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Canon G1 X Mark II vs. Sony RX1R

The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II features 12.8MP High-Sensitivity 1.5″ CMOS Sensor and DIGIC 6 Image Processor on the other hand Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R features 24.3MP Full-Frame Exmor CMOS Sensor and BIONZ Image Processor, take a look at the Major Specification Below.

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II vs. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R 1

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II Major Features

  • 12.8MP High-Sensitivity 1.5″ CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 6 Image Processor
  • Canon 5x Optical Zoom Lens
  • 24-120mm f/2-3.9 (35mm Equivalent)
  • 3.0″ 1,040k-Dot Tilting Touch screen LCD
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 30 fps
  • Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity with NFC
  • High Speed AF and 5.2 fps Shooting
  • HS SYSTEM and Optical Image Stabilizer
  • Dual Control Rings and 14-Bit RAW

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II vs. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R 2

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R Major Features

  • 24.3MP Full-Frame Exmor CMOS Sensor
  • BIONZ Image Processor
  • Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* 35mm f/2 Lens
  • No Optical Low-Pass Filter
  • 3.0″ 1,229k-Dot Xtra Fine LCD Monitor
  • Full HD 1080p Video at 24 or 60 fps
  • High Speed AF and MF Focus Peaking
  • Continuous Shooting Rate Up to 5 fps
  • Low-Light Sensitivity to ISO 25600
  • Multi Interface Shoe

Major Difference

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II vs. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R Specification Comparison Table.

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II vs. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R 3

Megapixel: With Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R you get more megapixels, don’t fall in Megapixel Marketing Myth because more megapixel DONOT increase image quality, but more megapixels will help you to get large printouts and also help you to re-compose your images after shooting a scene /subject.

Bigger Sensor Size:  Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R have bit bigger sensor than Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II.

The large sensor captures more light hence the result is lower apparent noise, more color depth in image and increased dynamic range.

Hence you will get better image quality with Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R when compared to Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II.

Low pass filter:  Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R have no built-in low pass filter, so you get super Sharpe images even when viewed at 100% without moiré or aliasing problem, on the other Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II does have built-in low pass filter, hence Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R better compared to Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II.

Optical Zoom: More optical zoom allows you to get closer to your subject without physically moving yourself, hence we recommend you to buy Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II over Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R.

Macro: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II have more close-up macro range than Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R.

Image stabilization: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II features hybrid IS the Normal setting of G1X Mark II corrects for a wide range that includes, Panning setting that works while you are panning your camera, other one is Macro (Hybrid) that work specially while shooting the macro subjects, the final mode is Dynamic mode that work while walking or moving with the camera and it work for both video and still shots. The Hybrid IS don’t stop here the G1X Mark II detects the tripod and stop all IS activity when attached to the tripod. On the other hand the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R feature traditional sensor based optical based IS only.

More AF Points: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II have More AF points Compared to Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R, More sensor points simply give the camera more information to process, the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II can quickly and accurately  do AF Compared to Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R.

ISO: The ISO range of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R is more than Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II, high sensitivity sensor have more ISO range and hence the you get cleaner low-light images.

Better Shutter Range: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II  features better shutter range compared to Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R

Better Video Mode: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R features better video mode compared to Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R Supports Full HD Video capture mode @ 60fps frame rate, Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is limited to @30 fps only.

Display: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II features bigger and high resolution display compared to Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R.   

Or Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II features touch screen display on the other hand Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R have fixed display, so we get more flexibility while composing our shot with Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II.

Wireless: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R both camera feature Wi-Fi connectivity, Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II have built-in and other hand Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R  have Eye-Fi  Connected adapter.

Battery Life (CIPA): Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R battery rating is 270 shots and other hand Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II battery rating is 240 shots. According to CIPA.

Dimensions: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R is smaller than Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II.

Weight: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R light-weight than Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II.

High ISO Test Between Sony RX1 R vs. Canon G1X Mark II

Canon G1 X Mark II vs. Sony RX1R 5

Verdict: Sony RX1R will give you better image quality since it feature better & bigger sensor , on the other hand the Canon G1X have optical zoom and comes at at affordable price… If price is not a issue we highly recommend you to go with Sony RX1R.

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 High ISO Test Between Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II vs. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R 

 

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