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

89

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

37

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
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
703 ISO
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from

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

$379

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Pro digicam

$698

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Weight Heavier

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 with 14-42mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$574 body only

$864 with 12-32mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Slightly larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,071 body only

$720 with 14-42mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Size Larger

discussion

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