Canon PowerShot G9 X vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV Comparison



Let’s compare the Canon PowerShot G9 X vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Canon PowerShot G9 X and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV. Both cameras have 1 inch sensors but Canon PowerShot G9 X has a 20.2 MP and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV has a 20.1 MP resolution.

  Canon PowerShot G9 X Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV
  Canon PowerShot G9 X Front Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Sony
Megapixels 20.2 20.1
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 1 inch 1 inch
SLR Type Point & Shoot Point & Shoot
Crop Factor 2.7x 2.7x
AA Filter Fixed Fixed
Image Resolution 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2) 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 125 - Max 12800 Min 100 - Max 12800
Full ISO Settings Auto, ISO 125-12800 in 1/3 EV steps Auto, ISO 100 - 12800 with ISO 64 and 80 low extensions, up to 25600 with Multi Frame NR
Startup Time 2.3 seconds 1.9 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection: AiAF (31-point, Face Detection or Touch AF with Object and Face Select and Track), 1-point AF (any position is available or fixed center) Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF): Wide (315 points (phase-detection AF), 25 points (contrast-detection AF)); Center; Flexible Spot (S/M/L);Expanded Flexible Spot; Lock on AF (Wide/Center/Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, ISO 125-12800 in 1/3 EV steps Auto, ISO 100 - 12800 with ISO 64 and 80 low extensions, up to 25600 with Multi Frame NR
Shutter Speed Range 1/2000 - 30 sec 1/32000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 10 217
AW Buffer Size Unlimited 112
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,040,000 dots (345,600 px) 1,440,000 dots (480,000 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display No Yes
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder No / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type Fixed EVF: 0.39-inch, 2359K-dot XGA OLED, 100% coverage, 0.7x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter, eyepoint 23mm from eyepiece, 21.5mm from eyepiece frame (CIPA standard), eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (60p/30p) 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo)) XAVC S 4K / XAVC S HD / AVCHD Ver.2.0 / MP4; with LPCM (2ch) / Dolby Digital (AC3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC audio
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack No Yes
Headphone Jack No Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/2000
Internal connections Micro HDMI (Type D) Micro HDMI (Type D) with 4K support, Multi-terminal Micro USB port supports optional wired remote, External mic and headphone jacks
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth No Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 370 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 7.3 oz (206 g) includes batteries 38.6 oz (1,095 g) includes batteries
Size 3.9 x 2.3 x 1.2 in. (98 x 58 x 31 mm) 5.2 x 3.7 x 5.0 in. (133 x 94 x 127 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $401.65 Buy from Amazon for $1,598.00
Release Date 2015-11-15 2017-10-15