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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,229k dots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha A6000

Size
Really small
Mid size 120x67x45 mm
True resolution
High true resolution
24.3 MP
Light sensitivity
High ISO
25,600 ISO
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 
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differences

Advantages of the Sony A6000

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Size Significantly smaller 120x67x45 mm vs 129x88x102 mm
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3.2x smaller
Focus points Many more focus points 179 vs 25
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Overall image quality Better image quality 82.0 vs 69.0
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Around 20% better image quality
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
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The A6000's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Weight Much lighter 285 g vs 813 g
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2.9x lighter
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO 1,347 ISO vs 474 ISO
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The A6000 has excellent image quality 1.5 f-stops higher ISO than the DSC-RX10
Sensor size Significantly larger sensor APS-C 23.5x15.6mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
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More than 3x larger sensor
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
True resolution Higher true resolution 24.3 MP vs 20 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Thickness Significantly thinner 1.8" vs 4"
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2.3x thinner
Color depth Better color depth 24.1 bits vs 22.9 bits
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Distinguishes 1.2 more bits of color
Viewfinder size Slightly larger viewfinder 0.70x vs 0.26x
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Around 7.5x larger viewfinder
Dynamic range More dynamic range 13.1 EV vs 12.6 EV
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0.5 f-stops more dynamic range
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 11 fps vs 10 fps
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10% faster continuous shooting
Lowest price Cheaper $598.00 vs $998.00
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The best price we've seen is $400 cheaper (more than 40% less)
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-RX10

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Image stabilization Image stabilization Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
External mic jack Has an external mic jack Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 1,229k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 30% higher resolution screen
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Supports 24p Both support 24p, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these Help
              For that film look
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              A6000:921k dots
              DSC-RX10:1,229k dots
              True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
              A6000:24.3 MP
              DSC-RX10:20 MP
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Dynamic range Good dynamic range Help
              A6000:13.1 EV
              DSC-RX10:12.6 EV
              Color depth Good color depth Help
              A6000:24.1 bits
              DSC-RX10:22.9 bits
              Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
              Better editing
              External flash Each supports an external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Alpha NEX-6

              Sony Alpha NEX-6

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $399 - $748 body only

              $500 - $779 with 16-50mm lens

              True resolution Takes slightly lower resolution photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Pro digicam

              $798 - $799

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Sony A7

              Sony A7

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $1,498 - $2,298 body only

              $1,798 - $1,998 with 28-70mm lens

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Weather sealed Has a weather sealed body
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $747 body only

              $847 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Lens availability Much more lenses available
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon EOS 70D

              Canon EOS 70D

              Pro DSLR

              $1,099 body only

              $200 - $1,249 with 18-55mm lens

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Weather sealed Has a weather sealed body
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Nikon D7100

              Nikon D7100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $1,097 body only

              $1,320 - $1,397 with 18-140mm lens

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Weather sealed Has a weather sealed body
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Sony Alpha A6000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony NEX-7

              Sony NEX-7

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $1,074 body only

              $1,200 with 18-55mm lens

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Focus points Many fewer focus points
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Alpha A5000

              Sony Alpha A5000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $438 - $448 with 16-50mm lens

              Size Slightly smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Focus points Many fewer focus points
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Olympus OM-D E-M10

              Olympus OM-D E-M10

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $649 - $699 body only

              $749 - $799 with 14-42mm lens

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Focus points Many fewer focus points

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

              Pro digicam

              $898 - $970

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Size Significantly larger
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Super zoom

              $478

              Zoom Much more zoom
              GPS Has a GPS
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Super zoom

              $380 - $598

              Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Overall image quality Much worse image quality
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

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              Avatar for bkbkjbb bkbkjbb (4:35 PM, June 05, 2014)
              So based on the advantages of each camera noted above, how the hell did you manage to score the RX10 the winner? This site is getting worse each time I look and much less dependable.