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 Sony HX7V and Canon G9 X II side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Sony HX7V has external dimensions of 102 x 58 x 29 mm (4.02 x 2.28 x 1.14″) and weighs 208 g (0.46 lb / 7.34 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 Sony HX7V and Canon G9 X II.
Here is the back view size comparison of Sony HX7V and Canon G9 X II.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Sony HX7V 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 2g lighter than the Sony HX7V but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
Unfortunately neither Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7V 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
Sony HX7V and Canon G9 X II's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.