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

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Fujifilm Finepix X10

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Overall image quality
Great image quality
66.0
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,229k dots
Color depth
Great color depth
22.6 bits
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
12.4 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm Finepix X10

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
200 fps
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
 
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Advantages of the Fujifilm X10

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High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 200 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability 1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
Focus points More focus points 49 vs 25
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Set focus accurately within the frame
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
Lowest price Cheaper $322.90 vs $415.89
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The best price we've seen is $93 cheaper (more than 20% 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
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality 66.0 vs 50.0
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More than 30% better image quality
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 1,229k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2.5x higher resolution screen
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO 390 ISO vs 245 ISO
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The DSC-RX100 has a slight edge (0.7 f-stops) in low noise, high ISO performance
Color depth Better color depth 22.6 bits vs 20.5 bits
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Distinguishes 2.1 more bits of color
Dynamic range More dynamic range 12.4 EV vs 11.3 EV
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1.1 f-stops more dynamic range
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
Light sensitivity (boost) Better boost ISO 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
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The DSC-RX100's boost ISO is 1 f-stop better
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The DSC-RX100's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Weight Lighter 213 g vs 350 g
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Around 40% lighter
Thickness Thinner 1.4" vs 2.2"
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Around 40% thinner
Battery life Longer battery life 330 shots vs 300 shots
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10% more shots per battery charge
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Aperture Very wide aperture Help
              X10:f/2.0
              DSC-RX100:f/1.8
              Sensor size Large sensors Help
              X10:2/3" 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
              X10:12 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
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              X10:4x
              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
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              X10:3,200 ISO
              DSC-RX100:6,400 ISO

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $338 - $398

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              True resolution Takes slightly lower resolution photos
              Startup delay Has significantly more startup delay
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $348 - $448

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              True resolution Takes slightly lower resolution photos
              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Pro digicam

              $500 - $598

              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $499

              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Startup delay Has significantly less startup delay
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              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
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Boutique

              $511 - $549

              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Low light performance Is significantly less noisy at high ISO
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $220 - $249

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life

              Fujifilm Finepix X10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm XF1

              Fujifilm XF1

              Pro digicam

              $185 - $215

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen size Larger screen
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Low light performance More noise at high ISO
              Nikon Coolpix P7100

              Nikon Coolpix P7100

              Pro digicam

              $500

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Sensor size Smaller sensor

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $449 - $451

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Sensor size Much smaller sensor
              Low light performance More noise at high ISO
              Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

              Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

              Boutique

              $799

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range
              True resolution Much lower true resolution
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              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

              Pro digicam

              $648 - $698

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
              Weight Heavier
              Lowest price More expensive

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              adhit (4:53 PM, January 26, 2013)
              and still I love fuji x10
               
              hec (5:41 PM, September 18, 2012)
              RX100 is truly pocketable....... X10 is not. And Fuji has a smaller sensor