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Between these three cameras there are varying price points, internal issues such as overheating, and differing zooms. Give or take one issue for another as they aren’t all perfect, which should you choose?
When it comes to vlogging having a top notch lightweight camera is everything. Carrying around a DSLR is out of the question, now that would be an uncomfortable and cruel arm workout. Then comes the attachment category for your devices. Although selfie sticks can give your arm a break when shooting with an Iphone or Android, the quality and autofocus are not ideal. Most importantly, who has enough Icloud storage for videos on videos? I certainly do not (even with paying for extra storage each month!).
Watch my video review to see which camera takes the cake!
The camera that everyone has and has heard of: Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
CONS: 4+ year old technology, zoom and sensor not as strong
The updated version of the Mark II: Is the Canon Powershot G7 X Mark III
CONS: Overheats, not autofocusing, software update did not fix the autofocus
Newer on the Vlogging Scene Sony: Sony – Cyber-shot RX100 VII
CONS: Double the cost
The high-resolution, 921k-dot 3.0-type LCD monitor tilts upward by 180° and downward by around 90°, making it easy to frame selfie shots or shoot from high and low angles.
The newly developed, 1.0-type stacked CMOS image sensor and the latest BIONZ X™ image-processing engine open new dimensions in speed and image quality.
Delivers superb image quality. Engineered to achieve maximum resolution and clarity across the entire zoom range, it brings remarkable telephoto capability to a pocket-size package, vastly expanding your options for creative expression.
The camera supports internal 4K movie recording with full pixel readout and no pixel binning. Smooth, stable AF is the result of enhanced AF algorithms, and Real-time Tracking and Real-time Eye AF are also available for movies.
Reliably track subjects with the AI-based real-time tracking technology.
Reduces image blur caused by camera shake and vibration. ISO up to 12800 for improved image capture in low-light conditions.
Keep your subject’s eyes in focus while you compose your shot. Real-time Eye AF is available in stills and movies for humans, and in stills for animals.
For taking pictures in a variety of conditions.
Makes it easy to share stored files across devices. NFC (near-field communication) technology simplifies pairing with select devices.
Include black and white, sepia, neutral, vivid and sunset for creative images.
Capture fleeting moments with precision, utilizing the 0.02-sec acquisition speed and 357 focal-plane phase-detection autofocus points.
Take seven shots in rapid succession at selectable speeds of 90fps, 60fps, or 30fps.
Supports SD, memory stick PRO duo, SDXC, SDHC, memory stick PRO-HG duo, SDHC UHS-I and SDXC UHS-I memory cards.
Vs. Cannon Attributes
Ensures clear viewing and easy navigation. It also provides a tilt option of 180° for self-portraits.
Captures high-resolution images, which lets you maintain good quality even after cropping and trimming.
Provides precise cropping and accuracy.
Records 4K 30p and Full HD 120p movie clips with minimal sound distortion.
Helps produce high image quality for amazing results at fast operation.
Reduces image blur caused by camera shake and vibration. ISO up to 25,600 allows improved image capture in low-light conditions.
Provides exposure compensation function for taking pictures in a variety of light conditions.
Offers on-the-go convenience when you want to share your photos and videos with your friends and family.
Features manual focus option and macro mode for clear photos up close.
Direct print support allows you to print photos without a PC.
This camera has remote shooting functions through your compatible smartphone or tablet.
Supports SD, SDXC, SDHC memory cards.