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 G5 X MII and Canon G9 X II side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Canon G5 X MII has external dimensions of 111 x 61 x 46 mm (4.37 x 2.4 x 1.81″) and weighs 340 g (0.75 lb / 11.99 oz) (including batteries). Canon G9 X II has external dimensions of 98 x 58 x 31 mm (3.86 x 2.28 x 1.22″) and weighs 206 g (0.45 lb / 7.27 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Canon G5 X MII and Canon G9 X II. Canon G9 X II is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 13mm narrower, 3mm shorter and 15mm thinner than Canon G5 X MII.
Here is the back view size comparison of Canon G5 X MII and Canon G9 X II.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Canon G5 X MII and Canon G9 X II.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Canon G9 X II is significantly lighter (134g ) than the Canon G5 X MII which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II nor Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II provides any type of weather sealing in their body, so you have to give extra care especially when you are shooting outdoors. If weather sealing is a must-have feature for you, check these sections: Top Compact Cameras with Weather Sealing
LCD Screen Size and Features
Canon G5 X MII and Canon G9 X II's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Canon G5 X MII features a Tilting screen
where you can change the angle of the screen to make it easier to shoot from waist or over the head levels whereas the Canon G9 X II has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to G5 X MII.