Updated (June 2012): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

85

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

35

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.8
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,229k dots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Great color depth
Color depth
22.6 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1400 ms startup delay
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
259 ms shutter lag

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100.

competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$448

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Pro digicam

$399

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Pro digicam

$598

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Weight Slightly heavier

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$598 body only

$685 - $738 with 12-32mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Slightly larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$252 body only

$900 with 14-45mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Color depth Better color depth
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$570 body only

$644 with 14-42mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

discussion

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
Cybershot DSC-RX100
Sony

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1
Lumix DMC-GX1
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