• 2/3 inch 58.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 112.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 84.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm X20 advantages over Canon G9X Mark II

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • More telephoto lens reach
    112 mm vs 84 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    12.0 fps vs 8.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Canon G9X Mark II advantages over Fujifilm X20

  • Less expensive
    $429 vs $499
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Larger sensor
    1 inch vs 2/3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Thinner
    31 mm vs 56 mm
    Thinner
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/2000 vs 1/1000 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Newer
    3 years vs 7 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Lighter weight
    206g vs 361g
    Lighter weight
  • More dots on screen
    1040k vs 460k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    20.2 vs 12.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    31 vs 11 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

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
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

User reviews

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Buy the Canon G9X Mark II

Review Excerpt

  • Impressive image quality; Improved JPEGs and good high ISO quality for its class; Compact camera body; Fast maximum aperture; Reliable autofocus; Improved performance.

  • No tilting display; No viewfinder; Lens is not very wide; Slow buffer clearing; Mediocre battery life.

The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm X10

Fujifilm X20
Fujifilm X10
  • $499
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $619
  • 2/3 inch
  • Less expensive
Canon G9X Mark II
Fujifilm X10
  • $429
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $619
  • 2/3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Sony RX100

Fujifilm X20
Sony RX100
  • $499
  • 2/3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $398
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
Canon G9X Mark II
Sony RX100
  • $429
  • 1 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Fast startup
  • $398
  • 1 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Nikon P7800

Fujifilm X20
Nikon P7800
  • $499
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $500
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • More telephoto lens reach
Canon G9X Mark II
Nikon P7800
  • $429
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $500
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Fujifilm X30

Fujifilm X20
Fujifilm X30
  • $499
  • 2/3 inch
  • $499
  • 2/3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Canon G9X Mark II
Fujifilm X30
  • $429
  • 1 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Less expensive
  • $499
  • 2/3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Canon G9X

Fujifilm X20
Canon G9X
  • $499
  • 2/3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $402
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
Canon G9X Mark II
Canon G9X
  • $429
  • 1 inch
  • Fast startup
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $402
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger RAW buffer
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