Canon G7 X and Sony RX10 features same type of 1 inch sensor, but don’t get confused since the Canon G7X 20.2MP 1″ High-Sensitivity CMOS Sensor developed by Canon itself and Sony RX10 20.2MP 1″ Exmor R CMOS Sensor is developed by Sony.
Canon PowerShot G7 X vs. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 Specification Comparison Table.
Low pass filter: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 have no built-in low pass filter, so you get super Sharpe images while reducing moiré and aliasing, on the other Canon PowerShot G7 X does have built-in low pass filter, hence Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 better compared to Canon PowerShot G7 X.
Optical Zoom: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 has 4.1x more optical Zoom than Canon PowerShot G7 X.
Aperture Range: Canon PowerShot G7 X aperture Range is better than Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10, but having more zoom lens Sony RX10 offers constant aperture range…so comparatively Sony RX10 offers better aperture range.
Macro: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 feature better close-up macro range than Canon PowerShot G7 X.
More AF Points: Canon PowerShot G7 X have More AF points Compared to Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10, hence you get more area under AF points with Canon PowerShot G7 X. However both camera have contrast based AF system.
Better Shutter Range: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 features better shutter range compared to Canon PowerShot G7 X.
Top Continuous shooting speed: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 features fast shooting speed compared to Canon PowerShot G7 X
Canon PowerShot G7 X Video Mode: Canon PowerShot G7 X features full HD video recording @ 60 and 30 fps frame rate. HD video recording @30 fps.
Sony RX10 Video Mode: Sony RX10 features full HD video recording @ 60 and 24 fps frame rate.
Supported formats AVCHD Ver. 2.0 codec is used for highly detailed video quality an MP4 web friendly format is also available,
Display: Canon PowerShot G7 X features bigger and high resolution display compared to Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10.
Canon PowerShot G7 X features tilting display and touch screen on the other hand Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 have tilting display, so we get more flexibility while composing our shot with Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10.
Viewfinder: Canon PowerShot G7 X have doesn’t viewfinder, on the other hand Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 features EVF viewfinder.
Battery Life (CIPA): Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 battery rating is 420 shots and other hand Canon PowerShot G7 X 210 shots. According to CIPA.
Dimensions: Canon PowerShot G7 X is smaller than Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10.
Weight: Canon PowerShot G7 X is light-weight than Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10.
High ISO Test Between Canon G7 X vs. Sony RX10
Verdict: If we look at the size comparison Canon G7 X is pocket friendly, on the other hand the Sony RX10 gives you more optical zoom and constant aperture range, plus you also get better video recording option and EVF. However you won’t notice any major difference in the image quality of both the camera.