Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

95

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

49

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.8
High true resolution
True resolution
20 MP
Large sensor
Sensor size
1" 13.2x8.8mm
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Battery life
Great battery life
400 shots
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/4000 of a second

galleries

Explore our gallery of 22 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100.

competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 Competitors

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Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

Boutique

$998

Longest exposure Much longer exposures
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Built-in flash No built-in flash
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Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

Travel zoom

$399

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$429 - $828

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V Competitors

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Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

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Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
True resolution Much higher true resolution
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Travel zoom

Aperture Wider aperture
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

Travel zoom

$318

Aperture Wider aperture
Size Slightly smaller
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

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Graham (0:06 PM, January 12, 2014)
Hi, you give the dsc-hx50v a true resolution of 9.7mp but on the box and on the camera sony claims a resolution of 20mp? How do you you calculate the difference? I have checked many other websites including dpreview and the all say 21mp nominal and 20.1 usable.