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Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

"The Canon G9 X Mark II is speedy and takes great pictures for its small size, but other compact cameras offer more features for around the same price."
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Pros

  • Great selection of serious photographic controls
  • Compact size
  • Premium finish
  • Decent image quality from 1-inch sensor
  • Touschreen controls
  • Responsive touch screen
  • Speedy continuous shooting
  • Remotely connect by Wi Fi, NFC, and Bluetooth
  • Continuous shooting speed of 8.1fps

Cons

  • Fixed screen does not tilt
  • No 4K video
  • No 60fps video option
  • Limited zoom range
  • Modest battery life
  • Autofocus tracking doesn't always work well

Product Details

Date First Available:
January 4, 2017

Overall Rating

87.4%
The overall rating was calculated based on 1923 customer and expert reviews from 18 review sites and 4 stores.
We analyzed the sentiments related to these top topics for Cameras:
  • 90.8%
    Design
  • 91.0%
    Image Quality
  • 90.8%
    Features
  • 89.9%
    Performance
  • 90.0%
    Battery Life
  • 89.7%
    Video Quality
  • 87.4%
    Build Quality

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Expert Reviews

The Canon PowerShot G9 X II is proof less can be more. If you're in the market for a compact camera that's as compact as possible, the G9 X II should be on your shortlist. Not only is it incredibly portable, it also packs a 1-inch-type sensor that's around 4x the size of the image sensor in a camera phone, resulting in improved image quality. There are some compromises to be had, but Canon's aggressive pricing makes these easier to forgive.

Read more on digitalcameraworld.com

Pros

  • Miniature size
  • Well priced compared to rivals
  • Great selection of serious photographic controls
  • Good image quality from relatively large sensor

Cons

  • Fixed screen does not tilt
  • No 4K video
  • No electronic viewfinder
  • Not necessarily better than a phone

The Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II camera is more responsive than its predecessor, and squeezes a big 1-inch sensor into a compact frame.

Read more on pcmag.com

Pros

  • Crisp lens.
  • 1-inch image sensor.
  • 8.1fps image capture.
  • Touch LCD.
  • Built-in ND filter.
  • In-camera art filters.
  • Wi-Fi.
  • Quite compact.

Cons

  • Pricey.
  • Short zoom.
  • Narrow aperture when zoomed.
  • No 60fps video option.

Although owners of the original Canon PowerShot G9 X aren't going to be too excited by the improvements on offer, the new Mark II does represent a minor step forward for Canon's most pocket-friendly compact camera, particularly in its operational speed. 

Read more on photographyblog.com

Pros

  • Compact size
  • Simple to use
  • Premium finish
  • Large, 1.0-inch sensor
  • Decent connectivity

Cons

  • Only 1080p video capture
  • Touch interface not for everyone
  • Limited zoom range

The G9 X Mark II is as much a success as it is a missed opportunity. Compared to the original G9 X model very little has changed. We’d like to see a bracket-mounted touchscreen, for the shutter button to be in a more sensibly placed, and for autofocus options to be more detailed. Saying that, for its £400 outlay, the 1-inch sensor at its heart is very capable and the lens combines to produce images that are far beyond what a phone camera could produce.Read full verdict

Read more on pocket-lint.com

Pros

  • Pocketable design
  • Decent image quality from 1-inch sensor
  • Touschreen controls
  • Works well enough in variety of lighting conditions

Cons

  • No tilt-angle screen feels restrictive
  • Limited zoom range
  • Limited maximum aperture at full zoom
  • The G7 X II is a more logical proposition

The Canon G9 X Mark II is speedy and takes great pictures for its small size, but other compact cameras offer more features for around the same price.

Read more on tomsguide.com

Pros

  • Slim, pocket size design
  • Responsive touch screen
  • Good image quality
  • RAW shooting and in-camera conversion
  • Speedy continuous shooting
  • Easy image transfer to mobile devices

Cons

  • No viewfinder
  • Modest battery life
  • No 4K video

We review the Canon Powershot G9 X Mark II, the premium camera with a 20 megapixel 1inch CMOS sensor, 3x optical zoom, and 3inch touch-screen.

Read more on ephotozine.com

Pros

  • Well implemented touchscreen
  • Slimline, pocketable design
  • Good image quality from 1 inch sensor
  • Excellent in camera JPEG processing

Cons

  • Limited physical controls
  • No 4K video recording
  • Unambitious lens

We tested the Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II, a compact camera with a nice feature set. With its retro look and portability, it makes a great, easy-to-use travel camera.

Read more on lifewire.com

Pros

  • Great looking compact camera body and lens
  • Nice touch panel interface
  • Remotely connect by Wi Fi, NFC, and Bluetooth

Cons

  • Autofocus tracking doesn t always work well
  • Touch panel hard to see in bright light and is needed to use the camera
  • 3x lens has a limited zoom range

If you’re on the market for a great camera, one that captures high quality images and 1080p video, we come to the Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II for consideration. Canon isn’t a stranger to making great cameras on a budget. But is the PowerShot G9 X Mark II the best vlogging camera? Let’s find out. Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II Check Price Why We Like It – Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II With rapid-fire burst mode, quick-acting RAW shooting, and picture styles to choose from, the Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II is a great companion to have for capturing special moments. Pros Continuous shooting speed of 8.1fps Shooting RAW format is quick Eight picture style presets to choose from Cons Fixed touch screen Better options for a vlogging camera Performance With a 1-inch sensor size, it isn’t surprising the Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II takes great photos. The G9 X Mark II has a 20.1MP CMOS sensor, capable of taking stunning pictures in various styles such as portrait, monochrome, fine details, or automatic. The image quality you get with this image sensor is what we expect from Canon. And with its DIGIC 7 image processor, images are kept sharp even at high ISO settings or low light. Canon did alter the G9 X’s focal length from the commonly-used wide angle 24-70mm f/1.8-2.8, to a 28-84mm, with an aperture of f/2 on the lowest end and a maximum aperture of f/4.9 at the end of its 3x zoom range. When shooting the camera RAW files in particular were surprisingly fast with a shutter speed just under 1.5 seconds, much better than the original G9 could manage. Design What the X Mark II Canon PowerShot G9 does what few compact cameras do, is add some color to their design. An all black camera can be nice—just look at the Panasonic Lumix LX10—but the silver finish with leather accents is beautiful. The dial and various buttons are easy enough to reach, as is the memory card slot and connecting to Wi Fi. And it’s very compact in nature; you could put G9X II in your pocket. What we didn’t like was the fixed touch screen. If you’re vlogging, it’s crucial you see where your camera is facing. Value For taking photos, the Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II has all-around great value. But as a vlogging camera? Not so much; there’s better options. It’s lacking any meaningful video recording features. For the same price, you could nab a Canon Vixia HF R700 Camcorder. But if you like the Canon G9 X II, perhaps you’ll like the next model up, the Mark II Canon PowerShot G7 X. It carries the same weight of the G9X II, with a better zoom lens. Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II Wrap Up Being a camera capable of taking high quality images is where the Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II is most comfortable with—8.1fps burst, shooting RAW is fast, and several picture style presets to fiddle with. Aside from time-lapse and 1080p, the G9 X II has very little to offer for vloggers, not to mention a fixed screen, but still an excellent camera. Performance8.9Design9.2Value8.1Reader Rating0 Votes0 8.7Expert RatingBottom Line

Read more on gadgetreview.com

Pros

  • Continuous shooting speed of 8.1fps
  • Shooting RAW format is quick
  • Eight picture style presets to choose from

Cons

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