Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 vs Canon PowerShot G1X

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

59

Canon PowerShot G1X

54

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.8
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,229k dots
High true resolution
True resolution
20 MP
Great color depth
Color depth
22.6 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G1X

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1900 ms startup delay
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Sensor size
Large sensor
Four thirds 18.7x14mm

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100.

competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$428

Zoom More zoom
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Pro digicam

$498

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Weight Slightly heavier
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$241 body only

$431 - $448 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Canon PowerShot G1X Competitors

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$379

Macro focus Much better macro capability
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Boutique

$699

Macro focus Much better macro capability
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$485

Macro focus Much better macro capability
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Overall image quality Worse image quality

discussion

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Geo (4:50 PM, June 02, 2013)
Larger Sensor???Four thirds 18.7x14.0mmvsNikon CX 13.2x8.8mm