Canon PowerShot G1X vs Sony NEX 7

Winner
Canon PowerShot G1X

76

Sony NEX-7

51

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G1X

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 7

Overall image quality
Great image quality
81.0
True resolution
High true resolution
24 MP
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1200 ms startup delay
Color depth
Great color depth
24.1 bits

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX-7.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X Competitors

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$2,166

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Boutique

$649 - $650

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$380 - $448

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Supports 24p No 24p support

Sony NEX-7 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $498 body only

$578 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Focus points Significantly more focus points
Size Slightly larger
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$550 body only

Focus points More focus points
Weight Slightly lighter
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$437 body only

$370 - $379 with 16-50mm lens

Weight Lighter
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen

discussion

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