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Model Name: Canon PowerShot G7 X 
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Predecessor:  
Successor: Canon G7X Mark II
G7X vs G7X Mark II
General
Model Number: G7X
Alternate Model Number(s):  
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $699.99
Street Price: $623.00
Date Available: 2014-10-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 10.7 oz (302 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.1 x 2.4 x 1.6 in.
(103 x 60 x 40 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 20.2
Sensor Format: 1 inch
Sensor size: 116.16mm2 (13.20mm x 8.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 2.41 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.7x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
DxO Sensor Score: 71
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.0
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.7
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 556
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
4320 x 2880 (12.4 MP, 3:2),
2304 x 1536 (3.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
5472 x 3080 (16.9 MP, 16:9),
4320 x 2432 (10.5 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
720 x 408 (0.3 MP, Other),
4864 x 3648 (17.7 MP, 4:3),
3840 x 2880 (11.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 3648 (13.3 MP, 1:1),
2880 x 2880 (8.3 MP, 1:1),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1),
2912 x 3648 (10.6 MP, Other),
2304 x 2880 (6.6 MP, Other),
1232 x 1536 (1.9 MP, Other),
384 x 480 (0.2 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 12-bit RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 6.6
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/30p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
1920x1080 (30p/15p)
1280x720 (6p/3p/1.5p)
640x480 (6p/3p/1.5p)
Movie File Format: MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 100mm
Focal Length (actual): 8.8 - 36.8mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.20x
Aperture Range: f/1.8 (W) / f2.8 (T) - f/11, with 9-blade aperture; built-in 3-stop ND filter
Integrated ND Filter: Yes
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 - 50 cm
2.0 - 19.7 in
Filter Thread: n/a
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection; 31-point AiAF, 1-point (center for face select and track)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: Yes
Max Playback Zoom:  
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 125
ISO Settings: Auto, ISO 125-12800 in 1/3 EV steps
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom 1, Custom 2, Multi-area White Balance, White Balance Correction (Underwater mode), White Balance Correction
Shutter Speed Range: 250 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot (linked to AF frame), Face Detect AE
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene Modes: Portrait, Smart Shutter, Star, Handheld Night Scene, Underwater, Snow, Fireworks; Filters: High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Background Defocus, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect; Star Portrait, Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Time-Lapse Movie
Self Timer: 1 - 30 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): No
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 1.6 ft. (50 cm) - 23 ft. (7.0 m) (W), 1.3 ft. (40 cm) - 13 ft. (4.0 m) (T)
Max Flash Sync: 1/2000
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
RAW Capture Support: Yes
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Included Memory: No memory included
Included Memory Type:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes
NFC: Yes
Bluetooth: No
Built-In GPS: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended):  
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.90
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 1.25
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 6.6
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 14
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 1.2
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 4
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 1.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 2
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.20 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.18 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.219 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.89 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.097 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 1.7 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 1.4 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 6.2 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 210 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):  
Battery Life, Video:  
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-13L
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-13L Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 1"-type 20.2MP sensor, f/1.8-2.8 4.2x zoom lens, DIGIC 6 image processor, 1040K-dot tilting touchscreen, 1080p60 videos, built-in Wi-Fi.


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