Leica X2 with Canon G7 X Comparison

Leica X2 and Canon G7 X Main Features

  • May, 2012
  • September, 2014
  • 16 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 20 MP 1 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 36 mm (1x) F2.8 Zoom Lens
  • 24-100 mm (4.2x) F1.8-2.8 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 12500 ISO
  • 125 - 12800 ISO
  • -
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • Electronic (optional) Viewfinder
  • -
  • 5.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 6.5 fps continuous shooting
  • -
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 124 x 69 x 52 mm, 345g.
  • 103 x 60 x 40 mm, 304g.
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Leica X2 Scores


Imaging score
41
Features score
46
Value for money score
64
Portability score
90
Overall score
50

Canon G7 X Scores


Imaging score
51
Features score
68
Value for money score
79
Portability score
93
Overall score
65

Canon PowerShot G7 X with Leica X2 Overview


Let's compare Leica X2 with Canon PowerShot G7 X. These models are included in the Large Sensor Compact cameras. Leica X2 was released in 2012, and Canon G7 X in 2014. PowerShot G7 X is newer, which is a plus. X2 2 years older.
The sensor resolution of X2 is greater than that of PowerShot G7 X. However, the difference of 4 MP is not very significant. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
At the second camera (PowerShot G7 X), the minimum ISO value is lower, which gives more opportunities for shooting in daylight. A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. At Canon G7 X, the maximum ISO is greater by 300. PowerShot G7 X has image stabilization(Optical), X2 doesn’t, it is a big minus. Canon G7 X has a larger 3-inch Tilting screen, the other camera has a 2-inch Fixed screen.
X2 has electronic (optional) viewfinder, and the PowerShot G7 X doesn’t have. All viewfinders has no electronic viewfinderk dot resolution. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Leica X2 has 6.5 fps continuous shooting. Leica X2 has 6.5 fps continuous shooting.

General X2 PowerShot G7 X
Brand Leica Canon
Model X2 PowerShot G7 X
Announced May, 2012 September, 2014
Body Type Large sensor compact Large Sensor Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0 0
Macro Focus Range 30 5
Screen
Screen Size 2" 3"
Screen Type Fixed Tilting
Screen Resolution 230k pixels 1040k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic (optional) None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0 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 11 31
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec 1/40 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 5.0 fps 6.5 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash 7.00
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Front Curtain, Rear Curtain, Slow sync, Studio Auto, on, slow synchro, off
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 EV ±3 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C 1
Sensor Type CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 23.6 x 15.8 mm 13.2 x 8.8 mm
Sensor Area 372.9 mm² 116.2 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP 20 MP
Max Image Resolution 4928 x 3264 5472 x 3648
Max Native ISO 12500 12800
Min Native ISO 100 125
Max Boosted ISO 0 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution None 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 None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 450 shots 210 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model NB-13L
Physical
Weight 345 g 304 g
Physical Dimensions 124 x 69 x 52 mm 103 x 60 x 40 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC card SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I compatible)
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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