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

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 vs Fujifilm FinePix x20

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
Fujifilm FinePix x20

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

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

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix x20

Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
12 fps
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 cm

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix x20. Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100.

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 faster
12 fps vs 10 fps
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20% faster continuous shooting
Lowest price
Much cheaper
$57.00 vs $369.99
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The best price we've seen is $313 cheaper (6.5x 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
True resolution
Much higher true resolution
20 MP vs 12 MP
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Capture around 70% more detail in your photos
Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
1,229k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2.5x higher resolution 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)
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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recommendations

Snapsort can't make a recommendation (yet) because it doesn't have enough data yet about the Fujifilm x20.

similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths
Aperture Very wide aperture Help
x20f/2.0
DSC-RX100f/1.8
Sensor size Very large sensors Help
x202/3" 8.8x6.6mm
DSC-RX1001" 13.2x8.8mm
True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
x2012 MP
DSC-RX10020 MP
Supports RAW RAW support Help
Better editing
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
x2012 fps
DSC-RX10010 fps
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Common Weaknesses
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
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
GPS No built-in GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
Missing that film look

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

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
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 much 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 much 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 much more expensive
Weight Is slightly heavier
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$328 - $398

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Light sensitivity (boost) Significantly lower boost light sensitivity
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$291 body only

$330 - $398 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$399

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

Fujifilm FinePix x20 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm X30

Fujifilm X30

Pro digicam

$440 - $599

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Battery life Much longer battery life
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Lowest price Much more expensive
Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$398

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
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Fujifilm X-M1

Fujifilm X-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$329 - $350 body only

$1,000 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Autofocus Slower autofocus

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Travel zoom

$247 - $348

3D Takes 3D photos
Wide angle Better wide angle
Sensor size Much smaller sensor
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$698 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Focus points Many more focus points
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Size Larger

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Fujifilm FinePix x20 Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

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