PowerShot G7 X Review – Canon’s first compact with 1 “sensor





The Canon PowerShot G7 X is an affordable new camera that features a 1 “sensor and a bright f / 1.8-2.8 lens. With 4.2x optical zoom, a 180 degree swivel screen and smooth operation is a versatile and pleasant camera. However, he falls in a price segment with a rapidly growing range of compact cameras with large sensor, so there is quite some competition.

Good image quality
Strong light lens
Nice zoom range
24mm wide angle


Battery life
Screen not down tilt
None (option one) electronic viewfinder
No hot shoe or accessory port

Tweakers zegt: goed!
Price at time of publication: € 629, –

Like the Sony RX100 Mark III and the Panasonic Lumix LX100 is the Canon PowerShot G7 X is a compact camera with a large sensor. This is a new category of cameras, we see more and more lately. Camera manufacturers see the bottom of the market disappear because we photographing and filming more with our smartphones. So they spend more and more products on the market which are distinguished, for example with zoom power or with a significantly higher image quality with a larger sensor. An average compact camera has a sensor 1 / 2.3 inch. The G7 X is equipped with a 1 “sensor, a factor of four larger. Reportedly involves exactly the same as the copy in the Sony RX100 Mark III. Sensor


A suggested retail price of 599 euros was mentioned at the time of Photokina. Canon has now appears the MSRP in the meantime increased to 629 euros, which is found at the time of his writing is also in the Pricewatch. What MSRP is concerned, the G7 X on her after the cheapest one “-compactcamera until now, the original RX100 had in 2012 a price of 649 euros Despite its relatively low price, the G7 X stiff competition to the RX100 I and II. because the market it is now a little lower.


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