Sony Cyber-shot RX100 vs Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VI Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

Cyber-shot RX100 vs Cyber-shot RX100 VI - Side by side

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Sony Cyber-shot RX100 vs Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VI 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

Cyber-shot RX100 VI

  • Introduced in June 2018
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 24 frames/second
  • 125 - 12800 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-200mm (8x), f2.8-4.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 101.6 x 58.1 x 42.8mm³ (4.0" x 2.3" x 1.7")
  • 301g (9.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot RX100 VI

Cyber-shot RX100 vs Cyber-shot RX100 VI 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 Cyber-shot RX100 VI 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 Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VI Other Specs Comparison

Why is Sony Cyber-shot RX100 a better choice

Cyber-shot RX100

Cyber-shot RX100 VI

Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.200.92
Longer battery life (3, photos)330240
Weighs less (2)240g
(7.7 oz.)
301g
(9.7 oz.)
More portable (2)213cm³
(13 cu.in.)
253cm³
(16 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 Cyber-shot RX100 VI. Another advantage over the Cyber-shot RX100 VI: the more compact size.

The Cyber-shot RX100 scores 9 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VI

Cyber-shot RX100

Cyber-shot RX100 VI

Higher speed (4, frames/second)1024
Auto Focus points (4)25315
Better sensibility (4)160 - 12800 ISO125 - 12800 ISO
Articulated monitor (2)
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot RX100 VI are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the articulated display, the rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the Cyber-shot RX100 VI is made easy by the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

Yields 20 points for the Cyber-shot RX100 VI.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Cyber-shot RX100

Cyber-shot RX100 VI

Sensor format1"1"
Resolution (megapixel)20.1020.10
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VS Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VI Dimensions

Look at front view of the Cyber-shot RX100 and Cyber-shot RX100 VI

Cyber-shot RX100 und Cyber-shot RX100 VI, front viewCyber-shot RX100 und Cyber-shot RX100 VI, front view

Top view of cameras

Cyber-shot RX100 und Cyber-shot RX100 VI, view from aboveCyber-shot RX100 und Cyber-shot RX100 VI, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Sony Cyber-shot RX100

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VI

9
20

We recommend Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VI as better choice.

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