Updated (September, 2013): Compare the Leica C Typ112 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
Size
Really small
Compact 101x58x35 mm
Color depth
Great color depth
22.6 bits
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
12.4 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Leica C Typ112

Size
Really small
Compact 103x63x28 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Focus points
Many focus points
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Advantages of the Leica Typ112

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Focus points Significantly 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 1 f-stop better
Size Smaller 103x63x28 mm vs 101x58x35 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Macro focus Better macro capability 3 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
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
Thickness Thinner 1.1" vs 1.4"
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More than 20% thinner
Longest exposure Significantly 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
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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 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
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)
Battery life Longer battery life 330 shots vs 250 shots
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More than 30% more shots per battery charge
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
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 10 fps vs 8 fps
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Around 30% faster continuous shooting
Lowest price Cheaper $402.29 vs $595.89
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The best price we've seen is $194 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Aperture Very wide aperture Help
Typ112:f/2.0
DSC-RX100:f/1.8
Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
Typ112:920k dots
DSC-RX100:1,229k dots
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
Supports RAW RAW support Help
Better editing
True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
Typ112:12 MP
DSC-RX100:20 MP
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Longest exposure Long exposures Help
Typ112:60s
DSC-RX100:30s
Lowest price Very expensive Help
Typ112:$595.89
DSC-RX100:$402.29
Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
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Compared to recent pro digicams

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Size Very small Help
Typ112:103x63x28 mm
DSC-RX100:101x58x35 mm
Weight Very light Help
Typ112:195 g
DSC-RX100:213 g
Thickness Thin Help
Typ112:1.1"
DSC-RX100:1.4"
External flash No external flash support Help
Less expandable
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
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

$447 - $449

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
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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 slightly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$348 - $370

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly 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 significantly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$499

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Startup delay Has significantly less startup delay
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$648 body only

$748 - $798 with 16-50mm lens

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

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Boutique

$799

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

Leica C Typ112 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Leica D-Lux 6

Leica D-Lux 6

Pro digicam

$599 - $635

Aperture Wider aperture
3D Takes 3D photos
Size Much larger
Focus points Significantly fewer focus points
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Pro digicam

$280 - $362

3D Takes 3D photos
Lowest price Significantly cheaper
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Leica V-Lux 40

Leica V-Lux 40

Travel zoom

$769

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Supports RAW No RAW support
Aperture Much narrower aperture

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Travel zoom

$368

Zoom Much more zoom
3D Takes 3D photos
Sensor size Much smaller sensor
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$549

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Size Much larger
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

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