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Advantages of the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III

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Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Sensor size
Larger sensor
APS-C 22.3x14.9mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
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Around 3x larger sensor
True resolution
Higher true resolution
24 MP vs 20 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
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The PowerShot G1 X Mark III's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
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Advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

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Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/1.8 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA's lens captures much more light (1.3 f-stops)
Continuous shooting
Shoots much faster
24 fps vs 9 fps
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More than 2.5x faster continuous shooting
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,228k dots vs 1,040k dots
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Around 20% higher resolution screen
Size
Smaller
102×58×41 mm vs 115×78×51 mm
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Around 50% smaller
Focus points
More focus points
315 vs 49
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Weight
Lighter
299 g vs 399 g
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Around 30% lighter
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
220 shots vs 200 shots
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10% more shots per battery charge
Thickness
Thinner
1.6" vs 2"
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Around 20% thinner
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$898.00 vs $1,099.00
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The best price we've seen is $201 cheaper (around 20% less)
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similarities

Compared to recent digital cameras

Common Strengths
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Autofocus Both use faster phase detection autofocus Help
fast and accurate
Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
Great for movies
Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
Digital
Common Weaknesses
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lenses only Help
One lens only
Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
PowerShot G1 X Mark III200 shots
Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA220 shots
External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic

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PowerShot G1 X Mark III
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Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA
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