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Sony Cyber-shot RX100 vs Panasonic DMC LX100 Specs
All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot RX100
All specs: Main page for DMC LX100
Cyber-shot RX100 vs DMC LX100 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:
Note: 1-Euro coin for scale; the coin at 23.25mm diameter is slightly smaller than a US quarter.
Featuring an area of 225mm² (0.36 sq.in.), the DMC LX100's sensor is somewhat 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.
Better choice: Panasonic DMC LX100
Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VS Panasonic DMC LX100 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Sony Cyber-shot RX100 a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.10||12.80|
|Built-in flash (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 higher resolution, the built-in flash and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the lower weight than the DMC LX100 and the more compact size.
The Cyber-shot RX100 scores 13 points.
Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC LX100
|Larger sensor (5)||1"||Four Thirds|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||10||11|
|Auto Focus points (4)||25||49|
|Better sensibility (4)||160 - 12800 ISO||100 - 25600 ISO|
|Better Video (2)||1920 x 1080||3840 x 2160|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||330||350|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC LX100 are the larger sensor, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Panasonic are the larger sensitivity, the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the Cyber-shot RX100: the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.
Yields 24 points for the DMC LX100.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VS Panasonic DMC LX100 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the Cyber-shot RX100 and DMC LX100
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Sony Cyber-shot RX100
Panasonic DMC LX100
We recommend Panasonic DMC LX100 as better choice.
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