Size and weight are big decision factors when you are trying to find the ideal camera for your needs.
In this section, we are going to illustrate the Sony RX100 VA and Canon G1 X III side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Sony RX100 VA has external dimensions of 102 x 58 x 41 mm (4.02 x 2.28 x 1.61″) and weighs 299 g (0.66 lb / 10.55 oz) (including batteries). Canon G1 X III has external dimensions of 115 x 78 x 51 mm (4.53 x 3.07 x 2.01″) and weighs 399 g (0.88 lb / 14.07 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front-view size comparison of the Sony RX100 VA and the Canon G1 X III. Sony RX100 VA is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 13mm narrower, 20mm shorter and 10mm thinner than Canon G1 X III.
Here is the back view size comparison of the Sony RX100 VA and Canon G1 X III.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Sony RX100 VA and Canon G1 X III.
Weight is another important factor, especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Sony RX100 VA is significantly lighter (100g ) than the Canon G1 X III which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Thanks to the weather-sealed body of the G1 X III, you can use this camera with more confidence under conditions where there is risk of exposure to water and dust compared to the RX100 VA.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Sony RX100 VA and Canon G1 X III's LCD screens have the same diagonal size of 3.00 inches.
Sony RX100 VA features a Tilting-only screen
which is mostly only good for shooting from waist or over-the-head levels. On the other hand, Canon G1 X III sports a Fully Articulated screen
which is more flexible and useful, especially for taking selfies and video.