Sony Cyber-shot RX100 vs Fujifilm X70 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

Cyber-shot RX100 vs X70 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 vs Fujifilm X70 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

X70

  • Introduced in January 2016
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 16 megapixel
  • 2 frames/second
  • 200 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Fixed lens 28mm, f2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 112.5 x 64.4 x 44.4mm³ (4.4" x 2.5" x 1.7")
  • 340g (11.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X70

Cyber-shot RX100 vs X70 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 X70 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 373mm² (0.60 sq.in.), the X70'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.

Advantage: Fujifilm X70

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VS Fujifilm X70 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Sony Cyber-shot RX100 a better choice

Cyber-shot RX100

X70

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1016.30
Higher speed (4, frames/second)102
Better sensibility (4)160 - 12800 ISO200 - 6400 ISO
Image stabilizer (3)
Weighs less (2)240g
(7.7 oz.)
340g
(11.0 oz.)
More portable (2)213cm³
(13 cu.in.)
322cm³
(20 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, the lower weight than the X70 and the more compact size.

The Cyber-shot RX100 scores 20 points.

Otherwise why to choose Fujifilm X70

Cyber-shot RX100

X70

Larger sensor (5)1"APS-C
Auto Focus points (4)2549
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.201.62
Articulated monitor (2)
Touch screen (2)
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X70 are the larger sensor, the faster and more accurate auto focus and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the articulated display, the rather comfortable touch screen and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

Yields 17 points for the X70.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Cyber-shot RX100

X70

Built-in flash
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VS Fujifilm X70 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Cyber-shot RX100 and X70

Cyber-shot RX100 und X70, front viewCyber-shot RX100 und X70, front view

Top view of cameras

Cyber-shot RX100 und X70, view from aboveCyber-shot RX100 und X70, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Sony Cyber-shot RX100

Fujifilm X70

20
17

We advise to choose the newest model: Fujifilm X70.

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