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Canon PowerShot G7 Digital Camera

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20.2MP 4.2x CMOS Sep 2014
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
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38 Reasons For

Thirteen Industry Awards

The writers at PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review and Lydogbillede.dk all strongly endorse this digital camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The experts at Camera Labs and Lydogbilde.no both endorse this camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This compact camera received an "Editor's Choice" from both Digitaltrends.com and Tomsguide.com, both of which wrote that this camera was superb.

This camera was given a "Best Buy" award by both Expert Reviews and Digitalartsonline.co.uk, both of which thought that this digital camera was a sensible purchase.

The experts at three additional expert review sites all decided that this Canon camera was good. Digital Versus and 01net.com both gave this camera a "5 Star" award and it received an "EISA" award from EISA.eu.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on fourty-six expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review and CNET.com this digital camera has an average expert rating of 80%.

User Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 63 user reviews the average user rating of this camera is exceptional.

Good Quality Lens

Eight customers considered that this digital camera had a good lens. Expert website Photographyblog.com mentioned “The 6x optical zoom lens offers an effective focal length of 35-210mm” in their review of this digital camera and scored it 5 stars. Nine years ago Camera Labs wrote “Fast lens, raw mode, vari-angle screen”. Expert website Eisa.eu wrote “With a 6x optical IS lens it is possible to shoot with lower shutter speeds” in their review of this digital camera.

Several Canon PowerShot G7 reviewers who purchased the Canon PowerShot G7 considered that it had a good zoom. Nine years ago expert website Digitalcamerainfo.com said “A nice 6x optical zoom lens with optical image stabilization” in their review. Photo Radar said in their review “15 fps) with active zoom” and gave this digital camera a rating of 4 stars. Expert review site Dxomark.com mentioned in their Canon PowerShot G7 review “This 20Mpix BSI CMOS unit is paired with a fast 24-100mm f1.8-2.8 stabilized zoom and f”.

Some customers who reviewed the Canon PowerShot G7 concluded that it had a good image stabiliser. Camera Labs said in their review “6x zoom with stabilisation and superb macro”. Seven years ago Photo Radar mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Good optical stabilization”. Photo Radar also wrote “Excellent color reproduction Nice 6x lens with optical Image stabilization Fast auto focus Face tracking Remote shooting”.

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Good Quality Pictures

A few Canon PowerShot G7 reviewers who reviewed the Canon PowerShot G7 reckoned that it was able to produce good images. Photographyblog.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera on expert website PhotographyBlog.com nine years ago “The Canon Powershot G7 is the kind of camera that not only makes you feel like a better photographer.”. Expert website Digitaltrends.com mentioned “Good pictures, nice movies”. Camera Labs said in their review nine years ago “Sharp images”.

Several Canon PowerShot G7 owners who purchased it mentioned that it had a good picture resolution. Cnet.com gave the product a rating of 75 out of 100 and said in their review of the Canon PowerShot G7 on expert website CNET.com “Digital camera, 10,000,000 pixels, LCD display - TFT active matrix - 2.5 in - Color, 32 MB Good”. Expert website Digitalcamerainfo.com mentioned in their review “It has serious resolution at 10 megapixels”. Camera Labs mentioned “Full range of shooting modes” in their Canon PowerShot G7 review.

Two Canon PowerShot G7 reviewers said in their reviews that it had a good image sensor. Dpreview.com said on expert review site DP Review “This is where things get interesting! It's over two years since Sony shook up the compact camera market by putting a 1"-type sensor into a genuinely pocketable compact” in their review and gave the Canon PowerShot G7 a rating of 4 stars. Dpreview.com also wrote “With a time-tested 1" BSI-CMOS sensor and an impressive 24-100mm F1.8-2.8 lens”.

One customer who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good ISO range. Camera Labs mentioned nine years ago “Capable of very good results at lower ISO settings” in their review of the Canon PowerShot G7.

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Good Size

Some customers who bought it mentioned that it was compact. Photographyblog.com wrote in their review of the Canon PowerShot G7 on PhotographyBlog.com “The Canon Powershot G7 is a 10 megapixel compact digital camera with a 2.5 inch LCD screen”. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com said “Although very compact, on paper it looks a winner”. Expert review site Digitalcamerainfo.com said “When compared to other compact digital cameras” in their Canon PowerShot G7 review.

