Canon PowerShot G7 X vs. Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II vs. Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III vs. Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II vs. Canon PowerShot G5 X

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Sep 15, 2014
Feb 18, 2016
Jul 9, 2019
Jul 9, 2019
Oct 13, 2015
 
$699
$699
$749
$899
$799
 
Compact
Compact
Compact
Compact
Large sensor compact
 
5472 x 3648
5472 x 3648
5472 x 3648
5472 x 3648
5472 x 3648
5472 x 3080, 4864 x 3648, 4320 x 2880, 4320 x 2432, 3840 x 2880, 2304 x 1536, 2048 x 1536, 1920 x 1080, 720 x 480, 720 x 408, 640 x 480
5472 x 3080, 4864 x 3648, 4320 x 2880, 4320 x 2432, 3840 x 2880, 2304 x 1536, 2048 x 1536, 1920 x 1080, 720 x 480, 720 x 408, 640 x 480
 
 
5472 x 3080, 4864 x 3648, 4320 x 2880, 4320 x 2432, 3840 x 2880, 2304 x 1536, 2048 x 1536, 1920 x 1080, 720 x 480, 720 x 408, 640 x 480
4:3, 3:2, 16:9
4:3, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
4:3, 3:2, 16:9
20 megapixels
20 megapixels
20 megapixels
20 megapixels
20 megapixels
21 megapixels
21 megapixels
21 megapixels
21 megapixels
21 megapixels
1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
DIGIC 6
DIGIC 7
DIGIC 8
DIGIC 8
DIGIC 6
sRGB
sRGB
sRGB
sRGB
sRGB
Primary color filter
Primary color filter
Primary color filter
Primary color filter
Primary color filter
 
Auto, 125-12800
Auto, 125-12800 (expandable to 25600)
 
 
Auto, 125-12800
 
25600
 
 
 
8
8
6
6
7
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optical
Optical
Optical
Optical
Optical
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
Super fine, fine
Super fine, fine
Fine, normal
Fine, normal
Super fine, fine
  • JPEG (EXIF v2.3)
  • Raw (Canon CR2, 12-bit)
  • JPEG (EXIF v2.3)
  • Raw (Canon CR2, 12-bit)
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3)
  • Raw (Canon CR3)
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3)
  • Raw
  • JPEG (EXIF v2.3)
  • Raw (Canon CR2, 12-bit)
  • Contrast
  • Sharpness
  • Saturation
  • Red/Green/Blue
  • Skin tone
 
 
 
  • Contrast
  • Sharpness
  • Saturation
  • Red/Green/Blue
  • Skin tone
 
24–100 mm
24–100 mm
24–100 mm
24–120 mm
24–100 mm
4.2×
4.2×
4.2×
5×
4.2×
F1.8–2.8
F1.8–2.8
F1.8–2.8
F1.8–2.8
F1.8–2.8
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes (4x)
Yes (4x)
Yes (4x)
Yes (4x)
Yes (4x)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
5 cm (1.97)
5 cm (1.97)
5 cm (1.97)
5 cm (1.97)
5 cm (1.97)
5 cm (1.97)
5 cm (1.97)
5 cm (1.97)
5 cm (1.97)
5 cm (1.97)
31
31
 
 
 
 
Tilting
Tilting
Tilting
Tilting
Fully articulated
3
3
3
3
3
1,040,000
1,040,000
1,040,000
1,040,000
1,040,000
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
TFT-LCD
TFT LCD
TFT LCD
TFT LCD
TFT LCD
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
None
None
None
Electronic
Electronic
 
 
 
100%
100%
 
 
 
2,360,000
2,360,000
 
40 sec
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
1/2000 sec
1/2000 sec
1/2000 sec
1/2000 sec
1/2000 sec
 
