Do you want to know what's better Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II or Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV? SpecsPRO has compared Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV: weight, battery, sensor, resolution, ISO, dynamic range and other important specifications.

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV

  • Main

  • Model

  • Price

  • Advantages

  • launch

  • Announced

  • Body type

  • Camera subcategory

  • Sensor

  • Effective pixels

  • Max resolution

  • Sensor size

  • Sensor type

  • Processor

  • Image ratio w:h

  • Sensor photo detectors

  • Other resolutions

  • Image

  • ISO

  • White balance presets

  • Custom white balance

  • Image stabilization

  • Uncompressed format

  • JPEG quality levels

  • Boosted ISO (minimum)

  • Boosted ISO (maximum)

  • Image stabilization notes

  • Photography features

  • Minimum shutter speed

  • Maximum shutter speed

  • Aperture priority

  • Shutter priority

  • Manual exposure mode

  • Subject / scene modes

  • Built-in flash

  • Flash range

  • External flash

  • Flash modes

  • Continuous drive

  • Self-timer

  • Metering modes

  • Exposure compensation

  • WB Bracketing

  • Maximum shutter speed (electronic)

  • Screen / viewfinder

  • Articulated LCD

  • Screen size

  • Screen dots

  • Touch screen

  • Screen type

  • Live view

  • Viewfinder type

  • Viewfinder coverage

  • Viewfinder magnification

  • Viewfinder resolution

  • Videography features

  • File Format

  • Videography notes

  • Microphone

  • Speaker

  • Optics & Focus

  • Focal length (equiv.)

  • Optical zoom

  • Maximum aperture

  • Autofocus

  • Digital zoom

  • Manual focus

  • Normal focus range

  • Macro focus range

  • Number of focus points

  • Physical

  • Weight (inc. batteries)

  • Dimensions

  • Environmentally sealed

  • Battery

  • Battery details

  • Battery Life (CIPA)

  • Storage

  • Storage types

  • Connectivity

  • USB

  • HDMI

  • Microphone port

  • Headphone port

  • Wireless

  • Wireless notes

  • Remote control

  • Other features

  • Orientation sensor

  • Timelapse recording

  • GPS

  • Samples

  • Videos

  • Main

  • Model

    Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV

  • Price

    $1,698.00

  • Advantages

  • PHOTOGRAPHY FEATURES Flash range: 10.80 m (at Auto ISO)

    PHOTOGRAPHY FEATURES External flash: Yes (Multi-interface shoe)

    PHOTOGRAPHY FEATURES Continuous drive: 24.0 fps

    PHOTOGRAPHY FEATURES WB Bracketing: Yes

    SCREEN / VIEWFINDER Articulated LCD: Tilting

    SCREEN / VIEWFINDER Screen dots: 1,440,000

    SCREEN / VIEWFINDER Viewfinder type: Electronic

    PHYSICAL Battery Life (CIPA): 400

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  • launch

  • Announced

    Jan 2017

  • Body type

  • Camera subcategory

    Compact

  • Sensor

  • Effective pixels

    20 megapixels

  • Max resolution

    5472 x 3648

  • Sensor size

    1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)

  • Sensor type

    BSI-CMOS

  • Processor

    DIGIC 7

  • Image ratio w:h

    1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9

  • Sensor photo detectors

    21 megapixels

  • Other resolutions

  • Image

  • ISO

    Auto, 125-12800

  • White balance presets

    6

  • Custom white balance

    Yes

  • Image stabilization

    Optical

  • Uncompressed format

    RAW

  • JPEG quality levels

    Super fine, fine

  • Boosted ISO (minimum)

  • Boosted ISO (maximum)

  • Image stabilization notes

  • Photography features

  • Minimum shutter speed

    30 sec

  • Maximum shutter speed

    1/2000 sec

  • Aperture priority

    Yes

  • Shutter priority

    Yes

  • Manual exposure mode

    Yes

  • Subject / scene modes

    Yes

  • Built-in flash

    Yes

  • Flash range

    6.00 m (at Auto ISO)

  • External flash

    No

  • Flash modes

    Auto, on, slow synchro, off

  • Continuous drive

    8.2 fps

  • Self-timer

    Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom)

  • Metering modes

    • Multi
    • Center-weighted
    • Spot

  • Exposure compensation

    ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)

  • WB Bracketing

    No

  • Maximum shutter speed (electronic)

  • Screen / viewfinder

  • Articulated LCD

    Fixed

  • Screen size

    3

  • Screen dots

    1,040,000

  • Touch screen

    Yes

  • Screen type

    TFT LCD

  • Live view

    Yes

  • Viewfinder type

    None

  • Viewfinder coverage

  • Viewfinder magnification

  • Viewfinder resolution

  • Videography features

  • File Format

    MPEG-4, H.264

  • Videography notes

    Also has star time-lapse. miniature effect, and digest modes

  • Microphone

    Stereo

  • Speaker

    Mono

  • Optics & Focus

  • Focal length (equiv.)

