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Canon 7D vs G5X Mark II

The Canon EOS 7D and the Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II are two digital cameras that were officially introduced, respectively, in September 2009 and July 2019. The 7D is a DSLR, while the G5X Mark II is a fixed lens compact. The cameras are based on an APS-C (7D) and an one-inch (G5X Mark II) sensor. The 7D has a resolution of 17.9 megapixels, whereas the G5X Mark II provides 20 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Canon 7D versus Canon G5 X Mark II
Canon 7D Canon G5 X Mark II
Digital single lens reflex Fixed lens compact camera
Canon EF mount lenses 24-120mm f/1.8-2.8
17.9 MP, APS-C Sensor 20 MP, 1" Sensor
1080/30p Video 4K/30p Video
ISO 100-6,400 (100 - 12,800) ISO 125-12,800 (125 - 25,600)
Optical viewfinder Electronic viewfinder (2360k dots)
3.0 LCD, 920k dots 3.0 LCD, 1040k dots
Fixed screen (not touch-sensitive) Tilting touchscreen
8 shutter flaps per second 30 shutter flaps per second
Weathersealed bodynot weather sealed
800 shots per battery charge230 shots per battery charge
148 x 111 x 74 mm, 860 g 111 x 61 x 46 mm, 340 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Canon EOS 7D and the Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

The physical size and weight of the Canon 7D and the Canon G5 X Mark II are illustrated in the side-by-side display below. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three consecutive perspectives from the front, the top, and the back are available. All width, height and depth dimensions are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

Size Canon 7D vs Canon G5 X Mark II
Compare 7D versus G5X Mark II top
Comparison 7D or G5X Mark II rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Canon G5 X Mark II is considerably smaller (59 percent) than the Canon 7D. It is worth mentioning in this context that the 7D is splash and dust resistant, while the G5X Mark II does not feature any corresponding weather-sealing.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete and possibly misleading, as the G5X Mark II has a lens built in, whereas the 7D is an interchangeable lens camera that requires a separate lens. Attaching the latter will add extra weight and bulk to the setup. You can compare the optics available for the 7D and their specifications in the Canon EF Lens Catalog.

Concerning battery life, the 7D gets 800 shots out of its LP-E6 battery, while the G5X Mark II can take 230 images on a single charge of its NB-13L power pack. The power pack in the G5X Mark II can be charged via the USB port, which can be very convenient when travelling.

The table below summarizes the key physical specs of the two cameras alongside a broader set of comparators. If you want to switch the focus of the display and review another camera pair, you can move across to the CAM-parator tool and choose from the broad selection of possible camera comparisons there.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Canon 7D 148 mm 111 mm 74 mm 860 g 800 Y Sep 2009 1,699 i
2.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II 111 mm 61 mm 46 mm 340 g 230 n Jul 2019 899 i
3.
 
Canon G7 X Mark III 105 mm 61 mm 41 mm 304 g 235 n Jul 2019 749 i
4.
 
Canon M50 116 mm 88 mm 59 mm 390 g 235 n Feb 2018 779 i
5.
 
Canon SX740 110 mm 64 mm 40 mm 299 g 265 n Jul 2018 399 i
6.
 
Canon 80D 139 mm 105 mm 79 mm 730 g 960 Y Feb 2016 1,199 i
7.
 
Canon G3 X 123 mm 77 mm 105 mm 733 g 300 Y Jun 2015 999 i
8.
 
Canon G5 X 112 mm 76 mm 44 mm 353 g 210 n Oct 2015 799 i
9.
 
Canon 7D II 149 mm 112 mm 78 mm 910 g 670 Y Sep 2014 1,799 i
10.
 
Canon 70D 139 mm 104 mm 79 mm 755 g 920 Y Jul 2013 1,199 i
11.
 
Canon 60D 145 mm 106 mm 79 mm 755 g 1100 Y Aug 2010 1,399 i
12.
 
Canon 1D Mark IV 156 mm 157 mm 80 mm 1230 g 1500 Y Oct 2009 4,999 i
13.
 
Canon 5D Mark II 152 mm 114 mm 75 mm 850 g 850 Y Sep 2008 3,499 i
14.
 
Canon 50D 146 mm 108 mm 74 mm 822 g 800 Y Aug 2008 1,299 i
15.
 
Leica C-LUX 113 mm 67 mm 46 mm 340 g 370 n Jun 2018 1,049 i
16.
 
Nikon D7000 132 mm 105 mm 77 mm 780 g 1050 Y Sep 2010 1,499 i
17.
 
