Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs Nikon DL 18-50 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs DL 18-50 - Side by side

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Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs Nikon DL 18-50: 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

DL 18-50

  • Introduced in February 2016
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 21 megapixel
  • 20 frames/second
  • 160 - 6400 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 18-50mm (3x), f1.8-2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 106 x 63 x 57.5mm³ (4.2" x 2.5" x 2.3")
  • 359g (11.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DL 18-50

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs DL 18-50: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format: 1". This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Info graphic: PowerShot G7 X Mk. II an DL 18-50 sensor comparison

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

The 1" sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 116mm² (4.6 sq.in.).

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II VS Nikon DL 18-50 Other Specs Comparison

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

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

DL 18-50

Better sensibility (4)125 - 12800 ISO160 - 6400 ISO
Articulated monitor (2)
Weighs less (2)319g
(10.3 oz.)
359g
(11.6 oz.)
More portable (2)270cm³
(17 cu.in.)
384cm³
(24 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mk. II are the larger sensitivity, the articulated display and the lower weight than the DL 18-50. Another advantage over the DL 18-50: the more compact size.

The PowerShot G7 X Mk. II scores 10 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon DL 18-50

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

DL 18-50

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1020.80
Higher speed (4, frames/second)820
Auto Focus points (4)31105
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)240260

Conclusion: Advantages of the DL 18-50 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Nikon are the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 18 points for the DL 18-50.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

DL 18-50

Sensor format1"1"
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Touch screen
WiFi
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II VS Nikon DL 18-50 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot G7 X Mk. II and DL 18-50

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II und DL 18-50, front viewPowerShot G7 X Mk. II und DL 18-50, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II und DL 18-50, view from abovePowerShot G7 X Mk. II und DL 18-50, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

Nikon DL 18-50

10
18

We recommend Nikon DL 18-50 as better choice.

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