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Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II vs. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100

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-RX100 features 20.2MP 1″ Exmor R BSI 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-RX100 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-RX100 2

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 Major Features

  • 20.2MP 1″ Exmor CMOS Low-Light Sensor
  • Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T Lens
  • EFL: 10.4-37.1mm (35mm Equiv: 28-100mm)
  • Fast f/1.8 Maximum Aperture
  • Xtra Fine 3″ LCD Display with White Magic
  • Optical & Electronic Image Stabilization
  • Full HD 1080/60p Video Capture
  • Face Detection, 10fps Bursts, Fast AF
  • Record Stills Using JPEG, RAW, or Both
  • Aluminum Body with Built-In Pop Up Flash

Major Difference

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II vs. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 Specification Comparison Table.

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II vs. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 3

Megapixel: With Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100  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:  Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II have bit bigger sensor than Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100.

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 Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II when compared to Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100.

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-RX100.

Aperture Range: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 aperture Range is better than Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II, the bright aperture lenses capture more incoming light to the sensor,  create more DOF, better color and contrast reproduction and it also create less noise during low-light situation.

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-RX100 feature traditional based optical based IS only.

More AF Points: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II have More AF points Compared to Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100, 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-RX100.

ISO: The ISO range of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 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-RX100.

Top Continuous shooting speed: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 features fast shooting speed compared to Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II.

Better Video Mode: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 features better video mode compared to Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 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-RX100

Or Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II features touch screen display on the other hand Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 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-RX100 both camera feature Wi-Fi connectivity, Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II have built-in and other hand Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 have Eye-Fi  Connected adapter.

Battery Life (CIPA): Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 battery rating is 330 shots and other hand Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II battery rating is 240 shots. According to CIPA.

Dimensions: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100  is smaller than Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II.

Weight: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 light-weight than Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II.

High ISO Test Between Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II vs. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II vs. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 5

 

 

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