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

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

73

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

36

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.8
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,229k dots
High true resolution
True resolution
20 MP
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$448

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$367 - $379 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Pro digicam

$698

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V Competitors

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Travel zoom

$349

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$555 body only

$777 with 12-32mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

Travel zoom

$329

Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Size Slightly smaller
Screen size Much smaller screen

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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.