Sony RX100 II
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vs Canon G16
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What’s good about the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Best price $698
  • Weighs a little bit less than the G16 9.9 oz vs 12.6 oz
  • Smaller body size 14 in³ vs 20 in³
  • Higher sensor resolution 20.2 MP vs 12.1 MP
  • Significantly larger image sensor 116 mm² vs 43 mm²
  • Higher resolution rear screen 1229k dots vs 922k dots
  • Has longer exposure available 30 seconds vs 15 seconds
  • Better light sensitivity by 1 f-stop 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Better built-in flash range 98′ vs 23′
  • Quicker Flash Recycle Time 3 seconds vs 10 seconds
  • Viewscreen flips out G16 does not have a flip out viewscreen
  • Has panorama image capture G16 does not have panorama
  • Has 3D capture capabilities G16 does not have 3D
  • Has an External Mic jack G16 does not

What’s good about the Canon PowerShot G16

Best price
$499
  • 120% more battery life 770 shots vs 350 shots
  • Cheaper street price $499 vs $698
  • Longer optical zoom 5.0× vs 3.6×
  • Wider angle lens 6.1mm vs 28.0mm
  • Faster continuous shooting speed 12 shots per sec vs 10 shots per sec

What the Sony RX100 II and Canon G16 have in common

  • Same viewscreen size 3.0″
  • Same quality video capture 1080p 60fps
  • HDR processing
  • HDMI port
  • RAW capture
  • hot shoe
  • Wi-Fi

What’s missing from both the Sony RX100 II and the Canon G16

  • No GPS tagging
  • No waterproof housing

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