In this review, we will be comparing RX1 and G1 X III, two Large Sensor Compact cameras from Sony and Canon. Both cameras have 24.0MP sensors but Sony RX1's sensor is Full frame sized whereas Canon G1 X III has a APS-C sensor. Sony RX1 was introduced to market in February 2013 and Canon G1 X III was launched in October 2017. As you can see, RX1 is 4 years older than G1 X III. Let's see if this age difference between two cameras makes a big difference.
We can expect this to be a close match up because both models are ranked amongst the best in Large Sensor Compact cameras. Out of 63 cameras in this class, Sony RX1 is ranked #8
with an overall score of 69 and Canon G1 X III is ranked #6
with an overall score of 71.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Sony RX1 and Canon G1 X III before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Sony RX1 and Canon G1 X III compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.