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Canon G5 X vs Canon G7 X Comparison

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Here is a quick review and comparison for the Canon G5 X vs Canon G7 X enthusiast compacts with 20-megapixel 1″-type CMOS sensors.

To see the difference between Canon G5 X vs Canon G7 X PowerShot cameras we have put together Canon G5 X vs Canon G7 X specs comparison table below.

The G5 X (Amazon | B&H | Adorama) uses 24-100mm equivalent F1.8-2.8 lens and features a DIGIC 6 processor, record 1080/60p video, offer Raw shooting, include a pop-up flash and a built-in ND filter.

The G7 X (Amazon |B&H | Adorama) features a 20.2MP BSI CMOS sensor powered by a DIGIC 6 processor and a 24-100mm equivalent F1.8-2.8 lens. The G7 X is also equipped with a touchscreen, 31-point AF system, 6.5 fps continuous shooting, and built-in Wi-Fi with NFC.

Specifications Comparison of Canon G5 X vs Canon G7 X Cameras


Below you can see the specs comparison table of Canon G5 X vs Canon G7 X digital cameras. Some differences like sensor, image size, shooting speed, lcd size etc.. detailed as bold on the table.

Feature Canon G5 X Canon G7 X
Megapixel 20.2-Megapixels 20.2-Megapixels
Sensor size / type 1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm) 1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
Low –Pass filter Yes Yes
Optical zoom 4.2x 4.2x
Aperture Range F1.8 – F2.8 F1.8 – F2.8
Macro 5cm 5cm
Image stabilization  Optical Optical
AF System Contrast Detect (sensor) Contrast Detect (sensor)
ISO 125-12800 125-12800
Shutter Min/Max 30 sec 1/2000 sec 15 sec 1/2000 sec
Top Continuous Shooting Speed 5.9fps 6.5fps
Video 1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p) 1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p)
Display 3.0″ LCD Rear Touch Screen Swivel (1,040,000 pixels) 3.0″ Tilting Touchscreen LCD (1,040,000 pixels)
Viewfinder EVF 100% No
Hot-shoe Yes No
Battery Life (CIPA) 210 short 210 shots
Environmentally sealed No No
Connectivity Built-In with NFC Built-In with NFC
Dimensions   112 x 76 x 44 mm 103 x 60 x 40 mm
Weight 353g 304g

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Canon PowerShot G7 X Price and Availability

The Canon PowerShot G7 X digital compact system camera is available from the camera stores below for $699.00.

Buy Canon PowerShot G7 X Compact Camera
Canon PowerShot G7 X Compact Camera $699.00 Amazon |B&H | Adorama

Canon PowerShot G5 X and G9 X Price and Availability

The Canon PowerShot G5 X will cost $799 and the PowerShot G9 X will sell for $529.

Buy Canon PowerShot G5 X and G9 X Compact Camera
Canon PowerShot G5 X Camera $799.99 Amazon | B&H | Adorama
Canon PowerShot G9 X Camera $529.99 Amazon | B&H | Adorama

The PowerShot G5 X is ideal for serious enthusiasts wanting professional levels of DSLR-like control and quality, whilst the PowerShot G9 X is perfect for those who want to unleash their creativity with a premium, pocket sized camera capable of capturing spontaneous moments.