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

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

100

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Fujifilm Finepix X10

51

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.8
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,229k dots
Great color depth
Color depth
22.6 bits
Wide dynamic range
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
 

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm X10

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Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
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
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
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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
Overall image quality
Significantly better image quality
66.0 vs 50.0
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More than 30% better image quality
Dynamic range
More dynamic range
12.4 EV vs 11.3 EV
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1.1 f-stops more dynamic range
Color depth
Better color depth
22.6 bits vs 20.5 bits
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Distinguishes 2.1 more bits of color
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
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
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
Battery life
Longer battery life
330 shots vs 300 shots
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10% more shots per battery charge
Thickness
Thinner
1.4" vs 2.2"
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Around 40% thinner
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent pro digicams, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              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
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
              X10:12 MP
              DSC-RX100:20 MP
              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
              X10:4x
              DSC-RX100:3.6x

              Compared to recent pro digicams

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              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
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              X10:3,200 ISO
              DSC-RX100:6,400 ISO
              Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
              slower focusing

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $391 - $399

              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
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $345 - $348

              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
              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $449

              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Startup delay Has significantly less startup delay
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Boutique

              $549 - $1,227

              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
              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Pro digicam

              $599 - $620

              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 S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $179 - $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
              Olympus XZ-2 iHS

              Olympus XZ-2 iHS

              Pro digicam

              $372

              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization

              Fujifilm Finepix X10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix X100

              Fujifilm FinePix X100

              Boutique

              $671

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Fujifilm XF1

              Fujifilm XF1

              Pro digicam

              $168 - $293

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Low light performance More noise at high ISO
              Fujifilm X30

              Fujifilm X30

              Pro digicam

              $519 - $599

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Heavier

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

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              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

              Pro digicam

              $598 - $648

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Weight Heavier
              Lowest price More expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $348 - $368

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

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $448 body only

              $598 - $600 with 16-50mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Size Larger

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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