Canon G7 X MIII vs Nikon S1100pj

Portability
88
Imaging
57
Features
80
Overall
66
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III front
 
Nikon Coolpix S1100pj front
Portability
93
Imaging
38
Features
27
Overall
33

Canon G7 X MIII vs Nikon S1100pj Key Specs

Canon G7 X MIII
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1" Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Display
  • ISO 125 - 12800 (Increase to 25600)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • 24-100mm (F1.8-2.8) lens
  • 304g - 105 x 61 x 41mm
  • Released July 2019
  • Older Model is Canon G7 X MII
Nikon S1100pj
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 80 - 1600 (Boost to 6400)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 28-140mm (F3.9-5.8) lens
  • 180g - 101 x 68 x 24mm
  • Launched August 2010
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Canon G7 X MIII vs Nikon S1100pj Overview

Its time to look a bit more closely at the Canon G7 X MIII versus Nikon S1100pj, one being a Large Sensor Compact and the latter is a Ultracompact by companies Canon and Nikon. There is a significant difference between the image resolutions of the G7 X MIII (20MP) and S1100pj (14MP) and the G7 X MIII (1") and S1100pj (1/2.3") posses totally different sensor sizes.

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The G7 X MIII was manufactured 9 years later than the S1100pj and that is quite a sizable gap as far as tech is concerned. The two cameras have different body design with the Canon G7 X MIII being a Large Sensor Compact camera and the Nikon S1100pj being a Ultracompact camera.

Before diving straight to a thorough comparison, here is a brief introduction of how the G7 X MIII grades versus the S1100pj in relation to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Canon G7 X MIII over the Nikon S1100pj

 G7 X MIII S1100pj 
LaunchedJuly 2019August 2010More recent by 109 months
Manual focus More precise focusing
Screen typeTiltingFixed Tilting screen
Screen resolution1040k460kClearer screen (+580k dot)
Selfie screen Take selfies

Reasons to pick Nikon S1100pj over the Canon G7 X MIII

 S1100pj G7 X MIII 

Common features in the Canon G7 X MIII and Nikon S1100pj

 G7 X MIII S1100pj 
Screen dimensions3"3"Equal screen dimensions
Touch friendly screen Quickly navigate

Canon G7 X MIII vs Nikon S1100pj Physical Comparison

If you are intending to lug around your camera, you will want to factor its weight and measurements. The Canon G7 X MIII enjoys outside measurements of 105mm x 61mm x 41mm (4.1" x 2.4" x 1.6") having a weight of 304 grams (0.67 lbs) while the Nikon S1100pj has proportions of 101mm x 68mm x 24mm (4.0" x 2.7" x 0.9") along with a weight of 180 grams (0.40 lbs).

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Keep in mind, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ dependant on the lens you use during that time. Underneath is a front view over all size comparison of the G7 X MIII vs the S1100pj.

Canon G7 X MIII vs Nikon S1100pj size comparison

Looking at size and weight, the portability rating of the G7 X MIII and S1100pj is 88 and 93 respectively.

Canon G7 X MIII vs Nikon S1100pj top view buttons comparison

Canon G7 X MIII vs Nikon S1100pj Sensor Comparison

Often, it can be hard to see the difference between sensor measurements purely by looking at specs. The graphic here will help give you a better sense of the sensor measurements in the G7 X MIII and S1100pj.

As you can plainly see, both cameras provide different megapixels and different sensor measurements. The G7 X MIII because of its bigger sensor will make getting bokeh less difficult and the Canon G7 X MIII will give greater detail due to its extra 6 Megapixels. Higher resolution can also allow you to crop photographs more aggressively. The more modern G7 X MIII will have an edge when it comes to sensor technology.

Canon G7 X MIII vs Nikon S1100pj sensor size comparison

Canon G7 X MIII vs Nikon S1100pj Screen and ViewFinder

Canon G7 X MIII vs Nikon S1100pj Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon G7 X MIII Portrait photography details
Nikon S1100pj Portrait photography details
67
you can focus manually
sensor resolution is decent (20MP)
good sensor size (1")
has face detect focus
exports RAW files
no external flash support
29
good megapixels (14MP)
no manual focus
manual exposure not possible
cannot use external flash
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
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Street Comparison

Canon G7 X MIII as a Street photography camera
Nikon S1100pj as a Street photography camera
86
has a tilting screen
has image stabilization (Optical)
good sensor size (1")
exports RAW files
features touch focus
lighter than competition in class (304 grams)
54
built in image stabilization (Optical)
no articulating screen
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
heavier than competition in class (180 grams)
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Sports Comparison

