As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI is also often compared to pro digicams, mirrorless, boutiques, pro DSLRs, compacts and super zooms. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V(A) and the Alpha a6500) and Panasonic (such as the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200) and the Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15))

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.5), has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,228k dots vs 921k dots), takes slightly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 10.6 MP), has a touch screen and shoots faster continuously (24 fps vs 10 fps).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a significantly shorter battery life (240 shots vs 360 shots) and is slightly more expensive ($1,198.00 vs $448.00).

Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

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3 months older

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • Much longer battery life: 370 shots vs 240 shots
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Significantly longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 30 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Significantly fewer focus points: 49 vs 315
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200) and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

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

Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR
7 years older

Significant advantages of the F550 EXR (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the F550 EXR (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.8
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the F550 EXR and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)
2 years older

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

  • Shoots much faster: 50 fps vs 24 fps
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Longer battery life: 300 shots vs 240 shots

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

  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Significantly fewer focus points: 49 vs 315
  • Screen does not flip out

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

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Fast continuous shooting: 50 fps vs 24 fps
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

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 VI)

  • Has a GPS
  • Much longer battery life: 360 shots vs 240 shots

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

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.8
  • 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 VI

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

Leica C-Lux

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similar age
$1,050

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

  • Much longer battery life: 370 shots vs 240 shots
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Significantly longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 30 seconds

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

  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Significantly fewer focus points: 49 vs 315
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the C-Lux and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX30

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX30
3 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-QX30 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-QX30 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • No built-in flash
  • Narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.8
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the DSC-QX30 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

  • None found

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has way more more zoom (8.3x vs 2.9x), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO), has a touch screen, shoots faster continuously (24 fps vs 10 fps) and has a screen which flips out.

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/1.8), has a slightly shorter battery life (240 shots vs 280 shots), is thicker (1.7" vs 1.4"), is significantly more expensive ($1,198.00 vs $699.00) and doesn't support an external flash.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V(A)

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similar age
$899

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

  • Wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8

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

  • Much less zoom: 2.9x vs 8.3x
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V(A) and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • High resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

Fujifilm XF1

Fujifilm XF1
5 years older
$699

Significant advantages of the XF1 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • Wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8
  • Significantly thinner: 1.3" vs 1.7"
  • Faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the XF1 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • Much less zoom: 4x vs 8.3x
  • Significantly smaller sensor: 2/3" 8.8x6.6mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,228k dots

common strengths of the XF1 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

  • Great zoom: 4x vs 8.3x

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
4 years older
$574 - $648

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

  • Wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8
  • Significantly longer battery life: 320 shots vs 240 shots
  • Supports an external flash

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

  • Much less zoom: 2.9x vs 8.3x
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • No touch screen

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

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • High resolution screens: 1,229k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V
1 year older
$898 - $1,010

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

  • Wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8

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

  • Much less zoom: 2.9x vs 8.3x
  • No touch screen

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

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • High resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
3 years older
$798 - $836

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

  • Wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8

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

  • Much less zoom: 2.9x vs 8.3x
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • No touch screen

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

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • High resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
6 years older
$368 - $425

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

  • Wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8
  • Much longer battery life: 330 shots vs 240 shots
  • Significantly lighter: 213 g vs 301 g

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

  • Much less zoom: 3.6x vs 8.3x
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

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

  • Large sensors: 1" 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • High resolution screens: 1,229k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI 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 none), has a touch screen and shoots faster continuously (24 fps vs 6 fps).

However, on average it significantly smaller viewfinder (0.22x vs 0.61x), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 51,200 ISO), has a slightly smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs full frame 35.8x23.8mm), lacks and external mic jack and has a slightly shorter battery life (240 shots vs 400 shots).