 
1/25600 sec
1/25600 sec
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
  • Auto
  • Hybrid Auto
  • Program
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Manual
  • Custom
  • Movie
  • Creative Filters
  • Scene
  • Creative Shot
  • Program
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Manual
  • Custom
  • Program
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Manual
  • Program
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
  • Auto
  • Hybrid Auto
  • Program
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Manual
  • Custom
  • Portrait
  • Smart Shutte
  • Star
  • Handheld Night Scene
  • Underwater
  • Snow
  • Fireworks
  • Self Portrait
  • Portrait
  • Panning
  • Star Portrait
  • Star Nightscape
  • Star Trails
  • Star Time-Lapse Movie
  • Handheld Night Scene
  • High Dynamic Range
  • Underwater
  • Fireworks
  • Self Portrait
  • Portrait
  • Panning
  • Star Portrait
  • Star Nightscape
  • Star Trails
  • Star Time-Lapse Movie
  • Handheld Night Scene
  • High Dynamic Range
  • Fireworks
  • Standard Movie
  • Short Clip
  • Manual Movie
  • Time-Lapse Movie
  • iFrame Movie
  • Self Portrait
  • Portrait
  • Panning
  • Star Portrait
  • Star Nightscape
  • Star Trails
  • Star Time-Lapse Movie
  • Handheld Night Scene
  • High Dynamic Range
  • Fireworks
  • Standard Movie
  • Short Clip
  • Manual Movie
  • Time-Lapse Movie
  • iFrame Movie
  • Sports
  • Portrait
  • Smart Shutter
  • Star
  • Handheld Night Scene
  • Snow
  • Fireworks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
7.00 m
7.00 m
7.00 m
7.50 m
7.00 m (at Auto ISO)
No
No
No
No
Yes
Auto, on, slow synchro, off
Auto, on, slow synchro, off
Auto, on, slow synchro, off
Auto, on, slow synchro, off
Auto, on, slow synchro, off
 
 
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer
  • Remote
6.5 fps
8.0 fps
30.0 fps
30.0 fps
5.9 fps
Yes (2 0r 10 secs, custom)
Yes (2 0r 10 secs, custom)
Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom)
Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom)
Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
 
±3 (3 frames at 1/3 EV steps)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
No
 
1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
 
 
1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
MPEG-4, H.264
MPEG-4, H.264
MPEG-4, H.264
MPEG-4, H.264
MPEG-4, H.264
Also has star time-lapse. miniature effect, and digest modes
Also has time-lapse (normal and star), miniature effect, and digest modes
 
 
Also has star time-lapse. miniature effect, and digest modes
 
 
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 120 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 120 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 60 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 30 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 120 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 120 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 60 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 30 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC
 
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Mono
Mono
Mono
Mono
Mono
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I compatible)
SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I compatible)
SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I compatible)
SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I compatible)
SD/SDHC/SDXC
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
 
 
Yes
Yes
 
Yes (micro-HDMI)
Yes (micro-HDMI)
Yes (micro-HDMI)
Yes (micro-HDMI)
Yes (micro-HDMI)
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Built-In
Built-In
Built-In
Built-In
Built-In
image sharing via Canon Image Gateway
802.11b/g/n with NFC
802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth
802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth
802.11b/g/n with NFC
Yes (via smartphone)
Yes (via smartphone)
Yes (via smartphone or wireless remote)
Yes (via smartphone or wireless remote)
Yes (via cable or smartphone)
 
No
No
No
No
No
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
NB-13L lithium-ion battery and charger
NB-13L lithium-ion battery and charger
NB-13L lithium-ion battery and charger
NB-13L lithium-ion battery and charger
NB-13L lithium-ion battery and charger
210
265
235
230
210
304 g (0.67 lb / 10.72 oz)
319 g (0.70 lb / 11.25 oz)
304 g (0.67 lb / 10.72 oz)
340 g (0.75 lb / 11.99 oz)
353 g (0.78 lb / 12.45 oz)
103 x 60 x 40 mm (4.06 x 2.36 x 1.57)
106 x 61 x 42 mm (4.17 x 2.4 x 1.65)
105 x 61 x 41 mm (4.13 x 2.4 x 1.61)
111 x 61 x 46 mm (4.37 x 2.4 x 1.81)
112 x 76 x 44 mm (4.41 x 2.99 x 1.73)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes (star time-lapse)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes (star time-lapse)
None
None
None
None
None