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, 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 G9 X) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II and the Cybershot DSC-RX100)

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, has a slightly shorter battery life (235 shots vs 320 shots), doesn't have a built-in GPS 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
$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: $398.89 vs $429.00

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
  • Inexpensive: $547.09 vs $429.00

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
4 years older
$435 - $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: $434.69 vs $429.00

Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100
5 years older
$438

Significant advantages of the S100 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the S100 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly smaller sensor: 1/1.8" 7.49x5.52mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the S100 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Inexpensive: $139.00 vs $429.00

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

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)), takes slightly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 12.7 MP), has a touch screen, is newer (january 2017 vs february 2014) and is thinner (1.2" vs 2.6").

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
$528 - $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

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

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
  • Inexpensive: $649.00 vs $429.00

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 october 2015) and is slightly lighter (206 g vs 301 g).

However, on average it 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 22.3x14.9mm), has a significantly shorter battery life (235 shots vs 350 shots) and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5
1 year older
$359 - $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

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

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)

  • 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)

Fujifilm X-A10

Fujifilm X-A10
similar age
$499 - $500 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 A5000

Sony Alpha A5000
3 years older
$400 (body only)
$365 - $379 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A5000 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much longer battery life: 420 shots vs 235 shots
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the A5000 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the A5000 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Fairly small: Compact (110×63×36 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Very light: 210 g vs 206 g
  • Thin: 1.4" 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), 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 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 295 shots).

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 SX720 HS

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

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS
2 years older
$259 - $349

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

  • Significantly 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
  • Much 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 SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS
7 months older
$229

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
  • Much 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

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"

Nikon Coolpix S9900

Nikon Coolpix S9900
1 year older
$300

Significant advantages of the S9900 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the S9900 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.7 vs f/2
  • No touch screen
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the S9900 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

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 image stabilization (lens vs none), has a touch screen, shoots faster continuously (8.2 fps vs 3 fps), is newer (january 2017 vs march 2013) and is much smaller (compact (98×58×31 mm) vs professional size (136×107×76 mm)).

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 pentaprism) and lacks and external mic jack.

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
10 months older
$308 - $649 (body only)
$367 - $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

  • Light weight: 485 g vs 206 g
  • Inexpensive: $307.95 vs $429.00

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200
1 year older
$778 - $997 (body only)
$1,127 - $1,297 18-140mm lens

Significant advantages of the D7200 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentaprism vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,228k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"

Significant disadvantages of the D7200 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much larger: Professional size (136×107×76 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3" vs 1.2"

common strengths of the D7200 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • None found

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i
1 year older
$749 - $800 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 Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i
3 years older
$421 - $649 (body only)
$520 - $599 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T5i (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 T5i (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much larger: Professional size (133×100×79 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 1.2"

common strengths of the T5i and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Have touch screens
  • Inexpensive: $421.25 vs $429.00

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/2.8), is significantly smaller (compact (98×58×31 mm) vs professional size (130×93×103 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 50x), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 1,620k dots) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
2 years older
$448

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

Canon PowerShot G3 X

Canon PowerShot G3 X
1 year older
$699 - $799

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