Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs Fujifilm X20 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs X20 - Side by side

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Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs Fujifilm X20: 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

X20

  • Introduced in February 2013
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 12 megapixel
  • 12 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (See through)
  • 71.00mm (2.8") Monitor
  • Zoom 28-112mm (4x), f2.0-2.8
  • No WiFi
  • 117 x 69.6 x 56.8mm³ (4.6" x 2.7" x 2.2")
  • 353g (11.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X20

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs X20: The sensors

The PowerShot G7 X Mk. II features a 1" sized sensor, while the X20 uses a Compact sensor.

Boasting an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.) the sensor of the PowerShot G7 X Mk. II is somewhat larger than the X20's chip at 58mm² (0.09 sq.in.). In most cases a larger sensor will yield better results in low light, a considerable advantage in many situations (think: interior images, dusk or dawn etc.), a clear disadvantage of the Compact format.

Better choice: Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II VS Fujifilm X20 Other Specs Comparison

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

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

X20

Larger sensor (5)1"Compact
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1012.00
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.46
Articulated monitor (2)
Touch screen (2)
More portable (2)270cm³
(17 cu.in.)
463cm³
(29 cu.in.)
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mk. II are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the articulated display, the rather comfortable touch screen 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 20 points.

Otherwise why to choose Fujifilm X20

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

X20

Higher speed (4, frames/second)812
Auto Focus points (4)3149
Better sensibility (4)125 - 12800 ISO100 - 12800 ISO
Longer battery life (3, photos)240270

Conclusion: Advantages of the X20 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 15 points for the X20.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

X20

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Similar weight319g353g
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II VS Fujifilm X20 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot G7 X Mk. II and X20

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II und X20, front viewPowerShot G7 X Mk. II und X20, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II und X20, view from abovePowerShot G7 X Mk. II und X20, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

Fujifilm X20

20
15

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

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