Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs Fujifilm X30 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs X30 - Side by side

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Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs Fujifilm X30: 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

X30

  • Introduced in August 2014
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 12 megapixel
  • 12 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 28-112mm (4x), f2.0-2.8
  • No WiFi
  • 118.7 x 71.6 x 60.3mm³ (4.7" x 2.8" x 2.4")
  • 423g (13.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X30

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs X30: The sensors

The PowerShot G7 X Mk. II features a 1" sized sensor, while the X30 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 X30'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 X30 Other Specs Comparison

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

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

X30

Larger sensor (5)1"Compact
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1012.00
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Touch screen (2)
Weighs less (2)319g
(10.3 oz.)
423g
(13.6 oz.)
More portable (2)270cm³
(17 cu.in.)
512cm³
(32 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 rather comfortable touch screen, the lower weight than the X30 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 X30

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

X30

Higher speed (4, frames/second)812
Auto Focus points (4)3149
Better sensibility (4)125 - 12800 ISO100 - 12800 ISO
Longer battery life (3, photos)240470

Conclusion: Advantages of the X30 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 X30.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

X30

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Articulated screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II VS Fujifilm X30 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot G7 X Mk. II and X30

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II und X30, front viewPowerShot G7 X Mk. II und X30, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II und X30, view from abovePowerShot G7 X Mk. II und X30, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

Fujifilm X30

20
15

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

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