Size and weight are big decision factors when you are trying to find the ideal camera for your needs.
In this section, we are going to illustrate the Canon G1 X III and Canon G7 X MII side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Canon G1 X III has external dimensions of 115 x 78 x 51 mm (4.53 x 3.07 x 2.01″) and weighs 399 g (0.88 lb / 14.07 oz) (including batteries). Canon G7 X MII has external dimensions of 106 x 61 x 42 mm (4.17 x 2.4 x 1.65″) and weighs 319 g (0.70 lb / 11.25 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front-view size comparison of the Canon G1 X III and the Canon G7 X MII. Canon G7 X MII is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 9mm narrower, 17mm shorter and 9mm thinner than Canon G1 X III.
Here is the back view size comparison of the Canon G1 X III and Canon G7 X MII.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Canon G1 X III and Canon G7 X MII.
Weight is another important factor, especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Canon G7 X MII is significantly lighter (80g ) than the Canon G1 X III which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
With its weather sealed body, we believe that the G1 X III has a big advantage over the G7 X MII which doesn't provide any kind of environmental sealing.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Canon G1 X III and Canon G7 X MII's LCD screens have the same diagonal size of 3.00 inches.
Canon G7 X MII features a Tilting-only screen
which is mostly only good for shooting from waist or over-the-head levels. On the other hand, Canon G1 X III sports a Fully Articulated screen
which is more flexible and useful, especially for taking selfies and video.