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Canon G7 X Mark II
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Canon G7 X Mark II Digital Camera

20.1MP 4.2x CMOS Feb 2016
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
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21 Reasons For

Good Quality Pictures

A few Canon G7 X Mark II reviewers who reviewed the Canon G7 X Mark II thought it was able to produce good images. Kindle Customer said “Takes pics really snappily and is very useful taking photos of kids or pets” in their review of this digital camera.

Easy to Use

Several Canon G7 X Mark II owners agreed that it was easy to use. This month Doug wrote “The rest, well - I guess the controls are quite straightforward” in his review of this digital camera. W. Halewood mentioned on Amazon “With only a downloadable online manual to refer to, this very unsatisfactory when you are out and about using the camera” in their review.

One Canon G7 X Mark II owner who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to handle. Kindle Customer said in their review of this digital camera this year “The handling suits me much better and I like the extra reach of the lens” and scored it very highly.

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Good Quality Lens

Several Canon G7 X Mark II reviewers who bought the product concluded that it had a good lens. Doug wrote in his review of this digital camera this year “The lens, really is that good f1.8 is a wonderful aperture to have to isolate the subject from the background” and scored it 5 stars. Doug also wrote “The Macro function is particularly good, with he lens capturing amazing detail, such as individual pollen grains on flowers”.

One customer wrote in their reviews that it had a good zoom. This year W. Halewood wrote in their Canon G7 X Mark II review on Amazon “The other problem is the zoom lever is sticking”.

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Good Size

A few Canon G7 X Mark II reviewers who reviewed the Canon G7 X Mark II wrote that it was compact. In November Doug scored it 5 stars and he mentioned in his review on Amazon “As a previous cannon compact owner they are easy to work out”. Doug also wrote “Great size, this camera is compact enough to carry in a pocket The menu system is easy to navigate”. Doug also wrote “I have a Canon EOS M3 compact camera, which I do find more intuitive in use.”.

Canon Has Good Camera Reviews

Canon has good average ratings for its compact cameras as well as across its entire camera range.

Robust

A number of customers who bought the product agreed that it was well made. Doug mentioned in his review of the Canon G7 X Mark II a few weeks ago “Superb build quality, incredibly sharp f1.8 lens, automatic mode for snaps, manual control for more considered shots” . Doug also wrote “The first impressions are that the camera is well engineered, everything having a very solid feel, especially the flap you open to remove the battery for charging”.

Good Product Quality

A number of customers who purchased it considered that it was good quality. This year Doug mentioned in his review of the Canon G7 X Mark II on Amazon “So far I am very impressed with the image quality and the level of manual control that I am able to set”.

Good Technical Features

One Canon G7 X Mark II owner who reviewed it wrote that it had good features. In November this year Doug mentioned “It would have been nice if Canon took you through them! The key features that I really love are” in his Canon G7 X Mark II review and gave the product a very good review.

Nice Design

One customer thought the product was good looking. Kindle Customer mentioned on Amazon in November this year “Canon colour as gorgeous as ever and now the camera includes picture controls such as Faithful ( my favourite for landscapes”.

Price Has Dropped by £84.68

The price of the G7 X Mark II has dropped by £84.68 in the last 20 days.

Has a GPS

has a GPS

Unlike most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the G7 X Mark II which do not have a GPS, the G7 X Mark II has a GPS.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The G7 X Mark II has an image stabiliser, which is unusual. Most of the other recently released cameras do not have an image stabiliser.

Other digital cameras with an image stabiliser currently available which you might want to consider include cheaper cameras such as the Canon PowerShot G9 X[plb_3061433_price].

Alternative cameras which also have an image stabiliser that you might want to consider include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100[plb_3259653_price].

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Canon G7 X Mark II supports WiFi connectivity, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released in the last year.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras which support WiFi connectivity and we think cheaper cameras such as the Canon PowerShot G9 X[plb_3061433_price] is also worth considering.

There are a number of other cameras which also support WiFi connectivity that you might want to look at including the Fujifilm X70[plb_3212675_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100[plb_3259653_price].

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Supports One Image Format

The G7 X Mark II has a greater number of supported image formats than most new compact cameras. The most commonly supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this camera. The image formats EXIF,JPG,RAW are also supported by this Canon digital camera.

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Lens Image Stabilizer

This camera has a Lens image stabilizer, which is the most commonly found image stabilizer on digital cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Has One White Balance Mode

The G7 X Mark II has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras that have been available for the last year. The most frequently found white balance mode is Auto, but this white balance mode is not found on this digital camera. The white balance modes Auto,Cloudy,Custom modes,Daylight,Flash,Fluorescent,Fluorescent H,Shade,Tungsten,Underwater are also found on this camera.

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Has One Photo Effect

The number of photo effects found on the G7 X Mark II is more than most digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. The most frequently found photo effect is Vivid, but this photo effect is not found on this Canon camera. The photo effects Black&White,Neutral are also found on this camera.

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Very Thin

The depths of compact cameras that are a similar age to the G7 X Mark II range from 30mm to 130mm, and the average depth is 58mm. The G7 X Mark II is fairly thin (only 42 millimeters) compared to most of the other new similar spec cameras.

