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 G9 X and Sony TX30 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Canon G9 X has external dimensions of 98 x 58 x 31 mm (3.86 x 2.28 x 1.21″) and weighs 209 g (0.46 lb / 7.37 oz) (including batteries). Sony TX30 has external dimensions of and weighs 141 g (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Canon G9 X and Sony TX30. Sony TX30 is 2mm narrower and 16mm thinner than Canon G9 X but it is also 1mm taller.
Here is the back view size comparison of Canon G9 X and Sony TX30.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Canon G9 X and Sony TX30.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Sony TX30 is significantly lighter (68g ) than the Canon G9 X which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Thanks to the weather sealed body of TX30, you can use this camera with more confidence under conditions where there is risk of exposure to water and dust compared to G9 X.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Sony TX30's 3.3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Canon G9 X's 3" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.