4K video capture
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4K video capture

On the video front, both models now capture full 4K/30p video and Full HD at up to 120fps, both without a crop - quite the step up from the 1080/60p maximum of the older models. Of note is that neither camera features Canon's Dual Pixel autofocus technology, but we've found contrast-detect autofocus on the older G7 X II to be surprisingly effective, and so we'd expect the same performance here.

In an unfortunate turn of events, Canon has opted not to include a 24p option for 4K recording, and only the G7 X III has seen the addition of a microphone input (but no headphone jack). But the G7 X III has one additional trick up its sleeve, which is...