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

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

100

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

48

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
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

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
Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Pro digicam

$379 - $391

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Pro digicam

$598

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Weight Slightly heavier

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V Competitors

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Travel zoom

$2,349

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Lowest price Much more expensive
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$448

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Battery life Shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45

Travel zoom

$298

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Aperture Slightly wider aperture
GPS No built-in GPS

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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.