As well as being compared against other ultra compacts, the Sony DSC-RX0 is also often compared to travel zooms, pro digicams and compacts. The Sony DSC-RX0's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI and the Cybershot DSC-RX100) and GoPro (such as the Hero6 Black and the Fusion)

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-RX0 compared to other ultra compact competitors include: it is significantly smaller (ultra compact (59×41×30 mm) vs ultra compact (91×52×20 mm)), takes significantly higher resolution photos (15.4 MP vs 9 MP), much higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO), shoots faster continuously (16 fps vs 10 fps) and has a much larger sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.5" 5.9x4.43mm).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/4 vs f/2.4), doesn't have a built-in flash, has a much smaller screen (1.5" vs 2.7"), is thicker (1.2" vs 0.8") and is slightly more expensive ($760.20 vs $457.39).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1
8 years older
$457

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX1 (vs the DSC-RX0)

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Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX1 (vs the DSC-RX0)

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common strengths of the DSC-WX1 and DSC-RX0

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compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-RX0 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has an external mic jack, is slightly lighter (110 g vs 301 g), is significantly less expensive ($760.20 vs $1,164.00) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/32000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

However, on average it has a much narrower aperture (f/4 vs f/2.8), doesn't have a built-in flash, has a much smaller screen (1.5" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,228k dots) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (15.4 MP vs 20 MP).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

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9 months newer
$1,198

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI (vs the DSC-RX0)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.5"
  • Built-in flash
  • Much wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/4

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI (vs the DSC-RX0)

  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/32000 of a second

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI and DSC-RX0

  • Fast continuous shooting: 24 fps vs 16 fps
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 15.4 MP
  • Very large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-RX0 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it is much smaller (ultra compact (59×41×30 mm) vs compact (102×58×36 mm)), much higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO), shoots faster continuously (16 fps vs 10 fps), has an external mic jack and is newer (august 2017 vs june 2012).

However, on average it has a much narrower aperture (f/4 vs f/1.8), doesn't have a built-in flash, has a much smaller screen (1.5" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,229k dots) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (15.4 MP vs 20 MP).

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
5 years older
$403 - $448

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the DSC-RX0)

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Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the DSC-RX0)

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common strengths of the DSC-RX100 and DSC-RX0

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compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-RX0 compared to compact competitors include: it is much smaller (ultra compact (59×41×30 mm) vs compact (74×75×40 mm)), has a much larger sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm), has an external mic jack, is newer (august 2017 vs april 2017) and is thinner (1.2" vs 1.6").

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (1.5" vs 2"), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (16 fps vs 30 fps) and is slightly more expensive ($760.20 vs $498.37).

GoPro Hero6 Black

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similar age
$498

Significant advantages of the Hero6 Black (vs the DSC-RX0)

  • Much larger screen: 2" vs 1.5"
  • Shoots much faster: 30 fps vs 16 fps
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the Hero6 Black (vs the DSC-RX0)

  • Much larger: Super compact (65×45×35 mm) vs Ultra compact (59×41×30 mm)

common strengths of the Hero6 Black and DSC-RX0

  • Very small: Super compact (65×45×35 mm) vs Ultra compact (59×41×30 mm)
  • Fast continuous shooting: 30 fps vs 16 fps
  • You can plug a microphone into both of these

GoPro Fusion

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4 months older
$591

Significant advantages of the Fusion (vs the DSC-RX0)

  • Shoots much faster: 30 fps vs 16 fps

Significant disadvantages of the Fusion (vs the DSC-RX0)

  • Much larger: Compact (74×75×40 mm) vs Ultra compact (59×41×30 mm)
  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • Much smaller sensor: 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm

common strengths of the Fusion and DSC-RX0

  • Fast continuous shooting: 30 fps vs 16 fps