Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs PowerShot G1 X Mk. III - Side by side

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Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III: Specifications at a glance

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

  • Introduced in February 2016
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 8 frames/second
  • 125 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-100mm (4x), f1.8-2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 105.5 x 60.9 x 42.0mm³ (4.2" x 2.4" x 1.7")
  • 319g (10.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

  • Introduced in October 2017
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 9 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-72mm (3x), f2.8-5.6
  • WiFi built-in
  • 115 x 77.9 x 51.4mm³ (4.5" x 3.1" x 2.0")
  • 399g (12.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs PowerShot G1 X Mk. III: The sensors

The PowerShot G7 X Mk. II features a 1" sized sensor, while the PowerShot G1 X Mk. III uses a APS-C sensor.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Infographic: PowerShot G7 X Mk. II and PowerShot G1 X Mk. III sensor area comparison

Note: 1-Euro coin for scale; the coin at 23.25mm diameter is slightly smaller than a US quarter.

Featuring an area of 332mm² (0.53 sq.in.), the PowerShot G1 X Mk. III's sensor is a lot larger that the chip that the PowerShot G7 X Mk. II employs at 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.). A larger sensor can produce images of interiors or at night that have less noise and better contrast than photos shot with 1" sized chips.

Better choice: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II VS Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II a better choice

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

Longer battery life (3, photos)240200
Weighs less (2)319g
(10.3 oz.)
399g
(12.9 oz.)
More portable (2)270cm³
(17 cu.in.)
460cm³
(29 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mk. II are that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the PowerShot G1 X Mk. III and the more compact size.

The PowerShot G7 X Mk. II scores 7 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

Larger sensor (5)1"APS-C
Sensor cleaning (3)
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1024.20
Higher speed (4, frames/second)89
Auto Focus points (4)3149
Better sensibility (4)125 - 12800 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot G1 X Mk. III are the larger sensor, built-in automatic sensor cleaning and the higher resolution. Additional pros for the Canon are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity.

Yields 25 points for the PowerShot G1 X Mk. III.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
WiFi
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II VS Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot G7 X Mk. II and PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II und PowerShot G1 X Mk. III, front viewPowerShot G7 X Mk. II und PowerShot G1 X Mk. III, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II und PowerShot G1 X Mk. III, view from abovePowerShot G7 X Mk. II und PowerShot G1 X Mk. III, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

7
25

We recommend Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III as better choice.

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