• 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/3.1 inch 16.5mm2
  • 13.2 megapixels
  • 30.00mm - 90.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon G7X advantages over Nikon W100

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    1 inch vs 1/3.1 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 2.41 vs 1.13 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/1.8 vs f/3.3
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Higher-res screen
    346k vs 77k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • More pixels
    20.2 vs 13.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 30 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    250 vs 25 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    6.6 fps vs 4.7 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Nikon W100 advantages over Canon G7X

  • Less expensive
    $157 vs $544
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Newer
    15 months vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    177g vs 302g
    Lighter weight

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Both provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • 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

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Very compact body fits in a pants pocket; Zoom lens is both brighter and further-reaching than anything offered by its enthusiast compact rivals; Selfie-friendly tilting LCD monitor; Intuitive touch-screen interface; Very good image quality for its class; Wi-Fi connectivity gets photos on your phone

  • No electronic viewfinder; Soft corners at wide-angle; Flare issues and fringing shooting wide-open; Weak performance when shooting raw files; Tendency to underexpose in low light; Limited battery life

The Competition

Compared to Sony RX100 III

Canon G7X
Sony RX100 III
  • $597
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $748
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
Nikon W100
Sony RX100 III
  • $157
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $748
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Panasonic LX100

Canon G7X
Panasonic LX100
  • $597
  • 1 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Nikon W100
Panasonic LX100
  • $157
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Sony RX100 II

Canon G7X
Sony RX100 II
  • $597
  • 1 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Fast startup
  • $623
  • 1 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Longer stills battery life
Nikon W100
Sony RX100 II
  • $157
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $623
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Nikon S32

Canon G7X
Nikon S32
  • $597
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $97
  • 1/3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Nikon W100
Nikon S32
  • $157
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $97
  • 1/3 inch
  • Less expensive

Compared to Nikon S33

Canon G7X
Nikon S33
  • $597
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $107
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Nikon W100
Nikon S33
  • $157
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $107
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Less expensive
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