Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II Review

Announced Feb 18, 2016 •
20 megapixels | 3 screen | 24 – 100 mm (4.2×)
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The Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II is a well-designed enthusiast compact that's a pleasure to use. It offers a versatile focal range, very good image quality, a large buffer for continuous shooting and 1080/60p video capture. Sharpening and noise reduction in JPEGs are heavy-handed, and battery life still needs work, but aside from those issues Canon has done an impressive job with the second iteration of the G7 X.

Good for

Travelers seeking a pocketable camera that performs well in low light and offers good control over depth-of-field.

Not so good for

Peak action and sports photography. Those hoping to get a full day of shooting day with a single battery.

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