Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 vs Leica C Typ112

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
Leica C Typ112

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Large sensor
Sensor size
1" 13.2x8.8mm
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 Leica C Typ112

Size
Really small
Compact (103×63×28 mm)
Focus points
Many focus points
99
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
Weight
Light-weight
195 g

Items often bought with the Sony DSC-RX100 or Leica Typ112

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differences

Advantages of the Leica Typ112

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Focus points
Many more focus points
99 vs 25
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The Typ112's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Size
Smaller
103×63×28 mm vs 102×58×36 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Macro focus
Better macro capability
3.0 cm vs 5.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
Thickness
Significantly thinner
1.1" vs 1.4"
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More than 20% thinner
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
7.1x vs 3.6x
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4x more zoom
Longest exposure
Much longer exposures
60s vs 30s
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2x longer exposures
Weight
Lighter
195 g vs 213 g
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Around 10% lighter
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 1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
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More than 2.5x 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
Higher resolution screen
1,229k dots vs 920k dots
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More than 30% higher resolution screen
Battery life
Significantly longer battery life
330 shots vs 250 shots
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More than 30% more shots per battery charge
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)
Light sensitivity (boost)
Better boost ISO
25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
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The DSC-RX100's boost ISO is 2 f-stops better
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
10 fps vs 8 fps
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Around 30% faster continuous shooting
Lowest price
Significantly cheaper
$389.99 vs $669.00
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The best price we've seen is $279 cheaper (more than 40% less)
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similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths
Aperture Very wide aperture Help
Typ112f/2
DSC-RX100f/1.8
Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
Typ112920k dots
DSC-RX1001,229k dots
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
1080p @ 60fps
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
Focus points Many focus points Help
Typ11299
DSC-RX10025
Supports RAW RAW support Help
Better editing
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Longest exposure Long exposures Help
Typ11260s
DSC-RX10030s
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

Compared to recent pro digicams

Common Strengths
Size Fairly small Help
Typ112103×63×28 mm
DSC-RX100102×58×36 mm
Weight Light weight Help
Typ112195 g
DSC-RX100213 g
Common Weaknesses
External flash No external flash support Help
Less expandable
Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
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

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 slightly 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 much wider wide angle lens
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$349

Wide angle Has a much 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 IV

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Pro digicam

$948

Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
Lowest price Is much more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$399

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier
Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Pro digicam

$484 - $649

Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Thickness Is thicker
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$328

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier

Leica C Typ112 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)

Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)

Boutique

$947 - $1,052

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Sensor size Much larger sensor
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Size Much larger
Leica D-Lux 6

Leica D-Lux 6

Pro digicam

$782

Wide angle Much better wide angle
3D Takes 3D photos
Focus points Many fewer focus points
Size Much larger
Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$497 with 10-30mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Focus points Many more focus points
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Weight Heavier

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$428

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Much 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

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Sensor size Much smaller sensor
Aperture Much narrower aperture

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Leica C Typ112 Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
Leica C Typ112 Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

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