Sony RX10 III 133 mm 94 mm 127 mm 1051 g 420 Y Mar 2016 1,499 i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

Any camera decision will obviously take relative prices into account. The retail prices at the time of the camera’s release place the model in the market relative to other models in the producer’s line-up and the competition. The G5X Mark II was launched at a lower price than the 7D, despite having a lens built in. Usually, retail prices stay at first close to the launch price, but after several months, discounts become available. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down. Then, after the new model is out, very good deals can frequently be found on the pre-owned market.

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Sensor comparison

The imaging sensor is at the core of digital cameras and its size is one of the main determining factors of image quality. A large sensor will generally have larger individual pixels that offer better low-light sensitivity, provide wider dynamic range, and have richer color-depth than smaller pixels in a sensor of the same technological generation. Furthermore, a large sensor camera will give the photographer more possibilities to use shallow depth-of-field in order to isolate a subject from the background. On the downside, larger sensors are more costly to manufacture and tend to lead to bigger and heavier cameras and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Canon 7D features an APS-C sensor and the Canon G5 X Mark II an one-inch sensor. The sensor area in the G5X Mark II is 65 percent smaller. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 1.6 and 2.7. Both cameras have a native aspect ratio (sensor width to sensor height) of 3:2.

Canon 7D and Canon G5 X Mark II sensor measures

Despite having a smaller sensor, the G5X Mark II offers a higher resolution of 20 megapixels, compared with 17.9 MP of the 7D. This megapixels advantage comes at the cost of a higher pixel density and a smaller size of the individual pixel (with a pixel pitch of 2.41μm versus 4.31μm for the 7D). However, it should be noted that the G5X Mark II is much more recent (by 9 years and 10 months) than the 7D, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that make it possible to gather light more efficiently.

The resolution advantage of the Canon G5 X Mark II implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the G5X Mark II for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 27.4 x 18.2 inches or 69.5 x 46.3 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 21.9 x 14.6 inches or 55.6 x 37.1 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 18.2 x 12.2 inches or 46.3 x 30.9 cm. The corresponding values for the Canon 7D are 25.9 x 17.3 inches or 65.8 x 43.9 cm for good quality, 20.7 x 13.8 inches or 52.7 x 35.1 cm for very good quality, and 17.3 x 11.5 inches or 43.9 x 29.3 cm for excellent quality prints.

The Canon EOS 7D has a native sensitivity range from ISO 100 to ISO 6400, which can be extended to ISO 100-12800. The corresponding ISO settings for the Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II are ISO 125 to ISO 12800, with the possibility to increase the ISO range to 125-25600.

7D versus G5X Mark II MP

Consistent information on actual sensor performance is available from DXO Mark for many cameras. This service determines an overall sensor rating, as well as sub-scores for low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports"), dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), and color depth ("DXO Portrait"). The adjacent table reports on the physical sensor characteristics and the outcomes of the DXO sensor quality tests for a sample of comparator-cameras.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Canon 7D APS-C 17.9 5184 34561080/30p22.011.7854 66
2.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II 1-inch 20.0 5472 36484K/30p...... ..
3.
 
Canon G7 X Mark III 1-inch 20.0 5472 36484K/30p...... ..
4.
 
Canon M50 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/24p...... ..
5.
 
Canon SX740 1/2.3 20.2 5184 38884K/30p...... ..
6.
 
Canon 80D APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p23.613.21135 79
7.
 
Canon G3 X 1-inch 20.0 5472 36481080/60p21.412.3521 63
8.
 
Canon G5 X 1-inch 20.0 5472 36481080/60p...... ..
9.
 
Canon 7D II APS-C 20.0 5472 36481080/60p22.411.81082 70
10.
 
Canon 70D APS-C 20.0 5472 36481080/30p22.511.6926 68
11.
 
Canon 60D APS-C 17.9 5184 34561080/30p22.211.5813 66
12.
 
Canon 1D Mark IV APS-H 16.0 4896 32641080/30p22.812.01320 74
13.
 
Canon 5D Mark II Full Frame 21.0 5616 37441080/30p23.711.91815 79
14.
 
Canon 50D APS-C 15.1 4752 3168none21.811.4696 63
15.
 
Leica C-LUX 1-inch 20.0 5472 36484K/30p...... ..
16.
 
Nikon D7000 APS-C 16.1 4928 326410800/24p23.513.91167 80
17.
 
Sony RX10 III 1-inch 20.0 5472 36484K/30p23.112.6472 70

Many modern cameras cannot only take still pictures, but also record videos. The two cameras under consideration both have sensors whose read-out speed is fast enough to capture moving pictures, but the G5X Mark II provides a better video resolution than the 7D. It can shoot movie footage at 4K/30p, while the 7D is limited to 1080/30p.

