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, entry-level DSLRs and pro 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-RX100 V and the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 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 june 2012).

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

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
$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
  • Inexpensive: $399.00 vs $529.00

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

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

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

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)

  • 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: $448.00 vs $529.00

Canon PowerShot G5 X

Canon PowerShot G5 X
1 year older
$689 - $729

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 september 2014), is thinner (1.2" vs 2.6") and is slightly 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), users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital) and doesn't support an external flash.

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

  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Have touch screens
  • Each has a built-in flash

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100
2 years older
$525 - $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"
  • 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
  • Light weight: 393 g vs 206 g

Fujifilm X70

Fujifilm X70
1 year older
$619 - $699

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

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

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), 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.

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
10 months older
$277 - $349

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
  • 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)

  • 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)

  • 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"

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
  • 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-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
  • Significantly 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

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
  • Significantly 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 SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS
7 months older
$259

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

  • Significantly 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 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 a touch screen, is newer (january 2017 vs april 2015), is slightly smaller (compact (98×58×31 mm) vs mid size (120×67×45 mm)), is thinner (1.2" vs 1.8") and is slightly lighter (206 g vs 404 g).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), 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 and has a marginally smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm).

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
2 years older
$548 (body only)
$626 - $648 16-50mm lens

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

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Much longer battery life: 420 shots vs 235 shots
  • Has interchangeable lenses

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

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)

  • 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)

Canon EOS M5

Canon EOS M5
3 months older
$943 - $979 (body only)
$1,099 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS M5 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,620k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M5 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly larger: Standard size (116×89×61 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 2.4" vs 1.2"
  • Significantly heavier: 427 g vs 206 g

common strengths of the EOS M5 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Have touch screens
  • Announced: September 2016 vs January 2017
  • Each has a built-in flash

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300
1 year older
$948 - $998 (body only)
$1,091 - $1,148 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the Alpha a6300 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Much longer battery life: 400 shots vs 235 shots
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the Alpha a6300 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • No touch screen
  • Significantly heavier: 404 g vs 206 g

common strengths of the Alpha a6300 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Fairly small: Mid size (120×67×49 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Each has a built-in flash

Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5
1 year older
$380 - $497 10-30mm lens

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

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

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

  • Have touch screens
  • Fairly small: Compact (98×60×32 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Very light: 231 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 slightly wider aperture (f/2 vs f/3.3), is much smaller (compact (98×58×31 mm) vs large (132×92×117 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 significantly less zoom (3x vs 60x), 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 380 shots).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
9 months older
$1,592 - $1,598

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

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Much longer battery life: 420 shots vs 235 shots

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

  • Much larger: Large (133×94×127 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • No touch screen
  • Much heavier: 1,051 g vs 206 g

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

  • Wide aperture: f/2.4 vs f/2
  • High resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700
10 months older
$394 - $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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
1 year older
$499 - $598

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

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

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
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

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

  • 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 - $849

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

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

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

  • 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
  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (123×77×105 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Have touch screens

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 higher resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 921k dots), has image stabilization (lens vs none), has a touch screen, shoots faster continuously (8.2 fps vs 4 fps) and is newer (january 2017 vs january 2014).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a much smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs pentamirror) and lacks and external mic jack.

Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100
5 years older
$607 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

Significant advantages of the D5100 (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 D5100 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Shoots much slower: 4 fps vs 8.2 fps
  • Much larger: Prosumer size (127×97×79 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)

common strengths of the D5100 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • None found

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
10 months older
$325 - $749 (body only)
$390 - $449 18-55mm lens

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

  • Shoots much slower: 3 fps vs 8.2 fps
  • Much larger: Professional size (129×101×78 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 1.2"

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

  • Announced: March 2016 vs January 2017
  • Light weight: 485 g vs 206 g

Nikon D5500

Nikon D5500
2 years older
$488 - $597 (body only)
$549 - $697 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5500 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the D5500 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Shoots much slower: 5 fps vs 8.2 fps
  • Much larger: Prosumer size (124×97×70 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Much thicker: 2.8" vs 1.2"

common strengths of the D5500 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Have touch screens
  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (124×97×70 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.8" vs 1.2"

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
3 years older
$435 (body only)
$389 - $447 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3300 (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 D3300 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much larger: Prosumer size (124×98×76 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Shoots much slower: 5 fps vs 8.2 fps

common strengths of the D3300 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Light weight: 430 g vs 206 g

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II compared to pro DSLR competitors include: it has image stabilization (lens vs none), has a touch screen, shoots faster continuously (8.2 fps vs 5 fps), is newer (january 2017 vs march 2013) and is much smaller (compact (98×58×31 mm) vs large (146×123×82 mm)).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), takes slightly lower resolution photos (20 MP vs 36.2 MP), doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a significantly smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs full frame 35.9x24mm) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs pentaprism).

Nikon D810

Nikon D810
2 years older
$2,199 - $2,797 (body only)
$2,779 - $3,297 24-120mm lens

Significant advantages of the D810 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentaprism vs None
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Significantly larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"

Significant disadvantages of the D810 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • No touch screen
  • Much thicker: 3.2" vs 1.2"

common strengths of the D810 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Light weight: 880 g vs 206 g
  • Inexpensive: $2,199.00 vs $529.00
  • Built-in flashes

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D
3 years older
$615 - $899 (body only)
$850 - $999 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the 70D (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 70D (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 1.2"
  • Much larger: Professional size (145×106×79 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)

common strengths of the 70D and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Have touch screens
  • Fairly small: Professional size (145×106×79 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Light weight: 755 g vs 206 g