-42mm lens

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

  • Lower true resolution: 15.8 MP vs 20 MP
  • Much larger: Prosumer size (125×86×77 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3" vs 1.2"

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

  • Have touch screens
  • Inexpensive: $537.89 vs $449.00
  • Each has a built-in flash

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/3.2), takes significantly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO), has a touch screen and has a significantly larger sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm).

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 have a viewfinder (none vs digital) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/3200 of a second).

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
  • More zoom: 35x vs 3x
  • Has a flip-out screen

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

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/2
  • No touch screen
  • Significantly 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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
2 years older
$298 - $350

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZS50 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZS50 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

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

common strengths of the DMC-ZS50 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

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

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS
2 years older
$259

Significant advantages of the SX710 HS (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the SX710 HS (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.2 vs f/2
  • No touch screen
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the SX710 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

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
10 months older
$260 - $349

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

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

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)

  • 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)

  • 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"

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS
7 months older
$249

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

  • Better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm

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

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.2 vs f/2
  • No touch screen
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the PowerShot SX620 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

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/3.5), is significantly smaller (compact (98×58×31 mm) vs large (130×94×119 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), takes significantly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP) and slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO).

However, on average it has much less zoom (3x vs 60x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 20 mm), doesn't have a screen which flips out, doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital) and doesn't support an external flash.

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)
  • Narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2
  • Significantly 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
  • Announced: January 2017 vs January 2017

Nikon Coolpix P500

Nikon Coolpix P500
6 years older
$499

Significant advantages of the P500 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 23 mm vs 28 mm
  • More zoom: 36x vs 3x
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the P500 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly larger: Professional size (116×84×103 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)

common strengths of the P500 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Fairly small: Professional size (116×84×103 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Light weight: 481 g vs 206 g