Sony Cyber-shot RX100 vs Fujifilm X100S Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

Cyber-shot RX100 vs X100S - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 vs Fujifilm X100S Specs

Cyber-shot RX100

  • Introduced in June 2012
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 160 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 28-100mm (4x), f1.8-4.9
  • No WiFi
  • 101.6 x 58.1 x 36mm³ (4.0" x 2.3" x 1.4")
  • 240g (7.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot RX100

X100S

  • Introduced in February 2013
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 16 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 200 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Hybrid
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Fixed lens 35mm, f2.0
  • No WiFi
  • 126.5 x 74.4 x 53.9mm³ (5.0" x 2.9" x 2.1")
  • 445g (14.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X100S

Cyber-shot RX100 vs X100S Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Infographic: Cyber-shot RX100 and X100S sensor area comparison

Note: 1-Euro coin for scale; the coin at 23.25mm diameter is slightly smaller than a US quarter.

Featuring an area of 368mm² (0.59 sq.in.), the X100S's sensor is a lot larger that the chip that the Cyber-shot RX100 employs at 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.). A larger sensor can produce images of interiors or at night that have less noise and better contrast than photos shot with 1" sized chips.

Better choice: Fujifilm X100S

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VS Fujifilm X100S Other Specs Comparison

Why is Sony Cyber-shot RX100 a better choice

Cyber-shot RX100

X100S

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)106
Better sensibility (4)160 - 12800 ISO200 - 6400 ISO
Image stabilizer (3)
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.200.46
Weighs less (2)240g
(7.7 oz.)
445g
(14.4 oz.)
More portable (2)213cm³
(13 cu.in.)
507cm³
(32 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot RX100 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the larger sensitivity. We also like the optical image stabilizer, that the display has a higher resolution and the lower weight than the X100S. Another advantage over the X100S: the more compact size.

The Cyber-shot RX100 scores 22 points.

Otherwise why to choose Fujifilm X100S

Cyber-shot RX100

X100S

Larger sensor (5)1"APS-C
Auto Focus points (4)2549

Conclusion: Advantages of the X100S are the larger sensor, the faster and more accurate auto focus.

Yields 9 points for the X100S.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Cyber-shot RX100

X100S

Built-in flash
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VS Fujifilm X100S Dimensions

Look at front view of the Cyber-shot RX100 and X100S

Cyber-shot RX100 und X100S, front viewCyber-shot RX100 und X100S, front view

Top view of cameras

Cyber-shot RX100 und X100S, view from aboveCyber-shot RX100 und X100S, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Sony Cyber-shot RX100

Fujifilm X100S

22
9

We recommend Sony Cyber-shot RX100 as better choice.

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