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Advantages of the Sony DSC-RX100 III

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Aperture
Much wider aperture
f/1.8 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-RX100 III's lens captures much more light (1.3 f-stops)
Battery life
Significantly longer battery life
320 shots vs 240 shots
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More than 30% more shots per battery charge
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Lowest price
Much cheaper
$509.99 vs $1,164.00
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The best price we've seen is $654 cheaper (2.3x less)
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Advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

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Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Focus points
Many more focus points
315 vs 25
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Continuous shooting
Shoots much faster
24 fps vs 10 fps
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Around 2.5x faster continuous shooting
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              DSC-RX100 IIIf/1.8
              Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VIf/2.8
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              DSC-RX100 III1,229k dots
              Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI1,228k dots
              True resolution Capture extremely high resolution images Help
              20 MP
              Sensor size Very large sensors Help
              Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/2000 of a second

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