Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 vs Fujifilm FinePix x20

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
Fujifilm FinePix x20

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Large sensor
Sensor size
1" 13.2x8.8mm
Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.8
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,229k dots
Great color depth
Color depth
22.6 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix x20

External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
Macro focus
Great macro
1.0 cm
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel

Items often bought with the Sony DSC-RX100 or Fujifilm x20

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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
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
1.0 cm vs 5.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The x20's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
12 fps vs 10 fps
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20% faster continuous shooting
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Lowest price
Cheaper
$57.00 vs $389.99
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The best price we've seen is $333 cheaper (6.8x less)
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-RX100

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Sensor size
Much larger sensor
1" 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" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/1.8 vs f/2
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-RX100's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Size
Smaller
102×58×36 mm vs 117×70×57 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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recommendations

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similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths
Aperture Very wide aperture Help
x20f/2
DSC-RX100f/1.8
Supports RAW RAW support Help
Better editing
Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
x2012 fps
DSC-RX10010 fps
Sensor size Large sensors Help
x202/3" 8.8x6.6mm
DSC-RX1001" 13.2x8.8mm
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Longest exposure Long exposures Help
30 seconds
Common Weaknesses
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
28 mm
Zoom Poor zoom Help
x204x
DSC-RX1003.6x

Compared to recent pro digicams

Common Strengths

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

Common Weaknesses
GPS No built-in GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Pro digicam

$598

Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Pro digicam

$798

Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$399

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Startup delay Has significantly less startup delay
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Weight Is slightly heavier
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$349

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$328

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Light sensitivity (boost) Significantly lower boost light sensitivity
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$698 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Travel zoom

$257

Zoom Has slightly more zoom
Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures

Fujifilm FinePix x20 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm X30

Fujifilm X30

Pro digicam

$411 - $600

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Battery life Much longer battery life
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Size Slightly larger
Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$449

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Battery life Longer battery life
Autofocus Slower autofocus
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Fujifilm FinePix X100

Fujifilm FinePix X100

Boutique

$645

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Battery life Longer battery life
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Boutique

$1,055

Sensor size Much larger sensor
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Autofocus Slower autofocus

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$428

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Wide angle Better wide angle
Sensor size Much smaller sensor
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500

Travel zoom

$328 - $394

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Wide angle Better wide angle
Sensor size Much smaller sensor
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Pro digicam

$484 - $649

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

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