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 Sony RX100 IV 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). Sony RX100 IV has external dimensions of 102 x 58 x 41 mm (4.02 x 2.28 x 1.61″) and weighs 298 g (0.66 lb / 10.51 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Canon G1 X III and Sony RX100 IV. Sony RX100 IV is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 13mm narrower, 20mm shorter and 10mm thinner than Canon G1 X III.
Here is the back view size comparison of Canon G1 X III and Sony RX100 IV.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Canon G1 X III and Sony RX100 IV.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Sony RX100 IV is significantly lighter (101g ) 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 RX100 IV which doesn't provide any kind of environmental sealing.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Canon G1 X III and Sony RX100 IV's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Sony RX100 IV features a Tilting only screen
which is mostly only good for shooting from waist or over the head levels. On the other hand, Canon G1 X III sports a Fully Articulated screen
which is more flexible and useful especially for taking Selfie shots and video.