Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 vs Sony DSC-RX100M3

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Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200
Sony DSC-RX100M3

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
87% bigger optical zoom Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is a 21xx optical zoom digital camera. That's 18.1x bigger than the Sony DSC-RX100M3 (2.9xx). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

9% shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is a 23mmmm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 2mm shorter than the Sony DSC-RX100M3 (25mmmm).
25% smaller minimum ISO speed Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is a 100 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 25 smaller than the Sony DSC-RX100M3 (125).
Larger screen size Edit
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is 4.8"" screen. That's 1.8" larger than the Sony DSC-RX100M3 (3""). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

Two times thinner Edit
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is 19.3mmmm deep. That's 21.7mm thinner than the Sony DSC-RX100M3 (41mmmm).
394 shots shots per battery charge Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 takes 394 shots shots per battery charge, however the Sony DSC-RX100M3 only takes 320 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Cheaper by $25
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is $25 cheaper than the Sony DSC-RX100M3.
11 Reasons For
Higher megapixel count Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 has a megapixel count of 20.1MPMP, but the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is only a 16.3MPMP digital camera (3.8MP lower). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

19% more total megapixel count Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 has a total megapixel count of 20.9MPMP, however the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is only a 17MPMP digital camera (3.9MP less).
5.1 smaller maximum aperture Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 has a maximum aperture of 11, but the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is only a 5.9 maximum aperture digital camera (5.1 bigger).
Smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 is a 1.8 minimum aperture digital camera. That's 0.7 smaller than the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 (1.8).
A lot longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 has a maximum camera shutter speed of 30ss, however the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is only a 16ss maximum shutter speed digital camera (14s shorter). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

9% lighter Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 is a 263gg digital camera. That's 22g lighter than the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 (263gg). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

23% shorter Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 has a height of 58.1mmmm, however the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is a 71.2mmmm tall digital camera (13.1mm taller).
30.9mm narrower Edit
Sony DSC-RX100M3 is 101.6mmmm wide, but the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is a 132.5mmmm wide digital camera (30.9mm wider).
Available from 2 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Expert reviews are significantly better
Based on 2 reviews, the Sony DSC-RX100M3 has an average expert review score of 93%, whereas the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 has an average rating of 70% (based on 1 review).
User reviews are marginally better
Based on 95 reviews, the Sony DSC-RX100M3 has an average user review score of 94%, whereas the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 has an average rating of 90% (based on 63 reviews).

Reasons Against

12 Reasons Against
Lower megapixel count Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is a 16.3MPMP digital camera. That's 3.8MP lower than the Sony DSC-RX100M3 (20.1MPMP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

23% less total megapixel count Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is a 17MPMP digital camera. That's 3.9MP less than the Sony DSC-RX100M3 (20.9MPMP).
87% bigger maximum aperture Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is a 5.9 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 5.1 bigger than the Sony DSC-RX100M3 (11).
0.7 larger minimum aperture Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 has a minimum aperture of 2.5, whereas the Sony DSC-RX100M3 is a 1.8 minimum aperture digital camera (0.7 smaller).
Shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 has a maximum camera shutter speed of 16ss. That's 14s shorter than the Sony DSC-RX100M3 (30ss). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

Slightly heavier Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 has a weight of 285gg, however the Sony DSC-RX100M3 is a 263gg digital camera (22g lighter). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

19% taller Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 has a height of 71.2mmmm. That's 13.1mm taller than the Sony DSC-RX100M3 (58.1mmmm).
Wider Edit
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is 132.5mmmm wide. That's 30.9mm wider than the Sony DSC-RX100M3 (101.6mmmm).
Fewer sellers
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is only stocked by 2 retailers, but the Sony DSC-RX100M3 is stocked by 4 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by six months
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is six months older than the Sony DSC-RX100M3.
Expert review Rating is significantly Worse
The average expert rating of the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is only 70%, whereas the average expert rating of the Sony DSC-RX100M3 is 93% (based on 2 reviews).
User review Rating is a little Worse
The average user rating of the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is 90%, whereas the average user rating of the Sony DSC-RX100M3 is 94% (based on 95 reviews).
7 Reasons Against
18.1x smaller optical zoom Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 has an optical zoom of 2.9xx, but the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is a 21xx optical zoom digital camera (18.1x bigger). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

2mm longer minimum focal length Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 has a minimum focal length of 25mmmm, whereas the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is a 23mmmm minimum focal length digital camera (2mm shorter).
20% bigger minimum ISO speed Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 has a minimum ISO speed of 125, however the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is a 100 minimum ISO speed digital camera (25 smaller).
Hugely smaller screen size Edit
Sony DSC-RX100M3 is only 3"" screen, but the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is a 4.8"" screen digital camera (1.8" larger). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

Hugely thicker Edit
Sony DSC-RX100M3 is 41mmmm deep, but the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is a 19.3mmmm deep digital camera (21.7mm thinner).
Seventy-four less shots per battery charge Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 takes 320 shots shots per battery charge, however the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 only takes 394 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

$25 more expensive
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 is more expensive than the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 by $25.

