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Sony Cyber-shot RX100 vs Zeiss ZX1 Specs
All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot RX100
All specs: Main page for ZX1
Cyber-shot RX100 vs ZX1 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 864mm² (1.38 sq.in.), the ZX1'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: Zeiss ZX1
Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VS Zeiss ZX1 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Sony Cyber-shot RX100 a better choice
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||10||3|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Weighs less (2)||240g|
|More portable (2)||213cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot RX100 are that the camera is faster, the built-in flash and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is the lower weight than the ZX1 and the more compact size.
The Cyber-shot RX100 scores 13 points.
Otherwise why to choose Zeiss ZX1
|Larger sensor (5)||1"||Full frame|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.10||37.40|
|Auto Focus points (4)||25||255|
|Better sensibility (4)||160 - 12800 ISO||80 - 51200 ISO|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.20||2.76|
|Touch screen (2)|
|Better Video (2)||1920 x 1080||3840 x 2160|
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||330||500|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the ZX1 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Zeiss are the larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the ZX1 is made easy by the superior video recording, the connector for an external microphone and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the Cyber-shot RX100: the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection and the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.
Yields 33 points for the ZX1.
|Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VS Zeiss ZX1 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the Cyber-shot RX100 and ZX1
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Sony Cyber-shot RX100
We recommend Zeiss ZX1 as better choice.
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