Updated (September, 2013): Compare the Nikon Coolpix P7800 vs Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II

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Nikon Coolpix P7700

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Nikon Coolpix P7700

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II

Overall image quality
Great image quality
67.0
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,229k dots
Size
Really small
Compact 101x58x38 mm
Color depth
Great color depth
22.5 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P7700

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1800 ms startup delay
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 
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Advantages of the Nikon P7700

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3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Macro focus Better macro capability 2 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 2.5x closer to the lens
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 120 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Lowest price Cheaper $558.88 vs $664.29
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The best price we've seen is $105 cheaper (around 20% less)
Longest exposure Longer exposures 60s vs 30s
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2x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony RX100 II

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Sensor size Much larger sensor Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm
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Around 3x larger sensor
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO 483 ISO vs 191 ISO
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The RX100 II has excellent image quality 1.3 f-stops higher ISO than the P7700
Overall image quality Much better image quality 67.0 vs 53.0
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Around 30% better image quality
True resolution Much higher true resolution 20 MP vs 12 MP
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Capture around 70% more detail in your photos
Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Color depth Better color depth 22.5 bits vs 21.1 bits
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Distinguishes 1.4 more bits of color
Dynamic range More dynamic range 12.4 EV vs 11.7 EV
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0.7 f-stops more dynamic range
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 1,229k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 30% higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The RX100 II's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Light sensitivity (boost) Better boost ISO 25,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The RX100 II's boost ISO is 2 f-stops better
Aperture Wider aperture f/1.8 vs f/2.0
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At its widest zoom, the RX100 II's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Size Smaller 101x58x38 mm vs 119x73x51 mm
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Around 50% smaller
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 10 fps vs 8 fps
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Around 30% faster continuous shooting
Weight Lighter 281 g vs 392 g
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Around 30% lighter
Thickness Thinner 1.5" vs 2"
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More than 20% thinner
Battery life Slightly longer battery life 350 shots vs 330 shots
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Around 10% more shots per battery charge
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Aperture Very wide aperture Help
              P7700:f/2.0
              RX100 II:f/1.8
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              P7700:921k dots
              RX100 II:1,229k dots
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              External mic jack You can plug a microphone into both of these Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
              P7700:12 MP
              RX100 II:20 MP
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              P7700:1080p @ 30fps
              RX100 II:1080p @ 60fps
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Supports RAW RAW support Help
              Better editing
              Sensor size Large sensors Help
              P7700:1/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm
              RX100 II:Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              P7700:$558.88
              RX100 II:$664.29
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              P7700:7.1x
              RX100 II:3.6x

              Compared to recent pro digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $548 - $550

              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              External mic jack Lacks and external mic jack
              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $499

              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              External mic jack Lacks and external mic jack
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $449 - $450

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Boutique

              $549 - $610

              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              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
              External mic jack Lacks and external mic jack
              Screen flips out Doesn't have a screen which flips out
              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Pro digicam

              $499

              Autofocus Focuses automatically
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Thickness Is thicker
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $389 - $449

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              External mic jack Lacks and external mic jack
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

              Nikon Coolpix P7700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix P7800

              Nikon Coolpix P7800

              Pro digicam

              $468 - $547

              Sensor size Slightly larger sensor
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Canon PowerShot G15

              Canon PowerShot G15

              Pro digicam

              $400 - $499

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Overall image quality Worse image quality
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              Nikon Coolpix P330

              Nikon Coolpix P330

              Pro digicam

              $245

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

              Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

              Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

              Boutique

              $799

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Sony Alpha A6000

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $648 body only

              $798 with 16-50mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10

              Pro digicam

              $1,298

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Overall image quality Better image quality
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Much larger

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