Sony Cyber-shot RX100 vs Panasonic DC LX100 II Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

Cyber-shot RX100 vs DC LX100 II - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 vs Panasonic DC LX100 II 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

DC LX100 II

  • Introduced in August 2018
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 17 megapixel
  • 11 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-75mm (3x), f1.7-2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 114.8 x 66.2 x 55.0mm³ (4.5" x 2.6" x 2.2")
  • 393g (12.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DC LX100 II

Cyber-shot RX100 vs DC LX100 II 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:

Infographic: Cyber-shot RX100 and DC LX100 II sensor area comparison

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 DC LX100 II'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 DC LX100 II

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VS Panasonic DC LX100 II Other Specs Comparison

Why is Sony Cyber-shot RX100 a better choice

Cyber-shot RX100

DC LX100 II

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1017.00
Built-in flash (2)
Weighs less (2)240g
(7.7 oz.)
393g
(12.7 oz.)
More portable (2)213cm³
(13 cu.in.)
418cm³
(26 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot RX100 are the higher resolution, the built-in flash and the lower weight than the DC LX100 II. Another advantage over the DC LX100 II: the more compact size.

The Cyber-shot RX100 scores 11 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DC LX100 II

Cyber-shot RX100

DC LX100 II

Larger sensor (5)1"Four Thirds
Higher speed (4, frames/second)1011
Auto Focus points (4)2549
Better sensibility (4)160 - 12800 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)330340
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC LX100 II 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 rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the DC LX100 II is made easy by that the battery has more stamina and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

Yields 26 points for the DC LX100 II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Cyber-shot RX100

DC LX100 II

Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)1.201.20
Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VS Panasonic DC LX100 II Dimensions

Look at front view of the Cyber-shot RX100 and DC LX100 II

Cyber-shot RX100 und DC LX100 II, front viewCyber-shot RX100 und DC LX100 II, front view

Top view of cameras

Cyber-shot RX100 und DC LX100 II, view from aboveCyber-shot RX100 und DC LX100 II, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Sony Cyber-shot RX100

Panasonic DC LX100 II

11
26

We recommend Panasonic DC LX100 II as better choice.

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