Advantages of the Canon PowerShot G5 X

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External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
Record high quality audio with an external microphone
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Has a viewfinder
Digital vs None
A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
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Advantages of the Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

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Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
The PowerShot G7 X Mark II's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Battery life
Longer battery life
265 shots vs 210 shots
Around 30% more shots per battery charge
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
8 fps vs 5.9 fps
Around 40% faster continuous shooting
Slightly smaller
106×61×42 mm vs 112×76×44 mm
Around 30% smaller
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Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths
Aperture Very wide aperture Help
Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
Usually standard
True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
20 MP
Sensor size Large sensors Help
Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
Touch screen Have touch screens Help
Fewer buttons
Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
Great for movies
Common Weaknesses
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
PowerShot G5 X5.9 fps
PowerShot G7 X Mark II8 fps

Compared to recent pro digicams

Common Strengths
Wide angle Good wide angle Help
24 mm
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Common Weaknesses
Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second
GPS No built-in GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing


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