Canon G7 X MIII Sports photography factors
Nikon S1100pj Sports photography factors
66
silent shutter (1/25,600s)
fast continuous shooting (30.0 fps)
has image stabilization (Optical)
sensor resolution is decent (20 megapixels)
good sensor size (1")
has tracking focus
not so great battery power (235 CIPA)
does not have phase detect auto focus
39
built in image stabilization (Optical)
good megapixels (14MP)
lack of shutter priority mode
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
does not have phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Canon G7 X MIII Travel photography highlights
Nikon S1100pj Travel photography highlights
82
lighter than competition in class (304 grams)
supports bluetooth
features touch focus
sensor resolution is decent (20 megapixels)
built-in flash
selfie friendly screen
rather wide (24mm)
very good max aperture (f1.8)
not so great battery power (235 shots)
61
good megapixels (14MP)
built-in flash
fairly wide (28mm)
lack of Time Lapse mode
heavier than competition in class (180 grams)
display is not selfie friendly
sluggish max aperture (f3.9)
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Landscape Comparison

Canon G7 X MIII Landscape photography highlights
Nikon S1100pj Landscape photography highlights
71
you can focus manually
rather wide (24mm)
very good max aperture (f1.8)
nice screen size (3")
has image stabilization (Optical)
sensor resolution is decent (20 megapixels)
good sensor size (1")
exports RAW files
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
not so great battery power (235 per charge)
42
fairly wide (28mm)
screen size is good (3 inch)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
good megapixels (14 megapixels)
no manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f3.9)
manual exposure not possible
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
lack of Time Lapse mode
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Vlogging Comparison

Canon G7 X MIII Vlogging factors
Nikon S1100pj Vlogging factors
86
rather wide (24mm)
very good max aperture (f1.8)
selfie friendly screen
touchscreen
has image stabilization (Optical)
has face detect focus
video res high (3840 x 2160 pixels)
comes with microphone port
lighter than competition in class (304g)
29
fairly wide (28mm)
built-in touchscreen
built in image stabilization (Optical)
sluggish max aperture (f3.9)
display is not selfie friendly
video res low (1280 x 720 pxls)
lack of external mic socket
heavier than competition in class (180g)
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Canon G7 X MIII vs Nikon S1100pj Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon G7 X MIII and Nikon S1100pj
 Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark IIINikon Coolpix S1100pj
General Information
Brand Canon Nikon
Model type Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III Nikon Coolpix S1100pj
Class Large Sensor Compact Ultracompact
Released 2019-07-09 2010-08-17
Physical type Large Sensor Compact Ultracompact
Sensor Information
Powered by DIGIC 8 Expeed C2
Sensor type BSI-CMOS CCD
Sensor size 1" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 13.2 x 8.8mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor area 116.2mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 20 megapixels 14 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 4:3 and 16:9
Max resolution 5472 x 3648 4320 x 3240
Max native ISO 12800 1600
Max enhanced ISO 25600 6400
Min native ISO 125 80
RAW images
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Autofocus touch
Autofocus continuous
Single autofocus
Tracking autofocus
Autofocus selectice
Autofocus center weighted
Multi area autofocus
Live view autofocus
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Total focus points - 9
Lens
Lens support fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 24-100mm (4.2x) 28-140mm (5.0x)
Maximum aperture f/1.8-2.8 f/3.9-5.8
Macro focusing distance 5cm 3cm
Focal length multiplier 2.7 5.8
Screen
Type of display Tilting Fixed Type
Display size 3 inch 3 inch
Display resolution 1,040k dots 460k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch capability
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Minimum shutter speed 30 secs 4 secs
Fastest shutter speed 1/2000 secs 1/1500 secs
Fastest quiet shutter speed 1/25600 secs -
Continuous shutter rate 30.0 frames/s -
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual mode
Exposure compensation Yes -
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash distance 7.00 m 3.50 m
Flash settings Auto, on, slow synchro, off -
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Supported video resolutions 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 120 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 15 fps), 320 x 240 (30,15 fps)
Max video resolution 3840x2160 1280x720
Video data format MPEG-4, H.264 H.264
Mic port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB Yes USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 304 gr (0.67 lbs) 180 gr (0.40 lbs)
Physical dimensions 105 x 61 x 41mm (4.1" x 2.4" x 1.6") 101 x 68 x 24mm (4.0" x 2.7" x 0.9")
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 235 photographs -
Battery type Battery Pack -
Battery ID - EN-EL12
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom) Yes (10 or 2 sec)
Time lapse shooting
Storage type SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I compatible) SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Card slots 1 1
Retail price $749 $399