Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II Review

Overall Score

60

Main Features

  • 20 MP 1 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 28-84 mm (3x) F2-4.9 Zoom Lens
  • 125 - 12800 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 8 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 98 x 58 x 31 mm, 206g.
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  • Replaced: PowerShot G9 X

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Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II Overview


First introduced in January, 2017, Canon PowerShot G9 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 G9 X with PowerShot G9 X Mark II. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Canon G9 X II with Canon G9 X


Canon G9 X II 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 G9 X Mark II

Sensor resolution of Canon G9 X II ~ 5477 x 3651 pixels.

Canon G9 X II 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 G9 X II 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 G9 X II


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II with competitors in large sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
NFC Connectivity
Touch Screen
RAW Support
12800 Max Native ISO
8.2 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Exposure Mode
28 mm Wide Angle Lens
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Bluetooth Connectivity
Optical Image Stabilization
AF Face Detection
20MP High Resolution Sensor
1040k dots Screen Resolution
Manual Focus
2 Lens at Wide
Timelapse Recording
3 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Articulating Screen
No Built-in Viewfinder
Slow Lens at Wide: F2
Low Battery Life: 235 shots
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F4.9
Type Scores

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II has an Overall Score of 60/100 and ranked #70 out of 801 in Compact cameras, and ranked #320 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Canon G9 X II Scores
Imaging score
50
Features score
61
Value for money score
75
Portability score
96
Overall score
60
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 G9 X II


Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II weighs 206g and has external dimensions of 98 x 58 x 31mm (3.86 x 2.28 x 1.22"). Considering that the average weight of Large Sensor Compact cameras is 382g, Canon G9 X II is 176 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Canon G9 X II is less by 18mm more than the average length in Large Sensor Compact.

Weight Comparison
Large Sensor Compact Cameras


Canon G9 X II
206g
Average weight
382g
Min weight
206g
Max weight
800g

Thickness Comparison
Large Sensor Compact Cameras


Canon G9 X II
31mm
Average Thickness
53mm
Min Thickness
31mm
Max Thickness
95mm

Here is the front and top view image of Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II with the dimensions:

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight PowerShot G9 X Mark II Dimensions PowerShot G9 X Mark II
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II Canon G7 X MII 319 g 206 g 106 x 61 x 42 mm 98 x 58 x 31 mm
Canon PowerShot G9 X Canon G9 X 209 g 206 g 98 x 58 x 31 mm 98 x 58 x 31 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 Sony RX100 240 g 206 g 102 x 58 x 36 mm 98 x 58 x 31 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III Sony RX100 III 290 g 206 g 102 x 58 x 41 mm 98 x 58 x 31 mm
Canon PowerShot SX730 HS Canon SX730 HS 300 g 206 g 110 x 64 x 40 mm 98 x 58 x 31 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 Panasonic ZS100 312 g 206 g 111 x 65 x 44 mm 98 x 58 x 31 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II Sony RX100 II 281 g 206 g 102 x 58 x 38 mm 98 x 58 x 31 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS70 Panasonic ZS70 322 g 206 g 112 x 67 x 41 mm 98 x 58 x 31 mm

Specifications of Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II


General
Brand Canon
Model PowerShot G9 X Mark II
Announced January, 2017
Body Type 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 Fixed
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 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 8.2 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 6.00
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 0
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 235 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 206 g
Physical Dimensions 98 x 58 x 31 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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