As well as being compared against other pro digicams, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V is also often compared to boutiques, mirrorless, super zooms, travel zooms and entry-level DSLRs. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV and the Alpha a6500) and Canon (such as the PowerShot G9 X Mark II and the PowerShot G7 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 8.2 fps), focuses automatically (phase detection vs contrast detection), has much more focus points (315 vs 31), is newer (october 2016 vs october 2015) and has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO), doesn't have a touch screen, lacks and external mic jack, is slightly more expensive ($998.00 vs $639.95) and doesn't support an external flash.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
1 year older
$832 - $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

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

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II
3 months newer
$429 - $430

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)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Screen does not flip out

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

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Announced: January 2017 vs October 2016
  • Popularity: 503 vs 534

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
7 months older
$679 - $680

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
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

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

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Popularity: 817 vs 534

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
  • Much 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

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Announced: September 2016 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)

  • 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

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

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

Canon PowerShot G5 X

Canon PowerShot G5 X
1 year older
$640 - $700

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G5 X (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Has a touch screen
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G5 X (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the PowerShot G5 X and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

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

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 (127×75×52 mm)), shoots faster continuously (24 fps vs 5 fps), has a screen which flips out, uses fast phase detection autofocus (phase detection vs contrast detection) and has slightly more focus points (315 vs 49).

However, on average it slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 51,200 ISO), has a marginally smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs full frame 35.9x24mm), slightly smaller viewfinder (0.22x vs 0.67x), lacks and external mic jack and has a slightly shorter battery life (220 shots vs 320 shots).

Fujifilm X100F

Fujifilm X100F
3 months newer
$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
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 51,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

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)
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Many focus points: 325 vs 315

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100
2 years older
$515 - $648

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

  • Significantly larger viewfinder: 0.67x vs 0.22x
  • 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

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 larger viewfinder: 0.67x vs 0.22x
  • 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

Leica X (Typ 113)

Leica X (Typ 113)
2 years older
$1,995

Significant advantages of the X (Typ 113) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Significantly longer battery life: 350 shots vs 220 shots

Significant disadvantages of the X (Typ 113) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Shoots much slower: 5 fps vs 24 fps
  • Significantly larger: Prosumer size (133×73×78 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the X (Typ 113) and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Wide aperture: f/1.7 vs f/1.8
  • Light weight: 486 g vs 299 g
  • Each has a built-in flash

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II
1 year older
$3,298

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 102,400 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Significantly larger sensor: Full frame 35.9x24mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Shoots much slower: 5 fps vs 24 fps
  • Significantly thicker: 2.8" vs 1.6"
  • Heavier: 507 g vs 299 g

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Fairly small: Standard size (113×65×72 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Flip-out screens
  • Many focus points: 399 vs 315

Ricoh GR II

Ricoh GR II
1 year older
$562

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)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Shoots much slower: 4 fps vs 24 fps
  • 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)
  • Very light: 251 g vs 299 g
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.6"

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 1,040k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), shoots faster continuously (24 fps vs 9 fps), uses fast phase detection autofocus (phase detection vs contrast detection) and has slightly more focus points (315 vs 179).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), significantly smaller viewfinder (0.22x vs 0.67x), takes slightly lower resolution photos (20 MP vs 24 MP), doesn't have a touch screen and has a slightly smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm).

Sony Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500
similar age
$1,298 (body only)
$1,498 - $1,746 16-50mm lens

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

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Much longer battery life: 350 shots vs 220 shots
  • 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
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Shoots significantly slower: 11 fps vs 24 fps

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

  • Flip-out screens
  • Many focus points: 425 vs 315
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

Canon EOS M5

Canon EOS M5
similar age
$906 - $929 (body only)
$1,015 - $1,049 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS M5 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,620k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M5 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Many fewer focus points: 49 vs 315
  • Shoots significantly slower: 9 fps vs 24 fps
  • Significantly larger: Standard size (116×89×61 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)

common strengths of the EOS M5 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Flip-out screens
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Announced: September 2016 vs October 2016

Fujifilm X-T20

Fujifilm X-T20
3 months newer
$899 (body only)
$999 16-50mm lens

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

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Much longer battery life: 350 shots vs 220 shots
  • Has a touch screen

