Updated (August 2012): Compare the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 vs Sony NEX 5R

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 vs Sony NEX 5R

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

74

Sony NEX 5R

44

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

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

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5R

Overall image quality
Great image quality
78.0
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Color depth
Great color depth
23.7 bits

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX 5R.

competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$428

Zoom More zoom
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Pro digicam

$648

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Weight Slightly heavier
Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Pro digicam

$429 - $449

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Color depth Worse color depth

Sony NEX 5R Competitors

Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$887 with 16-50mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Focus points Fewer focus points
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$698 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony NEX 5T

Sony NEX 5T

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$550 body only

Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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