Leica D-Lux 7 vs Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

D-Lux 7 vs PowerShot G1 X Mk. III - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Leica D-Lux 7 vs Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III: Specifications at a glance

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 G1 X Mk. III

  • Introduced in October 2017
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 9 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-72mm (3x), f2.8-5.6
  • WiFi built-in
  • 115 x 77.9 x 51.4mm³ (4.5" x 3.1" x 2.0")
  • 399g (12.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

D-Lux 7 vs PowerShot G1 X Mk. III: The sensors

D-Lux 7 features a Four Thirds sized sensor, while the PowerShot G1 X Mk. III uses a APS-C sensor.

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

Infographic: D-Lux 7 and PowerShot G1 X Mk. III sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

D-Lux 7 vs PowerShot G1 X Mk. III: The viewfinders

D-Lux 7 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.76 megapixel with magnification of 0.70x.

The PowerShot G1 X Mk. III has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.60x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

D-Lux 7 (0.70x)

PowerShot G1 X Mk. III (0.60x)

Simulated viewfinder of the D-Lux 7Simulated viewfinder of the PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

Note: Differences in the image area are the result of different image ratios, 3:2 or 4:3. That can make it difficult to compare the viewfinder magnification of both cameras.

Leica D-Lux 7 VS Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III Other Specs Comparison

Why is Leica D-Lux 7 a better choice

D-Lux 7

PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

Higher speed (4, frames/second)119
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.762.36
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.201.04
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)403200

Conclusion: Advantages of the D-Lux 7 are that the camera is faster, the better viewfinder and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina.

The D-Lux 7 scores 15 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

D-Lux 7

PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsAPS-C
Sensor cleaning (3)
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)17.0024.20
Built-in flash (2)
Articulated monitor (2)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot G1 X Mk. III are the larger sensor, built-in automatic sensor cleaning and the higher resolution. Additional pros for the Canon are the built-in flash, the articulated display.

Yields 17 points for the PowerShot G1 X Mk. III.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

D-Lux 7

PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

Sensitivity100 - 25600 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Image stabilizer
Touch screen
Similar weight393g399g
Similar size498cm³460cm³
WiFi
Leica D-Lux 7 VS Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III Dimensions

Look at front view of the D-Lux 7 and PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

D-Lux 7 und PowerShot G1 X Mk. III, front viewD-Lux 7 und PowerShot G1 X Mk. III, front view

Top view of cameras

D-Lux 7 und PowerShot G1 X Mk. III, view from aboveD-Lux 7 und PowerShot G1 X Mk. III, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Leica D-Lux 7

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mk. III

15
17

We advise to choose the newest model: Leica D-Lux 7.

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