If you’ve been following us here at RandomTEK for a while you’d know that our 2nd most popular video with 29,000 views is a camera comparison video of what is now currently my vlogging camera. This is only behind our number 1 video with 48,000 views about installing a phone screen protector. I’ve finally bit the bullet and am upgrading my camera.
***Funny side note- I made a bet with my buddy and said 3 years ago I would never upgrade or buy a DSLR. I like the portability of a point and shoot, but with that being said…one of the best ones you can buy in this range next to Sony’s RX100 series. He thought I would want one because I’m so techie and would eventually want to take pictures of my baby. HE WAS WRONG!!!
My wife bought me the Costco bundle which was $699 with $100 instantly off. You get a 32GB SD card, camera case, extended warranty, and Costco Concierge Service for $599 (not including tax). International versions go for $440, but sold by unauthorized deals and doesn’t come with a Canon warranty. I’m super excited for this camera because it is not only one of the best vlogging cameras out, but it also has a flip up screen so I can see myself recording, all in a small pocket camera size.
The Canon G7X Mark II comes out June 3rd 2016, reported by B&H Photo, will come with a faster processor and will help with auto focus. I will be doing a side by side video test comparison of my s100 vs G7X to see how much of an upgrade I’m really getting.
***If you’re wondering, my GoPro looking camera is a Xiaomi
You can read more about the Mark II differences on AskLens here.