Leica Q-P vs Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

Q-P vs PowerShot G7 X Mk. II - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Leica Q-P vs Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II: Specifications at a glance

Q-P

  • 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 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

Q-P vs PowerShot G7 X Mk. II: The sensors

The Q-P features a Full frame sized sensor, while the PowerShot G7 X Mk. II uses a 1" sensor.

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

Infographic: Q-P and PowerShot G7 X Mk. II 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 Mk. II'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 Mk. II Other Specs Comparison

Why is Leica Q-P a better choice

Q-P

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

Larger sensor (5)Full frame1"
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.2020.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)108
Auto Focus points (4)4931
Better sensibility (4)100 - 50000 ISO125 - 12800 ISO
Longer battery life (3, photos)300240

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 and that the battery has more stamina.

The Q-P scores 25 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

Q-P

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

Built-in flash (2)
Image stabilizer (3)
Articulated monitor (2)
Weighs less (2)640g
(20.6 oz.)
319g
(10.3 oz.)
More portable (2)967cm³
(61 cu.in.)
270cm³
(17 cu.in.)

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

Yields 11 points for the PowerShot G7 X Mk. II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Q-P

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

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

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

Q-P und PowerShot G7 X Mk. II, front viewQ-P und PowerShot G7 X Mk. II, front view

Top view of cameras

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

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Leica Q-P

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

25
11

We recommend Leica Q-P as better choice.

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