Sony Cyber-shot RX100 vs Fujifilm X30 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

Cyber-shot RX100 vs X30 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 vs Fujifilm X30 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

X30

  • Introduced in August 2014
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 12 megapixel
  • 12 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 28-112mm (4x), f2.0-2.8
  • No WiFi
  • 118.7 x 71.6 x 60.3mm³ (4.7" x 2.8" x 2.4")
  • 423g (13.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X30

Cyber-shot RX100 vs X30: The sensors

The Cyber-shot RX100 features a 1" sized sensor, while the X30 uses a Compact sensor.

Boasting an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.) the sensor of the Cyber-shot RX100 is somewhat larger than the X30's chip at 58mm² (0.09 sq.in.). In most cases a larger sensor will yield better results in low light, a considerable advantage in many situations (think: interior images, dusk or dawn etc.), a clear disadvantage of the Compact format.

Advantage: Sony Cyber-shot RX100

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VS Fujifilm X30 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Sony Cyber-shot RX100 a better choice

Cyber-shot RX100

X30

Larger sensor (5)1"Compact
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1012.00
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.200.92
Weighs less (2)240g
(7.7 oz.)
423g
(13.6 oz.)
More portable (2)213cm³
(13 cu.in.)
512cm³
(32 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot RX100 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the lower weight than the X30 and the more compact size.

The Cyber-shot RX100 scores 16 points.

Otherwise why to choose Fujifilm X30

Cyber-shot RX100

X30

Higher speed (4, frames/second)1012
Auto Focus points (4)2549
Better sensibility (4)160 - 12800 ISO100 - 12800 ISO
Articulated monitor (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)330470

Conclusion: Advantages of the X30 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the articulated display and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 17 points for the X30.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Cyber-shot RX100

X30

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VS Fujifilm X30 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Cyber-shot RX100 and X30

Cyber-shot RX100 und X30, front viewCyber-shot RX100 und X30, front view

Top view of cameras

Cyber-shot RX100 und X30, view from aboveCyber-shot RX100 und X30, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Sony Cyber-shot RX100

Fujifilm X30

16
17

We advise to choose the newest model: Fujifilm X30.

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