• 1/1.8 inch 38.2mm2
  • 7.1 megapixels
  • 35.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/1.8 inch 38.2mm2
  • 10.0 megapixels
  • 35.00mm - 210.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Canon G6 advantages over Canon G7

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 2.34 vs 1.97 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.0 vs f/2.8
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 300 vs 220 shots
    Capture more photos

Canon G7 advantages over Canon G6

  • Less expensive
    $600 vs $699 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Fast startup
    ~1.50 vs 3.9 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • More telephoto lens reach
    210 mm vs 140 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Thinner
    42 mm vs 73 mm
  • More dots on screen
    207k vs 118k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    10.0 vs 7.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 8 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    3200 vs 400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility


Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Neither provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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