As well as being compared against other pro digicams, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA is also often compared to boutiques, travel zooms, mirrorless and super zooms. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA's top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix DC-LX100 II and the Lumix DC-GX9) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI and the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA compared to other pro digicam competitors include: it shoots faster continuously (24 fps vs 10 fps), uses fast phase detection autofocus (phase detection vs contrast detection), has significantly more focus points (315 vs 49), is newer (july 2018 vs may 2014) and has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none).

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V
1 year older
$998 - $1,010

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

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

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • High resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,228k dots

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
6 years older
$368 - $403

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

  • Significantly longer battery life: 330 shots vs 220 shots

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

  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Shoots much slower: 10 fps vs 24 fps

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

  • Large sensors: 1" 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • High resolution screens: 1,229k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)
1 year older

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

  • 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 VA)

  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Shoots much slower: 10 fps vs 24 fps

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

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
2 years older
$494 - $649

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

  • 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 VA)

  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Shoots much slower: 8 fps vs 24 fps
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

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

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
4 years older
$510 - $648

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

  • 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 VA)

  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Shoots much slower: 10 fps vs 24 fps

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

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • High resolution screens: 1,229k dots vs 1,228k dots

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
3 years older
$650 - $798

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

  • None found

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

  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Shoots slower: 16 fps vs 24 fps

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

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • High resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,228k dots

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA compared to boutique competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/2.8), is slightly smaller (compact (102×58×41 mm) vs standard size (115×78×51 mm)), shoots faster continuously (24 fps vs 9 fps), has a screen which flips out and uses fast phase detection autofocus (phase detection vs contrast detection).

However, on average it has way more less zoom (2.9x vs 3.1x), doesn't have a touch screen, has a marginally smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm), lacks and external mic jack and has a significantly shorter battery life (220 shots vs 330 shots).

Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

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similar age
$998

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-LX100 II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA)

  • Much more zoom: 3.1x vs 2.9x
  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly longer battery life: 340 shots vs 220 shots

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-LX100 II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA)

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

common strengths of the Lumix DC-LX100 II and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

  • Wide aperture: f/1.7 vs f/1.8
  • Fairly small: Standard size (115×66×64 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Fujifilm X100F

Fujifilm X100F
1 year older
$990 - $1,299

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

  • 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 VA)

  • Shoots much slower: 8 fps vs 24 fps
  • Screen does not flip out
  • Heavier: 469 g vs 299 g

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

  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Built-in flashes
  • Inexpensive: $989.99 vs $898.00

Leica D-Lux 7

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4 months newer
$1,192 - $1,195

Significant advantages of the D-Lux 7 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA)

  • Much more zoom: 3.1x vs 2.9x
  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly longer battery life: 340 shots vs 220 shots

Significant disadvantages of the D-Lux 7 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA)

  • 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 7 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

  • Wide aperture: f/1.7 vs f/1.8
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Fast continuous shooting: 11 fps vs 24 fps

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III

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9 months older
$899 - $1,099

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G1 X Mark III (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA)

  • Has a touch screen
  • More zoom: 3x vs 2.9x
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G1 X Mark III (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA)

  • Shoots much slower: 9 fps vs 24 fps
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8

common strengths of the PowerShot G1 X Mark III and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

  • Fairly small: Standard size (115×78×51 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Flip-out screens

Fujifilm XF10

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similar age
$449

Significant advantages of the XF10 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Significantly longer battery life: 330 shots vs 220 shots

Significant disadvantages of the XF10 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA)

  • Shoots much slower: 6 fps vs 24 fps
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the XF10 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

  • Fairly small: Mid size (113×64×41 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Light weight: 279 g vs 299 g

Leica CL

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7 months older
$2,495 - $2,795

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

  • Has a touch screen
  • Supports an external flash
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/8000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

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

  • Shoots much slower: 10 fps vs 24 fps
  • Screen does not flip out
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the CL and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

  • Fairly small: Standard size (131×78×45 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Fast continuous shooting: 10 fps vs 24 fps
  • Thin: 1.8" vs 1.6"

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a much wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/3.5), has a significantly higher resolution screen (1,228k dots vs 230k dots), takes significantly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.8 MP), shoots faster continuously (24 fps vs 10 fps) and has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD).

