Sony RX100 III vs RX100 II vs Canon G1 X Mark II vs Nikon P7800 Specs Comparison

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 III compact camera has been officially announced, it features 20.1 megapixel back-illuminated 1.0-type Exmor R CMOS sensor, the latest Bionz X processor, a pop-up electronic viewfinder and a faster 24-70mm F1.8-2.8 lens. And the Rx100 III can now record videos 50 Mbps high bit-rate Full HD movies with XAVC S support.

Sony RX100 III is currently available for pre-order at Amazon for $798.00. You can also pre-order it at Adorama, and it will be released on June 20, 2014.

Below is the full specs comparison of Sony RX100 III, RX100 II, Canon G1 X Mark II and Nikon P7800.

FeatureSony RX100 IIISony RX100 IICanon G1 X Mark IINikon P7800
Sensor Resolution20 Million20 Million13 Million12 Million
Sensor TypeBSI-CMOSCMOSCMOSBSI-CMOS
Sensor Size13.2 x 8.8 mm13.2 x 8.8 mm18.7 x 14 mm7.44 x 5.58 mm
Sensor Size1″1″1.5″1/1.7″
Image Size5472 x 36485472 x 36484160 x 31204000 x 3000
Image ProcessorBionz XBionzDigic 6
Viewfinder TypeElectronicElectronicOpticalElectronic
Viewfinder Coverage100%100%
Storage MediaSD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG DuoSD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG DuoSD/SDHC/SDXCSD/SDHC/SDXC
Continuous Shooting Speed10 FPS10 FPS5 FPS8 FPS
Max Shutter Speed1/2000 to 30 sec1/2000 to 30 sec1/4000 to 60 sec1/4000 to 60 sec
Native ISO SensitivityISO 125-12,800ISO 160-12,800ISO 100-12,800ISO 80-3,200
Autofocus System25 points25 points31 points99 points
Video OutputMPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC SMPEG-4, AVCHDH.264, MPEG-4H.264, MPEG-4
Video Maximum Resolution1920 x 1080 (60p/60i/24p)1920 x 1080 (60 fps)1920 x 1080 (30 fps)1920 x 1080 (30, 25 fps)
LCD Size3.0″ Tilting TFT-LCD3.0″ Tilting TFT-LCD3.0″ Tilting Screen3.0″ Full articulated TFT-LCD
LCD Resolution1,440,000 dots1,229,000 dots1,040,000 dots921,000 dots
Built-in GPSNoNoNoOptional
BatteryNP-BX1NP-BX1NB-12LEN-EL14
Battery Life320 shots (CIPA)350 shots (CIPA)240 shots (CIPA)350 shots (CIPA)
USB Version2.02.02.02.0
Dimensions102 x 58 x 41 mm102 x 58 x 38 mm116 x 74 x 66 mm119 x 78 x 50 mm
Weight290g281g553g399g
MSRP Price$798$698$799$547
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