Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Sony Cyber-shot RX100 vs Ricoh GR III Specs
All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot RX100
All specs: Main page for GR III
Cyber-shot RX100 vs GR III 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 372mm² (0.60 sq.in.), the GR III's sensor is a lot 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: Ricoh GR III
Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VS Ricoh GR III Other Specs Comparison
Why is Sony Cyber-shot RX100 a better choice
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||10||4|
|Auto Focus points (4)||25||9|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.20||1.04|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||330||200|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot RX100 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the built-in flash. A nice touch is that the display has a higher resolution and that the battery has more stamina.
The Cyber-shot RX100 scores 15 points.
Otherwise why to choose Ricoh GR III
|Larger sensor (5)||1"||APS-C|
|Sensor cleaning (3)|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.10||24.00|
|Better sensibility (4)||160 - 12800 ISO||100 - 102400 ISO|
|Touch screen (2)|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the GR III are the larger sensor, built-in automatic sensor cleaning and the higher resolution. Additional pros for the Ricoh are the larger sensitivity, the rather comfortable touch screen and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection. Finally, there's the the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.
Yields 23 points for the GR III.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Video resolution||1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080|
|Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VS Ricoh GR III Dimensions|
Look at front view of the Cyber-shot RX100 and GR III
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Sony Cyber-shot RX100
Ricoh GR III
We recommend Ricoh GR III as better choice.
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