• 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 28mm - 100mm (35mm eq.)
  • 2/3 inch 58.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 25mm - 100mm (35mm eq.)

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Advantages

Sony RX100 over Fujifilm XQ1

  • Larger sensor
    1 inch vs 2/3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • More dots on screen
    1229k vs 920k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    20.2 vs 12.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Fujifilm XQ1 over Sony RX100

  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Might improve live view and video AF performance
  • Newer
    13 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Wider angle lens
    25 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

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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
  • $648
  • 1 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wi-Fi
Fujifilm XQ1
Sony RX100 II
  • $279
  • 2/3 inch
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • Wider angle lens
  • $648
  • 1 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Tiltable Screen

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
Fujifilm XQ1
Sony RX100 III
  • $279
  • 2/3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $798
  • 1 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Canon N100

Sony RX100
Canon N100
  • $498
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Lens zoom ratio
Fujifilm XQ1
Canon N100
  • $279
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Lens zoom ratio

Compared to Nikon P340

Sony RX100
Nikon P340
  • $498
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi
Fujifilm XQ1
Nikon P340
  • $279
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Integrated ND filter

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
Fujifilm XQ1
Sony RX100 III
  • $279
  • 2/3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $798
  • 1 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Tiltable Screen
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