Sony Alpha a7 24.3MP Digital Camera vs Canon PowerShot G9X 20.2MP Digital Camera comparison

Compare Sony Alpha a7 24.3MP Digital Camera
Compare Canon PowerShot G9X 20.2MP Digital Camera
key specs
Camera TypeDigital CameraDigital Camera
Effective Pixels24.3 MP20.2 MP
Sensor TypeCMOSCMOS
Display TypeTFT-
Display Size3 inch3 inch
Battery TypeAAA BatteryLithium ion
general
BrandSonyCanon
ModelAlpha a7 24.3MP Digital CameraPowerShot G9X 20.2MP Digital Camera
Model NameAlpha A7PowerShot G9X
ColorBlackBlack
TypeDigital CameraDigital Camera
Effective Pixels24.3 MP20.2 MP
Dimensions(WxHxD)126.9 x 94.4 x 54.8 mm11 x 7 x 7 cm
Weight474 GM572 GM
Face DetectionYes-
Temperature0 to 400 to 40
Model Number-G9X
Series-PowerShot
sensor features
Sensor TypeCMOSCMOS
Sensor Size35.8 x 23.9 mm-
Maximum ISO25600 ISO-
Sensor TechnologyExmor CMOS sensor-
ISO Rating-ISO 12800
lens features
Lens MountE-mount-
Compatible LensSony E-mount lenses-
Dust ReductionYes-
Focal Length-10.2 (W) - 30.6 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent 28-84mm)
Digital Zoom-4x
Optical Zoom-3x
viewfinder features
View FinderYesNo
View Finder TypeXGA OLED, 1.3 cm 0.5 type electronic viewfinder colour-
Viewfinder Coverage100%-
Viewfinder MagnificationApprox. 0.71 x with 50 mm lens at infinity, -1 m-1-
Viewpoint Dioptric Adjustment-4.0 to +3.0 m -1-
Viewfinder Eye Point27 mm-
focus features
Focus ModeFast Hybrid AFphase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF-
Focus RangeEV 0 to EV 20 ISO100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attachedAuto/Manual 2.0 in. (5cm) - infinity (W), 1.1 ft. (35cm) - infinity (T) Normal 2.0 in. (5cm) - infinity (W), 1.1 ft. (35cm) - infinity (T) Macro 2.0 in. - 1.6 ft. (5-50cm) (W)
Auto FocusYes-
Focus Points35 mm full frame 117 points phase-detection AF, APS-C 99 points phase-detection AF / 25 points conotrast-detection AF-
Metering ModesMulti-segment, Center-weighted, SpotNA
White BalancingAuto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent Warm White / Cool White / Day White / Daylight, Flash, Color Temperature 2500 to 9900K & Color Filter G7 to M7 15 steps, A7 to B7 15 steps, Custom / Underwater-
Panorama TypeSweep Panorama-
Other Focus FeaturesLock-on AF, Eye AF, Predictive control, Focus lock, Eye-start AF and AF micro adjustment both only available with optional LA-EA2 or LA-EA4 attached, AF illuminator built-in, LED type, range approx. 0.30-3 m, AF ON-
exposure features
Exposure ModeAUTO iAUTO, Superior Auto, Programmed AE P, Aperture priority A, Shutter-speed priority S, Manual M, Scene Selection, Sweep Panorama, MovieProgram Auto
AE Lock/Exposure LockYes-
Spot MeterYes-
Exposure Compensation+/- 5.0EV1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps selectable with exposure compensation dial +/- 3EV 1/3 EV steps-
shutter features
Shutter TypeElectronically controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type-
Shutter SpeedStill images1/8000 to 30 sec, Bulb, Movies 1/8000 to 1/4 1/3 steps, NTSC up to 1/60 in AUTO mode up to 1/30 in Auto slow shutter mode, PAL up to 1/50 in AUTO mode up to 1/25 in Auto Slow Shutter mode1-1/2000 sec. (in Auto mode), 30-1/2000 sec. (in Tv, M, and Manual Movie Modes)
Self-timerYes-
Continuous Shots5fps in Speed Priority Continuous Shooting mode-
flash features
Flash ModesFlash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Red-eye reduction on/off selectable, Hi-speed sync.*1, Wireless control*1-
Flash Compensation3.0 EV switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps-
Built-in Flash-Yes
image features
Image FormatJPEG DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF baseline compliant, RAW Sony ARW 2.3 format-
Maximum Resolution6000 x 4000-
Image StabilizerYes-
Image Sizing35 mm full-frame L 6000 x 4000 24M M 3936 x 2624 10M S 3008 x 2000 6.0M, APS-C L 3936 x 2624 10M, M 3008 x 2000 6.0M, S 1968 x 1312 2.6M-
Image ProcessorBIONZ X-
display features
Display TypeTFT-
Display Size3 inch3 inch
Display Resolution921,600 dots-
LCD DisplayTFT-
LCD Display Image Resolution921600 dots-
Other Display FeaturesGraphic Display, Display All Info., No Disp. Info., Histogram, Digital Level Gauge, Shooting information for viewfinder mode-
storage and power features
Upgradable MemoryYes-
Card TypeMemory Stick PRO Duo Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo Memory Stick XC-HG Duo SD memory card, SDHC memory card UHS-I compliant, SDXC memory card UHS-I compliant-
Batteries IncludedYesYes
Battery TypeAAA BatteryLithium ion
Battery LifeApprox. 270 shots viewfinder / Approx. 340 shots LCD screen CIPA standard*11-
Number of Batteries-1
audio and video features
MicrophoneBuilt-in stereo microphone or ECM-CG50/XLR-K1M sold separately-
SpeakerBuilt-in, monaural-
Audio FeaturesAVCHD Dolby Digital AC-3 2ch, MP4 MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch-
Video FormatAVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant / MP4-
Video Resolution-NA
modes and functions features
Drive ModesSingle shooting, Continuous shooting, Speed Priority Continuous shooting, Self-timer 10/2 sec.. delay selectable, Self-timer Cont. 10 sec.. delay, 3/5 exposures selectable, Bracketing Cont., Single, White Balance, DRO-
Scene ModesPortrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur-
Macro ModeG7 to M7 15 steps, A7 to B7 15 steps-
Shooting Modes-C, M, Av, Tv, P, Hybrid Auto, Auto, Creative Shot, Portrait, Star Portrait, Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Time-Lapse Movie, Handheld Night Scene, Fireworks, High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Background Defocus, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Standard Movie, Short Clip, Manual Movie, iFrame Movie
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