59points
65points

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

48points
55points

Sony A5100

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
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49 facts in comparison

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II vs Sony A5100

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony A5100
59
points
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
48
points
Sony A5100

Why is Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II better than Sony A5100?

  • 33.33% faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    ?

    8fpsvs6fps
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
    ?
  • 119k dots higher resolution (screen)
    ?

    1040k dotsvs921k dots
  • Has a built-in HDR mode
    ?
  • Has a BSI sensor
    ?
  • Supports a remote smartphone
    ?
  • 4mm narrower
    106mmvs110mm
  • 2mm shorter
    61mmvs63mm

Why is Sony A5100 better than Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II?

  • 148 more focus points
    ?

    179vs31
  • 19.4% more megapixels (main camera)
    24MPvs20.1MP
  • 2x higher maximum light sensitivity
    ?

    25600 ISOvs12800 ISO
  • 135shots longer battery life
    ?

    400shotsvs265shots
  • Has phase-detection autofocus for photos
    ?
  • 50% faster maximum shutter speed
    ?

    1/4000svs0.0005s
  • 36g lighter
    283gvs319g
  • Has a remote control
    ?

Price comparison

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Buy used:

$530.00

ProductStorePrice
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II AmazonCanon PowerShot G7 X Mark II (Black) (In...Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II (Black) (International Model) No Warranty
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$490.00
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II AmazonCanon PowerShot G7 X Mark II (Black)
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$589.00
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II pricegrabberCanon PowerShot G7 X Mark II- 1" 20MP CM...Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II- 1" 20MP CMOS, HD, 4.2X f/1.8, Wi-Fi, NFC
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$599.00
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II walmartCanon G7X Mark II PowerShot 20.1MP BLACK...Canon G7X Mark II PowerShot 20.1MP BLACK Digital Camera with 32GB Accessory Kit Black
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$496.99

Sony A5100

ProductStorePrice
Sony A5100 AmazonSony a5100 16-50mm Interchangeable Lens ...Sony a5100 16-50mm Interchangeable Lens Camera with 3-Inch Flip Up LCD (Black)
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$448.00
Sony A5100 AmazonSony Alpha a5100 HD 1080p Mirrorless Dig...Sony Alpha a5100 HD 1080p Mirrorless Digital Camera Black + 16-50mm Lens Kit + Lexar 32GB Memory Card + DSLR Photo Bag + Extra Battery + Wide Angle Lens + 2X Telephoto Lens + Flash + Remote + Tripod
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$489.00
Sony A5100 AmazonSony Alpha a5100 Mirrorless Digital Came...Sony Alpha a5100 Mirrorless Digital Camera w/ 16-50mm Lens & 64GB SD Card Bundle
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$468.00
Sony A5100 AmazonSony a5100 16-50mm Mirrorless Digital Ca...Sony a5100 16-50mm Mirrorless Digital Camera with 3-Inch Flip Up LCD (Black) (Renewed)
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$425.60
Sony A5100 AmazonSony Alpha a5100 24.3MP HD 1080p Mirrorl...Sony Alpha a5100 24.3MP HD 1080p Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm Lens Black Bundle with 16GB Memory Card, Camera Bag, Paintshop Pro 2018, 40.5mm Filter and Camera Battery
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$499.00
Sony A5100 AmazonSony Alpha a5100 Mirrorless Camera with ...Sony Alpha a5100 Mirrorless Camera with 16-50mm Lens (Black) and 16GB Accessory Bundle
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$448.00
Sony A5100 AmazonSony Alpha a6000 24.3MP Mirrorless Digit...Sony Alpha a6000 24.3MP Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50 mm Lens (Black) and Two 64GB SD Card Bundle (8 Items)
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$548.00
Sony A5100 AmazonSony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digitial Cam...Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digitial Camera 24.3MP SLR Camera with 3.0-Inch LCD (Black) w/ 16-50mm Power Zoom Lens (Renewed)
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$495.00
Sony A5100 AmazonSony RX100 20.2 MP Premium Compact Digit...Sony RX100 20.2 MP Premium Compact Digital Camera w/ 1-inch sensor, 28-100mm ZEISS zoom lens, 3” LCD
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$398.00
Sony A5100 AmazonSony ILCE5100L/B Alpha a5100 24.3MP HD 1...Sony ILCE5100L/B Alpha a5100 24.3MP HD 1080p Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm Lens Black Bundle with 55-210mm Zoom Lens, 16GB Memory Card, Bag, Paintshop Pro, 40.5mm Filter and Battery
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$648.00

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Design

1.Has a flip-out screen
?

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

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2.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
?

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image. Show more

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3.weight
?

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4.is a system camera
?

