Canon PowerShot G9 X vs Nikon DL 24-85 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

PowerShot G9 X vs DL 24-85 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot G9 X vs Nikon DL 24-85 Specs

PowerShot G9 X

  • Introduced in September 2015
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: 1″
  • 20 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 125 – 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor
  • Zoom 28-84mm (3x), f2.0-4.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 98 x 58 x 31mm³ (3.9″ x 2.3″ x 1.2″)
  • 209g (6.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot G9 X

DL 24-85

  • Introduced in February 2016
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: 1″
  • 21 megapixel
  • 20 frames/second
  • 160 – 6400 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor
  • Zoom 24-85mm (4x), f1.8-2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 104.9 x 61.3 x 49.8mm³ (4.1″ x 2.4″ x 2.0″)
  • 345g (11.1 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DL 24-85

PowerShot G9 X vs DL 24-85 Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Info graphic: PowerShot G9 X an DL 24-85 sensor comparison

Note: 1-Euro coin for scale; the coin at 23.25mm diameter is slightly smaller than a US quarter.

The 1″ sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 116mm² (4.6 sq.in.).

Canon PowerShot G9 X VS Nikon DL 24-85 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot G9 X a better choice

PowerShot G9 X

DL 24-85

Better sensibility (4)

125 – 12800 ISO 160 – 6400 ISO
Weighs less (2)

209g
(6.7 oz.)
345g
(11.1 oz.)
More portable (2)

176cm³
(11 cu.in.)
320cm³
(20 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot G9 X are the larger sensitivity, the lower weight than the DL 24-85 and the more compact size.

The PowerShot G9 X scores 8 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon DL 24-85

PowerShot G9 X

DL 24-85

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

20.20 20.80
Higher speed (4, frames/second)

6 20
Auto Focus points (4)

31 105
Better Video (2)

1920 x 1080 3840 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)

220 250

Conclusion: Advantages of the DL 24-85 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Nikon are the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 18 points for the DL 24-85.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot G9 X

DL 24-85

Sensor format

1″ 1″
Built-in flash

Image stabilizer

Sensor resolution (MP)

1.04 1.04
Touch screen

WiFi

Canon PowerShot G9 X VS Nikon DL 24-85 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot G9 X and DL 24-85

Top view of cameras

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Nikon DL 24-85

8
18

We recommend Nikon DL 24-85 as better choice.

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