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
Megapixel Count
16.3MP 20.1MP
BEST
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 4608 x 2592
 3648 x 2736
 4096 x 2304
 2592 x 1944
 1984 x 1488
 1920 x 1080
 1024 x 768
 12416 x 1856
 5472 x 3648
 5472 x 3080
 8192 x 1856
 3648 x 3648
 5536 x 2160
 3888 x 2592
 3872 x 2160
 3648 x 2056
 2736 x 1824
 1920 x 1920
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 4608 x 2592
 3648 x 2736
 4096 x 2304
 2592 x 1944
 1984 x 1488
 1920 x 1080
 1024 x 768
 12416 x 1856
 5472 x 3648
 5472 x 3080
 8192 x 1856
 3648 x 3648
 5536 x 2160
 3888 x 2592
 3872 x 2160
 3648 x 2056
 2736 x 1824
 1920 x 1920
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 5472 x 3648
 5472 x 3648
BEST
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 13.2 x 8.8
Total Megapixel Count
17MP 20.9MP
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour
 Silver
 Silver
Maximum Waterproof Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom
21x
BEST
2.9x
Digital Zoom
11x
BEST
Maximum Aperture
5.9 11
BEST
Minimum Aperture
2.5 1.8
BEST
Maximum Focal Length
483mm 73mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length
23mm
BEST
25mm
Focal Length Range
4.1 - 86.1 8.8 - 25.7
Lens Structure
Unknown - Click to provide data 10/9
Aspheric Element
Unknown - Click to provide data 9
Diaphragm Blades
Unknown - Click to provide data 7

Focusing

Auto Focus
 continuous
 centre weighted
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 single
 spot
 multi point
 Single Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 continuous
 centre weighted
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 single
 spot
 multi point
 Single Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
0.1m Unknown - Click to provide data
Normal Focusing Range
0.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Macro Focusing Range
0.1 - 0.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.05 - ∞
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
1.5 - 3.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Mode Focusing Range
1.5 - 3.5 0.3 - ∞
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Speed
 Auto
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 800
 1600
 3200
 50
 64
 125
 250
 500
 640
 1000
 1250
 2000
 2500
 4000
 5000
 6400
 12800
 25
 8000
 10000
 Auto
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 800
 1600
 3200
 50
 64
 125
 250
 500
 640
 1000
 1250
 2000
 2500
 4000
 5000
 6400
 12800
 25
 8000
 10000
Maximum ISO Speed
3,200
BEST
25,600
Minimum ISO Speed
100
BEST
125
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
BEST
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
16s 30s
BEST
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Mode
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Flash on
 Flash off
Flash Guide
4m Unknown - Click to provide data
Tele Flash Range
0.5 - 1.8 0.4 - 6.5
Flash Recharging Time
4s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range
0.5 - 3.8 0.4 - 10.2

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Format
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 WEBM
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 WEBM
 AVCHD
 AVC
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 768 x 512
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
 1440 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 768 x 512
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
 1440 x 1080
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@60fps
 1280×720@60fps
 640x480@60fps
BEST
 1920x1080@60fps
 1280×720@60fps
 640x480@60fps
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Audio Format
 AMR
 FLAC
 MP3
 M4A
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
 3GA
 AAC++
 LPCM
 AC3
 PCM
 AMR
 FLAC
 MP3
 M4A
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
 3GA
 AAC++
 LPCM
 AC3
 PCM

Memory

Memory Card
 SD
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 SDXC
 SDHC
 MS PRO
 MS Micro (M2)
 MS Duo
 MS PRO Duo
 MS PRO Duo HS
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
 SD
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 SDXC
 SDHC
 MS PRO
 MS Micro (M2)
 MS Duo
 MS PRO Duo
 MS PRO Duo HS
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
BEST
Internal Memory
8.2GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Memory Card Size
64GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Screen Size
4.8"
BEST
3"
Display
 TFT
 TFT
Display Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,228,800 pixels
Display Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.39"
Lens Magnification Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.59x
Viewfinder
 electrical
 electrical
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

USB Connector Type
 Micro-USB A
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB A
 Micro-USB B
HDMI Connector
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
HDMI Version
 1.4
BEST
 1.4
USB Connector
 Micro-USB A
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB A
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Fluorescent H
 Fluorescent L
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Fluorescent H
 Fluorescent L
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
Shooting Mode
 Program
 Scene
 Aperture priority
 Program
 Scene
 Aperture priority
Photo Effect
 Sepia
 Grey
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Sepia
 Grey
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Vivid
Self-Timer
2 2,10
Camera File System
 DCF
 MPF
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF
 MPF
 DPOF
 Exif
BEST
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Movie
Built-In Processor
1.6 GHz Quad Core processor BIONZ X
Processor Clock Speed
1,600MHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Installed
 Android 4.3
 Android 4.3
Scene Mode
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Night
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Self-portrait
 Sunset
 Close-up (macro)
 Landscape
 Night portrait
 Sports
 Twilight
 Pet
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Night
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Self-portrait
 Sunset
 Close-up (macro)
 Landscape
 Night portrait
 Sports
 Twilight
 Pet

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
285g 263g
BEST
Height
71.2mm 58.1mm
BEST
Depth
19.3mm
BEST
41mm
Width
132.5mm 101.6mm
BEST
Weight Including Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data 290g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Battery Size
Unknown - Click to provide data NP-BX1
Maximum Battery Life
45h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity
2,000mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Shot Per Battery Charge
394 shots
BEST
320 shots
Battery Voltage
3.7V 3.6V

Operational Conditions

Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Included Cable
 USB
 Micro-USB
 USB
 Micro-USB
BEST

Other Features

Interface
- USB 2.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimension
71.2 x 132.5 x 36 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System
Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
2.8 - 5.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Speed Range
8 - 1/2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Image Processor
 BIONZ
 BIONZ
Continuous Shooting Speed (max)
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,440,000 pixels
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