Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II Review

Overall Score

64

Main Features

  • 20 MP 1 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 24-100 mm (4.2x) F1.8-2.8 Zoom Lens
  • 125 - 12800 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • 8 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 106 x 61 x 42 mm, 319g.
  • Price Category:
  • Replaced: PowerShot G7 X
  • Replaced by: PowerShot G7 X Mark III

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Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II Overview


First introduced in February, 2016, Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II is a 20 MP Compact with a 1 (13.2 x 8.8 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor. Canon replaced the older Canon G7 X with PowerShot G7 X Mark II. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Canon G7 X MII with Canon G7 X

Canon replaced PowerShot G7 X Mark II with Canon G7 X MIII. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Canon G7 X MII with Canon G7 X MIII


Canon G7 X MII comes with a 13.2 x 8.8 mm BSI-CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 15.86 mm (0.62").

- Full Frame
- Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Sensor resolution of Canon G7 X MII ~ 5477 x 3651 pixels.

Canon G7 X MII has Crop Factor: 2.73

The sensor has a surface area of 116.2 mm².

There are approximate 19,996,527 photosites (pixels) on this area.

Canon G7 X MII Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II Canon G5 X MII 2019 20MP 125 - 12800 340g 111 x 61 x 46mm
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III Canon G7 X MIII 2019 20MP 125 - 12800 304g 105 x 61 x 41mm
Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II Canon G9 X II 2017 20MP 125 - 12800 206g 98 x 58 x 31mm
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II Canon G7 X MII 2016 20MP 125 - 12800 319g 106 x 61 x 42mm
Canon PowerShot G9 X Canon G9 X 2015 20MP 125 - 12800 209g 98 x 58 x 31mm

Proc and Cons of Canon G7 X MII


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II with competitors in large sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Optical Image Stabilization
Touch Screen
RAW Support
12800 Max Native ISO
8.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Exposure Mode
Timelapse Recording
24 mm Wide Angle Lens
Selfie Friendly Screen
Remote Control with a Smartphone
NFC Connectivity
Tilting Screen
AF Face Detection
20MP High Resolution Sensor
1040k dots Screen Resolution
Manual Focus
1.8 Lens at Wide
UHS-I Memory Card Support
31 Focus Points
3 AE Bracketing Range
Focus Bracketing
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F2.8
No Articulating Screen
No Built-in Viewfinder
Slow Lens at Wide: F1.8
Low Battery Life: 265 shots
Type Scores

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II has an Overall Score of 64/100 and ranked #46 out of 801 in Compact cameras, and ranked #230 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Canon G7 X MII Scores
Imaging score
52
Features score
68
Value for money score
78
Portability score
92
Overall score
64
Average Scores in Large Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
49
Features Score
57
Value For Money Score
70
Portability Score
85
Overall score
58

Physical Dimensions of Canon G7 X MII


Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II weighs 319g and has external dimensions of 106 x 61 x 42mm (4.17 x 2.4 x 1.65"). Considering that the average weight of Large Sensor Compact cameras is 382g, Canon G7 X MII is 63 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Canon G7 X MII is less by 10mm more than the average length in Large Sensor Compact.

Weight Comparison
Large Sensor Compact Cameras


Canon G7 X MII
319g
Average weight
382g
Min weight
206g
Max weight
800g

Thickness Comparison
Large Sensor Compact Cameras


Canon G7 X MII
42mm
Average Thickness
53mm
Min Thickness
31mm
Max Thickness
95mm

Here is the front and top view image of Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II with the dimensions:

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight PowerShot G7 X Mark II Dimensions PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II Canon G9 X II 206 g 319 g 98 x 58 x 31 mm 106 x 61 x 42 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 Panasonic ZS100 312 g 319 g 111 x 65 x 44 mm 106 x 61 x 42 mm
Canon PowerShot G5 X Canon G5 X 353 g 319 g 112 x 76 x 44 mm 106 x 61 x 42 mm
Canon PowerShot G7 X Canon G7 X 304 g 319 g 103 x 60 x 40 mm 106 x 61 x 42 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III Sony RX100 III 290 g 319 g 102 x 58 x 41 mm 106 x 61 x 42 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV Sony RX100 IV 298 g 319 g 102 x 58 x 41 mm 106 x 61 x 42 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 Panasonic LX10 310 g 319 g 106 x 60 x 42 mm 106 x 61 x 42 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V Sony RX100 V 299 g 319 g 102 x 58 x 41 mm 106 x 61 x 42 mm

Specifications of Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II


General
Brand Canon
Model PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Announced February, 2016
Body Type Large sensor compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 5
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Tilting
Screen Resolution 1040k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 31
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/15 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 8.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 7.00
Flash Modes Auto, on, slow synchro, off
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 13.2 x 8.8 mm
Sensor Area 116.2 mm²
Sensor Resolution 20 MP
Max Image Resolution 5472 x 3648
Max Native ISO 12800
Min Native ISO 125
Max Boosted ISO 25600
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 265 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model NB-13L
Physical
Weight 319 g
Physical Dimensions 106 x 61 x 42 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I compatible)
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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