A system camera has many interchangeable components such as lenses, flashes, and other accessories. System cameras offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

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5. higher resolution (screen)
?

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.

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2764.8k dots

1040k dots

921k dots

6.has a touch screen
?

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

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Optics

1.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.

Best

Canon EOS R

5655

31

179

2.has AF tracking
?

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

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3.Has phase-detection autofocus for photos
?

Phase-detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images. Show more

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4.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. Show more

Best

Nikon D6

3280000 ISO

12800 ISO

25600 ISO

5.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. Show more

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6.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

20.1MP

24MP

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
?

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions. Show more

Best

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III

2904 x 60fps

1080 x 60fps

1080 x 60fps

2.Has timelapse function
?

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky. Show more

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3.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 Mark II
Sony A5100
4.supports AVCHD format
?

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony A5100

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
?

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony A5100

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)
?

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

265shots

400shots

2.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Show more

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony A5100
3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony A5100
4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony A5100

Features

1.has an external memory slot
?

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card. Show more

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
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2.supports Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony A5100
3.Has a remote control
?

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony A5100
4.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
?

Wi-Fi 4 (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 Mark II
Sony A5100
5.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 between vertical and horizontal positions.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony A5100
6.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 Mark II
Sony A5100

Price comparison

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Buy used:

$530.00

ProductStorePrice
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II AmazonCanon PowerShot G7 X Mark II (Black) (In...Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II (Black) (International Model) No Warranty
Amazon logo
$490.00
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II AmazonCanon PowerShot G7 X Mark II (Black)
Amazon logo
$589.00
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II pricegrabberCanon PowerShot G7 X Mark II- 1" 20MP CM...Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II- 1" 20MP CMOS, HD, 4.2X f/1.8, Wi-Fi, NFC
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$599.00
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II walmartCanon G7X Mark II PowerShot 20.1MP BLACK...Canon G7X Mark II PowerShot 20.1MP BLACK Digital Camera with 32GB Accessory Kit Black
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$496.99

Sony A5100

ProductStorePrice
Sony A5100 AmazonSony a5100 16-50mm Interchangeable Lens ...Sony a5100 16-50mm Interchangeable Lens Camera with 3-Inch Flip Up LCD (Black)
Amazon logo
$448.00
Sony A5100 AmazonSony Alpha a5100 HD 1080p Mirrorless Dig...Sony Alpha a5100 HD 1080p Mirrorless Digital Camera Black + 16-50mm Lens Kit + Lexar 32GB Memory Card + DSLR Photo Bag + Extra Battery + Wide Angle Lens + 2X Telephoto Lens + Flash + Remote + Tripod
Amazon logo
$489.00
Sony A5100 AmazonSony Alpha a5100 Mirrorless Digital Came...Sony Alpha a5100 Mirrorless Digital Camera w/ 16-50mm Lens & 64GB SD Card Bundle
Amazon logo
$468.00
Sony A5100 AmazonSony a5100 16-50mm Mirrorless Digital Ca...Sony a5100 16-50mm Mirrorless Digital Camera with 3-Inch Flip Up LCD (Black) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$425.60
Sony A5100 AmazonSony Alpha a5100 24.3MP HD 1080p Mirrorl...Sony Alpha a5100 24.3MP HD 1080p Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm Lens Black Bundle with 16GB Memory Card, Camera Bag, Paintshop Pro 2018, 40.5mm Filter and Camera Battery
Amazon logo
$499.00
Sony A5100 AmazonSony Alpha a5100 Mirrorless Camera with ...Sony Alpha a5100 Mirrorless Camera with 16-50mm Lens (Black) and 16GB Accessory Bundle
Amazon logo
$448.00
Sony A5100 AmazonSony Alpha a6000 24.3MP Mirrorless Digit...Sony Alpha a6000 24.3MP Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50 mm Lens (Black) and Two 64GB SD Card Bundle (8 Items)
Amazon logo
$548.00
Sony A5100 AmazonSony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digitial Cam...Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digitial Camera 24.3MP SLR Camera with 3.0-Inch LCD (Black) w/ 16-50mm Power Zoom Lens (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$495.00
Sony A5100 AmazonSony RX100 20.2 MP Premium Compact Digit...Sony RX100 20.2 MP Premium Compact Digital Camera w/ 1-inch sensor, 28-100mm ZEISS zoom lens, 3” LCD
Amazon logo
$398.00
Sony A5100 AmazonSony ILCE5100L/B Alpha a5100 24.3MP HD 1...Sony ILCE5100L/B Alpha a5100 24.3MP HD 1080p Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm Lens Black Bundle with 55-210mm Zoom Lens, 16GB Memory Card, Bag, Paintshop Pro, 40.5mm Filter and Battery
Amazon logo
$648.00

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