Canon today announced new Canon G7 X compact camera with 1 inch sensor on the other hand Panasonic also announced new LX100 camera with a M4/3 format sensor, so before we start the comparison we know that the LX100 will provide better image quality due to its large sensor size and better ISO range..
Canon PowerShot G7 X Major Features
- 20.2MP 1″ High-Sensitivity CMOS Sensor
- DIGIC 6 Image Processor
- 4.2x Optical Zoom f/1.8-2.8 IS Lens
- 24-100mm (35mm Equivalent)
- 3.0″ 1,040k-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
- High-Speed AF with 31 Focus Points
- Full HD Video Recording at 60p
- ISO 12,800 & 6.5 fps Continuous Shooting
- Control Ring, Dials & Built-In ND Filter
- Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity with NFC
Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX100 Major Features
- 16.8MP 4/3″ Multi-Aspect MOS Sensor
- Leica DC Vario-Summilux f/1.7-2.8 Lens
- 24-75mm (35mm Equivalent)
- 2,764k-Dot EVF
- 3.0″ 921k-Dot Rear LCD Screen
- 4K Ultra HD Video at 30/24 fps in MP4
- Full HD Video at 60fps in MP4 or AVCHD
- Manual Control Rings and Dials
- Built-in Wi-Fi Connectivity with NFC
- External Flash Included
Canon PowerShot G7 X vs. Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX100 Specification Comparison Table.
|Canon PowerShot G7 X||Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX100|
Megapixel Canon PowerShot G7 X comes with a 20.2 MP 1″ Exmor R BSI CMOS Sensor, Having more megapixels is not bad, you get bit more room to crop your images without any problem,
Bigger Sensor Size: Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX100 have bigger sensor than Canon PowerShot G7 X.
OR Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX100 features bigger M4/3 sensor size than Canon PowerShot G7 X; hence you get better dynamic range, improved High ISO performance and better color and contrast reproduction compared to Canon PowerShot G7 X.
Optical Zoom: Canon PowerShot G7 X has 1.1x more optical Zoom than Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX100.
Macro: Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ100 will capture bigger life size macro subjects compared to Canon PowerShot G7 X.
More AF Points: Both camera feature same contrast based AF system but we get more AF points with Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX100 compared to Canon PowerShot G7 X.
Better Shutter Range: Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX100 features better shutter range compared to Canon PowerShot G7 X.
Top Continuous shooting speed: Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX100 has fast shooting speed (11 fps vs. 6.5 fps) compared to Canon PowerShot G7 X.
Canon PowerShot G7 X Video Mode: Canon PowerShot G7 X features full HD video recording @ 60 and 30 fps frame rate. HD video recording @30 fps.
Panasonic DMC-LX100 Video Mode: Panasonic DMC-LX100 features 4k video recording @30fps frame rate, full HD video recording @60 and 30fps.
Supported formats MP4 or AVCHD formats, recording up to 29 minutes and 59 seconds.
Display: Canon PowerShot G7 X features bigger and high resolution display compared to Panasonic DMC-LX100.
Or Canon PowerShot G7 X features 3.0″ LCD Rear Screen tilting and touch screen on the other hand Panasonic DMC-LX100 have 3.0″ LCD Rear Screen fixed display, so we get more flexibility while composing our shot with Canon PowerShot G7 X.
Battery Life (CIPA): Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX100 battery rating is 300 shots and other hand Canon PowerShot G7 X battery rating is 210 shots. According to CIPA.
Weight: Canon PowerShot G7 X light-weight than Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX100.
High ISO Test Between Canon G7 X vs. Panasonic LX100
Verdict: Panasonic LX100 features better sensor, better macro mode, more ISO range and fast continuous shooting speed. Based on specification comparison review we recommend you to buy the Panasonic LX100 camera, but it will cost you $200 more compared to Canon G 7X.
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