Sony Cyber-shot RX100 vs Nikon DL 18-50 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

Cyber-shot RX100 vs DL 18-50 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 vs Nikon DL 18-50 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

DL 18-50

  • Introduced in February 2016
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 21 megapixel
  • 20 frames/second
  • 160 - 6400 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 18-50mm (3x), f1.8-2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 106 x 63 x 57.5mm³ (4.2" x 2.5" x 2.3")
  • 359g (11.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DL 18-50

Cyber-shot RX100 vs DL 18-50 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:

Info graphic: Cyber-shot RX100 an DL 18-50 sensor comparison

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

The 1" sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 116mm² (4.6 sq.in.).

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VS Nikon DL 18-50 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Sony Cyber-shot RX100 a better choice

Cyber-shot RX100

DL 18-50

Better sensibility (4)160 - 12800 ISO160 - 6400 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.201.04
Longer battery life (3, photos)330260
Weighs less (2)240g
(7.7 oz.)
359g
(11.6 oz.)
More portable (2)213cm³
(13 cu.in.)
384cm³
(24 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot RX100 are the larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the DL 18-50: the lower weight than the DL 18-50 and the more compact size.

The Cyber-shot RX100 scores 13 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon DL 18-50

Cyber-shot RX100

DL 18-50

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1020.80
Higher speed (4, frames/second)1020
Auto Focus points (4)25105
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DL 18-50 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Nikon are the rather comfortable touch screen, the superior video recording and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

Yields 19 points for the DL 18-50.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Cyber-shot RX100

DL 18-50

Sensor format1"1"
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VS Nikon DL 18-50 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Cyber-shot RX100 and DL 18-50

Cyber-shot RX100 und DL 18-50, front viewCyber-shot RX100 und DL 18-50, front view

Top view of cameras

Cyber-shot RX100 und DL 18-50, view from aboveCyber-shot RX100 und DL 18-50, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Sony Cyber-shot RX100

Nikon DL 18-50

13
19

We recommend Nikon DL 18-50 as better choice.

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