Updated sensors and processors
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Updated sensors and processors

Canon has updated the sensors on the G5 X Mark II and G7 X Mark III to a new 'stacked' design, which has been exclusive to Sony cameras up until now. They offer the same 20MP of resolution and 1"-type dimensions as before, but now come with DRAM chips attached right to the back of the sensor. This helps allow for extremely fast readout speeds that the updated Digic 8 processor can then take advantage of.

So how do the G5 X II and G7 X III take advantage of all that extra speed? By offering...