Sony Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500
1 year older
$1,198 (body only)
$1,598 18-135mm lens

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

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Supports an external flash

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

  • 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 VI

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Many focus points: 425 vs 315
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

Fujifilm X-T100

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similar age
$599 - $600 (body only)
$599 - $717 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-T100 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • Significantly larger viewfinder: 0.61x vs 0.22x
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the X-T100 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • Shoots significantly slower: 6 fps vs 24 fps
  • Fewer focus points: 91 vs 315
  • Heavier: 448 g vs 301 g

common strengths of the X-T100 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Announced: May 2018 vs June 2018

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300
2 years older
$754 - $898 (body only)
$831 - $998 16-50mm lens

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

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Significantly longer battery life: 400 shots vs 240 shots

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

  • No touch screen
  • 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 VI

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Many focus points: 425 vs 315
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

Sony Alpha a7 III

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3 months older
$1,998 - $2,521 (body only)
$2,198 - $2,837 28-70mm lens

Significant advantages of the Alpha a7 III (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.78x vs 0.22x
  • Much longer battery life: 710 shots vs 240 shots
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the Alpha a7 III (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Shoots significantly slower: 10 fps vs 24 fps

common strengths of the Alpha a7 III and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Many focus points: 693 vs 315
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1
4 years older

Significant advantages of the DMC-GM1 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

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

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-GM1 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Screen does not flip out
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the DMC-GM1 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

  • Fairly small: Compact (99×55×30 mm) vs Mid size (102×58×43 mm)
  • Light weight: 204 g vs 301 g
  • Thin: 1.2" vs 1.7"

Panasonic Lumix DC-GF10 (GF90)

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Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-GF10 (GF90) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

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

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-GF10 (GF90) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Shoots significantly slower: 10 fps vs 24 fps

common strengths of the Lumix DC-GF10 (GF90) and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

  • Announced: February 2018 vs June 2018
  • Fairly small: Compact (107×65×33 mm) vs Mid size (102×58×43 mm)
  • Light weight: 270 g vs 301 g

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI compared to boutique competitors include: it has way more more zoom (8.3x vs 1x), has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,228k dots vs 921k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and has a touch screen.

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/2), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 51,200 ISO), has a marginally smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.6x15.6mm), slightly smaller viewfinder (0.22x vs 0.67x) and lacks and external mic jack.

Fujifilm X100F

Fujifilm X100F
1 year older
$1,099 - $1,299

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

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/2.8
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Significantly longer battery life: 390 shots vs 240 shots

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

  • Shoots much slower: 8 fps vs 24 fps
  • No touch screen
  • Screen does not flip out

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

  • Many focus points: 325 vs 315
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Each has a built-in flash

Nikon Coolpix A

Nikon Coolpix A
5 years older
$600

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

  • Supports an external flash

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

  • Much less zoom: 1x vs 8.3x
  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the Coolpix A and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

  • Fairly small: Mid size (111×64×40 mm) vs Mid size (102×58×43 mm)
  • Light weight: 299 g vs 301 g
  • Each has a built-in flash

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100
3 years older
$590 - $598

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

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.7 vs f/2.8
  • Supports an external flash
  • Much 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 VI)

  • Shoots much slower: 11 fps vs 24 fps
  • No touch screen
  • Screen does not flip out

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

  • Incredible zoom: 3.1x vs 8.3x
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Fast continuous shooting: 11 fps vs 24 fps

Fujifilm XF10

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similar age
$499

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

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 51,200 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 XF10 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • Shoots much slower: 6 fps vs 24 fps
  • Screen does not flip out
  • Significantly fewer focus points: 91 vs 315

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

  • Fairly small: Mid size (113×64×41 mm) vs Mid size (102×58×43 mm)
  • Have touch screens
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI compared to pro DSLR competitors include: it has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has a touch screen, shoots faster continuously (24 fps vs 4.5 fps), has a screen which flips out and has much more focus points (315 vs 11).

However, on average it much smaller viewfinder (0.22x vs 0.72x), has a significantly smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs full frame 35.8x23.9mm), has a lower quality type of viewfinder (digital vs pentaprism), lacks and external mic jack and has a slightly shorter battery life (240 shots vs 980 shots).

