Canon PowerShot G7 X vs GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

Winner
Canon PowerShot G7 X

100

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

75

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G7 X

Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

Movie format
Shoots 4K movies
4K @ 12fps
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
5 mm
Size
Really small
Ultra compact (60×42×30 mm)
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps

galleries

Explore our gallery of 2 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G7 X.
Explore our gallery of 13 sample photos taken by the GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G7 X Competitors

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Pro digicam

$379 - $391

Size Significantly smaller
Weight Significantly lighter
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$548 - $679

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Larger
Canon PowerShot G5 X

Canon PowerShot G5 X

Pro digicam

$699 - $799

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
External flash Supports an external flash
Size Much larger

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition Competitors

Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700

Super zoom

$339 - $447

Zoom Much more zoom
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Size Much larger
Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Compact

$139

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Sony Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,298 body only

$1,398 - $1,579 with 16-50mm lens

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Size Much larger

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