Sony RX100V vs Canon G7X II

sony-rx100-v-vs-canong7x-iSony RX100 V is now a great competitor in the range of compact cameras available around. So is Canon G7X Mark II, a camera that can give big challenge to other compact cameras in its class, but if we look the table below, then we can see that Sony RX100 V is outperforming G7X Mark II camera in very gentle way. You can see the eye-catching 315 AF points of RX100 V for fast and accurate subjects tracking, but the photographers won’t be stay cool with the AF system of Canon G7X Mark II that features only 31 AF points, very lesser than its competitor.

Features / Models Sony RX100 V
Canon G7X II
Megapixel 20 megapixels 20 megapixels
Sensor size / type 1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm) 1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
Image processor Bionz X Digic 7
Low –Pass filter Yes
Image stabilization Optical Optical
AF System Contrast + Phase Detect sensor Contrast Detect (sensor)
AF points 315 points 31 points
ISO 125-25600 125-25600
Shutter Min/Max 30 sec 1/32000 sec 30 sec 1/2000 sec
Top Continuous Shooting Speed 24fps 8fps
Video 3840 x 2160 (30p, 25p, 24p) Full HD 1080p @ 60 fps
Display 3.0″ 1.23m-Dot 180° Tilting LCD 3.0″ 1.04m-Dot Tilting LCD Touchscreen
Viewfinder Electronic None
Battery Life (CIPA) 220 shots 265 shots
Wireless connectivity Built-In Built-In
Dimensions  102 x 58 x 41 mm 106 x 61 x 42 mm
Weight 299 g 319g

Sony RX100V vs Canon G7X II

Before we go further, better to know one thing — Sony RX100 V can deliver you crisp and clear images with maximum details since the camera is engineered with 1.0-type stacked Exmor RS CMOS sensor with DRAM chip, an enhanced image processing system with a new front-end LSI chip and a large aperture assures you very fast processing speed, extends the memory buffer and optimizes images quality, even when the shooting situation doesn’t have adequate light conditions.

AF system– Well, as we have already discussed above that the AF system of Sony RX100 V is brilliant offers 315 dedicated AF points, so that one can get fast and accurate focusing of the intended subjects. You are getting probably the best wide coverage of 65% of new image sensor’s image area with RX100 V’s 315 densely arrayed phase-detection AF points. The Hybrid solution in RX100 V combo of high-speed phase-detection AF system with almost accurate AF system, which clearly means that Sony RX100 V can lock down the faster moving subjects in only .05 seconds.

Well, the highly updated AF system of Sony RX100 V is dwarfing the AF system of Canon G7X II that features only contrast detect sensor with only 31 AF points.

Shutter speed- One another reason that we are saying this small Sony camera a powerful and exquisite tool because the camera offers you the faster shutter speed of 1/32000 Seconds, assuring that not even a single action of the rapidly moving subjects will be missed. The faster shutter speed of Sony RX100 V also enhance you to get crisp and blur-free images, so that most of the photographers who love sports can take this camera to cover any specific sports event. On the other hand, the maximum shutter speed of Canon G7X II is 1/2000 sec, looks slim-down infront of small, but giant Sony RX100 V.

Videos– If you pick Canon G7X II for video purposes then you have to satisfy with full HD video only. On the other hand, the users of Sony RX100 IV can get highly detailed 4K video footage with minimal moiré since the camera utilizes full pixel readout without pixel binning.

Continuous shooting speed– Sony RX100 V will allow you to capture 20.1 MP resolution continuously up to 24fps, whereas Canon g7X II allows you to snap 20 MP resolution continuously upto 8fps only.

Battery– With Canon G7X II you can take maximum 265 shots at a time, whereas you can take only 220 shots at a time with Sony RX100 V.

Verdict- Sony RX100 V is giving you the package of some of the best specification in any compact camera so without any doubt you can go for Sony RX100 V.

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