Sony Alpha ILCE-A9 II vs Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II Comparison



Let’s compare the Sony Alpha ILCE-A9 II vs Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Sony Alpha ILCE-A9 II and Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II. While Sony Alpha ILCE-A9 II has 35mm sensor, Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II has 1 inch sensor and 24.2 has a 24.2 MP and Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II has a 20.2 MP resolution.

  Sony Alpha ILCE-A9 II Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II
  Sony Alpha ILCE-A9 II Front Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Canon
Megapixels 24.2 20.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm 1 inch
SLR Type Mirrorless Point & Shoot
Crop Factor 1.0x 2.7x
AA Filter Fixed Fixed
Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2) 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 51200 Min 125 - Max 12800
Full ISO Settings AUTO, ISO 100 - 51200, expandable to ISO 50 - 204800 Auto (max: 400 to 12800), ISO 125-12800 in 1/3 EV steps, expandable to ISO 25600
Startup Time
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Fast Hybrid AF: Wide (693 points (phase-detection AF), 425 points (contrast-detection AF)) / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expanded Flexible Spot / Lock-on AF (Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expanded Flexible Spot) Contrast Detect AF with Face 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)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode AUTO, ISO 100 - 51200, expandable to ISO 50 - 204800 Auto (max: 400 to 12800), ISO 125-12800 in 1/3 EV steps, expandable to ISO 25600
Shutter Speed Range 1/32000 - 30 sec 1/25600 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 361 118
AW Buffer Size 239 70
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,440,000 dots (360,000 px) 1,040,000 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 1.3 cm (0.5 type) 3,686K-dot Quad VGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0m-1 diopter, Approx. 23mm eyepoint from the eyepiece lens, 18.5mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1 (CIPA standard), STD 60fps / HI 120fps, eye sensor Pop-up EVF; 0.39-inch type 2.36m-dot OLED, ~100% coverage, ~20mm eyepoint, -3.0 to +1m-1 diopter
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p) 3840x2160 (30p/​25p)
Video File Format XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes No
SD UHS Support Dual SD UHS-II
Microphone Jack Yes No
Headphone Jack Yes No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/2000
Internal connections USB-C (USB 3.2 Gen 1), Multi Micro-B USB 2.0, Type-D Micro HDMI, 1000Base-T Ethernet, 3.5mm Microphone and Headphone Jacks, Sync Terminal USB-C, Micro (Type D) HDMI
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Ethernet,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 500 shots 180 shots
Battery Types NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 23.9 oz (678 g) 12.0 oz (340 g) includes batteries
Size 5.1 x 3.8 x 3.1 in. (129 x 96 x 78 mm) 4.4 x 2.4 x 1.8 in. (111 x 61 x 46 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $4,500.00 Buy from Amazon for $899.00
Release Date 2019-11-15 2019-08-05