However, on average it 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 less popular.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

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similar age
$1,198

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

  • Has a touch screen

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

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • High resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Very fast continuous shooting: 24 fps vs 24 fps

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS5
8 years older

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZS5 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA)

  • Significantly longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 30 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZS5 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/1.8
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the DMC-ZS5 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

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similar age
$448

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA)

  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA)

  • 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 Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

  • Flip-out screens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX95

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similar age
$614

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX95 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX95 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA)

  • 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 Cyber-shot DSC-HX95 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

  • Flip-out screens

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

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similar age
$359 - $399

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/1.8
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Lower resolution screen: 922k dots vs 1,228k dots

common strengths of the PowerShot SX740 HS and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

  • Flip-out screens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
3 years older
$448

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

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

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

  • 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 VA

  • Flip-out screens

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,228k dots vs 921k dots), has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none), has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), shoots faster continuously (24 fps vs 11 fps) and uses fast phase detection autofocus (phase detection vs contrast detection).

However, on average it significantly smaller viewfinder (0.22x vs 0.67x), 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 APS-C 23.5x15.6mm) and lacks and external mic jack.

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9

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5 months older
$898 12-60mm lens

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-GX9 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA)

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

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-GX9 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Shoots significantly slower: 9 fps vs 24 fps

common strengths of the Lumix DC-GX9 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

  • High resolution screens: 1,240k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Fairly small: Mid size (124×72×47 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Light weight: 407 g vs 299 g

Olympus PEN E-PL9

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5 months older
$549 - $599 (body only)
$649 - $650 14-42mm lens

Significant advantages of the PEN E-PL9 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the PEN E-PL9 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the PEN E-PL9 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

  • Fairly small: Mid size (117×68×39 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Thin: 1.5" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 380 g vs 299 g

Sony Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500
1 year older
$1,098 (body only)
$1,498 18-135mm lens

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

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

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

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly 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 VA

  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Fairly small: Mid size (120×67×53 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Each has a built-in flash

Sony a6400

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6 months newer
$898 - $900 (body only)
$998 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the a6400 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA)

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

Significant disadvantages of the a6400 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Shoots slower: 11 fps vs 24 fps
  • Thicker: 2.4" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the a6400 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Announced: January 2019 vs July 2018
  • Light weight: 403 g vs 299 g

Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5
3 years older
$443 10-30mm lens

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

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

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

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Lower resolution screen: 1,037k dots vs 1,228k dots

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

  • Fast continuous shooting: 60 fps vs 24 fps
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Fairly small: Compact (98×60×32 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7
5 years older

Significant advantages of the DMC-GX7 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA)

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

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-GX7 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Lower resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 1,228k dots

common strengths of the DMC-GX7 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

  • Light weight: 402 g vs 299 g
  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a significantly wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/3), has a significantly higher resolution screen (1,228k dots vs 460k dots), is significantly smaller (compact (102×58×41 mm) vs large (130×97×118 mm)), takes significantly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP) and shoots faster continuously (24 fps vs 9 fps).

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (2.9x vs 60x), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (24 mm vs 21 mm), slightly smaller viewfinder (0.22x vs 0.27x), lacks and external mic jack and has a much shorter battery life (220 shots vs 600 shots).

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

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similar age
$549

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 21 mm vs 24 mm
  • More zoom: 65x vs 2.9x
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/1.8
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Significantly larger: Large (127×91×117 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)

common strengths of the PowerShot SX70 HS and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

  • Fairly small: Large (127×91×117 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Light weight: 608 g vs 299 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)
1 year older

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

  • Much longer battery life: 350 shots vs 220 shots
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has an external mic jack

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

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

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

  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP
  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500
2 years older
$199 - $257

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA)

  • Much longer battery life: 600 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 B500 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3 vs f/1.8
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Shoots much slower: 7.4 fps vs 24 fps

common strengths of the Coolpix B500 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (114×78×95 mm) vs Compact (102×58×41 mm)
  • Thin: 3.7" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 541 g vs 299 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70
5 years older
$599

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

  • Much better wide angle: 20 mm vs 24 mm
  • Much longer battery life: 400 shots vs 220 shots
  • Supports an external flash

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

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

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

  • Light weight: 606 g vs 299 g