Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs Sony RX1R II Compare

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PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs RX1R II - Side by side

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Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs Sony RX1R II: Specifications at a glance

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

  • Introduced in February 2016
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 8 frames/second
  • 125 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-100mm (4x), f1.8-2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 105.5 x 60.9 x 42.0mm³ (4.2" x 2.4" x 1.7")
  • 319g (10.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

RX1R II

  • Introduced in October 2015
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 42 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 35-25mm (1x), f2.0-22.0
  • WiFi built-in
  • 113 x 65.4 x 72mm³ (4.4" x 2.6" x 2.8")
  • 507g (16.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for RX1R II

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II vs RX1R II: The sensors

The PowerShot G7 X Mk. II features a 1" sized sensor, while the RX1R II uses a Full frame sensor.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Infographic: PowerShot G7 X Mk. II and RX1R II sensor area comparison

Note: 1-Euro coin for scale; the coin at 23.25mm diameter is slightly smaller than a US quarter.

Featuring an area of 856mm² (1.37 sq.in.), the RX1R II's sensor is a lot larger that the chip that the PowerShot G7 X Mk. II employs at 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.). A larger sensor can produce images of interiors or at night that have less noise and better contrast than photos shot with 1" sized chips.

Advantage: Sony RX1R II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II VS Sony RX1R II Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II a better choice

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

RX1R II

Higher speed (4, frames/second)85
Built-in flash (2)
Image stabilizer (3)
Touch screen (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)240220
Weighs less (2)319g
(10.3 oz.)
507g
(16.4 oz.)
More portable (2)270cm³
(17 cu.in.)
532cm³
(34 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mk. II are that the camera is faster, the built-in flash and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is the rather comfortable touch screen, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the RX1R II. Another advantage over the RX1R II: the more compact size.

The PowerShot G7 X Mk. II scores 18 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony RX1R II

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

RX1R II

Larger sensor (5)1"Full frame
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1042.40
Auto Focus points (4)31399
Better sensibility (4)125 - 12800 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.041.20
External microphone (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the RX1R II are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Sony are the larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and the connector for an external microphone.

Yields 22 points for the RX1R II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

RX1R II

Articulated screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
WiFi
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II VS Sony RX1R II Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot G7 X Mk. II and RX1R II

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II und RX1R II, front viewPowerShot G7 X Mk. II und RX1R II, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot G7 X Mk. II und RX1R II, view from abovePowerShot G7 X Mk. II und RX1R II, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mk. II

Sony RX1R II

18
22

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