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

  • Significantly 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

  • Flip-out screens
  • Many focus points: 325 vs 315
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80
6 months older
$545 - $582 (body only)
$697 12-32mm lens

Significant advantages of the DMC-GX80 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.67x vs 0.22x
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-GX80 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

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

common strengths of the DMC-GX80 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Flip-out screens
  • Fairly small: Mid size (122×71×44 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Thin: 1.7" vs 1.6"

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300
8 months older
$868 - $898 (body only)
$978 - $998 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the Alpha a6300 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Much longer battery life: 400 shots vs 220 shots
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the Alpha a6300 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Shoots significantly slower: 11 fps vs 24 fps

common strengths of the Alpha a6300 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Flip-out screens
  • Many focus points: 425 vs 315
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
2 years older
$449 - $498 (body only)
$579 - $598 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)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Slower autofocus: Hybrid detection vs Phase detection
  • Shoots significantly 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
  • Flip-out screens
  • Fairly small: Mid size (120×67×45 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)

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 significantly wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/2.8), has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,228k dots vs 460k dots), is much smaller (compact (102×58×41 mm) vs large (133×94×127 mm)), takes significantly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.8 MP) and shoots faster continuously (24 fps vs 11 fps).

However, on average it has much less zoom (2.9x vs 60x), doesn't have a touch screen, lacks and external mic jack, has a significantly shorter battery life (220 shots vs 420 shots) and doesn't have a built-in GPS.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
6 months older
$1,367 - $1,398

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200
4 years older
$400

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ200 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Much longer battery life: 540 shots vs 220 shots
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ200 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Significantly larger: Professional size (125×87×110 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)

common strengths of the DMC-FZ200 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Flip-out screens
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900
1 year older
$499 - $597

Significant advantages of the P900 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Much more zoom: 83.3x vs 2.9x
  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly longer battery life: 360 shots vs 220 shots

Significant disadvantages of the P900 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Much larger: Large (140×103×137 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the P900 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Flip-out screens
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Popularity: 626 vs 534

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)
similar age

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

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

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Much larger: Large (138×102×135 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000) and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP
  • Flip-out screens

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100
6 years older
$410

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ100 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Supports an external flash
  • Significantly longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 30 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ100 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the DMC-FZ100 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (124×81×95 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Flip-out screens
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)
3 months newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Much more zoom: 60x vs 2.9x
  • Significantly better wide angle: 20 mm vs 24 mm
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Much larger: Large (130×94×119 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Announced: January 2017 vs October 2016
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

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 slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), has a significantly wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/3.1), has a significantly higher resolution screen (1,228k dots vs 230k dots), takes significantly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.8 MP) and has a screen which flips out.

However, on average it doesn't have a touch screen, has a slightly shorter battery life (220 shots vs 300 shots), is slightly more expensive ($998.00 vs $299.00) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/3200 of a second).

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)

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

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
  • Many fewer focus points: 49 vs 315

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
$299 - $397

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

  • Significantly more zoom: 35x vs 2.9x
  • Much 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
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

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

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS
6 years older
$329

Significant advantages of the SX210 IS (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the SX210 IS (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.1 vs f/1.8
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,228k dots

common strengths of the SX210 IS and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

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 920k dots), shoots faster continuously (24 fps vs 3 fps), has a screen which flips out, has much more focus points (315 vs 9) and is newer (october 2016 vs february 2016).

However, on average it much smaller viewfinder (0.22x vs 0.59x), doesn't have a touch screen, has a much smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 22.5x15mm), has a lower quality type of viewfinder (digital vs pentaprism) and lacks and external mic jack.

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
7 months older
$328 - $649 (body only)
$343 - $449 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.50x vs 0.22x
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Many fewer focus points: 9 vs 315
  • Shoots much slower: 3 fps vs 24 fps
  • Much lower resolution screen: 920k dots vs 1,228k dots

common strengths of the Rebel T6 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Light weight: 485 g vs 299 g

Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D
7 months older
$909 - $1,099 (body only)
$1,149 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

  • Fast continuous shooting: 7 fps vs 24 fps
  • Flip-out screens
  • Many focus points: 45 vs 315