Updated (September, 2013): Compare the Leica C Typ112 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 vs Leica C Typ112

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
Leica C Typ112

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 Leica C Typ112

Size
Really small
Compact 103x63x28 mm
Focus points
Many focus points
99
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
Weight
Light-weight
195 g

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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 1 f-stop better
Size
Smaller
103x63x28 mm vs 101x58x35 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Macro focus
Better macro capability
3 cm vs 5 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
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
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
Significantly 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 faster
10 fps vs 8 fps
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Around 30% faster continuous shooting
Lowest price
Much cheaper
$369.99 vs $699.00
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The best price we've seen is $329 cheaper (around 50% less)
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recommendations

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similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths
Aperture Very wide aperture Help
Typ112f/2.0
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
Supports RAW RAW support Help
Better editing
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
Typ11212 MP
DSC-RX10020 MP
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
Lens
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Sensor size Large sensors Help
Typ1121/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
DSC-RX1001" 13.2x8.8mm
Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
Typ1128 fps
DSC-RX10010 fps
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Longest exposure Long exposures Help
Typ11260s
DSC-RX10030s
Common Weaknesses
Lowest price Very expensive Help
Typ112$699.00
DSC-RX100$369.99
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
28 mm
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible

Compared to recent pro digicams

Common Strengths
Size Fairly small Help
Typ112103x63x28 mm
DSC-RX100101x58x35 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
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
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 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 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 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
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$698 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
Overall image quality Has much better image quality
Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Pro digicam

$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
Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Travel zoom

$281

Zoom Has way more more zoom
Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
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
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier

Leica C Typ112 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Leica D-Lux 6

Leica D-Lux 6

Pro digicam

$640

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture
Size Much larger
Focus points Many fewer focus points
Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)

Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)

Boutique

$1,052

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

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Pro digicam

$598

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Weight Significantly heavier
Size Larger
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Travel zoom

$247 - $348

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Sensor size Much smaller sensor
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$328 - $398

Wide angle Much better wide angle
3D Takes 3D photos
Sensor size Much smaller sensor
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO

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

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