Sony SLT A77

Sony SLT-A77
6 years older
$1,967 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the SLT A77 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.72x vs 0.22x
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the SLT A77 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Many fewer focus points: 19 vs 315
  • Shoots much slower: 12 fps vs 24 fps

common strengths of the SLT A77 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

  • Flip-out screens
  • Fairly small: Professional size (143×104×81 mm) vs Mid size (102×58×43 mm)
  • Light weight: 732 g vs 301 g

Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D
5 years older
$999 - $1,029 (body only)
$1,499 - $1,999 24-105mm lens

Significant advantages of the 6D (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.71x vs 0.22x
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the 6D (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Many fewer focus points: 11 vs 315
  • Shoots much slower: 4.5 fps vs 24 fps

common strengths of the 6D and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

  • Fairly small: Professional size (145×111×71 mm) vs Mid size (102×58×43 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.8" vs 1.7"
  • Light weight: 770 g vs 301 g

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI compared to compact competitors include: it has a built-in flash, has way more more zoom (8.3x vs 5x), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2"), has a much higher resolution screen (1,228k dots vs 230k dots) and has better image stabilization (lens vs digital).

However, on average it is much larger (mid size (102×58×43 mm) vs super compact (65×45×35 mm)), lacks and external mic jack, is thicker (1.7" vs 0.9"), is much heavier (301 g vs 146 g) and is much more expensive ($1,198.00 vs $487.72).

Leica C-LUX C-Lux 3

Leica C-LUX 3
6 years older

Significant advantages of the C-Lux 3 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (96×52×22 mm) vs Mid size (102×58×43 mm)
  • Much thinner: 0.9" vs 1.7"
  • Much lighter: 146 g vs 301 g

Significant disadvantages of the C-Lux 3 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 8.3x
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,228k dots

common strengths of the C-Lux 3 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

  • Great zoom: 5x vs 8.3x
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

GoPro Hero6 Black

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8 months older
$488

Significant advantages of the Hero6 Black (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (65×45×35 mm) vs Mid size (102×58×43 mm)
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Significantly thinner: 1.4" vs 1.7"

Significant disadvantages of the Hero6 Black (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • No built-in flash
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2" vs 3"

common strengths of the Hero6 Black and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

  • Have touch screens
  • Fast continuous shooting: 30 fps vs 24 fps

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), is much smaller (mid size (102×58×43 mm) vs large (138×102×135 mm)), takes slightly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 11.8 MP), shoots faster continuously (24 fps vs 12 fps) and has a slightly larger sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/1.8" 7.44x5.58mm).

However, on average it has significantly less zoom (8.3x vs 125x), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO), lacks and external mic jack, has a significantly shorter battery life (240 shots vs 400 shots) and doesn't support an external flash.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV

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8 months older
$1,698

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • Much longer battery life: 400 shots vs 240 shots
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • Much larger: Large (133×94×145 mm) vs Mid size (102×58×43 mm)
  • Much thicker: 5.7" vs 1.7"
  • Much heavier: 1,095 g vs 301 g

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP
  • Fast continuous shooting: 24 fps vs 24 fps
  • Have touch screens

Nikon Coolpix P1000

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similar age
$997

Significant advantages of the Coolpix P1000 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • Much more zoom: 125x vs 8.3x
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix P1000 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • Much larger: 146×119×181 mm vs Mid size (102×58×43 mm)
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the Coolpix P1000 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

  • Announced: July 2018 vs June 2018
  • Popularity: 238 vs 414

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 VI)

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Significantly longer battery life: 350 shots vs 240 shots
  • 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 VI)

  • Much larger: Large (138×102×135 mm) vs Mid size (102×58×43 mm)
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Significantly fewer focus points: 49 vs 315

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

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

Olympus Stylus 1s

Olympus Stylus 1s
3 years older
$1,976

Significant advantages of the 1s (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • Much longer battery life: 450 shots vs 240 shots
  • Supports an external flash
  • Significantly longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 30 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the 1s (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI)

  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Shoots much slower: 7 fps vs 24 fps

common strengths of the 1s and Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

  • Very small: Standard size (116×87×57 mm) vs Mid size (102×58×43 mm)
  • Have touch screens
  • Very thin: 2.2" vs 1.7"