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Sony Cyber-shot RX100 vs Olympus Stylus XZ-2 Specs
All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot RX100
All specs: Main page for Stylus XZ-2
Cyber-shot RX100 vs Stylus XZ-2: The sensors
The Cyber-shot RX100 features a 1" sized sensor, while the Stylus XZ-2 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 Stylus XZ-2'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 Olympus Stylus XZ-2 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Sony Cyber-shot RX100 a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||1"||Compact|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.10||12.00|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||10||2|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.20||0.92|
|Weighs less (2)||240g|
|More portable (2)||213cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot RX100 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Sony are that the display has a higher resolution, the lower weight than the Stylus XZ-2 and the more compact size.
The Cyber-shot RX100 scores 20 points.
Otherwise why to choose Olympus Stylus XZ-2
|Auto Focus points (4)||25||35|
|Better sensibility (4)||160 - 12800 ISO||100 - 12800 ISO|
|Articulated monitor (2)|
|Touch screen (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||330||340|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Stylus XZ-2 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the articulated display. A recommendation of the Stylus XZ-2 is made easy by the rather comfortable touch screen and that the battery has more stamina.
Yields 15 points for the Stylus XZ-2.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Video resolution||1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080|
|Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VS Olympus Stylus XZ-2 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the Cyber-shot RX100 and Stylus XZ-2
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Sony Cyber-shot RX100
Olympus Stylus XZ-2
We recommend Sony Cyber-shot RX100 as better choice.
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