Sony RX10 vs. Canon G1 X – The Sony have 1 inch sensor and Canon have 1.5, in test we have seen that Canon low light images are more clean , take a look at the Major Specification Below.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 Major Features
- 20.2MP 1″ Exmor R CMOS Sensor
- BIONZ X Image Processor
- Carl Zeiss 24-200mm f/2.8 Lens (35mm Eq)
- 3.0″ 1228K-Dot Tilting Xtra Fine LCD
- XGA OLED Electronic Viewfinder
- Full HD 1080i/p Video at 60 and 24 fps
- Built-In Wireless and NFC Connectivity
- Low-Light Sensitivity to ISO 12800
- Multi Interface Shoe and Control Ring
- Super Sonicwave Motor for Fast Autofocus
Canon PowerShot G1 X Major Features
- 14.3MP 1.5″ CMOS Sensor
- 3.0″ Vari-Angle LCD Screen
- 28mm Wide Lens with 4x Optical Zoom
- DIGIC 5 Image Processor
- Hybrid Image Stabilizer
- Optical Viewfinder
- Up to 12,800 ISO
- 1080p Full HD Video
- High Dynamic Range Scene Mode
- Manual & Numerous Other Shooting Modes
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 vs. Canon PowerShot G1 X Specification Comparison Table.
Megapixel: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 feature more megapixel than Canon PowerShot G1 X.
Bigger Sensor Size: Canon PowerShot G1 X features bigger sensor size than Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10; hence you get better dynamic range, improved High ISO performance and better color and contrast reproduction with Canon PowerShot G1 X.
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 G1 X does have built-in low pass filter, hence Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 better compared to Canon PowerShot G1 X.
Optical Zoom: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 has 4.3x more optical Zoom than Canon PowerShot G1 X.
Aperture Range: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 aperture Range is better than Canon PowerShot G1 X, 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.
Macro: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 feature better close-up macro range than Canon PowerShot G1 X.
More AF Points: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 have More AF points Compared to Canon PowerShot G1 X, hence you get more area under AF points with Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10.
Better low light performance – The Canon PowerShot G1 X features more ISO range compared to Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10, the ISO range of Canon PowerShot G1 X is upto 100-12800, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 is limited to 125- 12800 only.
Better Shutter Range: Canon PowerShot G1 X features better shutter range compared to Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10.
Top Continuous shooting speed: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 features fast shooting speed compared to Canon PowerShot G1 X.
Better Video Mode: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 features better video mode compared to Canon PowerShot G1 X.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 Supports Full HD Video capture mode @ 60fps frame rate, Canon PowerShot G1 X is limited to 24 fps only.
Display: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 features bigger and high resolution display compared to Canon PowerShot G1 X.
Or Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 features tilting display on the other hand Canon PowerShot G1 X have fixed display, so we get more flexibility while composing our shot with Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10.
Viewfinder: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 features EVF 100% viewfinder on the other hand Canon PowerShot G1 X features Optical 77%,
Battery Life (CIPA): Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 battery rating is 420 shots and other hand Canon PowerShot G1 X 250 shots. According to CIPA.
Dimensions: Canon PowerShot G1 X is smaller than Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10.
Weight: Canon PowerShot G1 X lighter than Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10.
Verdict: Canon G1X is a better low light performer on the other hand Sony RX10 gives you fixed aperture lens + more optical zoom and better video mode.