62points

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

97points

Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
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Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II vs Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
62
points
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
97
points
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM

Why is Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II better than Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM?

  • Has a flip-out screen
    ?
  • 354g lighter
    319gvs673g
  • Has timelapse function
    ?
  • Has a built-in HDR mode
    ?
  • Has a flash
    ?
  • 2.2x greater zoom range
    ?

    4.2xvs2x
  • 35.71% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    ?

    f/1.80 vs2.8f
  • 64.47% less body volume
    271.57cm³vs764.29332cm³

Why is Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM better than Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II?

  • 7.29x larger sensor
    ?

    35.6 x 23.8mmvs13.2 x 8.8mm
  • 20.4% more megapixels (main camera)
    24.2MPvs20.1MP
  • 662 more focus points
    ?

    693vs31
  • 16x higher maximum light sensitivity
    ?

    204800 ISOvs12800 ISO
  • 2.5x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    ?

    20fpsvs8fps
  • 385shots longer battery life
    ?

    650shotsvs265shots
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Has phase detection autofocus for photos
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
2.Has a flip-out screen
?

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
3.Has a built-in focus motor
?

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
4.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.

For example

Sony a6600 + Sony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
5.Has a hot shoe
?

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
6.has an optical viewfinder
?

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens will capture. OVFs have no time lag and require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders, which can drain battery life. OVFs are also better in low light situations.

For example

Sony a6100

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM

Optics

1.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.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
2.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

693

3.sensor size
?

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

13.2 x 8.8mm

35.6 x 23.8mm

4.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.

Best

Ricoh GR II

f/1.00

f/1.80

f/2.80 (Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM)

5.optical zoom
?

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.

Best

Nikon Coolpix P1000

125x

4.2x

2x (Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM)

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.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

12800 ISO

204800 ISO

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.

Best

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

3456 x 50fps

1080 x 60fps

2160 x 30fps

2.Has phase detection autofocus for videos
?

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
?

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
4.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.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
5.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 Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
6.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 Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM

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 Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
2.has a microphone input
?

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
3.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Canon EOS M6 Mark II + Canon EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM

2

2

1

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
5.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
6.Has a zoom microphone
?

Zoom microphones record high-quality audio and enable you to record sound from a distance. They can be useful for recording meetings, lectures, and presentations.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM

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

650shots

2.battery power
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6

4360mAh

1250mAh

2280mAh

3.has a removable battery
?

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

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
5.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
6.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM

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.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
2.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
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 Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
4.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 Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
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 Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
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 Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM

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