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Sony Alpha a6500 + Sony Vario-Tessar E 16-70mm f/4 ZA OSS T*

43points

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100

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Sony Alpha a6500 + Sony Vario-Tessar E 16-70mm f/4 ZA OSS T* vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100

Sony Alpha a6500 + Sony Vario-Tessar E 16-70mm f/4 ZA OSS T*
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100
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Sony Alpha a6500 + Sony Vario-Tessar E 16-70mm f/4 ZA OSS T*
43
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100

Why is Sony Alpha a6500 + Sony Vario-Tessar E 16-70mm f/4 ZA OSS T* better than Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100?

  • 3.16x larger sensor
    ?

    23.5 x 15.6mmvs13.2 x 8.8mm
  • 19.8% more megapixels (main camera)
    24.2MPvs20.2MP
  • 400 more focus points
    ?

    425vs25
  • 2x higher maximum light sensitivity
    ?

    51200 ISOvs25600 ISO
  • Has a flip-out screen
    ?
  • 4.4x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    ?

    11fpsvs2.5fps
  • 20shots longer battery life
    ?

    350shotsvs330shots
  • Has AF tracking
    ?

Why is Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 better than Sony Alpha a6500 + Sony Vario-Tessar E 16-70mm f/4 ZA OSS T*?

  • 240g lighter
    213gvs453g
  • 12.73% more battery power
    1240mAhvs1100mAh
  • 3.37x greater zoom range
    ?

    3.6xvs0.23x
  • 55% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    ?

    f/1.8 vs4f
  • 49.37% less body volume
    216.65cm³vs427.8924cm³
  • 30mm longer maximum focal length
    ?

    100mmvs70mm
  • 61mm narrower
    59mmvs120mm
  • 17.3mm thinner
    36mmvs53.3mm

Price comparison

Sony Alpha a6500 + Sony Vario-Tessar E 16-70mm f/4 ZA OSS T*

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100

Design

1.Weather-sealed
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Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100
2.Has a flip-out screen
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Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100
3.Has a built-in focus motor
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The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100
4.Has a hot shoe
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A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

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5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

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6.is a system camera
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A system camera has many interchangeable components such as lenses, flashes, and other accessories. System cameras offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

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Optics

1.has AF tracking
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With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100
2.focus points
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The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.

Best

Canon EOS R

5655

425

25

3.sensor size
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The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

23.5 x 15.6mm

13.2 x 8.8mm

4.widest aperture
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With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Ricoh GR II

f/1

f/4 (Sony E 16-70mm F4 ZA OSS Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T*)

f/1.8

5.optical zoom
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The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.

Best

Nikon Coolpix P1000

125x

0.23x (Sony E 16-70mm F4 ZA OSS Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T*)

3.6x

6.maximum light sensitivity
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With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

51200 ISO

25600 ISO

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
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The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Leica Q2

1080 x 120fps

2160 x 30fps

1080 x 60fps

2.Has phase detection autofocus for videos
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A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.

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3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100
4.has a 24p cinema mode
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24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100
5.supports AVCHD format
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AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

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6.Supports slow motion video recording
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Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
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A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100
2.has a microphone input
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100
3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III

2

2

2

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

For example

Pentax K-1 + Pentax D FA 24-70mm HD f/2.8 ED SDM WR

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100
5.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100
6.Has a zoom microphone
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Zoom microphones record high-quality audio and enable you to record sound from a distance. They can be useful for recording meetings, lectures, and presentations.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

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Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)
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CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

350shots

330shots

2.battery power
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6

4360mAh

1100mAh

1240mAh

3.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100
4.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100
5.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100

Features

1.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100
2.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100
3.has an accelerometer
?

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100
4.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
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802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100
5.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100
6.Has dual card slots
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It has two memory card slots, allowing you to store more photos without switching cards. This is particularly useful on long shoots when you need more space.

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