Updated (June, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix x20 vs Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sensor size
Large sensor
Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.8
Overall image quality
Great image quality
66.0
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,229k dots
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix x20

Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm x20

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Autofocus Faster autofocus Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
External mic jack Has an external mic jack Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The x20's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability 1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
External flash Supports an external flash Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 12 fps vs 10 fps
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20% faster continuous shooting
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $499.00 vs $535.79
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The best price we've seen is $37 cheaper (around 10% less)
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-RX100

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Sensor size Much larger sensor Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 2/3" 8.8x6.6mm
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2x larger sensor
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 1,229k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2.5x higher resolution screen
True resolution Much higher true resolution 20 MP vs 12 MP
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Capture around 70% more detail in your photos
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Aperture Wider aperture f/1.8 vs f/2.0
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-RX100's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Size Smaller 101x58x35 mm vs 117x70x57 mm
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2.2x smaller
Battery life Longer battery life 330 shots vs 270 shots
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More than 20% more shots per battery charge
Weight Lighter 213 g vs 353 g
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Around 40% lighter
Thickness Thinner 1.4" vs 2.2"
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Around 40% thinner
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similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Aperture Very wide aperture Help
x20:f/2.0
DSC-RX100:f/1.8
Sensor size Very large sensors Help
x20:2/3" 8.8x6.6mm
DSC-RX100:Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
x20:12 MP
DSC-RX100:20 MP
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
1080p @ 60fps
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
Supports RAW RAW support Help
Better editing
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Lowest price Very expensive Help
x20:$499.00
DSC-RX100:$535.79
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
28 mm
Zoom Poor zoom Help
x20:4x
DSC-RX100:3.6x

Compared to recent pro digicams

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
30 seconds
GPS No built-in GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II

Pro digicam

$698 - $730

Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$398

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Light sensitivity (boost) Much lower boost light sensitivity
True resolution Takes significantly lower resolution photos
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$499

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Longest exposure Much longer exposures
Weight Is slightly heavier
Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$549 - $610

Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
Low light performance Is significantly less noisy at high ISO
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$449 - $450

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Boutique

$1,299

Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
Lowest price Is much more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Fujifilm FinePix X100

Fujifilm FinePix X100

Boutique

$869

Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
Lowest price Is much more expensive
Light sensitivity (boost) Much lower boost light sensitivity

Fujifilm FinePix x20 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$331 - $567

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Autofocus Slower autofocus
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Travel zoom

$389 - $449

Zoom More zoom
3D Takes 3D photos
Sensor size Much smaller sensor
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$235 - $359

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Sensor size Much smaller sensor
Overall image quality Much worse image quality

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