As well as being compared against other pro digicams and compacts, the Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II is also often compared to mirrorless, travel zooms, super zooms and entry-level 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 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 has a touch screen and is newer (january 2017 vs may 2014).

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, has a slightly shorter battery life (235 shots vs 320 shots) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital).

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

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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

  • Built-in flashes

Canon PowerShot G9 X

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1 year older
$399 - $628

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

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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 Cybershot DSC-RX100

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4 years older
$448 - $650

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

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2 years older
$698 - $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
  • Significantly 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 G5 X

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1 year older
$729

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G5 X (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

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

  • 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 slightly wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 36 mm), has a significantly larger screen (3" vs 2.5"), has a significantly higher resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 230k dots) and takes significantly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP).

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 135 g) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

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5 years older

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

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9 years older

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 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 february 2014), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs LIVEMOS) and is slightly lighter (206 g vs 301 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 slightly smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm) and lacks and external mic jack.

Canon EOS M10

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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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

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3 years older
$575 - $612 12-32mm lens

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
  • Lower true resolution: 16 MP vs 20 MP

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

Sony Alpha A6000

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2 years older
$548 (body only)
$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)

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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)

Sony Alpha a6300

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1 year older
$898 (body only)
$880 - $998 16-50mm lens

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

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 51,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Much longer battery life: 400 shots vs 235 shots

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

  • Each has a built-in flash

Fujifilm X-A10

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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
  • Lower true resolution: 16 MP vs 20 MP

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

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/3.5), has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 461k dots), takes significantly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO) and has a touch screen.

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 have a screen which flips out and doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED).

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

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1 year older
$199

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.6 vs f/2
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

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10 months older
$390

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80

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10 months older
$338 - $368

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Much longer battery life: 390 shots vs 235 shots
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 (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 Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 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

Nikon Coolpix A900

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10 months older
$300 - $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

Nikon Coolpix S9700

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2 years older

Significant advantages of the S9700 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Has a GPS
  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD

Significant disadvantages of the S9700 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

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

common strengths of the S9700 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-HX90V

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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)

  • 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

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), 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 has a touch screen.

However, on average it has significantly less zoom (3x vs 50x), 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 and has a slightly shorter battery life (235 shots vs 300 shots).

Canon PowerShot G3 X

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1 year older
$849

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

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,620k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Significantly larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"

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
  • Have touch screens
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

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1 year older
$399

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX540 HS (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much more zoom: 50x vs 3x
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX540 HS (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/2
  • Significantly 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 PowerShot SX540 HS and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

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2 years older
$398 - $448

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

  • Much more zoom: 50x vs 3x
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Significantly 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

  • None found

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

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2 years older
$178

Significant advantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • More zoom: 35x vs 3x
  • Significantly longer battery life: 350 shots vs 235 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3 vs f/2
  • Much larger: Large (130×95×122 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,040k dots

common strengths of the DSC-H300 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • None found

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 much higher resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 460k dots), has image stabilization (lens vs none), takes slightly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 17.9 MP), has a touch screen and shoots faster continuously (8.2 fps vs 3 fps).

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).

Canon EOS Rebel T5

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2 years older
$399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel T5 (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 T5 (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Much larger: Professional size (130×100×78 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the Rebel T5 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Light weight: 480 g vs 206 g
  • Inexpensive: $399.00 vs $449.00

Canon Rebel T2i

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7 years older

Significant advantages of the T2i (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 T2i (vs the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Shoots much slower: 3.7 fps vs 8.2 fps
  • Much larger: Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)

common strengths of the T2i and PowerShot G9 X Mark II

  • Very small: Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.4" vs 1.2"
  • Light weight: 530 g vs 206 g

Canon EOS Rebel T6

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10 months older
$699 (body only)
$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)

  • Much larger: Professional size (129×101×78 mm) vs Compact (98×58×31 mm)
  • Shoots much slower: 3 fps vs 8.2 fps
  • 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: $449.00 vs $449.00