Canon G9 X vs Sony RX100 IV Comparison

Here is a quick review and comparison for the Canon G5 X vs Sony RX100 IV enthusiast compacts with 20-megapixel 1″-type CMOS sensors.

To see the difference between Canon G9 X vs Sony RX100 IV digital cameras we have put together Canon G9 X vs Sony RX100 IV specs comparison table below.

The PowerShot G9 X ($529 – Amazon | B&H | Adorama) offers a 28-84mm equivalent F2-4.9 lens and offers a DIGIC 6 processor, record 1080/60p video, offer Raw shooting, include a pop-up flash and a built-in ND filter.

The Sony RX100 IV ($949Amazon | B&H | Adorama) digital compact camera features a 20.1MP 1″-type Exmor RS CMOS sensor, coupled with an attached DRAM memory chip for speedy processing.

Specifications Comparison of Canon G9 X vs Sony RX100 IV Cameras


Below you can see the specs comparison table of Canon G9 X vs Sony RX100 IV digital cameras. Some differences like sensor, image size, shooting speed, lcd size etc.. detailed as bold on the table.

Feature Canon G9 X Sony RX100 IV
Megapixel 20-Megapixels 20-Megapixels
Sensor size / type 1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm) 1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
Low –Pass filter Yes Yes
Optical zoom 3x 2.9x
Aperture Range F2.0 – F4.9 F1.8 – F2.8
Macro 5cm 5cm
Image stabilization  Optical Optical
AF System Contrast Detect (sensor) Contrast Detect (sensor)
ISO 125-12800 125-12800
Shutter Min/Max 30 sec 1/2000 sec 30 sec 1/32000 sec
Top Continuous Shooting Speed 6fps 16fps
Video 1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p) 3840 x 2160 (30p, 25p, 24p)
Display 3.0″ LCD Rear Touch Screen (1,040,000 pixels) 3.0″ LCD Rear Screen (1,228,800 pixels)
Viewfinder No EVF 100%
Hot-shoe No No
Battery Life (CIPA) 220 shots 280 shots
Environmentally sealed No No
Wi-Fi Built-in with NFC Built-in with NFC
Dimensions   98 x 58 x 31 mm 102 x 58 x 41 mm
Weight 209g 298g

Sony RX100 IV Compact Camera Price

Buy Sony RX100 IV Compact Camera
Sony RX100 IV Compact Camera $949.00 Amazon | B&H | Adorama

Canon PowerShot G9 X Price

Buy Canon PowerShot G9 X Compact Camera
Canon PowerShot G9 X Camera $529.99 Amazon | B&H | Adorama