Good Product Quality

A number of Canon PowerShot G7 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Camera Labs mentioned in their Canon PowerShot G7 review “Excellent image quality with good light”. Maclife.com gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote nine years ago “The PowerShot G7s combination of features and superb color quality make it an exceptional compact camera”. Dpreview.com rated it 4 stars and said two years ago “The PowerShot G7 X produces excellent quality photos” in their Canon PowerShot G7 review.

Good Technical Features

Some customers considered that the Canon PowerShot G7 had good features. Expert review site Cameralabs.com wrote “By removing many of its predecessors unusually powerful features”. Camera Labs mentioned in their review “Strong features list” . Nine years ago expert website Howstuffworks.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Canons PowerShot G7 digital camera offers an advanced collection of features.” but they only scored it 3 stars.

Easy to Use

A number of Canon PowerShot G7 owners thought it was easy to use. Camera Labs mentioned nine years ago “Multi-controller is tricky to use” in their review of the Canon PowerShot G7 and gave it a score of 4 stars. Photo Radar wrote seven years ago “Very efficient noise control up until 200 ISO” in their Canon PowerShot G7 review and scored the product 4 stars. Photo Radar also said “Handy optical viewfinder”.

One customer who reviewed the Canon PowerShot G7 considered that it was easy to handle.

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Nice Design

A few Canon PowerShot G7 owners who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was good looking. Camera Labs mentioned “Classic rangefinder styling looks great, fit finish superb” in their review of the Canon PowerShot G7. Nine years ago Digitalcamerareview.com wrote “Feel of a classic rangefinder camera; truly a classic and elegant design.” in their review of this digital camera.

Three Canon PowerShot G7 owners who purchased this digital camera wrote that it was neat. Camera Labs said “Great creative control and neat on-screen graphics”. Camera Labs also mentioned “Neat and pocketable”. Amateurphotographer.co.uk said two years ago “The RX100 Mark III has a neat pop-up OLED viewfinder an”.

One Canon PowerShot G7 reviewer said in their reviews that it was a good design. Camera Labs wrote in their review nine years ago “Excellent design”. One person who reviewed the Canon PowerShot G7 thought it was well designed. Kickstartnews.com wrote in their review of the Canon PowerShot G7 nine years ago “The list of useful, well designed features is endless.” .

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Robust

Several customers wrote in their reviews that it was well made. Cnet.com wrote on expert website CNET.com “The Canon PowerShot G7 is a solid enthusiast camera for those whove ruled out a budget dSLR” in their review. Camera Labs mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Great handling, feature packed, build quality, image quality as lower ISOs”. Camera Labs also mentioned “Solid build quality”.

Two customers wrote in their reviews that the product was strong and durable. Camera Labs mentioned “No RAW support The Final Word A great advanced camera that offers almost all the features youd expect in a sturdy and stylish case”.

One Canon PowerShot G7 reviewer considered that the Canon PowerShot G7 was reliable. Expert review site Photographyblog.com gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars and said nine years ago “Helps you become one too, mixing both comprehensive and happily reliable hand holding features with a plethora of real photographic controls that”.

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Canon Has Good Camera Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Canon digital cameras and also specifically for Canon compact cameras and found that in both cases Canon had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

A number of Canon PowerShot G7 reviewers said in their reviews that the product had a good screen. Several customers who reviewed the product thought it had a good viewfinder.

Good Video Capture

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good for video recording. Two years ago Dpreview.com mentioned in their review on expert website DP Review “Its touchscreen display is handy for self-portraits and video”.

Good Support

One Canon PowerShot G7 reviewer who bought the product wrote that it had good technical guidance. Seven years ago Photo Radar said in their review of the Canon PowerShot G7 “Excellent response times, sharp LCD, fully manual mode, high-end resolution, very good image quality”.

Acceptable Noise Level

A number of customers who reviewed the product considered that it was noisy. Expert website Eisa.eu said in their review of the Canon PowerShot G7 “Up to ISO 400 image noise is remarkably low for a digital compact camera” .

Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The PowerShot G7 supports video recording, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot G7 do not support video recording.

