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 SX720 HS) and Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15) and the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

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, is newer (january 2017 vs may 2014) and is slightly less expensive ($429.00 vs $639.00).

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 viewfinder (none vs digital) and is less popular.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
10 months older
$649

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

  • 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)

  • 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 V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V
3 months older
$948 - $1,050

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

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Shoots significantly faster: 24 fps vs 8.2 fps

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

  • Built-in flashes
  • Announced: October 2016 vs January 2017

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
2 years older
$698

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

  • Better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Longer battery life: 320 shots vs 235 shots

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

  • Built-in flashes

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

  • Built-in flashes
  • Inexpensive: $379.00 vs $429.00

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
4 years older
$424 - $448

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

  • 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
  • Inexpensive: $423.89 vs $429.00

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 mid size (115×66×55 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").

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.

Fujifilm X70

Fujifilm X70
1 year older
$699

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

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Significantly longer battery life: 330 shots vs 235 shots

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
  • Fast continuous shooting: 8 fps vs 8.2 fps

Fujifilm X100F

Fujifilm X100F
similar age
$1,260 - $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)
  • Fast continuous shooting: 8 fps vs 8.2 fps
  • Light weight: 469 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)

  • 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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100
2 years older
$579 - $598

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

  • Longer battery life: 300 shots vs 235 shots
  • Supports an external flash
  • 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

Nikon Coolpix A

Nikon Coolpix A
3 years older
$577

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)
  • Light weight: 299 g vs 206 g
  • Thin: 1.6" vs 1.2"

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 slightly higher resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 460k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has a touch screen, is newer (january 2017 vs february 2014) and is slightly lighter (206 g vs 331 g).

However, on average it doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 51,200 ISO), doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a significantly smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm) and lacks and external mic jack.

Fujifilm X-A10

Fujifilm X-A10
similar age
$349 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
  • Lower true resolution: 16 MP vs 20 MP
  • Heavier: 331 g vs 206 g

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 A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
2 years older
$445 - $448 (body only)
$409 - $498 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

Fujifilm X-A3

Fujifilm X-A3
4 months older
$443 (body only)
$549 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-A3 (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-A3 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Heavier: 339 g vs 206 g

common strengths of the X-A3 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Have touch screens
  • Fairly small: Mid size (117×67×40 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Light weight: 339 g vs 206 g

Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000
3 years older
$379 - $399 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"

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)

Fujifilm X-T20

Fujifilm X-T20
similar age
$799 (body only)
$899 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-T20 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 51,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the X-T20 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly heavier: 383 g vs 206 g

common strengths of the X-T20 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Have touch screens
  • Announced: January 2017 vs January 2017
  • Light weight: 383 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 35x), has a slightly 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 50 fps) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

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

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
10 months older
$269

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

  • Significantly more zoom: 40x vs 3x
  • 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

Nikon Coolpix A900

Nikon Coolpix A900
10 months older
$259 - $397

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

  • 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
  • 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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500
1 year older
$348

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX500 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly longer battery life: 360 shots vs 235 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX500 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly 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-WX500 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

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
  • 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)

  • Significantly 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 SX700 HS

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS
2 years older
$358

Significant advantages of the SX700 HS (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Significantly longer battery life: 360 shots vs 235 shots
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the SX700 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 SX700 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/3.3), has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 461k dots), is significantly smaller (compact (98×58×31 mm) vs professional size (130×93×103 mm)), 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 significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 23 mm), doesn't have a screen which flips out, lacks and external mic jack and has a slightly shorter battery life (235 shots vs 300 shots).

Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700
10 months older
$339 - $447

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

  • Much more zoom: 60x vs 3x
  • 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

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Nikon Coolpix P500

Nikon Coolpix P500
6 years older
$599

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)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2
  • Significantly larger: Professional size (116×84×103 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the P500 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Light weight: 481 g vs 206 g

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
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm

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

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

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

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
  • Significantly 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)

  • Significantly 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

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

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
2 years older
$220 - $249

Significant advantages of the SX530 HS (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much more zoom: 50x vs 3x
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the SX530 HS (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/2
  • Much lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Larger: Prosumer size (120×82×92 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)

common strengths of the SX530 HS and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (120×82×92 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Light weight: 442 g vs 206 g