Sony Cyber-shot RX100 vs Panasonic DMC LX15 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

Cyber-shot RX100 vs DMC LX15 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 vs Panasonic DMC LX15 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

DMC LX15

  • Introduced in September 2016
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 26-78mm (3x), f1.4-2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 105.5 x 60 x 42mm³ (4.2" x 2.4" x 1.7")
  • 310g (10.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC LX15

Cyber-shot RX100 vs DMC LX15 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 DMC LX15 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 Panasonic DMC LX15 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Sony Cyber-shot RX100 a better choice

Cyber-shot RX100

DMC LX15

Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.201.04
Longer battery life (3, photos)330260
Weighs less (2)240g
(7.7 oz.)
310g
(10.0 oz.)
More portable (2)213cm³
(13 cu.in.)
266cm³
(17 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot RX100 are that the display has a higher resolution, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the DMC LX15. Another advantage over the DMC LX15: the more compact size.

The Cyber-shot RX100 scores 9 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC LX15

Cyber-shot RX100

DMC LX15

Auto Focus points (4)2549
Better sensibility (4)160 - 12800 ISO80 - 25600 ISO
Articulated monitor (2)
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC LX15 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the articulated display. A recommendation of the DMC LX15 is made easy by 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 16 points for the DMC LX15.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Cyber-shot RX100

DMC LX15

Sensor format1"1"
Resolution (megapixel)20.1020.10
Speed (frames/second)1010
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VS Panasonic DMC LX15 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Cyber-shot RX100 and DMC LX15

Cyber-shot RX100 und DMC LX15, front viewCyber-shot RX100 und DMC LX15, front view

Top view of cameras

Cyber-shot RX100 und DMC LX15, view from aboveCyber-shot RX100 und DMC LX15, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Sony Cyber-shot RX100

Panasonic DMC LX15

9
16

We recommend Panasonic DMC LX15 as better choice.

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