As well as being compared against other pro digicams, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V is also often compared to boutiques, mirrorless, travel zooms, entry-level DSLRs and super zooms. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV and the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III) and Canon (such as the PowerShot G7 X Mark II and the PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V compared to other pro digicam competitors include: it shoots faster continuously (24 fps vs 10 fps), has a screen which flips out, focuses automatically (phase detection vs contrast detection), has much more focus points (315 vs 31) and is newer (october 2016 vs may 2014).

However, on average it doesn't have a touch screen, has a slightly shorter battery life (220 shots vs 320 shots) and is slightly more expensive ($948.00 vs $429.00).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
1 year older
$811 - $848

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 IV (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 IV (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Many fewer focus points: 25 vs 315
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 IV and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Built-in flashes
  • High resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
7 months older
$649

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Many fewer focus points: 31 vs 315
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Shoots significantly slower: 8 fps vs 24 fps

common strengths of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Built-in flashes

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)
similar age

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Many fewer focus points: 49 vs 315
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15) and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Built-in flashes
  • Announced: September 2016 vs October 2016

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II
3 months newer
$429

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G9 X Mark II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G9 X Mark II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Shoots significantly slower: 8.2 fps vs 24 fps

common strengths of the PowerShot G9 X Mark II and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Built-in flashes
  • Announced: January 2017 vs October 2016

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
2 years older
$698

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Significantly longer battery life: 320 shots vs 220 shots
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Many fewer focus points: 25 vs 315
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Shoots significantly slower: 10 fps vs 24 fps

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 III and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Built-in flashes
  • High resolution screens: 1,229k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
4 years older
$424 - $448

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Significantly longer battery life: 330 shots vs 220 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Many fewer focus points: 25 vs 315
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Built-in flashes
  • High resolution screens: 1,229k dots vs 1,228k dots

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V compared to boutique competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (102×58×41 mm) vs standard size (116×74×66 mm)), shoots faster continuously (24 fps vs 5.2 fps), has a screen which flips out, uses fast phase detection autofocus (phase detection vs contrast detection) and has significantly more focus points (315 vs 49).

However, on average it doesn't have a touch screen, has a marginally smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs full frame 44x33mm), slightly smaller viewfinder (0.22x vs 0.67x), lacks and external mic jack and has a significantly shorter battery life (220 shots vs 320 shots).

Fujifilm X100F

Fujifilm X100F
3 months newer
$1,260 - $1,299

Significant advantages of the X100F (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Much longer battery life: 390 shots vs 220 shots
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the X100F (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Shoots much slower: 8 fps vs 24 fps
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the X100F and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Fairly small: Standard size (127×75×52 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Fast continuous shooting: 8 fps vs 24 fps
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

Hasselblad X1D

Hasselblad X1D
3 months older
$7,995 - $8,995

Significant advantages of the X1D (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Much larger sensor: Full frame 44x33mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Significantly higher true resolution: 51.3 MP vs 20 MP
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the X1D (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Shoots much slower: 2.3 fps vs 24 fps
  • Significantly larger: Professional size (150×98×71 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the X1D and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Ricoh GR II

Ricoh GR II
1 year older
$559

Significant advantages of the GR II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Significantly longer battery life: 320 shots vs 220 shots
  • Supports an external flash
  • Much longer exposures: 300 seconds vs 30 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the GR II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Shoots much slower: 4 fps vs 24 fps
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the GR II and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Fairly small: Mid size (117×63×35 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Light weight: 251 g vs 299 g
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.6"

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II
2 years older
$649

Significant advantages of the G1X Mark II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Supports an external flash
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the G1X Mark II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Shoots much slower: 5.2 fps vs 24 fps
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Significantly fewer focus points: 31 vs 315

common strengths of the G1X Mark II and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Fairly small: Standard size (116×74×66 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Flip-out screens

Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)

Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)
2 years older
$1,095

Significant advantages of the D-Lux (Typ 109) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Significantly longer battery life: 300 shots vs 220 shots
  • Supports an external flash
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the D-Lux (Typ 109) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Shoots much slower: 11 fps vs 24 fps
  • Screen does not flip out
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the D-Lux (Typ 109) and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Wide aperture: f/1.7 vs f/1.8
  • Fairly small: Mid size (118×66×55 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100
2 years older
$579 - $598

Significant advantages of the DMC-LX100 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Significantly longer battery life: 300 shots vs 220 shots
  • Supports an external flash
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LX100 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Shoots much slower: 11 fps vs 24 fps
  • Screen does not flip out
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the DMC-LX100 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Wide aperture: f/1.7 vs f/1.8
  • Fairly small: Mid size (115×66×55 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,228k dots vs 921k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), shoots faster continuously (24 fps vs 11 fps), uses fast phase detection autofocus (phase detection vs hybrid detection) and has slightly more focus points (315 vs 179).

However, on average it significantly smaller viewfinder (0.22x vs 0.70x), takes slightly lower resolution photos (20 MP vs 24 MP), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 51,200 ISO), doesn't have a touch screen and has a significantly smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs full frame 35.8x23.9mm).