Other digital cameras which support video recording currently available that you might also want to consider include the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price], or the Canon PowerShot G1X[plb_1397751_price] which is cheaper.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

Unlike most of the other cameras of this age and spec which do not support WiFi connectivity, the PowerShot G7 supports WiFi connectivity.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras which support WiFi connectivity and we think cheaper digital cameras such as the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100[plb_2510511_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The PowerShot G7 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the PowerShot G7 also have a built-in flash.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the Ricoh GR[plb_1596652_price], the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price], or the Canon PowerShot G1X[plb_1397751_price] which is cheaper.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The PowerShot G7 supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot G7 also support Full HD video.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras which support Full HD video and we think cheaper digital cameras such as the Ricoh GR[plb_1596652_price], the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100[plb_2510511_price], and the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price] is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other cameras of this age and type, the PowerShot G7 has an image stabiliser.

Other cameras with an image stabiliser currently available which you might want to look at include the Ricoh GR[plb_1596652_price], the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100[plb_2510511_price], or the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price] which is cheaper.

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Quite High Megapixel Count

The Canon PowerShot G7 has one of the higher megapixel counts (20.2 megapixels) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age. Cameras of this spec and age have megapixel counts of between 10MP and 29MP, and the average megapixel count is 16MP.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the PowerShot G7 is more than most cameras that came out more than two years ago. This digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by digital cameras of this type and age. The image format "RAW" is also supported by this Canon digital camera.

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Very Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

The maximum camera shutter speeds of cameras of a similar type and age to the PowerShot G7 range from 4s to 300s. With a maximum camera shutter speed of 250 seconds, the Canon PowerShot G7 has a very long maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the PowerShot G7.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector

The number of HDMI connector types found on the PowerShot G7 is more than most digital cameras of this type and age. This digital camera has a Micro HDMI connector, which is the most commonly found HDMI connector found on cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Very High JPEG Frame Rate

The average JPEG frame rate of cameras of a similar age and type to the PowerShot G7 is 37fps, and the JPEG frame rates range from 24fps to 60fps. When compared to other similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot G7 that we have checked, the JPEG frame rate of the PowerShot G7 of 60 frames per second is one of the highest.

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Fairly High Display Resolution

The average display resolution of cameras of a comparable spec and age to the PowerShot G7 is 820,000 pixels, and the display resolutions range from 230,000 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels. At 1,040,000 pixel, the PowerShot G7 has a quite high display resolution compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released around the same time as the PowerShot G7.

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Has Six Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Canon PowerShot G7 is more than most compact cameras that were released around the same time as it. This Canon digital camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on digital cameras of this spec and age. The photo effects "Neutral", "Positive film", "Sepia", "Skin tones" and "Vivid" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Quite Many Total Megapixel Count

With a total megapixel count of 20.9 megapixels, the PowerShot G7 has one of the more total megapixel counts amongst cameras of this age. The least total megapixel count of digital cameras of a similar type and age to the PowerShot G7 is 12MP, the most is 33MP, and the average total megapixel count is 18MP.

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Supports Twenty-Two ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the PowerShot G7 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This camera supports a 160 ISO speed, which is the most commonly supported ISO speed supported by cameras of a comparable age and spec to the PowerShot G7. The ISO speeds "125", "200", "250", "320", "400", "500", "640", "800", "1000", "1250", "1600", "2000", "2500", "3200", "4000", "5000", "6400", "8000", "10000", "12800" and "Auto" are also supported by this Canon camera.

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± 3EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The Canon PowerShot G7 has a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago. Most digital cameras of this age and spec have a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

A ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction is in fact the best light exposure correction amongst all compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot G7.

A ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction is the worst light exposure correction amongst similar types of digital camera.

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H.264 Video Format

This camera supports an AVC|H.264|MP4|MPEG4 video format, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Features Three Auto Focus

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the PowerShot G7 is more than most compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The most commonly featured auto focus is Face detection, but this auto focus is not featured on this camera. The auto focus Continuous Auto Focus, Servo Auto Focus and Single Auto Focus are also featured on this Canon camera.

