Canon’s 20.2-million-pixel G7 X is the firm’s first-ever compact camera with a 1-inch type sensor, marking an entirely new line in the Canon range. Jon Devo tests it out

Product Overview

Overall rating:

Canon Powershot G7 X

Features:
Build/Handling:
Metering:
Autofocus:
AWB Colour:
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LCD viewfinder:

Pros:

  • - Excellent image quality from this camera’s 1-inch sensor
  • - Premium design with good physical controls
  • - 24-100mm equivalent focal length is versatile enough to cover a wide range of shooting scenarios
  • - Responsive 1.04-million-dot resolution LCD touchscreen with useful 90° tilt action, ideal for low-angle shots

Cons:

  • - No hotshoe
  • - Dated AF system

Product:

Canon Powershot G7 X review

Manufacturer:

Price as reviewed:

£579.00
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Canon PowerShot G7 X Review – Specification

Details

Sensor:20.20million-pixel, back-illuminated 1in-type CMOS
Output size:5472 x 3648 pixels (raw, L)
Focal length mag:Optical 4.2x, ZoomPlus 8.4x
Lens:24-100mm equivalent f/1.8-2.8
File format:Raw (NEF), JPEG, raw + JPEG
Shutter speeds:250-1/2000sec
ISO:125-12,800
Exposure modes:Smart auto (58 scenes), PASM, custom, hybrid auto, creative shot, scene, star, movie
Metering:Evaluative (linked to face detect AF frame), centre
Drive:6.5fps, 4.4fps (tracking AF)
Movie:Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) at 60fps, built-in stereo mic
Viewfinder:n/a
Display:3in, 180° tilt, 1.04-million dots
Focusing:AiAF 31-point contrast-detection
Memory card:SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I)
Dimensions:103 x 60.4 x 40.4mm
Weight:304g
  1. 1. Canon PowerShot G7 X Review – Introduction
  2. 2. Build and Handling
  3. 3. Performance
  4. 4. Resolution, Dynamic Range and Noise
  5. 5. Verdict
  6. 6. First Look
  7. 7. Canon PowerShot G7 X Review – Specification
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