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Feature comparison

Beyond body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. For example, the G5X Mark II has an electronic viewfinder (2360k dots), while the 7D has an optical one. Both systems have their advantages, with the electronic viewfinder making it possible to project supplementary shooting information into the framing view, whereas the optical viewfinder offers lag-free viewing and a very clear framing image. The following table reports on some other key feature differences and similarities of the Canon 7D, the Canon G5 X Mark II, and comparable cameras.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Size
(inch)
LCD
Resolution
(000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Canon 7Doptical Y 3.0 920 fixed n 1/8000s 8.0 Y n
2.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II2360 n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/2000s 30 Y Y
3.
 
Canon G7 X Mark IIInone n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/2000s 30 Y Y
4.
 
Canon M502360 n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 10.0 Y n
5.
 
Canon SX740none n 3.0 922 tilting n 1/3200s 10.0 Y Y
6.
 
Canon 80Doptical Y 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/8000s 7.0 Y n
7.
 
Canon G3 Xoptional n 3.2 1620 tilting Y 1/2000s 5.9 Y Y
8.
 
Canon G5 X2360 n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/2000s 5.9 Y Y
9.
 
Canon 7D IIoptical Y 3.0 1040 fixed n 1/8000s 10.0 Y n
10.
 
Canon 70Doptical Y 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/8000s 7.0 Y n
11.
 
Canon 60Doptical Y 3.0 1040 swivel n 1/8000s 5.3 Y n
12.
 
Canon 1D Mark IVoptical Y 3.0 920 fixed n 1/8000s 10.0 n n
13.
 
Canon 5D Mark IIoptical Y 3.0 920 fixed n 1/8000s 3.9 n n
14.
 
Canon 50Doptical Y 3.0 920 fixed n 1/8000s 6.3 Y n
15.
 
Leica C-LUX2330 n 3.0 1240 fixed Y 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
16.
 
Nikon D7000optical Y 3.0 921 fixed n 1/8000s 6.0 Y n
17.
 
Sony RX10 III2359 Y 3.0 1229 tilting n 1/2000s 14.0 Y Y

One feature that is present on the 7D, but is missing on the G5X Mark II is a top-level LCD. While being, of course, smaller than the rear screen, the control panel conveys some of the essential shooting information and can be convenient for quick and easy settings verification.

The G5X Mark II has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing. This characteristic will be appreciated by vloggers and photographers who are interested in taking selfies. In contrast, the 7D does not have a selfie-screen.

The reported shutter speed information refers to the use of the mechanical shutter. Yet, some cameras only have an electronic shutter, while others have an electronic shutter in addition to a mechanical one. In fact, the G5X Mark II is one of those camera that have an additional electronic shutter, which makes completely silent shooting possible. However, this mode is less suitable for photographing moving objects (risk of rolling shutter) or shooting under artificial light sources (risk of flickering).

The Canon G5 X Mark II has an intervalometer built-in. This enables the photographer to capture time lapse sequences, such as flower blooming, a sunset or moon rise, without purchasing an external camera trigger and related software.

The 7D writes its imaging data to Compact Flash cards, while the G5X Mark II uses SDXC cards.

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Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Canon EOS 7D and Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Microphone
Internal
Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Canon 7DYmono-Y-mini2.0---
2.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II-stereomono--micro3.1Y-Y
3.
 
Canon G7 X Mark III-stereomonoY-micro3.1Y-Y
4.
 
Canon M50YstereomonoY-micro2.0Y-Y
5.
 
Canon SX740-stereomono--micro2.0Y-Y
6.
 
Canon 80DYstereomonoYYmini2.0YY-
7.
 
Canon G3 XYstereomonoYYmini2.0YY-
8.
 
Canon G5 XYstereomono--mini2.0YY-
9.
 
Canon 7D IIYstereomonoYYmini3.0---
10.
 
Canon 70DYstereomonoY-mini2.0Y--
11.
 
Canon 60DYmonomonoY-mini2.0---
12.
 
Canon 1D Mark IVYstereo-Y-mini2.0---
13.
 
Canon 5D Mark IIYmonomonoY-mini2.0---
14.
 
Canon 50DY----mini2.0---
15.
 
Leica C-LUX-stereomono--micro2.0Y--
16.
 
Nikon D7000YmonomonoY-mini2.0---
17.
 
Sony RX10 IIIYstereomonoYYmicro2.0YY-

It is notable that the 7D has a hotshoe, while the G5X Mark II does not. This socket makes it possible to easily attach optional accessories, such as an external flash gun.

