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Canon PowerShot G7X Mark II
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Canon PowerShot G7X Mark II Digital Camera

20.1MP 4.2x CMOS Feb 2016
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
Pocketable premium image quality in any light Enjoy beautiful, crisp, clear shots in any light thanks to HS System, which combines a 1.0-type back-illuminated 20.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor with... More
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11 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 19,820 expert and owner reviews, Canon has good ratings for its digital cameras. Canon also has good ratings specifically within its compact cameras range compared to other manufacturers.

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon PowerShot G7X Mark II has an image stabilizer, unlike most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released in the last year which do not have an image stabilizer.

We compared all the other cameras which also have an image stabilizer to this camera and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ80 is also worth considering.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The PowerShot G7X Mark II supports Full HD video, which is unusual. Most of the other latest compact cameras do not support Full HD video.

There are a number of other cameras which also support Full HD video that you might also want to look at including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ80.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon PowerShot G7X Mark II supports wi-Fi, as do most of the other latest digital cameras.

It may also be worth considering one of the other cameras which support wi-Fi currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon G5 X ($749.00).

There are a number of alternative cameras which also support wi-Fi which you might also want to look at including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ80.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The PowerShot G7X Mark II has a greater number of supported image formats than most comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. The most frequently supported image formats supported is JPG, but this image formats supported is not supported by this digital camera. The image formats supporteds JPEG XR and RAW are also supported by this camera.

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Has Ten White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the PowerShot G7X Mark II is more than most cameras that were released around the same time as it. This Canon digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on new similar spec cameras. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H", "Shade", "Tungsten" and "Underwater" are also found on this camera.

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Supports Twenty-One ISO Sensitivitys

The Canon PowerShot G7X Mark II has a greater number of ISO speeds than most compact cameras that have been available for the last year. This Canon digital camera supports a 200 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot G7X Mark II. The ISO sensitivitys "125", "160", "250", "400", "500", "640", "800", "1000", "1250", "1600", "2000", "2500", "3200", "4000", "5000", "6400", "8000", "10000", "12800" and "Auto" are also supported by this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This digital camera supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported video resolutions on similar spec digital cameras that were launched in the last 12 months. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The number of light exposure modes found on the PowerShot G7X Mark II is more than most similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera has a Manual light exposure modes, which is the most frequently found light exposure modes found on compact cameras that were released in the last year. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Auto" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the similar spec digital cameras that were released in the last year the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 24mm to 25mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24 millimeters, the PowerShot G7X Mark II has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to the PowerShot G7X Mark II.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture numbers of compact cameras that have been on the market for the last year range from 1.3 to 3.3. With a minimum aperture number of only 1.8, the PowerShot G7X Mark II has one of the smaller minimum aperture numbers amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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9 Reasons Against

Not Waterproof

Like most of the other latest compact cameras, the PowerShot G7X Mark II is not waterproof.

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Not 3D

The Canon PowerShot G7X Mark II is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other recently released similar spec cameras are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most compact cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot G7X Mark II do not have a GPS (satellite). The PowerShot G7X Mark II is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The Canon PowerShot G7X Mark II does not support video capability, although keep in mind that most of the other new similar spec digital cameras also do not support video capability.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Canon PowerShot G7X Mark II does not have a built-in flash, although this is within the context that most of the other compact cameras that were released in the last 12 months also do not have a built-in flash.

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Very Big Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot G7X Mark II the maximum aperture numbers range from 2.7 to 16, and the average maximum aperture number is 7. With a maximum aperture number of only 2.8, the PowerShot G7X Mark II has a fairly big maximum aperture number compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the PowerShot G7X Mark II.

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Only Features Three Flash Modess

The PowerShot G7X Mark II has a greater number of flash modes than most compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that have been around for the last year. The flash modess "Manual" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Canon camera.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Compact cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot G7X Mark II have maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of between 73mm and 990mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 340mm. The PowerShot G7X Mark II has one of the shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s (only 100 millimeters) amongst cameras of this age.

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Only 240 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The PowerShot G7X Mark II is a digital camera that takes 240 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s. Most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot G7X Mark II take between 240 and 449 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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8 Other reasons to consider the Canon PowerShot G7X Mark II

Released Eleven Months Ago

Canon released the PowerShot G7X Mark II eleven months ago.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Canon PowerShot G7X Mark II has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other new compact cameras.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3" screen digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon G5 X ($749.00).

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Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 20.1 megapixels, the PowerShot G7X Mark II has a fairly standard megapixel compared to most of the other cameras that came out in the last 12 months.

If you would prefer a higher megapixel then you might also want to look at the Canon G5 X ($749.00) (20.2MP) which is also higher rated.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many cameras that were released in the last 12 months. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared all the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the G5 X ($749.00), and the G5 X ($749.00) both from Canon is also worth considering.

If the memory card type of this camera is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ80 (SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the PowerShot G7X Mark II has a pretty standard digital zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot G7X Mark II.

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Average Weight

The PowerShot G7X Mark II has a relatively average weight (319 grams) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PowerShot G7X Mark II.

Alternative cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ80 (240g).

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been available for the last year.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor and we think the Canon G5 X ($749.00) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 4.2 times zoom factor, the PowerShot G7X Mark II has a pretty typical optical zoom compared to most of the other new compact cameras.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Sync-Speed
External Flash Connector
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Lock
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Audio Formats Supported
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display Aspect Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
USB Connector Type
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance
Self-Timer Delay
Camera File System
Built-In Processor
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Battery Charger Included
Wrist Strap Included
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
Other Features
USB Connectivity

User Reviews

(4)
Reviewed 23 May 2016 by JohnBW

Tried 2 others in this class of high end compact but this is the one. As ever expensive just after release. It's not the lightest but has a good balance plus the all important rubber grip on the... Read more…

Reviewed 27 August 2016 by J123H

This is a high performance camera with a good range of features. The picture quality is very good and the camera is easy to use. It certainly matches many DSLR cameras and has the advantage of... Read more…

Reviewed 15 November 2016 by Crazyindiangirl

This camera is great for those who want to move up from using a point and shoot camera to something more experimental. But it's also great for those photographers enthusiasts if they want... Read more…

Reviewed 13 September 2016 by RT99

I have a DSLR but find that I do not always want to carry it around all the time. Went for this as a pocket camera and very pleased that I did. It has a lot of features and might need to go... Read more…

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