Canon G16 vs RX100 M2, Sony RX100M2 comes with ultra-compact body size and bigger 20.2MP 1″ Exmor R BSI CMOS Sensor without low-pass filter on the other hand Canon G16 is bit bigger in size but features 12.1 Megapixel 1/1.7″ (smaller) sensor, take a look at the major difference below…
Its no doubt that the bigger sensor of Sony RX100 M2 will produce better image compared to Canon G16
+ You also get a ultra compact size and WiFi with NFC technology that enables remote shooting and video recording. (via smartphones and tablets)
On the other hand G16 offers you 2.4X more optical zoom, better macro mode and bit faster continuous shooting speed.
Canon G16 also features built in WiFi but no NFC.
Price difference: Canon G16 will cost you approx $200 less than Sony RX100 M2 camera.
Verdict: If you want better image quality + compact size, we highly recommend you to buy Sony RX100 M2 Camera. If you want a affordable pro-compact camera with bit more zoom and better macro mode - you can buy Canon G16.