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

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,229k dots
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
12.4 EV
True resolution
High true resolution
20 MP
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix x20

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
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Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
 
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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 Significantly better macro capability 1 cm vs 5 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 1 f-stop better
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 Significantly cheaper $59.00 vs $375.39
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The best price we've seen is $316 cheaper (6.4x 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
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)
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
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 Large sensors Help
x20:2/3" 8.8x6.6mm
DSC-RX100:Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
Supports RAW RAW support Help
Better editing
True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
x20:12 MP
DSC-RX100:20 MP
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
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
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
x20:$59.00
DSC-RX100:$375.39
Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
30 seconds
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
Missing that film look
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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Disadvantages

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Pro digicam

$619 - $648

Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
Lowest price Is much more expensive
Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$396 - $449

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$308 - $398

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
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$499 - $507

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Startup delay Has significantly less startup delay
Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Weight Is slightly heavier
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$549

Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
Low light performance Is significantly less noisy at high ISO
Lowest price Is much more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Boutique

Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
Low light performance Is significantly less noisy at high ISO
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Pro digicam

$299

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Weight Is slightly heavier

Fujifilm FinePix x20 Competitors

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Disadvantages

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$360 - $568

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 X100s

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Boutique

$1,099 - $1,299

Sensor size Much larger sensor
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Fujifilm FinePix X100

Fujifilm FinePix X100

Boutique

$660

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Battery life Longer battery life
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Fujifilm X30

Fujifilm X30

Pro digicam

$599

Battery life Much longer battery life
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Lowest price Much more expensive

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 Competitors

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Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Pro digicam

$798

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Lowest price Significantly more expensive
Weight Heavier
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Travel zoom

$368

3D Takes 3D photos
Wide angle Better wide angle
Sensor size Much smaller sensor
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 - $410 with 16-50mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

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