Leica D-Lux 7 vs Canon PowerShot G7 X Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

D-Lux 7 vs PowerShot G7 X - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Leica D-Lux 7 vs Canon PowerShot G7 X Specs

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

  • Introduced in September 2014
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 6 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
  • 103 x 60.4 x 40.4mm³ (4.1" x 2.4" x 1.6")
  • 304g (9.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot G7 X

D-Lux 7 vs PowerShot G7 X Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

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

Infographic: D-Lux 7 and PowerShot G7 X sensor area comparison

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

Boasting an area of 225mm² (0.36 sq.in.) the sensor of the D-Lux 7 is somewhat larger than the PowerShot G7 X's chip at 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.). In most cases a larger sensor will yield better results in low light, a considerable advantage in many situations (e.g. interior images), a clear disadvantage of the 1" format.

Better choice: Leica D-Lux 7

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

Why is Leica D-Lux 7 a better choice

D-Lux 7

PowerShot G7 X

Larger sensor (5)Four Thirds1"
Higher speed (4, frames/second)116
Auto Focus points (4)4931
Better sensibility (4)100 - 25600 ISO125 - 12800 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.201.04
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)403310

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.

The D-Lux 7 scores 24 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon PowerShot G7 X

D-Lux 7

PowerShot G7 X

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)17.0020.20
Built-in flash (2)
Articulated monitor (2)
Weighs less (2)393g
(12.7 oz.)
304g
(9.8 oz.)
More portable (2)498cm³
(31 cu.in.)
251cm³
(16 cu.in.)

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

Yields 13 points for the PowerShot G7 X.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

D-Lux 7

PowerShot G7 X

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

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

D-Lux 7 und PowerShot G7 X, front viewD-Lux 7 und PowerShot G7 X, front view

Top view of cameras

D-Lux 7 und PowerShot G7 X, view from aboveD-Lux 7 und PowerShot G7 X, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Leica D-Lux 7

Canon PowerShot G7 X

24
13

We recommend Leica D-Lux 7 as better choice.

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