Sony RX10 vs. Fujifilm X100S

Sony RX10 vs. Fujifilm X100S, again this time we have a comparison between a APS-C sensor, but this time is story bit more different due to the 16MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS II Sensor and EXR Processor II, the fuji also features HYBRID Phase AF system and no optical low pass filter for super sharp images..detailed comparison below


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 Major Feature

  • 20.2MP 1″ Exmor R CMOS Sensor
  • BIONZ X Image Processor
  • Carl Zeiss 24-200mm f/2.8 Lens (35mm Eq)
  • 3.0″ 1228K-Dot Tilting Xtra Fine LCD
  • XGA OLED Electronic Viewfinder
  • Full HD 1080i/p Video at 60 and 24 fps
  • Built-In Wireless and NFC Connectivity
  • Low-Light Sensitivity to ISO 12800
  • Multi Interface Shoe and Control Ring
  • Super Sonicwave Motor for Fast Autofocus


Fujifilm X100S Major Features

  • 16MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS II Sensor
  • Fujinon 23mm f/2 Fixed Focal Length Lens
  • Hybrid Optical and Electronic Viewfinder
  • 2.8″ 460k-Dot LCD Monitor
  • EXR Processor II
  • Intelligent Hybrid AF System
  • Expandable ISO 100-25600
  • Full HD 1080 Video at 60fps
  • Film Simulation and Advanced Filters
  • Die-Cast Magnesium Body Construction

Major Difference

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 vs. Fujifilm X100S Specification Comparison Table.


Megapixel: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 feature more megapixel than Fujifilm X100S.

Bigger Sensor Size:  Fujifilm X100S features bigger sensor size than Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10, hence you get better dynamic range, improved High ISO performance and better color and contrast reproduction with Fujifilm X100S.

Optical Zoom: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 has 4.3x more optical Zoom than Fujifilm X100S

No optical zoom available in Fujifilm X100S.

Aperture Range: Fujifilm X100S aperture Range is better than Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10, the bright aperture lenses capture more incoming light to the sensor,  create more DOF, better color and contrast reproduction and it also create less noise during low-light situation.

Macro: Fujifilm X100S feature better close-up macro range than Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10

Better AF System:  Fujifilm X100S features Phase + contrast (hybrid) AF System, on the other hand Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 features Contrast AF system.

More AF Points: Fujifilm X100S have More AF points Compared to Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10; hence you get more area under AF points with Fujifilm X100S.

Better low light performance – The Fujifilm X100S features more ISO range compared to Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10, the ISO range of Fujifilm X100S is upto 25600, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 is limited to 12800 only.

Better Shutter Range: Fujifilm X100S features better shutter range compared to Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10.

Top Continuous shooting speed: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 features fast shooting speed compared to Fujifilm X100S.

Display: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 features tilting display on the other hand Fujifilm X100S have fixed display, so we get more flexibility while composing our shot with Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10.

Viewfinder: Fujifilm X100S features Hybrid viewfinder on the other hand Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 features EVF,

Wireless: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 and Fujifilm X100S both camera feature wifi connectivity, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 have built-in and other hand Fujifilm X100S have Eye-Fi Connected adapter.

Battery Life (CIPA): Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 battery rating is 420 shots and other hand Fujifilm X100S 330 shots. According to CIPA.

Dimensions: Fujifilm X100S is smaller than Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10.

Weight: Fujifilm X100S lighter than Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10.

Verdict: Based on specification comparison the fujifilm clearly wins in terms of image quality and AF system.

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