Studio photographers will appreciate that the Canon 7D (unlike the G5X Mark II) features a PC Sync socket, so that professional strobe lights can be controlled by the camera.

The G5X Mark II is a recent model that features in the current product line-up of Canon. In contrast, the 7D has been discontinued (but can be found pre-owned on eBay). As a replacement in the same line of cameras, the 7D was succeeded by the Canon 7D Mark II. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Canon website.

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Review summary

So how do things add up? Is the Canon 7D better than the Canon G5 X Mark II or vice versa? The listing below highlights the relative strengths of the two models.


Arguments in favor of the Canon EOS 7D:

  • Better sound: Can connect to an external microphone for higher quality sound recording.
  • Brighter framing: Features an optical viewfinder for clear, lag-free composition.
  • Easier setting verification: Features an LCD display on top to control shooting parameters.
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/8000s vs 1/2000s) to freeze action.
  • More flexible: Can take a variety of interchangeable lenses, including specialty optics.
  • Longer lasting: Can take more shots (800 versus 230) on a single battery charge.
  • Better sealing: Is weather sealed to enable shooting in dusty or wet environments.
  • Better lighting: Features a hotshoe and can thus hold and trigger an external flash gun.
  • Better studio light control: Has a PC Sync socket to connect to professional strobe lights.
  • More heavily discounted: Has been available for much longer (launched in September 2009).


Reasons to prefer the Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II:

  • More detail: Has more megapixels (20 vs 17.9MP), which boosts linear resolution by 6%.
  • Better video: Provides higher definition movie capture (4K/30p vs 1080/30p).
  • More framing info: Has an electronic viewfinder that displays shooting data.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (1040k vs 920k dots).
  • More flexible LCD: Has a tilting screen for odd-angle shots in landscape orientation.
  • Fewer buttons to press: Has a touchscreen to facilitate handling and shooting adjustments.
  • More selfie-friendly: Has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (30 vs 8 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Less disturbing: Has an electronic shutter option for completely silent shooting.
  • Easier time-lapse photography: Has an intervalometer built-in for low frequency shooting.
  • Ready to shoot: Comes with an integrated lens, while the 7D requires a separate lens.
  • More compact: Is smaller (111x61mm vs 148x111mm) and will fit more readily into a bag.
  • Less heavy: Has a lower weight even though it has a lens built in (unlike the 7D).
  • Easier travel charging: Can be conveniently charged via its USB port.
  • Sharper images: Has stabilization technology built-in to reduce the impact of hand-shake.
  • Faster data transfer: Supports a more advanced USB protocol (3.1 vs 2.0).
  • Easier file upload: Has wifi built in for automatic backup or image transfer to the web.
  • Easier wireless transfer: Supports Bluetooth for image sharing without cables.
  • More affordable: Was introduced at a lower price, despite coming with a built-in lens.
  • More modern: Reflects 9 years and 10 months of technical progress since the 7D launch.

If the count of individual advantages (bullet points above) is taken as a guide, the G5X Mark II is the clear winner of the contest (20 : 10 points). However, the relative importance of the various individual camera aspects will vary according to personal preferences and needs, so that you might like to apply corresponding weights to the particular features before making a decision on a new camera. A professional wildlife photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a family photog, and a person interested in architecture has distinct needs from a sports shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

7D 10:20 G5X Mark II

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Canon 7D and the Canon G5 X Mark II place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best DSLR Camera and Best Travel-Zoom Camera listings whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the comparison of the spec-sheets of cameras can offer a general idea of their imaging potential, it says little about, for example, the shooting experience and imaging performance of the 7D and the G5X Mark II in practical situations. User reviews that are available, for instance, at amazon can sometimes shed light on these issues, but such feedback is all too often partial, inconsistent, and inaccurate.

Expert reviews

This is why expert reviews are important. The following table reports the overall ratings of the cameras as published by some of the major camera review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Canon 7D5/5+ +84/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2009 1,699 i
2.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II4/5+82/100..4/5 Jul 2019 899 i
3.
 
Canon G7 X Mark III..+ +81/1004/5.. Jul 2019 749 i
4.
 
Canon M50..+79/100..3.5/5 Feb 2018 779 i
5.
 
Canon SX740..+..4/54/5 Jul 2018 399 i
6.
 
Canon 80D4/5+ +84/1004.5/54.5/5 Feb 2016 1,199 i
7.
 
Canon G3 X3.5/5+..4.5/54/5 Jun 2015 999 i
8.
 
Canon G5 X5/5+ +78/1004.5/54.5/5 Oct 2015 799 i
9.
 
