• 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon G7X Mark III advantages over Canon G5X Mark II

  • Less expensive
    $749 vs $899
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video

Canon G5X Mark II advantages over Canon G7X Mark III

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • More telephoto lens reach
    120 mm vs 100 mm
    Capture objects farther away

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Both provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Both provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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The Competition

Compared to Sony RX100 IV

Canon G7X Mark III
Sony RX100 IV
  • $749
  • 1 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Fast startup
  • $798
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Canon G5X Mark II
Sony RX100 IV
  • $899
  • 1 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Fast startup
  • $798
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • NFC

Compared to Canon G5X

Canon G7X Mark III
Canon G5X
  • $749
  • 1 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $699
  • 1 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Canon G5X Mark II
Canon G5X
  • $899
  • 1 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $699
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Canon G7X Mark II

Canon G7X Mark III
Canon G7X Mark II
  • $749
  • 1 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $649
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
Canon G5X Mark II
Canon G7X Mark II
  • $899
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $649
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • NFC

Compared to Sony RX100 V

Canon G7X Mark III
Sony RX100 V
  • $749
  • 1 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Fast startup
  • $903
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Canon G5X Mark II
Sony RX100 V
  • $899
  • 1 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Fast startup
  • $903
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • NFC

Compared to Sony RX100 VA

Canon G7X Mark III
Sony RX100 VA
  • $749
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $969
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Canon G5X Mark II
Sony RX100 VA
  • $899
  • 1 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Fast startup
  • $969
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • NFC
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