Size and weight is a big decision factor when you are trying to find the ideal camera for your needs.
In this section, We are going to illustrate Canon G1 X III and Canon G9 X side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Canon G1 X III has external dimensions of 115 x 78 x 51 mm (4.53 x 3.07 x 2.01″) and weighs 399 g (0.88 lb / 14.07 oz) (including batteries). Canon G9 X has external dimensions of 98 x 58 x 31 mm (3.86 x 2.28 x 1.21″) and weighs 209 g (0.46 lb / 7.37 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Canon G1 X III and Canon G9 X. Canon G9 X is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 17mm narrower, 20mm shorter and 20mm thinner than Canon G1 X III.
Here is the back view size comparison of Canon G1 X III and Canon G9 X.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Canon G1 X III and Canon G9 X.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Canon G9 X is significantly lighter (190g ) than the Canon G1 X III which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
With its weather sealed body, we believe that G1 X III has a big advantage over G9 X which doesn't provide any kind of environmental sealing.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Canon G1 X III and Canon G9 X's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Canon G1 X III sports a Fully Articulated screen
which you can change the angle and position of the screen almost freely, making it possible to shoot from waist or over the head levels, and especially very useful for shooting selfies and video. Canon G9 X's LCD screen is a fixed type which provides almost no flexibility in shooting positions compared to G1 X III.