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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-LS1

Size
Smaller
94×63×31 mm vs 102×58×36 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
1.2" vs 1.4"
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More than 10% thinner
Weight
Lighter
188 g vs 213 g
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More than 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-RX100

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
28 mm vs 35 mm
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20% better wide angle
Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
1,229k dots vs 85k dots
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Around 14.5x higher resolution screen
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
True resolution
Much higher true resolution
20 MP vs 4 MP
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Capture more than 5x more detail in your photos
Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/1.8 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-RX100's lens captures much more light (1.3 f-stops)
Screen size
Much larger screen
3" vs 2"
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More than 50% larger screen
Sensor size
Much larger sensor
1" 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
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More than 4.5x larger sensor
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 400 ISO
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The DSC-RX100's maximum light sensitivity is 8 f-stops better
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
10 fps vs 4 fps
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2.5x faster continuous shooting
Longest exposure
Significantly longer exposures
30s vs 8s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              DMC-LS1f/2.8
              DSC-RX100f/1.8
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              DMC-LS1400 ISO
              DSC-RX1006,400 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              DMC-LS14 fps
              DSC-RX10010 fps
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              DMC-LS135 mm
              DSC-RX10028 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              DMC-LS13x
              DSC-RX1003.6x

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