DXOMark has completed their review of the Canon PowerShot G7 X. They have come away pretty impressed with the camera and it’s very good sensor score, which bested the Sony RX100 III in their tests.
“Although it was Nikon who was first to adopt and popularize the 1-inch sensor format, it was Sony who dominated this format with the RX100 series. Now with Panasonic and Canon adopting the sensor the field is opening up. The G7 X has high-speed lens with widest range that sets it apart from the RX100 series but if the 24-70mm lens on the RX100 III is enough the Sony is the better specified of the two but then that’s reflected in the steeper price.”
Gizmodo has completed their review of the Canon EOS 7D Mark II. I’m not sure Gizmodo should be reviewing such a camera, especially with comments like “It’s still a large and heavy DSLR that is a pain to carry around” & “focusing is fast as hell “, they should probably stick to reviewing smartphone cameras.
“If you shoot athletes or animals and are trying to keep it under $2000 for a new body, I would wholeheartedly recommend the 7D Mark II. Besides the increase in low light performance and an obsession with the full-frame “look,” there aren’t many reasons to go all-in on a 5D Mark III which is almost double the price. The 7D Mark II shoots faster and focuses better. You’re getting near the performance of the cameras NFL photographers use without having to spend seven grand on a body.”
PhotographyBlog has completed their review of the Canon PowerShot G7 X and came away impressed for the most part.
“The new Canon PowerShot G7 X is an excellent pocket camera for enthusiast photographers, offering a wealth of options for shooting both still and video, excellent image quality, speedy auto-focusing, intuitive and configurable handling, and solid construction. It can’t quite match the bigger and heavier G1 X Mk II in terms of performance at higher ISO speeds, but it does offer most of that camera’s functionality in a smaller package, and even out-performs it in some areas.”
The Camera Store has posted a shootout review between the brand new Canon PowerShot G7 X and the king of the compact large sensor segment, the Sony RX100 III. By the tone of the video, the Sony looks to maintain its leader status, with the Canon being good, but not great.
I did learn what the definition of “Canonitis” is at the end of this video, and this is something Canon should be paying close attention to.
Canonitis Noun/Latin Origin - To never go the full step you really need to innovate and take over the market.
DXOMark has completed their review of the Canon EF-S 10-18 f/4.5-5.6 IS STM lens. This relatively inexpensive lens has been receiving a lot of accolades for its performance/price value ratio.
From DXOMark: “This lens isn’t a replacement for the existing, near pro-level EF-S 10-22mm f3.5-4.5 USM; it doesn’t match the range, speed (or build-quality) but with a similar optical performance, lower price and quiet STM AF motor this lens certainly has its place in Canon’s line-up. Knowing it will appeal to both stills and budding moviemakers it’s likely to be a popular addition, but it doesn’t really plug any holes in the maker’s range.”