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 Sony RX100 IV 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). 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 G5 X MII and Sony RX100 IV. Sony RX100 IV is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 9mm narrower, 3mm shorter and 5mm thinner than Canon G5 X MII.
Here is the back view size comparison of Canon G5 X MII and Sony RX100 IV.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Canon G5 X MII 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 42g lighter than the Canon G5 X MII but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
Unfortunately neither Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II nor Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV 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 Sony RX100 IV's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Both cameras feature Tilting screens
where you can change the angle of the screen to make it easier to shoot from waist or over the head levels.