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 G7 X Mark II and the PowerShot G7 X)

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), focuses automatically (phase detection vs contrast detection), has much more focus points (315 vs 31), is newer (october 2016 vs september 2014) and has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it doesn't have a touch screen, has a slightly shorter battery life (220 shots vs 280 shots) and is slightly more expensive ($998.00 vs $649.00).

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
7 months older
$679 - $789

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: 9,764 vs 8,257

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
1 year older
$836 - $898

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
  • Popularity: 6,435 vs 8,257

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

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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

  • 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
$748

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 G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X
2 years older
$649

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

  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the G7 X (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 G7 X and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Popularity: 5,524 vs 8,257

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V compared to boutique competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/2.8), has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,228k dots vs 1,040k dots), is slightly smaller (compact (102×58×41 mm) vs standard size (127×74×52 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and shoots faster continuously (24 fps vs 6 fps).

However, on average it slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 51,200 ISO), doesn't have a touch screen, has a marginally smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs full frame 35.9x24mm), much smaller viewfinder (0.22x vs 0.67x) and has a slightly shorter battery life (220 shots vs 300 shots).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100
2 years older
$539 - $698

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

  • Much 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
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • 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

Fujifilm X70

Fujifilm X70
8 months older
$616 - $699

Significant advantages of the X70 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly longer battery life: 330 shots vs 220 shots
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 51,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the X70 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Shoots much slower: 8 fps vs 24 fps
  • Significantly fewer focus points: 77 vs 315

common strengths of the X70 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Fairly small: Mid size (113×64×44 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Flip-out screens
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II
1 year older
$3,898

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

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.74x vs 0.22x
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 102,400 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Has an external mic jack

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

  • Wide aperture: f/2 vs f/1.8
  • Fairly small: Standard size (113×65×72 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • High resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,228k dots

Ricoh GR II

Ricoh GR II
1 year older
$597

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

  • 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)
  • High resolution screens: 1,230k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Light weight: 251 g vs 299 g

Fujifilm FinePix X100T

Fujifilm FinePix X100T
2 years older
$1,007 - $1,299

Significant advantages of the X100T (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Significantly longer battery life: 330 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 X100T (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Shoots much slower: 6 fps vs 24 fps
  • Slower autofocus: Hybrid detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the X100T and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Wide aperture: f/2 vs f/1.8
  • Fairly small: Standard size (127×74×52 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Light weight: 440 g vs 299 g

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II
2 years older
$548 - $699

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

  • Wide aperture: f/2 vs f/1.8
  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Flip-out screens

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 1,036k 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 hybrid detection) and is newer (october 2016 vs february 2015).

However, on average it significantly smaller viewfinder (0.22x vs 0.55x), takes slightly lower resolution photos (20 MP vs 24 MP), doesn't have a touch screen, has a slightly smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm) and doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED).

Sony Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500
similar age
$1,398 (body only)
$1,750 16-50mm lens

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

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has an external mic jack

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

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

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300
8 months older
$970 - $998 (body only)
$1,057 - $1,148 16-50mm lens

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

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Larger viewfinder: 0.46x vs 0.22x

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

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

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
2 years older
$548 (body only)
$698 16-50mm lens

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

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.70x vs 0.22x
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has an external mic jack

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

Fujifilm X-T2

Fujifilm X-T2
3 months older
$1,599 (body only)
$1,899 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-T2 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Significantly larger viewfinder: 0.50x vs 0.22x

Significant disadvantages of the X-T2 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Shoots slower: 14 fps vs 24 fps
  • Larger: Standard size (133×92×49 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Significantly heavier: 507 g vs 299 g

common strengths of the X-T2 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

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

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10
2 years older
$499 - $649 (body only)
$590 - $699 14-42mm lens

Significant advantages of the E-M10 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Significantly larger viewfinder: 0.55x vs 0.22x
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the E-M10 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Significantly fewer focus points: 81 vs 315

common strengths of the E-M10 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • High resolution screens: 1,400k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Flip-out screens

Samsung NX500

Samsung NX500
1 year older
$785 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX500 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the NX500 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Shoots significantly slower: 9 fps vs 24 fps
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the NX500 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Flip-out screens
  • Many focus points: 209 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 (138×102×135 mm)), takes slightly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP), shoots faster continuously (24 fps vs 7 fps) and has a marginally larger sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm).

However, on average it has way more less zoom (2.9x vs 83.3x), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO), doesn't have a touch screen, slightly smaller viewfinder (0.22x vs 0.27x) and lacks and external mic jack.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
6 months older
$1,598

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-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)

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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

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: 11,278 vs 8,257

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/3.4), 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 significantly larger sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm).

However, on average it has significantly less zoom (2.9x vs 35x), doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a significantly shorter battery life (220 shots vs 360 shots), is significantly more expensive ($998.00 vs $342.79) 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
$343 - $397

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

  • Significantly more zoom: 35x vs 2.9x
  • 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
  • Significantly 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 SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
7 months older
$275 - $329

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-HX80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80
7 months older
$338

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • More zoom: 30x vs 2.9x
  • Significantly longer battery life: 390 shots vs 220 shots

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/1.8
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 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

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
  • More zoom: 30x vs 2.9x
  • 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
  • Significantly 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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V
3 years older
$450

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX50V (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Has a GPS
  • More zoom: 30x vs 2.9x
  • Much longer battery life: 400 shots vs 220 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX50V (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/1.8
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the DSC-HX50V and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • High resolution screens: 921k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

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 significantly higher resolution screen (1,228k dots vs 1,040k 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).

Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D
7 months older
$1,099 (body only)
$1,249 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

Nikon D5600

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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 D5500

Nikon D5500
1 year older
$597 (body only)
$549 - $697 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5500 (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 D5500 (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 D5500 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 D7200

Nikon D7200
1 year older
$782 - $997 (body only)
$1,090 - $1,297 18-140mm lens

Significant advantages of the D7200 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.61x vs 0.22x
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"

Significant disadvantages of the D7200 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

  • Many fewer focus points: 51 vs 315
  • Shoots much slower: 6 fps vs 24 fps
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the D7200 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

  • Very high resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Lots of focus points: 51 vs 315

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
2 years older
$419 (body only)
$419 - $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

  • Light weight: 430 g vs 299 g