What makes Sony CyberShot DSC RX100 II better Choice

Image Display Resolution 1040K dots 1229K dots
Sony CyberShot DSC RX100 2 has 18.17% higher screen resolution
View Finder No Yes, Electronic viewfinder (optional)
Sony CyberShot DSC RX100 2 has $$$ whereas Canon PowerShot G7X doesn't
Weight 304 281
Sony CyberShot DSC RX100 2 is -7.57% lighter
Highest ISO Rating 12800 25600
Sony CyberShot DSC RX100 2 has Max ISO Rating of 25600 which is higher than 12800 of Canon PowerShot G7X. Higher ISO rating helps in low-light photography.
ISO Rating 125 - 12800 100 - 25600
Sony CyberShot DSC RX100 2 has base ISO Rating of 100 - 25600 which is lower than 125 - 12800 of Canon PowerShot G7X. A low base ISO Rating helps in capturing detailed images with less noise, given that there is ample light.

What makes Canon PowerShot G7X better Choice

Optical Zoom 4.2 3.6
Canon PowerShot G7X has 4.2 optical zoom which is more than 3.6 optical zoom of Sony CyberShot DSC RX100 2
Canon PowerShot G7X
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Feature Comparison of Canon PowerShot G7X Vs Sony CyberShot DSC RX100 2

Type Point & Shoot Advance Point and shoot
Dimensions 103.0 x 60.4 x 40.4 mm 101.6 x 58.1 x 38.3 mm
Weight 304 g 281 g
Camera Resolution 20.2 MP 20.2 MP
Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 Pixels at 60 fps 1920 x 1080 Pixels at 60 fps
ISO Rating 125 - 12800 100 - 25600
White Balancing Auto, Day Light, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom 1, Custom 2, Multi-area White Balance, White Balance Correction (Underwater mode), White Balance Correction Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescene (Warm White, Cool White, Day White, Daylight), Flash, Color Temperature, Filter, Custom
Image Format JPEG compression (Exif 2.3 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system and DPOF ver. 1.1 compliant), RAW, RAW+JPEG JPEG, RAW
Video Format MPEG-4, H.264 AVCHD, AVC MP4
Audio Formats MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo) Dolby Digital (AC-3)
Face Detection Yes Yes
Image Stablizer Yes, Lens shift-type, approx. 3-stop [13]. Intelligent IS with 5-axis Enhanced Dynamic IS Yes, Optical SteadyShot
Sensor Type back-illuminated CMOS Exmor R COMS
Sensor Size 13.2 x 8.8 mm 13.2 x 8.8 mm
Image Ratio w:h 4:3, 3:2, 16:9 4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 1:1
Max Resolution 5472 x 3648 Pixels 5472 x 3648 Pixels
Processor DIGIC 6 with iSAPS technology BIONZ
Display 3.0 inch sRGB PureColor II G Touchscreen LCD (TFT) 3.0 inch Xtra Fine / TruBlack / TFT LCD
Touch Screen Yes
Image Display Resolution 1040K dots 1229K dots
View Finder
View Finder No Yes, Electronic viewfinder (optional)
Lens Type Canon Zoom Lens 4.2x IS Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T Lens
Focal length 8.8 - 36.8 mm (35 mm Equivalent to 24 - 100 mm) 10.4 - 37.1 mm (35 mm Equivalent to 30 - 108 mm)
Auto Focus Yes, Contrast Detect, Multi-Area, Center, Selective Single Point, Single, Continuous, Touch, Face Detection, Live View Yes, Multi point AF (25 points), Center weighted AF, Flexible spot, Flexible spot (tracking focus), Flexible spot (face tracking)
Manual Focus Yes Yes
Color Filter Yes, Primary (RGB) Color filter Yes, Primary (RGB) Color filte
Optical Zoom 4.2x 3.6x
Digital Zoom 4x 14x
Other Focus Features Focusing Type (TTL), AF System/ Points (AiAF (31-point, Face Detection or Touch AF with Object and Face Select and Track), 1-point AF (any position is available or fixed centre)), AF Point Selection (Size (Normal, Small)), AF Lock (via customisable buttons), AF Assist Beam, Focus Bracketing Number of focus points (25)
Photography Features
Aperture Range F1.8 (W) - F2.8 (T) F1.8 (W) - F4.9 (T)
Self Timer Yes, 2 or 10 secs, custom Yes, 2 and 10 sec
Shooting Modes Smart Auto (58 scenes detected), Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom, Hybrid Auto, Creative Shot, SCN (Portrait, Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer), Star (Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Portrait, Star Time-Lapse Movie), Handheld Night Scene, Underwater, Snow, Fireworks), Creative Filters (High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Background Defocus, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect), Movie, Modes in Movie (Smart Auto (21 scenes detected), Standard, Program AE, Manual, Portrait, Nostalgic, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Underwater, Snow, Fireworks, iFrame Movie), Drive modes (Single, Auto Drive, Continuous, Continuous with AF, Self-Timer) Superior Auto, Intelligent Auto, Program Auto, Movie Mode, Panorama, Scene Selection, Picture Effect, Intelligent Sweep Panorama, Manual Exposure
Metering Yes, Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (centre or linked to Touch AF frame) Yes, Multi-pattern Light Metering, Center Weighted Light Metering, Spot Light Metering
Camera Shutter Speed (Sec) 1/2000 sec (Max) & 1 sec (Min) 1/2000 sec (Max) & 30 sec (Min)
Built-In Flash Yes Yes, Pop-up
Flash Range 0.5 - 7.0 m (W), 0.4 - 4.0 m (T) 0.3 - 15.0 m (W), 0.55 - 5.7 m (T)
External Flash Yes, Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2 Yes, Multi Interface Shoe
Flash Mode Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro Auto, Flash On, Slow Sync, Rear Sync, Flash Off
HDMI Yes, Micro HDMI Yes, Type D Micro HDMI
TV Out Analog Video Output (NTSC, PAL)
Microphone Yes, Stereo Microphone Yes, Built-in Stereo
USB Cable Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Yes Yes
Pictbridge Yes
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC (UHS-I compatible) Memory Stick Duo / Memory Stick PRO Duo / Memory Stick PRO Duo High Speed / Memory Stick PRO HG Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC / Memory Stick Micro / Memory Stick Micro (Mark 2) / Micro SD / Micro SDHC
Upgradable Memory Yes Yes
Battery Life 210 350
Battery Type Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-13L Lithium-Ion NP-BX1 battery
Power Supply AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC110 (optional)
Camera Features
Red Eye Reduction Yes
Supported Language 30
Sync Terminal Yes, 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shot Yes, 6.5 fps Yes, 10.0 fps
Additional Features Intelligent Orientation Sensor, My Camera / My Menu (My Menu customisation available), My Category (Image tagging feature), Histogram (live Histogram) Orientation sensor, Control Ring Manual Operation, Simple Connectivity via Wi-Fi and NFC, Multi Interface Shoe and Multi Terminal, WhiteMagic Wizardry
Macro Mode Yes, 5 cm
Remote Control via NFC

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Compare Canon PowerShot G7X Vs Sony CyberShot DSC RX100 2 side by side for all differences and similarities in specifications and features to find which is better. Canon PowerShot G7X has a feature score of 65, whereas Sony CyberShot DSC RX100 2 has a feature score of 74. The page was last updated on September 15, 2019.