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

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sensor size
Large sensor
Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
390 ISO
Overall image quality
Great image quality
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Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,229k dots
 

Reasons to buy the Leica C Typ112

Size
Really small
Compact 103x63x28 mm
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
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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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
Focus points Significantly more focus points 99 vs 25
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Set focus accurately within the frame
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 Significantly thinner 1.1" vs 1.4"
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More than 20% thinner
Weight Lighter 195 g vs 213 g
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Around 10% lighter
Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures 60s vs 30s
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2x longer exposures
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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)
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
Battery life Longer battery life 330 shots vs 250 shots
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More than 30% more shots per battery charge
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 10 fps vs 8 fps
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Around 30% faster continuous shooting
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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 Very high resolution screens Help
Typ112:920k dots
DSC-RX100:1,229k dots
True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
Typ112:12 MP
DSC-RX100:20 MP
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
Supports RAW RAW support Help
Better editing
Sensor size Large sensors Help
Typ112:1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
DSC-RX100:Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
Lens
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Light sensitivity Very good maximum light sensitivity Help
Typ112:12,800 ISO
DSC-RX100:6,400 ISO
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Light sensitivity (boost) Very good boost ISO Help
Typ112:12,800 ISO
DSC-RX100:25,600 ISO
Longest exposure Long exposures Help
Typ112:60s
DSC-RX100:30s
Weight Heavy Help
Typ112:195 g
DSC-RX100:213 g
3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
No 3d support
Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
28 mm
Size Large Help
Typ112:103x63x28 mm
DSC-RX100:101x58x35 mm

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
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
GPS No built-in GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II

Pro digicam

$698 - $746

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

$398

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$449 - $450

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
Fujifilm FinePix x20

Fujifilm FinePix x20

Pro digicam

$499 - $598

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Autofocus Focuses automatically
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$549 - $610

Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
Low light performance Is significantly less noisy at high ISO
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$499

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier
Panasonic Lumix LF1

Panasonic Lumix LF1

Pro digicam

$250 - $471

3D Captures 3D images
Lowest price Is significantly less expensive
Color depth Has much less color depth
Dynamic range Has significantly narrower dynamic range

Leica C Typ112 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Leica D-Lux 6

Leica D-Lux 6

Pro digicam

$700

Aperture Wider aperture
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Size Much larger
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Travel zoom

$379 - $389

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Sensor size Much smaller sensor
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$235 - $250

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Sensor size Much smaller sensor
Overall image quality Much worse image quality

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