    28–84 mm

  • Optical zoom

    3×

  • Maximum aperture

    F2–4.9

  • Autofocus

    • Contrast Detect (sensor)
    • Multi-area
    • Center
    • Selective single-point
    • Tracking
    • Single
    • Continuous
    • Touch
    • Face Detection
    • Live View

  • Digital zoom

    Yes (4x)

  • Manual focus

    Yes

  • Normal focus range

    5 cm (1.97)

  • Macro focus range

    5 cm (1.97)

  • Number of focus points

  • Physical

  • Weight (inc. batteries)

    206 g (0.45 lb / 7.27 oz)

  • Dimensions

    98 x 58 x 31 mm (3.86 x 2.28 x 1.22)

  • Environmentally sealed

    No

  • Battery

    Battery Pack

  • Battery details

    NB-13L lithium-ion battery and charger

  • Battery Life (CIPA)

    235

  • Storage

  • Storage types

    SD/SDHC/SDXC

  • Connectivity

  • USB

    USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)

  • HDMI

    Yes (micro-HDMI)

  • Microphone port

    No

  • Headphone port

    No

  • Wireless

    Built-In

  • Wireless notes

    802.11b/g/n with NFC and Bluetooth

  • Remote control

    Yes (via smartphone)

  • Other features

  • Orientation sensor

    Yes

  • Timelapse recording

    Yes (star time-lapse)

  • GPS

    None

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  • launch

  • Announced

    2017

  • Body type

  • Camera subcategory

    SLR-like (bridge)

  • Sensor

  • Effective pixels

    20 megapixels

  • Max resolution

    5472 x 3648

  • Sensor size

    1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)

  • Sensor type

    BSI-CMOS

  • Processor

    Bionz X

  • Image ratio w:h

    1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9

  • Sensor photo detectors

    21 megapixels

  • Other resolutions

    4864 x 3648, 5472 x 3080, 3648 x 3648, 3648 x 2736, 3648 x 2592, 3648 x 2056, 2544 x 2544, 2736 x 1824, 2592 x 1944, 2720 x 1528, 1920 x 1920, 640 x 480

  • Image

  • ISO

    Auto, 100 - 12800 (expands to 64-25600)

  • White balance presets

    9

  • Custom white balance

    Yes

  • Image stabilization

    Optical

  • Uncompressed format

    RAW

  • JPEG quality levels

    Extra fine, standard, fine

  • Boosted ISO (minimum)

    64

  • Boosted ISO (maximum)

    25600

  • Image stabilization notes

    4.5 stops correction

  • Photography features

  • Minimum shutter speed

    30 sec

  • Maximum shutter speed

    1/2000 sec

  • Aperture priority

    Yes

  • Shutter priority

    Yes

  • Manual exposure mode

    Yes

  • Subject / scene modes

    Yes

  • Built-in flash

    Yes

  • Flash range

    10.80 m (at Auto ISO)

  • External flash

    Yes (Multi-interface shoe)

  • Flash modes

    Auto, fill-flash, slow sync, rear sync, off

  • Continuous drive

    24.0 fps

  • Self-timer

    Yes (2 or 10 sec, continuous)

  • Metering modes

    • Multi
    • Center-weighted
    • Spot

  • Exposure compensation

    ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)

  • WB Bracketing

    Yes

  • Maximum shutter speed (electronic)

    1/32000 sec

  • Screen / viewfinder

  • Articulated LCD

    Tilting

  • Screen size

    3

  • Screen dots

    1,440,000

  • Touch screen

    Yes

  • Screen type

    TFT LCD

  • Live view

    Yes

  • Viewfinder type

    Electronic

  • Viewfinder coverage

    100%

  • Viewfinder magnification

    0.7×

  • Viewfinder resolution

    2,359,296

  • Videography features

  • File Format

    AVCHD, XAVC S

  • Videography notes

    High speed modes at 240, 480, 960 fps

  • Microphone

    Stereo

  • Speaker

    Mono

  • Optics & Focus

  • Focal length (equiv.)

    24–600 mm

  • Optical zoom

    25×

  • Maximum aperture

    F2.4–4

  • Autofocus

    • Contrast Detect (sensor)
    • Phase Detect
    • Multi-area
    • Center
    • Selective single-point
    • Tracking
    • Single
    • Continuous
    • Touch
    • Face Detection
    • Live View

  • Digital zoom

    Yes (4X)

  • Manual focus

    Yes

  • Normal focus range

    3 cm (1.18)

  • Macro focus range

    3 cm (1.18)

  • Number of focus points

    315

  • Physical

  • Weight (inc. batteries)

    1095 g (2.41 lb / 38.62 oz)

  • Dimensions

    133 x 94 x 145 mm (5.24 x 3.7 x 5.71)

  • Environmentally sealed

    Yes

  • Battery

    Battery Pack

  • Battery details

    NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery and charger

  • Battery Life (CIPA)

    400

  • Storage

  • Storage types

    SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo

  • Connectivity

  • USB

    USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)

  • HDMI

    Yes (micro-HDMI)

  • Microphone port

    Yes

  • Headphone port

    Yes

  • Wireless

    Built-In

  • Wireless notes

    802.11b/g/n with NFC

  • Remote control

    Yes (via smartphone)

  • Other features

  • Orientation sensor

    Yes

  • Timelapse recording

    No

  • GPS

    None

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  • Summary



    The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV has tilting LCD which will let you to shoot amazing selfie photos. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV screen is better as it offers more number of screen dots 1,440,000 in comparison to 1,040,000 dots of the Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II display. The higher dot count screen is better for reviewing pictures on your camera.

    The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV supports external flash. It provides great control over the exposure and lighting of the object in low light or in bright light situations where the camera owner needs to fill-flash. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV battery life is better in compare to the Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II battery life. According to CIPA standards the photographer will be able to produce 400 shots with the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV and only 235 with the PowerShot G9 X Mark II. The Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II weighs 206g which is 889g lighter than the weight of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV.

    Taking into account the above differences the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV will become the best choice. Get the list of the best offers on Amazon.