Leica Q-P vs Canon PowerShot G7 X Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

Q-P vs PowerShot G7 X - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Leica Q-P vs Canon PowerShot G7 X Specs


  • Introduced in November 2018
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 24 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 50000 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Fixed lens 28mm, f1.7
  • WiFi built-in
  • 130 x 80 x 93mm³ (5.1" x 3.1" x 3.7")
  • 640g (20.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Q-P

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

Q-P 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: Q-P 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 864mm² (1.38 sq.in.) the sensor of the Q-P is a lot 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 Q-P

Leica Q-P VS Canon PowerShot G7 X Other Specs Comparison

Why is Leica Q-P a better choice


PowerShot G7 X

Larger sensor (5)Full frame1"
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.2020.20
Higher speed (4, frames/second)106
Auto Focus points (4)4931
Better sensibility (4)100 - 50000 ISO125 - 12800 ISO

Conclusion: Advantages of the Q-P are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Leica are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity.

The Q-P scores 22 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon PowerShot G7 X


PowerShot G7 X

Built-in flash (2)
Image stabilizer (3)
Articulated monitor (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)300310
Weighs less (2)640g
(20.6 oz.)
(9.8 oz.)
More portable (2)967cm³
(61 cu.in.)
(16 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot G7 X are the built-in flash, the optical image stabilizer and the articulated display. A recommendation of the PowerShot G7 X is made easy by that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the Q-P and the more compact size.

Yields 14 points for the PowerShot G7 X.

Common Specs for both cameras compared


PowerShot G7 X

Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Touch screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Leica Q-P VS Canon PowerShot G7 X Dimensions

Look at front view of the Q-P and PowerShot G7 X

Q-P und PowerShot G7 X, front viewQ-P und PowerShot G7 X, front view

Top view of cameras

Q-P und PowerShot G7 X, view from aboveQ-P und PowerShot G7 X, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Leica Q-P

Canon PowerShot G7 X


We recommend Leica Q-P as better choice.

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