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Narrow

Comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the PowerShot G7 have widths of between 62mm and 140mm, and the average width is 110mm. With a width of only 103 millimeters, the PowerShot G7 is one of the narrower similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot G7 amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Very Short

The heights of similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerShot G7 range from 58mm to 94mm. At only 60.4 millimeters, the Canon PowerShot G7 is quite short compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is the most commonly found focus on digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

With a minimum focal length of only 24 millimeters, the PowerShot G7 has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age. The shortest minimum focal length of comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the PowerShot G7 is 18mm and the longest is 35mm.

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Very Small Minimum Aperture

With a minimum aperture of only 1.8, the PowerShot G7 has a fairly small minimum aperture compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the PowerShot G7. The average minimum aperture of digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the PowerShot G7 is 2.6.

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13 Reasons Against

Poor Battery Life

One Canon PowerShot G7 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it did not have a good battery life. Expert website Pcworld.com_techhive.com mentioned in their Canon PowerShot G7 review “Mediocre battery life” but even so they gave the product a score of 78 out of 100.

Not 3D Compatible

Most compact cameras that have been around for more than two years are not 3D compatible. The PowerShot G7 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Not Waterproof

The Canon PowerShot G7 is not waterproof, although this is within the context that most of the other cameras of this age and type are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The PowerShot G7 does not have a GPS, although keep in mind that most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the PowerShot G7 also do not have a GPS.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The Canon PowerShot G7 has one of the smaller digital zooms (only 4 times zoom factor) amongst digital cameras of this age. The average digital zoom of digital cameras of this type and age is 31x.

We compared all the other 4x digital zoom cameras to this digital camera and we think cheaper digital cameras such as the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100[plb_2510511_price], and the Canon PowerShot G1X[plb_1397751_price] is also worth considering.

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Very Big Maximum Aperture

The biggest maximum aperture of digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot G7 is 1.8 and the smallest is 22. The PowerShot G7 has a fairly big maximum aperture (only 2.8) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the PowerShot G7.

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Only Features Six Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the PowerShot G7 is more than most compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on digital cameras of this spec and age. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on", "Manual", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Canon digital camera.

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Only 2304 X 1536 Still Image Resolution

The PowerShot G7 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This Canon digital camera has a 2304 x 1536 still image resolution, whereas most digital cameras of this spec and age have a 2816 x 1880 still image resolution. This digital camera also have still image resolutions of 5472 x 3648, 4320 x 2880, 720 x 480, 4864 x 3648, 3840 x 2880, 2048 x 1536, 640 x 480, 5472 x 3080, 4320 x 2432, 1920 x 1080, 720 x 408, 3648 x 3648, 2880 x 2880, 1536 x 1536, 480 x 480, 2912 x 3648, 2304 x 2880 and 1232 x 1536 and 384 x 480. The worst still image resolution of all comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot G7 is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length

At only 100 millimeters, the Canon PowerShot G7 has a quite short maximum focal length compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out more than two years ago. The shortest maximum focal length of cameras that were released more than two years ago is 28mm and the longest is 1,300mm.

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Only 210 Shots Per Battery Charge

Most cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the PowerShot G7 take between 150 and 514 shots per battery charge, including the PowerShot G7 which takes 210 shots per battery charge.

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Only Has Ten White Balance Modes

The PowerShot G7 has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This Canon camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on cameras of a similar spec and age to the PowerShot G7. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H", "Shade", "Tungsten" and "Underwater" are also found on this Canon digital camera.

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Fairly Big Minimum ISO Speed

With a minimum ISO speed of 125, the Canon PowerShot G7 has one of the bigger minimum ISO speed amongst similar spec cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras of this age and spec the minimum ISO speed range from 80 to 160.

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Very Long Flash Recharging Time

Compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the PowerShot G7 have flash recharging times of between 4s and 10s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.8s. When compared to other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot G7, the Canon PowerShot G7's flash recharging time of 10 seconds is one of the longest.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Canon PowerShot G7

Released Over Two Years Ago

This compact camera has been on the market for over two years.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the PowerShot G7 has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for more than two years.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 3" screen digital cameras and we think the Ricoh GR[plb_1596652_price], the Canon PowerShot G1X[plb_1397751_price], and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100[plb_2510511_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on digital cameras of this spec and age. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including cheaper cameras such as the FinePix X10[pl_1150_price], or the FinePix X10[pl_1150_price] both from Fujifilm or the Canon PowerShot G1X[plb_1397751_price].

