Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 comparison

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II
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Sony Alpha NEX-6 (with 16-50mm PZ lens)

Sony Alpha NEX-6 (with 16-50mm PZ lens)
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100
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Sony Cyber-shot HX50V (Black)

Sony Cyber-shot HX50V (Black)
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Price $2,299 to $2,799 at 6 stores $648 to $699 at 9 stores $499 to $898 at 4 stores $497 to $549 at 8 stores $318 to $449 at 8 stores
CNET editors' rating
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.2 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.1 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.2 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 5.0 stars out of 4 reviews 4.5 stars out of 1 review 5.0 stars out of 5 reviews 4.0 stars out of 8 reviews 4.0 stars out of 2 reviews
Release date September 05, 2012 June 26, 2013 September 05, 2012 June 05, 2012 April 22, 2013
The Bottom Line With a terrific lens and a great full-frame sensor, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 delivers the best photos we've seen from a fixed-lens camera. But that doesn't come cheap. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II's combination of looks, speed, flexibility, and photo quality makes it a great choice for enthusiasts who can afford the price tag. The Sony Alpha NEX-6 delivers an as-yet-unbeatable package of image quality, performance, and design, even for its rather high price. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100's compact, elegant design, generally excellent photo quality, bright, fast lens, and speedy performance make a great package if you don't mind spending a little more money. Sony's Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V is an excellent compact megazoom suitable for snapshooters and enthusiasts, though the latter might be turned off by some aspects of the camera.

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Type LCD display - 3 in
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TFT activematrix - Color
LCD display - 3 in
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Dimensions (W x D x H) 4.5 in x 2.7 in x 2.6 in
Info unavailable 4.7 in x 1.7 in x 2.6 in
4 in x 1.4 in x 2.3 in
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Lens System Lens - 35 mm - F/2.0
Info unavailable 3 x x Zoom lens - 16 mm - 50 mm - F/3.5-5.6 PZ OSS
3.6 x x Zoom lens - 10.4 mm - 37.1 mm - F/1.8-4.9
30 x x
Optical sensor type Exmor CMOS
Exmor R CMOS
Exmor APS HD CMOS
Exmor CMOS
Exmor R CMOS
Light sensitivity ISO 102400
ISO 50
ISO 80
ISO auto (100-25600)
ISO 100-102400 (Multi frame NR)
ISO 64
ISO 100-25600
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ISO 100-25600
ISO 3200
ISO 125
ISO auto (125-6400)
ISO 1600
ISO 800
ISO 200
ISO 6400
ISO 400
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Video capture AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
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H.264 - 1440 x 1080 -
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AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1440 x 1080 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1440 x 1080 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
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Digital zoom 2 x
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14 x
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Weight 16 oz
Info unavailable 10.1 oz
7.5 oz
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Product Type Digital camera - Compact
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Digital camera - Compact
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