Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs Fujifilm X100S Compare

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PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs X100S - Side by side

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Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs Fujifilm X100S: 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

X100S

  • Introduced in February 2013
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 16 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 200 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Hybrid
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Fixed lens 35mm, f2.0
  • No WiFi
  • 126.5 x 74.4 x 53.9mm³ (5.0" x 2.9" x 2.1")
  • 445g (14.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X100S

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs X100S: The sensors

The PowerShot G7 X Mk. II features a 1" sized sensor, while the X100S 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 X100S 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 368mm² (0.59 sq.in.), the X100S'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: Fujifilm X100S

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II VS Fujifilm X100S Other Specs Comparison

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

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

X100S

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)86
Better sensibility (4)125 - 12800 ISO200 - 6400 ISO
Image stabilizer (3)
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.46
Articulated monitor (2)
Touch screen (2)
Weighs less (2)319g
(10.3 oz.)
445g
(14.4 oz.)
More portable (2)270cm³
(17 cu.in.)
507cm³
(32 cu.in.)
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mk. II are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the larger sensitivity. We also like the optical image stabilizer, that the display has a higher resolution and the articulated display. A recommendation of the PowerShot G7 X Mk. II is made easy by the rather comfortable touch screen, the lower weight than the X100S and the more compact size. Finally, there's the the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The PowerShot G7 X Mk. II scores 28 points.

Otherwise why to choose Fujifilm X100S

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

X100S

Larger sensor (5)1"APS-C
Auto Focus points (4)3149
Longer battery life (3, photos)240330

Conclusion: Advantages of the X100S are the larger sensor, the faster and more accurate auto focus and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 12 points for the X100S.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

X100S

Built-in flash
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II VS Fujifilm X100S Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot G7 X Mk. II and X100S

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II und X100S, front viewPowerShot G7 X Mk. II und X100S, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II und X100S, view from abovePowerShot G7 X Mk. II und X100S, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

Fujifilm X100S

28
12

We recommend Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II as better choice.

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