Canon PowerShot G9 X vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII Comparison



Let’s compare the Canon PowerShot G9 X vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII.

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-RX100 VII. Both cameras have 1 inch sensors but Canon PowerShot G9 X has a 20.2 MP and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII has a 20.1 MP resolution.

  Canon PowerShot G9 X Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII
  Canon PowerShot G9 X Front Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII 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
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/Contrast Detection with 357 PDAF points, 425 CDAF areas; Center, Flexible Spot (S / M / L), Expanded Flexible Spot, Lock on AF (Wide / Center / Flexible Spot (S / M / L) / Expanded Flexible Spot), Eye AF; Touch Focus, Touch Pad AF
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 7
AW Buffer Size Unlimited 7
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,040,000 dots (345,600 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder No / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type Pop-up EVF: 0.39-inch, XGA OLED, 2,359,296 dots, 100% coverage, 0.59x magnification, 20mm eye-point (from eyepiece)/19.8mm from eyepiece frame; -4.0 to +3.0 m^-1 diopter, ZEISS T* Coating, eye detector
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, AVCHD Ver. 2.0 compatible
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 No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/2000 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 Jack
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) 240 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 7.3 oz (206 g) includes batteries 10.7 oz (302 g) includes batteries
Size 3.9 x 2.3 x 1.2 in. (98 x 58 x 31 mm) 4.0 x 2.3 x 1.7 in. (102 x 58 x 43 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2015-11-15 2019-08-15