Sony RX100
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vs Nikon P7100
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What’s good about the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100

Best price $498
  • Weighs a little bit less than the P7100 8.5 oz vs 14 oz
  • Significantly smaller body size 13 in³ vs 27 in³
  • Slightly cheaper street price $498 vs $600
  • Higher sensor resolution 20.2 MP vs 10.1 MP
  • Significantly larger image sensor 116 mm² vs 43 mm²
  • Higher resolution rear screen 1229k dots vs 921k dots
  • Better light sensitivity by 1 f-stop 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Newer camera July 2012 vs September 2011
  • Better built-in flash range 56′ vs 29′
  • Better video capture 1080p 60fps vs 720p 24fps
  • Faster continuous shooting speed 10 shots per sec vs 1 shots per sec
  • Has HDR on-board P7100 does not have HDR
  • Has panorama image capture P7100 does not have panorama

What’s good about the Nikon COOLPIX P7100

Best price
$600
  • Has longer exposure available 60 seconds vs 30 seconds
  • Longer optical zoom 7.1× vs 3.6×
  • Wider angle lens 6.0mm vs 10.4mm
  • Viewscreen flips out RX100 does not have a flip out viewscreen
  • Has a flash hot shoe connector RX100 does not

What the Sony RX100 and Nikon P7100 have in common

  • Same viewscreen size 3.0″
  • HDMI port
  • RAW capture

What’s missing from both the Sony RX100 and the Nikon P7100

  • No 3D capture
  • No GPS tagging
  • No waterproof housing
  • No external microphone jack
  • No Wi-Fi

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