Canon G7 X MIII overview
Canon G7 X MIII is Canon's Large Sensor Compact camera first revealed on July of 2019. It includes a 20 MegaPixel, BSI-CMOS 1" size sensor with a peak resolution of 5472 x 3648.
The G7 X MIII is placed #16 out of 62 in Large Sensor Compact cameras & all around #213 out of 1436 for cameras in our list. You can test our Smart camera filter to get camera listings based on your personalized requirements.
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Canon G7 X MIII family
The Canon G7 X MIII is part of a family of digital cameras. You can read the full list underneath.
Canon G7 X MIII Gallery
You can view the G7 X MIII from several angles in the gallery here.
Canon G7 X MIII Pros and Cons
Here is a selection of upsides and downsides of the Canon G7 X MIII based on things which are oftentimes seen as essential in a camera.
Canon G7 X MIII Sensor specs
The Canon G7 X MIII is run by the DIGIC 8 chip. The sensor size in the Canon G7 X MIII is 13.2mm x 8.8mm (1"). The 116 mm² sensor is able to resolve 5472 x 3648 pixels with aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera comes with Image Stabilization (Optical). Sensor stabilization is more desirable than digital stabilization as the latter can lead to cropping.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
The BSI-CMOS sensor has 20 megapixels and features a native ISO range of 125 - 12800. The ISO can be extended digitally to a maximum of 25600. RAW photos are saved which means that you have more room to maneuver in post.
The graphic underneath displays the G7 X MIII's sensor size in comparison to other common sizes. The G7 X MIII sensor has a crop factor of 2.7 and is displayed in green.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
To get an idea of specific aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Canon G7 X MIII dimensions
Canon G7 X MIII weighs about 0.67 pounds (304 gr / 10.72 oz) & the overall size of the camera is 105mm x 61mm x 41mm (4.1" x 2.4" x 1.6"). The weight of general Large Sensor Compact camera is 394 gr so the Canon G7 X MIII is lighter than other rivals.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
Underneath is a picture of the Canon G7 X MIII beside a soda so you can get a feel for its size.
The top view just below will provide the button layout on the G7 X MIII.
Canon G7 X MIII Lens details
The G7 X MIII houses a built-in lens with a focal range of 24-100mm making it a 4.2 x zoom which is not at all huge nevertheless it will surely be very helpful in certain cases.
At it's widest 24mm, the lens comes with an aperture of f1.8 which will be ideal for low light events and capturing good bokeh. It would also enable you to choose a much lower ISO to get crisper files. With the long end, 100mm comes to f2.8 making it quite good and means that you can have higher shutter speeds.
Canon G7 X MIII Connectivity
The G7 X MIII has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- Bluetooth Yes
- HDMI Yes
Cameras that have NFC and Bluetooth connectivity can easily be used wirelessly by smartphones. You can copy photos and usually alter settings with no need to connect straight with the camera.
Certain apps also allow a Liveview and press the shutter whenever you aren't close to the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI port, it could be connected to an external monitor. A good number of cameras enable you to charge the battery using the USB socket.
Canon G7 X MIII Video details
The highest video resolution in the Canon G7 X MIII is 3840 x 2160 and you can save in MPEG-4 and H.264 format. 2160p delivers an exceptional resolution for video recording. You can downsample to Full HD in order to get cleaner results. Beware of the considerable file sizes and make sure you own decent SD cards with good write speed. While the body contains a microphone port, it is sadly lacking a headphone port which means that you won't have the ability to monitor your audio levels.
Canon G7 X MIII Weather Sealing
Canon G7 X MIII doesn't have weather proofing so damp conditions can easily damage the camera.
Canon G7 X MIII Display and Viewfinder
The Canon G7 X MIII includes a 3 inch tilting screen with a resolution of 1,040 thousand dots.
The display is selfie friendly to take self portraits as well as group photos when needed. Moreover the screen is touch friendly which means that you can adjust focus points plus adjust settings by using your fingertips.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
The View Finder details for Canon G7 X MIII are the following:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders are really useful during sunny outdoor situations which will make the camera display washed out and difficult to see.
Canon G7 X MIII Shutter details
Canon G7 X MIII continuous shooting rate is 30.0 frames per second. The max shutter speed is 1/2000 sec. The camera also offers silent electronic shutter of 1/25600 sec. Keep in mind that the electronic shutter can cause "rolling shutter" in some conditions.
Canon G7 X MIII Flash and Hot shoe details
Canon G7 X MIII comes with just inbuilt flash without external flash ability.
Canon G7 X MIII Autofocus details
Canon G7 X MIII comes with only Contrast Detect AF & does not have Phase Detect AF. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot snappier & precise than Contrast Detect autofocusing. The camera includes Face detect which can be useful for people photography.
Canon G7 X MIII has tap to focus. You can easily use your fingers in order to shift focus. It also features Tracking AF for things on the move. Canon G7 X MIII comes with manual focus if required during low light conditions or you want to have more exact control on focus.
Canon G7 X MIII Battery life
The battery power for the Canon G7 X MIII is fashioned to last for 235 photographs as per the CIPA benchmarks which is lower than it's competitors. The typical Large Sensor Compact camera battery life is 300. Leica X-U offers the highest (450) battery life within this class of cameras.
Following is a collection of Large Sensor Compact cameras that have the highest battery life:
Canon G7 X MIII for specific categories of photography
The following bar chart displays a analysis of the Canon G7 X MIII for specific categories of photography. To see more, check out the specific section underneath.
Canon G7 X MIII Portrait photography features
The Canon G7 X MIII gets a score of 66 which is very good, meaning that it is a very decent option to use for portraits. Taking portraits leans heavily to sensor resolution, RAW support and ability to utilize external lighting.
Canon G7 X MIII as a Street photography camera
Coming in at a exceptional rating of 86, the Canon G7 X MIII is a wonderful fit to buy for street photography. A decent street photography camera features a perfect balance of picture quality and portability.
Canon G7 X MIII as a Sports photography camera
A very good sports photography points total of 65 suggests the Canon G7 X MIII is a fine choice for taking photos of sports. A camera needs excellent autofocus plus fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Canon G7 X MIII Travel photography details
Size is really crucial in getting a travel camera. Over-all, the Canon G7 X MIII gets a very high 81 for a travelling camera which makes it a great pick to take with you on your holidays.
Canon G7 X MIII as a Landscape photography camera
For anybody looking to pick a digital camera for landscape photos, the most essential factor will no doubt be image quality. The Canon G7 X MIII with it's very good score of 71 for a landscape camera is a fine pick compared to its rivals.
Canon G7 X MIII Vlogging information
A vlogging camera really should posses a articulating display, mic input and ideally image stabilization. Taking everything in to account, the Canon G7 X MIII is a terrific option as a vlog camera as it delivers a excellent score of 86.
Canon G7 X MIII Alternatives
If you are trying to find replacements to the G7 X MIII, below is a collection of the top placed cameras that fall within the category of Large Sensor Compact.
The diagram listed below will give you an overview of the G7 X MIII vs it's highest ranking rivals mentioned above.
Following are additional cameras you may take a look at as alternative options. To read through a thorough comparison, click the "compare" link.