Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs Panasonic DMC LX100 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs DMC LX100 - Side by side

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Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs Panasonic DMC LX100: 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

DMC LX100

  • Introduced in October 2014
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 13 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
  • 114.8 x 66.2 x 55.0mm³ (4.5" x 2.6" x 2.2")
  • 393g (12.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC LX100

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs DMC LX100: The sensors

The PowerShot G7 X Mk. II features a 1" sized sensor, while the DMC LX100 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 DMC LX100 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 DMC LX100'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: Panasonic DMC LX100

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II VS Panasonic DMC LX100 Other Specs Comparison

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

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

DMC LX100

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1012.80
Built-in flash (2)
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Articulated monitor (2)
Touch screen (2)
Weighs less (2)319g
(10.3 oz.)
393g
(12.7 oz.)
More portable (2)270cm³
(17 cu.in.)
418cm³
(26 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mk. II are the higher resolution, the built-in flash and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the articulated display, the rather comfortable touch screen and the lower weight than the DMC LX100. Another advantage over the DMC LX100: the more compact size.

The PowerShot G7 X Mk. II scores 17 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC LX100

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

DMC LX100

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 Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)240350

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC LX100 are the larger sensor, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Panasonic are the larger sensitivity, the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 22 points for the DMC LX100.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

DMC LX100

Image stabilizer
WiFi
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II VS Panasonic DMC LX100 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot G7 X Mk. II and DMC LX100

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II und DMC LX100, front viewPowerShot G7 X Mk. II und DMC LX100, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II und DMC LX100, view from abovePowerShot G7 X Mk. II und DMC LX100, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

Panasonic DMC LX100

17
22

We recommend Panasonic DMC LX100 as better choice.

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