Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs Leica D-Lux 7 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs D-Lux 7 - Side by side

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Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs Leica D-Lux 7: 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

D-Lux 7

  • Introduced in November 2018
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 17 megapixel
  • 11 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-75mm (3x), f1.7-2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 118 x 66 x 64mm³ (4.6" x 2.6" x 2.5")
  • 393g (12.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for D-Lux 7

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs D-Lux 7: The sensors

The PowerShot G7 X Mk. II features a 1" sized sensor, while the D-Lux 7 uses a Four Thirds sensor.

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

Infographic: PowerShot G7 X Mk. II and D-Lux 7 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 225mm² (0.36 sq.in.), the D-Lux 7's sensor is somewhat 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: Leica D-Lux 7

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II VS Leica D-Lux 7 Other Specs Comparison

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

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

D-Lux 7

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1017.00
Built-in flash (2)
Articulated monitor (2)
Weighs less (2)319g
(10.3 oz.)
393g
(12.7 oz.)
More portable (2)270cm³
(17 cu.in.)
498cm³
(31 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mk. II are the higher resolution, the built-in flash and the articulated display. A recommendation of the PowerShot G7 X Mk. II is made easy by the lower weight than the D-Lux 7 and the more compact size.

The PowerShot G7 X Mk. II scores 13 points.

Otherwise why to choose Leica D-Lux 7

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

D-Lux 7

Larger sensor (5)1"Four Thirds
Higher speed (4, frames/second)811
Auto Focus points (4)3149
Better sensibility (4)125 - 12800 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.041.20
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)240403

Conclusion: Advantages of the D-Lux 7 are the larger sensor, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Leica are the larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the D-Lux 7 is made easy by that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 24 points for the D-Lux 7.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

D-Lux 7

Image stabilizer
Touch screen
WiFi
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II VS Leica D-Lux 7 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot G7 X Mk. II and D-Lux 7

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II und D-Lux 7, front viewPowerShot G7 X Mk. II und D-Lux 7, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II und D-Lux 7, view from abovePowerShot G7 X Mk. II und D-Lux 7, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

Leica D-Lux 7

13
24

We recommend Leica D-Lux 7 as better choice.

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