When comparing Canon PowerShot G9 X vs Lumix DC-ZS70S, the Slant community recommends Lumix DC-ZS70S for most people. In the question“What are the best point and shoot cameras under $500?” Lumix DC-ZS70S is ranked 1st while Canon PowerShot G9 X is ranked 2nd.
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Pro Touchscreen makes adjusting focus easy
All you need to do is tap on the place you wish to focus on.
The camera's dimensions are just 2.28 x 1.21 x 3.86 inches.
Pro Good low-light performance
PowerShot G9 X has a sensor (1-inch) that's larger than most competition in this price range and that means less noise in low light.
Pro Quick focus in good light
Pro Flip-up display
Pro 30x zoom
Pro 4K video
Pro Optical Image Stabilization
Excellent optical Image Stabilization.
Pro Live View Finder
In sunlight the display can be hard to view, then the LVF is a bonus.
Con No viewfinder
It can be difficult to use the LCD panel at the back of the camera in bright environments, but the lack of a viewfinder leaves no alternative.
Con Battery could be better
The camera promises 220 shots on a charge.
Con Shooting RAW is slow
Con Flash position
The flashlight can easily be covered by your right hand.