Updated (September 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot G15 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 vs Canon PowerShot G15

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

100

Canon PowerShot G15

66

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.8
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G15

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Battery life
Great battery life
350 shots
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G15.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100.

competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Pro digicam

$548

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Weight Slightly heavier
Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$399

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Placeholder

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

Travel zoom

$1,198

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot G15 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$595

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$522

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$420

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

discussion

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
Cybershot DSC-RX100
Sony

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Canon PowerShot G15
PowerShot G15
Canon

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AmyZ (9:52 AM, February 26, 2013)
Fantastic Website! Super helpful. Thanks!
 
Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (7:13 PM, January 22, 2013)
Thanks for letting us know, we will try to have that fixed up soon.
 
Observant PC Guy (7:36 PM, January 21, 2013)
Sorry. Meant to say G15, but put in RX100 I have used the panoramic modes on both the G15 as well as on the RX100.
 
Observant PC Guy (7:34 PM, January 21, 2013)
It is indicated above that the RX100 does not have a panoramic mode in-camera. That is not correct. I have used the panoramic mode on my RX100.