Canon PowerShot G7 X
Top 58%634 points
Top 58%
Megapixels
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201 cameras
19.73MP - 28.56MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
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megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life
20
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Canon PowerShot G7 X: 42 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

20MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
288
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
13.2 x 8.8mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
245
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
31
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
185
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
6.5fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
171
0

5. weight

304g
HTC Re: 65.5g
141
0

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
12800ISO
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
126
0

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
210shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

8. video recording

1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
113
0

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon PowerShot G7 X
33% have it
100
0

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon PowerShot G7 X
48% have it
84
0

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.0005s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
80
0

12. width

103mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

13. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Canon PowerShot G7 X
25% have it
76
0

14. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
1040k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
71
0

15. height

60mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

16. thickness

40mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

17. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Canon PowerShot G7 X
46% have it
67
0

18. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
58
0

19. has touch autofocus

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Canon PowerShot G7 X
18% have it
52
0

20. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Canon PowerShot G7 X
88% have it
51
0

21. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
Canon PowerShot G7 X
19% have it
48
0

22. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon PowerShot G7 X
66% have it
48
0

23. has a BSI sensor

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
Canon PowerShot G7 X
20% have it
47
0

24. widest aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
1.8
Ricoh GR II: 1
41
0

25. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Canon PowerShot G7 X
67% have it
41
0

26. shoots raw

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
Canon PowerShot G7 X
55% have it
41
0

27. maximum focal length

A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
100mm
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2000mm
39
0

28. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Canon PowerShot G7 X
63% have it
37
0

29. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Canon PowerShot G7 X
61% have it
36
0

30. has manual focus

This allows to manually set the focus.
Canon PowerShot G7 X
59% have it
34
0

31. minimum focal length

A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
24mm
HP Photosmart R937: 1.18mm
34
0

32. USB version

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
2
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5: 3.1
31
0

33. has an accelerometer

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes from a vertical to a horizontal position.
Canon PowerShot G7 X
92% have it
30
0

34. has manual white balance

With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
Canon PowerShot G7 X
96% have it
28
0

35. has a dedicated camera button

A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
Canon PowerShot G7 X
99% have it
27
0

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