If the memory card type of this camera is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Ricoh GR[plb_1596652_price] (Eye-Fi|SD|SDHC|SDXC and cheaper).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 279 grams, the PowerShot G7 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot G7.

Cameras with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the Canon PowerShot G1X[plb_1397751_price] (534g and cheaper), the Ricoh GR[plb_1596652_price] (215g and cheaper), or the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price] (330g and cheaper).

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on cameras that have been available for a similar time to it.

There are a number of other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available that you might want to look at including cheaper cameras such as the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price], the Canon PowerShot G1X[plb_1397751_price], or the Ricoh GR[plb_1596652_price].

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Average Optical Zoom

The PowerShot G7 has a fairly average optical zoom (4.2 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Image Stabilizer
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Waterproof
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens
Lens Structure
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Auto Focus Point
Focus Points Selection
Focus
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Display Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal (metric)
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
3D Compatible
GPS
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Maximum Playback Zoom
Camera File System
Start-Up Time
Built-In Processor
Scene Mode
Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
System Requirements
Mac Operating System
Windows Operating System
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Networking
Wireless LAN Type
Other Features
Interface
Dimension
Aperture Range
Red-Eye Correction
Playback Zoom Range
Accessories
Technical Details
Image Processor
Continuous Shooting Speed (max)

13 Awards

PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended DP Review Silver Expert Reviews Best Buy Digital Versus 5 Star Camera Labs Recommended Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice tomsguide.com Editor's Choice EISA.eu EISA digitalartsonline.co.uk Best Buy 01net.com 5 Star lydogbillede.dk Especially Recommended 5 Star ljudochbild.se Recommended Lydogbilde.no Especially Recommended 5 star

Expert Reviews

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We scored some time with a pre-production Canon PowerShot G3 X and the limited edition SG50 PowerShot G7 X. First: the PowerShot G3 X. The G3 X is Canon's latest powerful, chunky G-series camera... Read more…

The Canon PowerShot G7 X is one of those cameras that we have all been waiting for Canon to deliver. At the moment it was announced, there was a collective mumble of ?finally? uttered among Canon... Read more…

13 March 2015

Product shots courtesy of Canon U.S.A, Inc. I was really excited to get my hands on Canon's latest G-series camera, the PowerShot G7 X. In fact, I was looking for this camera to replace my... Read more…

3 February 2015

The Canon G7 X delivers SLR quality in a truly pocketable package, and the price is right...

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27 November 2014

It?s no secret that smartphones and their increasingly powerful cameras are eating away at the sales of traditional low-end compacts...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 29 October 2014 by RidzDesign
RidzDesign would recommend the Canon PowerShot G7 X

I have owned this camera for less then a week and I am putting it through some general use testing. I will be updating as I learn more about it and get more comfortable using it. This review is... Read more…

Reviewed 10 November 2014 by Goroxy
Goroxy would recommend the Canon PowerShot G7 X (Verified Purchase)

I have a Nikon DSLR camera with some great lenses and I am extremely happy with the quality of the photos, but I don't love the weight of the camera and my heavy lenses, along with lugging around... Read more…

Reviewed 3 February 2015 by Keith
Keith would recommend the Canon PowerShot G7 X (Verified Purchase)

Have had the G7x for two weeks now and can report that it does take great photos. As a former owner of Canon's S series ranging from the S70 to the S100 as well as G series cameras, I can report... Read more…

Reviewed 20 January 2015 by Al
Al would recommend the Canon PowerShot G7X (Verified Purchase)

I use this camera to supplement my Nikon DSLR as a more portable, easier to carry option. I expected comparable photo/video quality, great build quality, manual controls, easy operation, and no... Read more…

Easy To Use
Fastaccurate auto-focus
Good digital zoom
Good Image Quality
Good Image Stabilization
Short Battery Life
Viewfinder
No Viewfinder
Limited Zoom
No Hot Shoe
Reviewed 21 January 2015 by Scuba Piet
Scuba Piet would recommend the Canon PowerShot G7 X (Verified Purchase)

I mainly got this camera for underwater. It is great for macro. Fast, accurate focus and the 1" sensor and fast lens give huge flexibility under dramatically varying light conditions. I mainly... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers 9546b002aa
Barcodes 00013803247466, 04549292020373, 08714574624747

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