Here we are comparing G5 X MII and RX1, two Compact cameras from Canon and Sony. Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II is a Large sensor compact class camera and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 is a Large Sensor Compact class camera.
Canon G5 X MII was introduced to market in July 2019 and Sony RX1 was launched in February 2013. As you can see, RX1 is 6 years older than G5 X MII. Let's see if this age difference between two cameras makes a big difference.
This will be an interesting match up as even though these two cameras doesn't have the exact same body type, they are both ranked amongst Top 10 cameras in their classes. Canon G5 X MII is ranked #10
out of 63 Large sensor compact cameras with an overall score of 68 whereas Sony RX1 is ranked #8
out of 63 Large Sensor Compact cameras with an overall score of 69.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Canon G5 X MII and Sony RX1 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Canon G5 X MII and Sony RX1 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.