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
2 years older
$445 - $448 (body only)
$409 - $498 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A6000 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.70x vs 0.22x
  • Much longer battery life: 420 shots vs 220 shots
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the A6000 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Slower autofocus: Hybrid detection vs Phase detection
  • Shoots slower: 11 fps vs 24 fps

common strengths of the A6000 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Flip-out screens

Fujifilm X-T20

Fujifilm X-T20
3 months newer
$799 (body only)
$899 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-T20 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 51,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the X-T20 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Lower resolution screen: 920k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Shoots significantly slower: 8 fps vs 24 fps

common strengths of the X-T20 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Flip-out screens
  • Many focus points: 325 vs 315

Sony Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500
similar age
$1,198 (body only)
$1,298 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the Alpha a6500 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 51,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the Alpha a6500 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Shoots slower: 11 fps vs 24 fps

common strengths of the Alpha a6500 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Flip-out screens
  • Many focus points: 425 vs 315

Sony Alpha 7 II

Sony Alpha 7 II
1 year older
$1,190 - $1,298 (body only)
$1,430 - $1,498 28-70mm lens

Significant advantages of the 7 II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.71x vs 0.22x
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Much longer battery life: 350 shots vs 220 shots

Significant disadvantages of the 7 II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Shoots significantly slower: 5 fps vs 24 fps
  • Significantly fewer focus points: 117 vs 315

common strengths of the 7 II and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Flip-out screens
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5
1 year older
$359 - $497 10-30mm lens

Significant advantages of the 1 J5 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Shoots much faster: 60 fps vs 24 fps
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the 1 J5 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Fewer focus points: 171 vs 315

common strengths of the 1 J5 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Fast continuous shooting: 60 fps vs 24 fps
  • Flip-out screens
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

Hasselblad Lunar

Hasselblad Lunar
4 years older

Significant advantages of the Lunar (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Much longer battery life: 430 shots vs 220 shots
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the Lunar (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Many fewer focus points: 25 vs 315

common strengths of the Lunar and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Flip-out screens
  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a significantly wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/3.4), has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,228k dots vs 921k dots), takes slightly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP), has a screen which flips out and has a slightly larger sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm).

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (2.9x vs 30x), doesn't have a built-in GPS, doesn't have a touch screen, has a significantly shorter battery life (220 shots vs 360 shots) and is significantly more expensive ($948.00 vs $259.00).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)
9 months older

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Shoots much faster: 50 fps vs 24 fps
  • Has a touch screen
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Nikon Coolpix A900

Nikon Coolpix A900
7 months older
$259 - $397

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A900 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Longer battery life: 300 shots vs 220 shots
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A900 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/1.8
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Shoots significantly slower: 7 fps vs 24 fps

common strengths of the Coolpix A900 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • High resolution screens: 921k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Flip-out screens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
1 year older
$448

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly longer battery life: 360 shots vs 220 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/1.8
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,228k dots

common strengths of the DSC-HX90V and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • High resolution screens: 921k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Very good maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it has a much higher resolution screen (1,228k dots vs 921k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), shoots faster continuously (24 fps vs 6 fps), has much more focus points (315 vs 11) and is newer (october 2016 vs february 2016).

However, on average it much smaller viewfinder (0.22x vs 0.62x), takes significantly lower resolution photos (20 MP vs 24 MP), doesn't have a touch screen, has a much smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm) and has a lower quality type of viewfinder (digital vs pentaprism).

Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70
4 months older
$595 (body only)
$697 - $790 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the K-70 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.62x vs 0.22x
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the K-70 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Many fewer focus points: 11 vs 315
  • Shoots much slower: 6 fps vs 24 fps
  • Much lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,228k dots

common strengths of the K-70 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Flip-out screens
  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (126×93×74 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Thin: 2.9" vs 1.6"

Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D
7 months older
$999 (body only)
$1,049 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS 80D (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.59x vs 0.22x
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the EOS 80D (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Many fewer focus points: 45 vs 315
  • Shoots much slower: 7 fps vs 24 fps
  • Much lower resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 1,228k dots

common strengths of the EOS 80D and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Fast continuous shooting: 7 fps vs 24 fps
  • Flip-out screens

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/2.8), is significantly smaller (compact (102×58×41 mm) vs large (133×94×127 mm)), shoots faster continuously (24 fps vs 14 fps), focuses automatically (phase detection vs contrast detection) and has much more focus points (315 vs 25).

However, on average it significantly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO), slightly smaller viewfinder (0.22x vs 0.26x), lacks and external mic jack, has a much shorter battery life (220 shots vs 420 shots) and doesn't support an external flash.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
6 months older
$1,298

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Much longer battery life: 420 shots vs 220 shots
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Much larger: Large (133×94×127 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Many fewer focus points: 25 vs 315
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Wide aperture: f/2.4 vs f/1.8
  • High resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II
1 year older
$1,098 - $1,496

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX10 II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Much longer battery life: 400 shots vs 220 shots
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX10 II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Many fewer focus points: 25 vs 315
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the DSC-RX10 II and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • High resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP
  • Flip-out screens