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Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

alaTest has collected and analyzed 417 reviews of Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Views about the image quality and size are generally positive. The portability and performance are also appreciated, but many are critical about the memory and flash. Views are divided on the viewfinder.

usability, performance, portability, size, image quality

battery, flash, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the zoom and size. The performance and image quality are also mentioned favorably. There are some negative opinions about the price and low light performance. There are some mixed views about the portability.

usability, image quality, performance, size, zoom

battery, low-light, price

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 user reviews of Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People really like the focus and image quality. The portability and usability also get good views.

performance, usability, portability, image quality, focus

94% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : Jeff Keller , Carey Rose (dpreview.com)

Second Time Around: Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II Review

 

Canon's PowerShot G7 X Mark II enthusiast compact takes everything that made its predecessor so appealing while improving both user experience and performance. Read review

It was hard to contain our excitement when we first got our hands on the PowerShot G7 X at Photokina 2014. Not only was there a new player in the 1"-type enthusiast compact market (it was Sony-only at that point), but the G7 X promised a better user...

Jul, 2016

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

 

The Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II is a pricey pocket camera with image quality that goes toe-to-toe with much larger models.

Wide aperture zoom lens. 1-inch image sensor. Tilting touch-screen display. Quick autofocus. Raw image capture support. Wi-Fi with NFC.

No hot shoe or EVF. Edge softness at wide angle. Occasional autofocus misses. Doesn't support 4K video capture. Omits microphone input.

Conclusions The Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II looks a lot like its predecessor on the outside, but delivers some palpable performance updates. An improved burst rate when shooting in Raw format and modest updates to the focus system, video capabilities,...

Jul, 2016

Expert review by : William Chambers (steves-digicams.com)

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

 

The Canon PowerShot G7Xii is compact, powerful, and ready for any shooting situation. The HS system provides outstanding image quality and performance for a compact camera. Read more in our Full Conclusion.

Scene Recognition shooting mode is accurate and easy to use without worry ; Canon's HS system led by the 4.2x optical f/1.8-2.8 lens is awesome in low-light situations ; Large, 1-inch CMOS image sensor provides excellent overall image quality ;...

Lack of 4K video recording mode ; No audio input ; 4.2x zoom is a little limited, doesn't have the range of most compact cameras ; No EVF or OVF (usually found on many of the higher level compacts)

The Canon PowerShot G7Xii is compact, powerful, and ready for any shooting situation. The HS system provides outstanding image quality and performance for a compact camera. Read more in our

Sep, 2016

Expert review by : Mark Peters (letsgodigital.org)

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

 

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II digital camera : Canon proudly introduces the PowerShot G7 X Mark II, a powerhouse compact camera offering unprecedented levels of control and incredible image quality in every shot. Building on the acclaimed PowerShot G7...

The Canon PowerShot G7X Mark II price in US dollar is set at $699. Prices may vary from country to country. As soon as we receive a test sample, we will put this advanced digital camera to the test and publish a full Canon PowerShot G7X Mark II review,...

Feb, 2016

Highly Recommended

Expert review by : Mark Goldstein (photographyblog.com)

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II Review

 

The Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II is a premium compact camera for enthusiasts. The metal-bodied G7 X Mark II has a large 1.0-type back-illuminated 20.1 megapixel CMOS sensor, 4.2x (24-100mm) f/1.8-2.8 lens with 9-blade aperture, new DIGIC 7 processor,...

Although owners of the original Canon PowerShot G7 X won't be too excited by the improvements on offer, the new Mark II does represent a step forward for Canon's premium pocket compact camera, particularly in its operational speed. Continuous shooting...

May, 2016

Expert review by (imaging-resource.com)

Canon G7X Mark II Review

 

Keeping the same 24-100mm eq. zoom lens and 20MP sensor as its predecessor, the refreshed Canon G7X II gets an updated exterior design as well as a faster DIGIC 7 image processor.

Very good image quality, Improved high ISO performance; Improved handling; Faster 8 fps burst mode; Burst rate no longer slows down with RAW files; Improved buffer depth.

Soft corners at wide angle; No viewfinder; No 4K video; Mediocre battery life; Sluggish buffer clearing; Continuous AF struggles on fast subjects.

Keeping the same 24-100mm eq. zoom lens and 20MP sensor as its predecessor, the refreshed Canon G7X II gets an updated exterior design as well as a faster DIGIC 7 image processor. What we get is a faster, more capable premium compact that still...

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Expert review by : Gordon Laing (cameralabs.com)

Canon G7X Mark II review

 

Canon's PowerShot G7X Mark II is a compact aimed at enthusiasts based around a decent-sized 1in sensor and a 24-100mm f1.8-2.8 lens. Announced in February 2016 it comes about a year and a half after the original and best-selling G7X which was Canon's...

Great image quality from 1in sensor and DIGIC 7 ; Flexible 24-100mm zoom range with bright aperture ; Fast and confident AF system ; Tilting screen with touch capabilities ; Built-in Wifi with NFC and smartphone control ; De-clickable lens control ring...

No built-in viewfinder, nor any means to connect one ; Lens a little soft in corners at 24mm ; No 4k video or slow motion movies ; No in-camera panorama mode ; Can't remote-trigger movie recordings over Wifi

Canon's PowerShot G7X Mark II builds-upon its predecessor to become one of the most attractive pocket compacts for enthusiasts. It shares the same core premise as the original, delivering a comfortable step-up in quality and control over a typical...

Jul, 2016

Recommended by TR

Expert review by : Amy Davies (trustedreviews.com)

Canon G7X Mark II

 

The Canon G7X Mark II sits in Canon's premium range of compact cameras. It's intended to appeal to those who want a device that offers a high level of control and excellent image quality, but slots into your pocket. It could be seen as a travel compact...

Jun, 2016

Expert review by : Mike Lowe (pocket-lint.com)

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II review: Nip and tuck triumphs

 

Canon was late to the 1-inch sensor compact cameras game, following in the Sony's RX100 footsteps to deliver the original PowerShot G7 X back in 2014. In the period since then this larger-than-average sensor sector has become a battleground. Nobody...

Great responsiveness, customisable lens control ring adds click-stop/smooth control, decent low-mid ISO image quality, fast 24-100mm f/1.8-2.8 lens, pocketable design, touch-control tilt-angle LCD

No viewfinder or facility to add one, high ISO image quality (over ISO 1600) not all that, battery is only so-so, Sony RX100 IV is still a step ahead, where are the next-level autofocus features?

The Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II has impressed us more than we had anticipated. Its scale and feature set might not be class-leading, but what looks like little more than a nip and tuck compared to the original model turns out to be a turbocharging in...

May, 2016

Expert review by : Amy Davies (techradar.com)

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II review

 

The G7 X II gets some small but significant upgrades over its predecessor

Great low-light performance ; Tilting touchscreen ; Plenty of manual control options ; Raw format shooting ; Optical image stabilization

No viewfinder ; Screen not fully articulating ; Limited zoom range ; 1080p video capture

Canon didn't need to deliver a major overhaul of its excellent G7 X, and the upgrades in the G7 X II build on the original camera's reputation, particularly the performance-boosting DIGIC 7 processor. The only disappointment is the continued absence of...

Nov, 2018

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