General

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 Sony NEX-7
Brand
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Sony Sony
Lowest price
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$415.99 $1,099.99
Announced
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June, 2012 August, 2011

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CMOS
Size
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Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm APS-C 23.5x15.6mm
Crop factor
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n/a 1.5x
Megapixels
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20 MP 24 MP
Light sensitivity
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6,400 ISO 16,000 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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25,600 ISO Unknown
Sensor cleaning
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n/a Yes

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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20 MP 24 MP
Native resolution
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5472 x 3648 6000 x 4000
Pixel size
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5.8 µm² 15.3 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3.0" 3.0"
Resolution
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1,229k dots 921k dots
Touch screen
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No No
Flips out
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No Yes
Live view
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n/a Yes

Lens

Zoom
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3.6x n/a
Wide angle
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28 mm n/a
Telephoto
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100 mm n/a
Aperture (wide angle)
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f/1.8 n/a
Aperture (telephoto)
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f/4.9 n/a
Macro focus
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5 cm n/a

Form factor

Size
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101x58x35 mm 111x59x38 mm
Depth
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1.4" 1.5"
Weight
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213 g 350 g
Interchangeable lenses
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No Yes
Waterproof
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No No
Weather sealed
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n/a No
Built-in focus motor
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n/a No

Viewfinder

Type
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None Digital
Viewfinder size
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n/a Unknown
Coverage
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n/a 100%

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 60fps 1080p @ 60fps
Supports 24p
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No Yes
High-speed framerate
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None None
External mic jack
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No Yes
Autofocus
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Unknown Contrast detection
Continuous focus
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n/a Yes
All formats
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1080p @ 60fps
1080p @ 50fps
1080p @ 60fps
480p @ 30fps
1080p @ 50fps
1440 x 1080 @ 30fps
1440 x 1080 @ 30fps
480p @ 30fps
1080p @ 24fps
1080p @ 60fps

Features

Panorama
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Yes Yes
HDR
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Yes Yes
3D
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No Yes
Image stabilization
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Lens None
Supports RAW
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Yes Yes
GPS
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No No

Performance

Startup delay
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2800 ms 1200 ms
Shutter lag
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Unknown 223 ms
Battery life
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330 shots 430 shots
Continuous shooting
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10 fps 10 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Contrast detection Contrast detection
Focus points
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25 25
Cross type focus points
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Unknown Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/2000s 1/4000s
Min
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30s 30s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes Yes
Popup
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Yes Yes
External connection
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No Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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Memory Stick PRO Duo
SDHC
Memory Stick Duo
SD
SDXC
Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo
SDHC
Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo
SDXC
SD
Memory Stick PRO Duo

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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66.0 81.0
Color depth
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22.6 bits 24.1 bits
Dynamic range
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12.4 EV 13.4 EV
Low light performance
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390 ISO 1,016 ISO

Lenses

Lens availability
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n/a 21 lenses
Lens mount
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n/a Sony E
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
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