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Advantages of the Sony DSC-RX100

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,229k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 30% higher resolution screen
True resolution
Higher true resolution
20 MP vs 16 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Yes vs No
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A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
Weight
Slightly lighter
213 g vs 276 g
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More than 20% lighter
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$368.00 vs $664.78
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The best price we've seen is $297 cheaper (more than 40% less)
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Advantages of the Sony 5R

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Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Focus points
More focus points
99 vs 25
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Set focus accurately within the frame
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
25,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The 5R's maximum light sensitivity is 4 f-stops better
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              DSC-RX100102×58×36 mm
              5R111×59×39 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              DSC-RX100213 g
              5R276 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              DSC-RX1001.4"
              5R1.5"
              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Autofocus Slower hybrid detection autofocus Help
              DSC-RX100Contrast detection
              5RHybrid detection
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps

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