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Narrow

The average width of new digital cameras is 110mm, and the widths range from 98mm to 140mm. The G7 X Mark II is one of the narrower recently released compact cameras (only 105.5 millimeters) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length

At only 24 millimeters, the G7 X Mark II has a fairly short minimum focal length compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as the G7 X Mark II. The shortest minimum focal length of latest compact cameras is 24mm and the longest is 28mm.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture

With a minimum aperture of only 1.8, the G7 X Mark II has one of the smaller minimum apertures amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age. The average minimum aperture of new compact cameras is 2.2, and the minimum apertures range from 1.3 to 3.3.

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16 Reasons Against

Poor Battery Life

Several Canon G7 X Mark II owners who purchased the Canon G7 X Mark II agreed that it did not have a good battery life. Amazon Customer said “Battery life is appalling” .

A Bit Expensive

One Canon G7 X Mark II owner reckoned that the Canon G7 X Mark II was not good value for money.

Poor Support

One Canon G7 X Mark II reviewer said in their reviews that it did not have good technical guidance. Doug wrote this month “It is possible to set controls by careless touching of the screen, I turned on the manual focus by accident today just taking some photos of some plants”.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Canon G7 X Mark II does not support Full HD video, unlike most of the other new similar spec cameras.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also support Full HD video to this digital camera and we think the Canon PowerShot G9 X[plb_3061433_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

The G7 X Mark II is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the G7 X Mark II are also not waterproof.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other recently released compact cameras, the G7 X Mark II is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been around for the last year, the G7 X Mark II does not support video recording.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Like most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the G7 X Mark II, the Canon G7 X Mark II does not have a built-in flash.

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Very Big Maximum Aperture

Comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the G7 X Mark II have maximum apertures of between 2.7 and 16. The G7 X Mark II has a quite big maximum aperture (only 2.8) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the G7 X Mark II.

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Only Features One Flash Mode

The G7 X Mark II has a greater number of flash modes than most compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. The most commonly featured flash mode is Auto, but this flash mode is not featured on this camera. The flash modes Auto,Manual,Red-eye reduction,Slow synchronization are also featured on this digital camera.

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Only 2400 X 1344 Still Image Resolution

The G7 X Mark II has a 2400 x 1344 still image resolution which is higher than most cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. Most newly released similar spec cameras have a 2736 x 1824 still image resolution. The worst still image resolution of all cameras that have been around for around the same time as the G7 X Mark II is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4000.

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Only Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the Canon G7 X Mark II is more than most digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. The most frequently supported audio format is AAC++, but this audio format is not supported by this Canon camera. The audio formats AAC are also supported by this Canon digital camera.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Canon G7 X Mark II is 640 x 480 pixels. That's 96% less video resolution than the most frequently found video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. The best video resolution of all comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the G7 X Mark II is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Only 240 Shots Per Battery Charge

The G7 X Mark II is a digital camera that takes 240 shots shots per battery charge. Most of the other cameras that were released in the last year take between 220 and 449 shots per battery charge.

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Very Short Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

Across all the digital cameras that have been on the market for the last year the maximum camera shutter speeds range from 0.04s to 60s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 35s. The Canon G7 X Mark II has a quite short maximum camera shutter speed (only 15 seconds) compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the G7 X Mark II.

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Quite Big Minimum ISO Speed

The smallest minimum ISO speed of compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the G7 X Mark II is 80 and the biggest is 130. With a minimum ISO speed of 125, the G7 X Mark II has one of the bigger minimum ISO speed amongst compact cameras of this age.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Canon G7 X Mark II

Released Ten Months Ago

Canon released the G7 X Mark II ten months ago.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the G7 X Mark II has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were launched in the last 12 months.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available including the Canon PowerShot G9 X[plb_3061433_price] which is cheaper.

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 20.1 megapixels, the G7 X Mark II has a fairly standard megapixel count compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for the last year.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports SD, SDHC and SDXC memory cards, which is typical of many similar spec cameras that came out in the last 12 months. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a better memory card type then you might want to consider the Canon PowerShot G9 X[plb_3061433_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC and cheaper).

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Canon G7 X Mark II has a pretty standard digital zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that were launched in the last year.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 4x digital zoom cameras and we think cheaper digital cameras such as the Canon PowerShot G9 X[plb_3061433_price] is also worth considering.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras that have a CMOS sensor and we think the Canon PowerShot G9 X[plb_3061433_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Average Optical Zoom

The G7 X Mark II has a fairly average optical zoom (4.2 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras that were released in the last year.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Image Stabilizer
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Macro Focusing Range
Auto Focus Point
Focus
Focus Mode
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Auto Exposure Lock
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Sync-Speed
External Flash Connector
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Flash Exposure Lock
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Display Aspect Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
USB Connector Type
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
GPS
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Histogram
Camera File System
Saturation Adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Built-In Processor
Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Battery Included
Included Battery Charger
Quick Start Guide
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Near Field Communication
Wireless LAN Type
Other Features
USB Connectivity
Technical Details
Self-Timer

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon g7, canon g7x, canon g7xi, canon g7xii, canon fullhd42, canon 1066c001, canon fullhd42x, celltime ctcang7xmkii071116
Barcodes 00013803269321, 00789961973652, 08714574634647, 08714574639543

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