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, pro DSLRs, entry-level DSLRs and travel zooms. 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 G7 X Mark II and the PowerShot SX720 HS)

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 has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), shoots faster continuously (24 fps vs 10 fps), has a screen which flips out, focuses automatically (phase detection vs contrast detection) and has much more focus points (315 vs 31).

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 ($998.00 vs $479.00).

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 G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
7 months older
$679

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: 1,466 vs 888

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

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
4 years older
$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)

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

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

  • Each has a built-in flash

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II
3 months newer
$479

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

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 professional size (143×104×76 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), shoots faster continuously (24 fps vs 8 fps), has a screen which flips out and uses fast phase detection autofocus (phase detection vs contrast detection).

However, on average it slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 102,400 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 significantly shorter battery life (220 shots vs 390 shots).

Fujifilm X100F

Fujifilm X100F
3 months newer
$1,299 - $1,300

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
$519 - $798

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

  • Significantly larger viewfinder: 0.67x vs 0.22x
  • Longer battery life: 300 shots vs 220 shots
  • Supports an external flash

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

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

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
  • Longer battery life: 300 shots vs 220 shots
  • Supports an external flash

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

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

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

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

Sony Alpha a99 II

Sony Alpha a99 II
similar age
$3,198

Significant advantages of the Alpha a99 II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Much longer battery life: 490 shots vs 220 shots
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 102,400 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the Alpha a99 II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Much larger: Professional size (143×104×76 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Shoots much slower: 12 fps vs 24 fps

common strengths of the Alpha a99 II and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Very fast continuous shooting: 12 fps vs 24 fps
  • Flip-out screens
  • Many focus points: 399 vs 315

Ricoh GR II

Ricoh GR II
1 year older
$605 - $629

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
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

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"

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 10 fps), uses fast phase detection autofocus (phase detection vs hybrid 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 0.70x), doesn't have a touch screen, has a slightly smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm) and lacks and external mic jack.

Sony Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500
similar age
$1,398 (body only)
$1,585 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

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300
8 months older
$894 - $948 (body only)
$1,048 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
$498 (body only)
$588 - $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)

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)
3 months newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 30 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Significantly fewer focus points: 49 vs 315
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9) and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Flip-out screens
  • Announced: January 2017 vs October 2016
  • Fairly small: Compact (107×65×33 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)

Canon EOS M5

Canon EOS M5
similar age
$943 - $979 (body only)
$1,056 - $1,099 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)

  • Significantly 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
$849 - $899 (body only)
$949 - $950 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

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), is much smaller (compact (102×58×41 mm) vs large (130×94×119 mm)), takes slightly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP), shoots faster continuously (24 fps vs 9 fps) and has a screen which flips out.

However, on average it has much less zoom (2.9x vs 60x), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (24 mm vs 20 mm), doesn't have a touch screen, lacks and external mic jack and has a significantly shorter battery life (220 shots vs 400 shots).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
6 months older
$1,398 - $1,479

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

Canon PowerShot G3 X

Canon PowerShot G3 X
1 year older
$699 - $849

Significant advantages of the G3 X (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Significantly larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Higher resolution screen: 1,620k dots vs 1,228k dots

Significant disadvantages of the G3 X (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Many fewer focus points: 31 vs 315
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the G3 X and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • High resolution screens: 1,620k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP
  • Flip-out screens

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70
3 years older
$250

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ70 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Much more zoom: 60x vs 2.9x
  • Significantly better wide angle: 20 mm vs 24 mm
  • Much longer battery life: 400 shots vs 220 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ70 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Much larger: Large (130×97×118 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,228k dots

common strengths of the DMC-FZ70 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V compared to pro DSLR competitors include: it has image stabilization (lens vs none), shoots faster continuously (24 fps vs 6 fps), has a screen which flips out, has much more focus points (315 vs 39) and is newer (october 2016 vs october 2013).

However, on average it has a significantly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), much smaller viewfinder (0.22x vs 0.70x), has a much smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs full frame 35.9x24mm), has a lower quality type of viewfinder (digital vs pentaprism) and lacks and external mic jack.

Nikon D750

Nikon D750
2 years older
$1,532 - $1,897 (body only)
$2,201 - $2,397 24-120mm lens

Significant advantages of the D750 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.70x vs 0.22x
  • Significantly larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"

Significant disadvantages of the D750 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Many fewer focus points: 51 vs 315
  • Shoots much slower: 6.5 fps vs 24 fps
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the D750 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Flip-out screens
  • Fairly small: Professional size (141×113×78 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 1.6"

Nikon D610

Nikon D610
3 years older
$1,497 (body only)
$1,586 - $1,997 24-85mm lens

Significant advantages of the D610 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.70x vs 0.22x
  • Significantly larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"

Significant disadvantages of the D610 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Many fewer focus points: 39 vs 315
  • Shoots much slower: 6 fps vs 24 fps
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the D610 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Fairly small: Professional size (141×113×82 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Light weight: 760 g vs 299 g
  • Inexpensive: $1,496.95 vs $998.00

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 image stabilization (lens vs none), shoots faster continuously (24 fps vs 5 fps), has a screen which flips out and has much more focus points (315 vs 11).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), much smaller viewfinder (0.22x vs 0.59x), takes significantly lower resolution photos (20 MP vs 24.2 MP), doesn't have a touch screen and has a much smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm).

Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600
similar age
$697 (body only)
$797 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5600 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.54x vs 0.22x
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"

Significant disadvantages of the D5600 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Many fewer focus points: 39 vs 315
  • Shoots much slower: 5 fps vs 24 fps
  • Much lower resolution screen: 1,037k dots vs 1,228k dots

common strengths of the D5600 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Flip-out screens
  • Many focus points: 39 vs 315
  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (124×97×70 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
2 years older
$431 (body only)
$399 - $447 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3300 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.55x vs 0.22x
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the D3300 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Many fewer focus points: 11 vs 315
  • Shoots much slower: 5 fps vs 24 fps
  • Much lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,228k dots

common strengths of the D3300 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (124×98×76 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Light weight: 430 g vs 299 g

Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D
7 months older
$1,099 (body only)
$1,152 - $1,599 18-135mm 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

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 much wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/3.3), has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,228k dots vs 922k dots), takes significantly 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 slightly shorter battery life (220 shots vs 360 shots) and is significantly more expensive ($998.00 vs $274.20).

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"

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
7 months older
$274 - $349

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Significantly more zoom: 40x vs 2.9x
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/1.8
  • Many fewer focus points: 9 vs 315
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the PowerShot SX720 HS and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • High resolution screens: 922k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

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
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

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