Here we are comparing G5 X and QX30, two Compact cameras from Canon and Sony. Canon PowerShot G5 X is a Large Sensor Compact class camera and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX30 is a Lens-style class camera.
Canon G5 X was introduced to market in September 2015 and Sony QX30 was launched in September 2014. There is 12 months difference between G5 X and QX30 so we don't expect to see a huge technology difference between these two cameras but it would still give an advantage to younger G5 X, especially in sensor tech.
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 is ranked #9
out of 63 Large Sensor Compact cameras with an overall score of 69 whereas Sony QX30 is ranked #3
out of 5 Lens-style cameras with an overall score of .
Here is a brief look at the main features of Canon G5 X and Sony QX30 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 and Sony QX30 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.