Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Sony Cyber-shot RX100 vs Sony RX1 Specs
All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot RX100
All specs: Main page for RX1
Cyber-shot RX100 vs RX1 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 856mm² (1.37 sq.in.), the RX1'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.
Advantage: Sony RX1
Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VS Sony RX1 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Sony Cyber-shot RX100 a better choice
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||10||5|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||330||220|
|Weighs less (2)||240g|
|More portable (2)||213cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot RX100 are that the camera is faster, the optical image stabilizer and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the RX1: the lower weight than the RX1 and the more compact size.
The Cyber-shot RX100 scores 14 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony RX1
|Larger sensor (5)||1"||Full frame|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.10||24.30|
|Better sensibility (4)||160 - 12800 ISO||100 - 25600 ISO|
|External microphone (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the RX1 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the larger sensitivity. We also like the connector for an external microphone.
Yields 16 points for the RX1.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor resolution (MP)||1.20||1.20|
|Video resolution||1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080|
|Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VS Sony RX1 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the Cyber-shot RX100 and RX1
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Sony Cyber-shot RX100
We advise to choose the newest model: Sony RX1.
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