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Sony RX1 R vs. Canon G1X Mark II

Again here we have a bit big difference in sensor size, the RX1 R have a Fullframe sensor and Canon G1X mark II have a 1.5 inch sensor (even smaller than a APS-C), but with G1x mark II we get 5X optical zoom, so without moving on our feet we can go closer to subject, the next big difference is price of both the camera… see the detailed information below…

 

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Major Difference

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

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Megapixel:  The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R  features more resolution compared to Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II, so you will get large printouts and you can also re-compose /crop  your images after shooting.

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Bigger Sensor Size:  Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R  have bigger sensor size compared to Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II, bigger sensors have more light gathering area hence you get better low-light performance, more color depth and increased dynamic range.

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.

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 .

Better low light performance – The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R  have more ISO range compared to Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R  features more ISO range hence you get better low-light images at HIGH ISO range.

Better Shutter Range: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II features better shutter range compared to Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R Fast shutter range will help you to capture amazing action shots.

Sony RX1 R Video Mode: Better: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R  features full HD video recoding @ 60 and 24 frame rate. 1440×1080 video@ 30fps.

Supported video  formats Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R  supperts standard recoding format AVCHD Ver2.0, MP4. Movie Maximum recording time 29 maximum movie file size is 2GB at normal quality.

Canon G1X Mk II Video Mode: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II features full HD video recoding @ 30 frame rate. 1280×720 video@ 30fps.

Supported video formats Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II supperts standard recoding format MPEG-4 AVC/H.264. Additionally, movies can also be recorded in the Apple i Frame format to help expedite the process of importing and exporting videos.

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Display: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II features bigger and high resolution display compared to Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R.  Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II features tilting /variangle display on the other hand Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R  have tilting/ fixed display, so we get more flexibility while composing our shot with Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II.

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  lighter than Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II.

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

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Verdict: Based on specification comparison review Sony RX1 R will give you better picture quality and video mode, however the Canon  G1X Mark II is bit easy on your pocket and offers 5X optical zoom , a good choice for travel photography. We recommend you to buy Sony RX1 R.

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