• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5
  • Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III
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Predecessor:   Canon G7X Mark II
G7X Mark II vs G7X Mark III
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General
Model Number: DSC-WX5 G7X Mark III
Alternate Model Number(s):   G7X III
Camera Format: Ultra Compact Compact
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $329.00 $749.99
Street Price:   $749.00
Date Available: 2010-08-15 2019-08-05
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 5.1 oz (146 g)
includes batteries
10.7 oz (304 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.6 x 2.0 x 0.8 in.
(92 x 52 x 22 mm)
4.1 x 2.4 x 1.6 in.
(105 x 61 x 41 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Exmor R Sony
Effective Megapixels: 12.2 20.2
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 116.16mm2 (13.20mm x 8.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.54 microns 2.41 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 2.7x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1600 (3.8 MP, 3:2),
5472 x 3072 (16.8 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2048 (7.5 MP, 16:9),
2736 x 1536 (4.2 MP, 16:9),
2400 x 1344 (3.2 MP, Other),
4864 x 3648 (17.7 MP, 4:3),
3248 x 2432 (7.9 MP, Other),
2432 x 1824 (4.4 MP, 4:3),
2112 x 1600 (3.4 MP, Other),
3648 x 3648 (13.3 MP, 1:1),
2432 x 2432 (5.9 MP, 1:1),
1824 x 1824 (3.3 MP, 1:1),
1600 x 1600 (2.6 MP, 1:1),
26064 x 2560 (66.7 MP, Other),
3840 x 16000 (61.4 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (Exif v2.21) JPEG (EXIF 2.31), RAW/C-RAW (.CR3), RAW+JPEG, C-RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0 20.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60i)
1440x1080 (60i)
1440x1080 (30)
1280x720 (30)
640x480 (30)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (120p/​100p/​60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD/MPEG-4 MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI, Component HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Sony G-lens; 6 elements in 5 groups, 5 aspheric Canon Zoom Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 120mm 24 - 100mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.3 - 21.3mm 8.8 - 36.8mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x 4.20x
Aperture Range: f/2.4 or f/7.1 (wide) / f/5.9 or 18 (tele); 2-step with ND filter f/1.8 (W) / f2.8 (T) - f/11, with 9-blade aperture; ND Filter (3-stop) On / Auto / Off
Integrated ND Filter: No Yes
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   5 - 50 cm
2.0 - 19.7 in
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: 9-points / center / spot Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection: AiAF (31-point, Face Detection or Touch AF with Object and Face Select and Track), 1-point AF (any position is available or fixed center)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.8 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 460,800 dots 1,040,000 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom:   10.0x
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   12800
Minimum ISO (native):   125
ISO Settings: Auto (125-3200), Program Auto (125-800), 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 Auto (max: 400 to 12800), ISO 125-12800 in 1/3 EV steps, expandable to ISO 25600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent 1/2/3, Incandescent, Flash, One Push, One Push Set Auto (Ambience and White Priority), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Fluorescent Light, Flash, Color Temperature, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/1600 - 2 sec 1/25600 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern, center-weighted, spot Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No Yes
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: No Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Intelligent Auto, Superior Auto, Easy Shooting, High Sensitivity, Twilight, Twilight Portrait, Soft Snap, Landscape, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Gourmet, Pet, Soft Skin, Handheld Twilight, Anti Motion Blur, Backlight Correction HDR, Background Defocus, Intelligent/3D Sweep Panorama, Sweep Multi-Angle Self Portrait, Portrait, Panning, Star Portrait, Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Time-Lapse Movie, Handheld Night Scene, High Dynamic Range, Fish-eye Effect, Art Bold Effect, Water Painting Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Background Defocus, Soft Focus, Grainy B/W, Fireworks, Standard Movie, Short Clip, Manual Movie, Time-Lapse Movie, iFrame Movie, Panoramic Shot
Self Timer: 2,10, Portrait1/2 seconds 2, 10, custom (0-30s, 1-10 shots) seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Slow Syncro, Flash Off Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: Approx.0.2 - 5.1m(W) / Approx.0.9 - 2.1m(T), ISO3200: up to Approx.10.0m(W) / Approx.4.1m(T) 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 n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No Yes
Uncompressed Format:   RAW/C-RAW (.CR3), RAW+JPEG, C-RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: AVCHD/MPEG-4 MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Included Memory: 32.0 MB No memory included
Included Memory Type: Internal  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Via Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
Connections (extended): Multi-connector (AV(SD/HD Component),USB. DCIN), HDMI (Type C) USB-C, Micro (Type D) HDMI, 3.5mm external mic jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 1.60 <0.3
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):   <0.3
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 10.0 20.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 10 125
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   30.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   76
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   20.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   59
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.32 seconds 0.15 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.67 seconds 0.16 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.165 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.25 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.009 seconds 0.024 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 2.1 seconds 1.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   0.8 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 6.3 seconds 1.6 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 230 shots 235 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-BN1 Proprietary NB-13L
Usable Battery Types: InfoLithium rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-BN1 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NB-13L Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: Picture Motion Browser Vers 5.3 , PMP Portable 5.2/1.2, Music Transfer  
OS Compatibility: Windows XP SP3/Vista SP2/7, Mac OSX v(10.4-10.6)  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical SteadyShot, iAuto, sAuto, iSweepPanorama, Handheld Twilight, Anti Motion Blur, Backlight Correction HDR, Background Defocus, 3D Sweep Panorama, Sweep Multi Angle. Available in Silver and Black. Available in black or silver.