Here we are comparing two cameras with different body types: Canon G16, which was introduced in November 2013 is a Small Sensor Compact camera with a 12.0MP 1/1.7" sensor whereas Olympus E-M10 II, which was introduced in August 2015 is a Entry-Level Mirrorless camera with a 16.0MP Four Thirds sensor.
Comparing an interchangeble lens camera to a fixed lens camera is a bit tricky but we will do our best to make this a fair comparison. Fortunately, you can't go wrong with any of these cameras as we rank them amongst Top 10 cameras in their classes. Canon G16 is ranked #3
out of 262 Small Sensor Compact cameras with an overall score of 65 whereas Olympus E-M10 II is ranked #1
out of 100 Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras with an overall score of 79.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Canon G16 and Olympus E-M10 II before getting into our more detailed comparison.