Fast burst speeds
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Fast burst speeds

To say the G5 X Mark II improves on its predecessor in this regard is the understatement of the article. The older G5 X could only shoot around 1.1 fps in Raw mode - now, both the G5 X II and G7 X III can shoot Raw + JPEG at 8 fps and 8.3 fps with autofocus, respectively, and up to 20 fps with fixed focus and exposure. (The G7 X II improved on the G5 X somewhat, offering a maximum of 5.4fps burst shooting with autofocus).

But that's just with the mechanical shutter. Switch to a fully electronic shutter, and you gain access to 30fps bursts (focus and exposure locked), even in Raw. There's also an option for 'pre-recording' 15 images for the half-second before you even press the shutter.

That new sensor and processor combination also mean the G5 X II and G7 X III are capable of...