• 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 28mm - 100mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 24mm - 120mm (35mm eq.)

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Advantages

Sony RX100 over Canon N100

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    1 inch vs 1/1.7 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 2.41 vs 1.90 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Shoots RAW
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • 60p
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • More dots on screen
    1229k vs 922k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    20.2 vs 12.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Longer shutter
    30 vs 15 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon N100 over Sony RX100

  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Lens zoom ratio
    5.0x vs 3.6x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Love or hate them, they can be useful
  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Newer
    7 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene

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Review Excerpt

  • Excellent high-ISO performance for such a compact model; Smart controls; Small body; Bright lens; 10fps full-res burst mode; Very fast shutter response; Excellent LCD.

  • Lens flare at night; Poor rendering of yellows; Slow flash recycling; Soft corners wide open; Continuous AF mode slow to lock.

The Competition

Compared to Sony RX100 II

Sony RX100
Sony RX100 II
  • $498
  • 1 inch
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • Bigger RAW buffer
  • $598
  • 1 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wi-Fi
Canon N100
Sony RX100 II
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Touchscreen
  • $598
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Sony RX100 III

Sony RX100
Sony RX100 III
  • $498
  • 1 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $798
  • 1 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Fast startup
Canon N100
Sony RX100 III
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Touchscreen
  • $798
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Canon G15

Sony RX100
Canon G15
  • $498
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $434
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Canon N100
Canon G15
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $434
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Shoots RAW
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Canon G16

Sony RX100
Canon G16
  • $498
  • 1 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Fast startup
Canon N100
Canon G16
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoots RAW

Compared to Canon G7X

Sony RX100
Canon G7X
  • $498
  • 1 inch
  • Bulb shutter
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $699
  • 1 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Lens zoom ratio
Canon N100
Canon G7X
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $699
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
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