• 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 72.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Sony QX100 advantages over Panasonic LX10

  • More telephoto lens reach
    100 mm vs 72 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Lighter weight
    179g vs 310g
    Lighter weight

Panasonic LX10 advantages over Sony QX100

  • Rear display
    Yes vs No
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs No
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/1.4 vs f/1.8
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Thinner
    42 mm vs 55 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    13 months vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Very good image quality for its class; Compact, sleek camera body; Excellent touchscreen and user interface; Fast built-in lens; 4K UHD recording and 4K Photo.

  • Continuous autofocus performance is spotty; Shallow RAW buffer depth; No built-in electronic viewfinder; No hot shoe; Slow start-up time.

The Competition

Compared to Sony RX100

Sony QX100
Sony RX100
  • $561
  • 1 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Lighter weight
  • $448
  • 1 inch
  • Rear display
  • In-camera panoramas
Panasonic LX10
Sony RX100
  • $548
  • 1 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
  • $448
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Samsung EX2F

Sony QX100
Samsung EX2F
  • $561
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $478
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Rear display
  • In-camera panoramas
Panasonic LX10
Samsung EX2F
  • $548
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $478
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Fast startup

Compared to Leica D-LUX 6

Sony QX100
Leica D-LUX 6
  • $561
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $699
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Rear display
  • Larger lens aperture
Panasonic LX10
Leica D-LUX 6
  • $548
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $699
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Sony RX100 II

Sony QX100
Sony RX100 II
  • $561
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Lighter weight
  • $629
  • 1 inch
  • Rear display
  • In-camera panoramas
Panasonic LX10
Sony RX100 II
  • $548
  • 1 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
  • $629
  • 1 inch
  • NFC
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Sony RX100 III

Sony QX100
Sony RX100 III
  • $561
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $698
  • 1 inch
  • Rear display
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Panasonic LX10
Sony RX100 III
  • $548
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $698
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Fast startup
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