69points

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

57points

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

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57 facts in comparison

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
69
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57
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Why is Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II better than Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV?

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • Has timelapse function
  • Has a built-in HDR mode
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has touch autofocus
  • Has manual ISO
  • Supports a remote smartphone

Why is Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV better than Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II?

  • 2x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    16fpsvs8fps
  • 15shots longer battery life
    280shotsvs265shots
  • 93.75% faster maximum shutter speed
    1/32000svs0.0005s
  • 21g lighter
    298gvs319g
  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
  • 188k dots higher resolution (screen)
    1228k dotsvs1040k dots
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • 10.71% less body volume
    242.56cm³vs271.572cm³

Top specs and features

Design

1.Has a flip-out screen
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

2.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

3.weight

319g

298g

Best

HTC Re

65.5g

4. higher resolution (screen)

1040k dots

1228k dots

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.

Best

Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS

1040000k dots

5.has a touch screen
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

6.has a flash
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

Optics

1.has AF tracking
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

2.focus points

31

25

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.

Best

Canon EOS R

5655

3.sensor size

13.2 x 8.8mm

8.8 x 13.2mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

4.maximum light sensitivity

25600 ISO

12800 ISO

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

5.has built-in optical image stabilization
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

6.megapixels

20.1MP

20.1MP

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 60fps

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

2160 x 60fps

2.Has timelapse function
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.

3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

4.has a 24p cinema mode
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

5.supports AVCHD format
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

2.number of microphones

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Nikon Coolpix B600

2

3.has stereo speakers
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

Battery

1. longer battery life

265shots

280shots

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

2.has a removable battery
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

3.has a battery level indicator
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.has an external memory slot
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

2.Has WiFi
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

4.can be controlled remotely
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

5.has an accelerometer
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

6.has a HDMI output
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

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