Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 vs Sony Alpha A5100

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

89

Sony Alpha A5100

60

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
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha A5100

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate

galleries

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

competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Pro digicam

$510 - $748

Wide angle Much better wide angle
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Weight Heavier
Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$369 - $429

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Pro digicam

$534

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Battery life Shorter battery life

Sony Alpha A5100 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$379 - $498 body only

$479 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Touch screen No touch screen
Placeholder

Canon EOS M100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$379 body only

$449 with 15-45mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Lens availability Significantly fewer lenses available
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$372 body only

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Battery life Much longer battery life
Size Significantly larger

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