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

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

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Leica C Typ112

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
Really small
Size
Compact 101x58x35 mm
Great color depth
Color depth
22.6 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Leica C Typ112

Size
Really small
Compact 103x63x28 mm
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Focus points
Many focus points
99
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
 

differences

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
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
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
$389.99 vs $699.00
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The best price we've seen is $309 cheaper (more than 40% less)
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recommendations

Snapsort can't make a recommendation (yet) because it doesn't have enough data yet about the Leica Typ112.

similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths
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
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
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
Typ112:60s
DSC-RX100:30s
Common Weaknesses
Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
28 mm

Compared to recent pro digicams

Common Strengths
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"
Common Weaknesses
External flash No external flash support Help
Less expandable
Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
Missing that film look
External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic

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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
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
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
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$340 - $348

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

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$449

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Startup delay Has significantly less startup delay
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Travel zoom

$260

Zoom Has way more more zoom
Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
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
Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Pro digicam

$699

Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker

Leica C Typ112 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Leica D-Lux 6

Leica D-Lux 6

Pro digicam

$680 - $849

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Pro digicam

$228 - $379

3D Takes 3D photos
Lowest price Significantly cheaper
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)

Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)

Boutique

$1,195

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Much larger
Weight Much heavier

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Pro digicam

$619 - $648

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Weight Significantly heavier
Size Slightly larger
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Travel zoom

$348 - $368

Zoom Much more zoom
3D Takes 3D photos
Sensor size Much smaller sensor
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$298 - $350 with 16-50mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

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