Sony Cyber-shot RX100 vs Nikon Coolpix P340 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

Cyber-shot RX100 vs Coolpix P340 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 vs Nikon Coolpix P340 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

Coolpix P340

  • Introduced in February 2014
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 12 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-120mm (5x), f1.8-5.6
  • WiFi built-in
  • 103 x 58.1 x 32mm³ (4.1" x 2.3" x 1.3")
  • 356g (11.5 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix P340

Cyber-shot RX100 vs Coolpix P340: The sensors

The Cyber-shot RX100 features a 1" sized sensor, while the Coolpix P340 uses a Compact sensor.

Boasting an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.) the sensor of the Cyber-shot RX100 is a lot larger than the Coolpix P340's chip at 42mm² (0.07 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.

Better choice: Sony Cyber-shot RX100

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VS Nikon Coolpix P340 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Sony Cyber-shot RX100 a better choice

Cyber-shot RX100

Coolpix P340

Larger sensor (5)1"Compact
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1012.10
Auto Focus points (4)251
Better sensibility (4)160 - 12800 ISO80 - 3200 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.200.92
Longer battery life (3, photos)330220
Weighs less (2)240g
(7.7 oz.)
356g
(11.5 oz.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot RX100 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Sony are the larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the Coolpix P340: the lower weight than the Coolpix P340.

The Cyber-shot RX100 scores 25 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix P340

Cyber-shot RX100

Coolpix P340

WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P340 are the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

Yields 2 points for the Coolpix P340.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Cyber-shot RX100

Coolpix P340

Speed (frames/second)1010
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Similar size213cm³191cm³
Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VS Nikon Coolpix P340 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Cyber-shot RX100 and Coolpix P340

Cyber-shot RX100 und Coolpix P340, front viewCyber-shot RX100 und Coolpix P340, front view

Top view of cameras

Cyber-shot RX100 und Coolpix P340, view from aboveCyber-shot RX100 und Coolpix P340, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Sony Cyber-shot RX100

Nikon Coolpix P340

25
2

We recommend Sony Cyber-shot RX100 as better choice.

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