Canon 7D II4.5/5+84/1004/54.5/5 Sep 2014 1,799 i
10.
 
Canon 70D5/5+ +83/1004.5/55/5 Jul 2013 1,199 i
11.
 
Canon 60D5/5+79/1004/54.5/5 Aug 2010 1,399 i
12.
 
Canon 1D Mark IV5/5..89/100.... Oct 2009 4,999 i
13.
 
Canon 5D Mark II4/591/10079/1004/5.. Sep 2008 3,499 i
14.
 
Canon 50D..+ ++ +4.5/54.5/5 Aug 2008 1,299 i
15.
 
Leica C-LUX......4.5/54/5 Jun 2018 1,049 i
16.
 
Nikon D70004/5..80/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2010 1,499 i
17.
 
Sony RX10 III5/5+84/1004.5/54.5/5 Mar 2016 1,499 i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

The above review scores should be interpreted with care, though. The ratings are only valid when referring to cameras in the same category and of the same age. Thus, a score needs to be put into the context of the launch date and the launch price of the camera, and rating-comparisons among cameras that span long time periods or concern very differently equipped models make little sense. Also, please note that some of the review sites have changed their methodology and reporting over time.

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    Specifications: Canon 7D vs Canon G5 X Mark II

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Canon 7D Canon G5 X Mark II
    Camera Type Digital single lens reflex Fixed lens compact camera
    Camera Lens Canon EF mount lenses 24-120mm f/1.8-2.8
    Launch Date September 2009 July 2019
    Launch Price USD 1,699 USD 899
    Sensor Specs Canon 7D Canon G5 X Mark II
    Sensor Technology CMOS BSI-CMOS
    Sensor Format APS-C Sensor 1" Sensor
    Sensor Size 22.3 x 14.9 mm 13.2 x 8.8 mm
    Sensor Area 332.27 mm2 116.16 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 26.8 mm 15.9 mm
    Crop Factor 1.6x 2.7x
    Sensor Resolution 17.9 Megapixels 20 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 5184 x 3456 pixels 5472 x 3648 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 4.31 μm 2.41 μm
    Pixel Density 5.39 MP/cm2 17.18 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter Anti-Alias filter
    Movie Capability 1080/30p Video 4K/30p Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 6,400 ISO 125 - 12,800 ISO
    ISO Boost 100 - 12,800 ISO 125 - 25,600 ISO
    Image Processor DIGIC 4 (Dual) DIGIC 8
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) 66 ..
    DXO Color Depth (bits) 22.0 ..
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) 11.7 ..
    DXO Low Light (ISO) 854 ..
    Screen Specs Canon 7D Canon G5 X Mark II
    Viewfinder Type Optical viewfinder Electronic viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100% 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.63x
    Viewfinder Resolution 2360k dots
    Top-Level Screen Control Panel no Top Display
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 3.0inch
    LCD Resolution 920k dots 1040k dots
    LCD Attachment Fixed screen Tilting screen
    Touch Input no Touchscreen Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Canon 7D Canon G5 X Mark II
    Focus System Phase-detect AF Contrast-detect AF
    Manual Focusing Aidno Peaking FeatureFocus Peaking
    Max Shutter Speed (mechanical) 1/8000s 1/2000s
    Continuous Shooting 8 shutter flaps/s 30 shutter flaps/s
    Electronic Shutterno E-Shutterup to 1/25600s
    Time-Lapse Photographyno IntervalometerIntervalometer built-in
    Fill Flash Build-in Flash Build-in Flash
    Storage Medium CF cards SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot Single card slot
    Connectivity Specs Canon 7D Canon G5 X Mark II
    External Flash Hotshoe no Hotshoe
    Studio Flash PC Sync socket no PC Sync
    USB Connector USB 2.0 USB 3.1
    HDMI Port mini HDMI micro HDMI
    Microphone Port External MIC port no MIC socket
    Wifi Support no Wifi Wifi built-in
    Bluetooth Support no Bluetooth Bluetooth built-in
    Body Specs Canon 7D Canon G5 X Mark II
    Environmental SealingWeathersealed bodynot weather sealed
    Battery Type LP-E6 NB-13L
    Battery Life (CIPA)800 shots per charge230 shots per charge
    In-Camera Charging no USB charging USB charging
    Body Dimensions 148 x 111 x 74 mm
    (5.8 x 4.4 x 2.9 in)
    111 x 61 x 46 mm
    (4.4 x 2.4 x 1.8 in)
    Camera Weight 860 g (30.3 oz) 340 g (12.0 oz)

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