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Advantages of the Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

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Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
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The PowerShot G7 X Mark II's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$679.00 vs $835.59
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The best price we've seen is $157 cheaper (around 20% less)
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-RX100 IV

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High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
120 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
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Shoots very high resolution UHD (3840x2160) video but at a lower frame rate
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,228k dots vs 1,040k dots
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Around 20% higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
16 fps vs 8 fps
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2x faster continuous shooting
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
280 shots vs 265 shots
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Around 10% more shots per battery charge
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/1.8
              Supports 24p Both support 24p, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these Help
              For that film look
              Overall image quality Good image quality Help
              PowerShot G7 X Mark II71.0
              DSC-RX100 IV70.0
              True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
              20 MP
              Size Fairly small Help
              PowerShot G7 X Mark II106×61×42 mm
              DSC-RX100 IV102×58×41 mm
              Sensor size Large sensors Help
              Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              Low light performance Relatively low noise at high ISO Help
              PowerShot G7 X Mark II581 ISO
              DSC-RX100 IV562 ISO
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Color depth Good color depth Help
              PowerShot G7 X Mark II23 bits
              DSC-RX100 IV22.9 bits
              Dynamic range Good dynamic range Help
              PowerShot G7 X Mark II12.7 EV
              DSC-RX100 IV12.6 EV
              Common Weaknesses
              External flash No external flash support Help
              Less expandable
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              PowerShot G7 X Mark II4.2x
              DSC-RX100 IV2.9x

              Compared to recent pro digicams

              Common Strengths
              Built-in flash Built-in flashes Help
              Usually standard
              Common Weaknesses
              Screen type No OLED screens Help
              LCD
              Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
              slower focusing
              Focus points Few focus points Help
              PowerShot G7 X Mark II31
              DSC-RX100 IV25
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              PowerShot G7 X Mark II8 fps
              DSC-RX100 IV16 fps

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              Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
              PowerShot G7 X Mark II
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              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
              Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
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