Canon PowerShot G7 X Vs Sony Alpha a6000 Comparison
ProductsPowerShot G7 X
Canon PowerShot G7 X
Alpha a6000
Sony Alpha a6000
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Whirlwire Rating1194614736
Video Features
Format
  • MPEG-4
  • H.264
  • MOV
  • MP4
  • AVCHD
MicrophoneStereo Stereo
SpeakerMono Mono
Resolutions
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 720p @ 30fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080i @ 60fps
  • 1080i @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
  • 480p @ 25fps
Storage
Storage Slot
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • Memory Stick Duo
  • Pro-HG Duo
Storage Slot Amount1 2
Sensor
Max Resolution5472 x 3648 6000 x 4000
Other Resolutions
  • 5472 x 3080
  • 4864 x 3648
  • 4320 x 2880
  • 4320 x 2432
  • 3840 x 2880
  • 2304 x 1536
  • 2048 x 1536
  • 1920 x 1080
  • 720 x 480
  • 720 x 408
  • 640 x 480
  • 6000 x 3376
  • 4240 x 2832
  • 4240 x 2400
  • 3008 x 2000
  • 3008 x 1688
Image Ratio
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
Megapixels20.2 24.3
Size1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm) APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
TypeBSI-CMOS CMOS
ProcessorDIGIC 6 Bionz X
Screen / Viewfinder
Articulated LCD
Screen Size3.0 3.0
Screen Pixels1,040,000 921,600
Touch Screen N/A
Screen TypeTFT LCD TFT LCD
Live View
Viewfinder TypeN/A Electronic
Viewfinder CoverageN/A 100%
Viewfinder magnificationN/A 0.7
Viewfinder resolutionN/A 1,440,000
Physical
BatteryBattery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ModelNB-13L lithium-ion battery NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery
Battery Life (shots)210 420
Weight (grams)304 344
Dimensions103 x 60 x 40 mm 120 x 67 x 45 mm
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital Zoom 2
Manual Focus
Number of Focus Points31 179
Lens MountFixed Sony E mount
Focal length minimum (mm)24 N/A
Focal length maximum (mm)100 N/A
Optical zoom4.2 N/A
CropN/A 1.5
Image
ISO Range125-12800 100-25600
ISO Minimum125 100
ISO Maximum12,800 51,200
White Balance Presets8 10
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilisation N/A
Uncompressed FormatRAW RAW
JPEG Quality Levels
  • Super Fine
  • Fine
  • Extra fine
  • Fine
  • Normal
File FormatJPEG JPEG
Features
Minimum shutter speed40 sec 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/2000 sec 1/4000 sec
Aperture Priority
Shutter Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Modes
Scene Modes
Built-in Flash
Flash Range (M)7.0 6.0
Flash Modes
  • Auto
  • On
  • Slow Synchro
  • Off
  • Flash Off
  • Auto
  • fill-flaw
  • Slow Sync
  • redeye reduction
  • hi-speed sync
  • wireless control
FPS6.5 11
Self-timer
Metering Modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure Compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV-1/2 EV steps)
Orientation Sensor
Timelapse Recording N/A
External FlashN/A
AE BracketingN/A
  • ±5 (3
  • 5 frames at 1/3 EV-1/2 EV-2/3 EV-1 EV-2 EV steps)
WB BracketingN/A
Connectivity
USB
HDMI
Wireless
Remote ControlN/A
Body Type
Body TypeCompact Rangefinder-style mirrorless
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