Olympus Stylus 1S vs Sony DSC-RX100M3

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Olympus Stylus 1S
Sony DSC-RX100M3

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Smaller minimum ISO speed Edit
The Olympus Stylus 1S is a 100 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 25 smaller than the Sony DSC-RX100M3 (125).
Longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
Olympus Stylus 1S is 60ss maximum shutter speed. That's 30s longer than the Sony DSC-RX100M3 (30ss). Read more

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

Cheaper by $101
The Olympus Stylus 1S costs $100.99 less than the Sony DSC-RX100M3.
A bit better user reviews
Based on 22 user reviews, the average review score of the Olympus Stylus 1S is 96%, however the average rating of the Sony DSC-RX100M3 is 94% (based on 95 reviews).
11 Reasons For
Higher megapixel count Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 is a 20.1MPMP digital camera. That's 8.1MP higher than the Olympus Stylus 1S (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.

More total megapixel count Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 is a 20.9MPMP digital camera. That's 8.14MP more than the Olympus Stylus 1S (20.9MPMP).
Smaller maximum aperture Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 is an 11 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 8.2 smaller than the Olympus Stylus 1S (11).
3mm shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 is a 25mmmm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 3mm shorter than the Olympus Stylus 1S (25mmmm).
Higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 is a 25,600 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 13 higher than the Olympus Stylus 1S (25,600).
139g lighter Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 has a weight of 263gg, however the Olympus Stylus 1S is a 402gg digital camera (139g heavier). 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.

50% shorter Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 has a height of 58.1mmmm. That's 28.9mm shorter than the Olympus Stylus 1S (58.1mmmm).
38% thinner Edit
Sony DSC-RX100M3 is 41mmmm deep. That's 15.5mm thinner than the Olympus Stylus 1S (41mmmm).
Narrower Edit
Sony DSC-RX100M3 is 101.6mmmm wide. That's 14.6mm narrower than the Olympus Stylus 1S (101.6mmmm).
2 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock.
Better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Sony DSC-RX100M3 is 93%, whereas the average rating of the Olympus Stylus 1S is 85% (based on 7 reviews).

Reasons Against

11 Reasons Against
68% lower megapixel count Edit
The Olympus Stylus 1S is a 12MPMP digital camera. That's 8.1MP 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.

64% less total megapixel count Edit
The Olympus Stylus 1S is a 12.76MPMP digital camera. That's 8.14MP less than the Sony DSC-RX100M3 (20.9MPMP).
8.2 bigger maximum aperture Edit
The Olympus Stylus 1S is a 2.8 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 8.2 bigger than the Sony DSC-RX100M3 (11).
11% longer minimum focal length Edit
The Olympus Stylus 1S is a 28mmmm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 3mm longer than the Sony DSC-RX100M3 (25mmmm).
Vastly lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Olympus Stylus 1S is a 12,800 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 13 lower than the Sony DSC-RX100M3 (25,600).
A lot heavier Edit
The Olympus Stylus 1S has a weight of 402gg, but the Sony DSC-RX100M3 is a 263gg digital camera (139g 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.

Taller Edit
Olympus Stylus 1S is 87mmmm tall. That's 28.9mm taller than the Sony DSC-RX100M3 (58.1mmmm).
Thicker Edit
The Olympus Stylus 1S is a 56.5mmmm deep digital camera. That's 15.5mm thicker than the Sony DSC-RX100M3 (41mmmm).
14.6mm wider Edit
The Olympus Stylus 1S is a 116.2mmmm wide digital camera. That's 14.6mm wider than the Sony DSC-RX100M3 (101.6mmmm).
Less retailers
The Olympus Stylus 1S is only stocked by 1 store, whereas the Sony DSC-RX100M3 is stocked by 3 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The Olympus Stylus 1S's average expert score is 85%, however the Sony DSC-RX100M3's is 93% (based on 2 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
20% bigger minimum ISO speed Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 is a 125 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 25 bigger than the Olympus Stylus 1S (125).
Significantly shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 has a maximum camera shutter speed of 30ss. That's 30s shorter than the Olympus Stylus 1S (30ss). Read more

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

More expensive by $101
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 is $100.99 more expensive than the Olympus Stylus 1S.
Older by four months
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 is four months older than the Olympus Stylus 1S.
User review Rating is a little Worse
The average user rating of the Sony DSC-RX100M3 is 94%, whereas the average user rating of the Olympus Stylus 1S is 96% (based on 22 reviews).

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
Megapixel Count
12MP 20.1MP
BEST
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 2560 x 1920
 12416 x 1856
 5472 x 3648
 5472 x 3080
 8192 x 1856
 3648 x 3648
 5536 x 2160
 3888 x 2592
 3648 x 2736
 3872 x 2160
 3648 x 2056
 2592 x 1944
 2736 x 1824
 1920 x 1920
 2560 x 1920
 12416 x 1856
 5472 x 3648
 5472 x 3080
 8192 x 1856
 3648 x 3648
 5536 x 2160
 3888 x 2592
 3648 x 2736
 3872 x 2160
 3648 x 2056
 2592 x 1944
 2736 x 1824
 1920 x 1920
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 5472 x 3648
 5472 x 3648
BEST
Image Format
 RAW
 JPG
BEST
 RAW
 JPG
Full-Frame Sensor Size
7.3 x 5.5 13.2 x 8.8
Total Megapixel Count
12.76MP 20.9MP
BEST
Image Stabilizer
 Lens
 Lens
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
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
10.7x 2.9x
BEST
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 11x
Maximum Aperture
2.8 11
BEST
Minimum Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.8
Maximum Focal Length
300mm 73mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length
28mm 25mm
BEST
Focal Length Range
6 - 64.3 8.8 - 25.7
Lens Structure
12/10 10/9
Aspheric Element
Unknown - Click to provide data 9
Diaphragm Blades
Unknown - Click to provide data 7

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 spot
 multi point
 centre weighted
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 spot
 multi point
 centre weighted
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.05 - ∞
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3 - ∞

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
 80
 100
 800
 12800
 50
 64
 125
 160
 200
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 1000
 1250
 1600
 2000
 2500
 3200
 4000
 5000
 6400
 25
 8000
 10000
 80
 100
 800
 12800
 50
 64
 125
 160
 200
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 1000
 1250
 1600
 2000
 2500
 3200
 4000
 5000
 6400
 25
 8000
 10000
Maximum ISO Speed
12,800 25,600
BEST
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)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
60s
BEST
30s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Mode
 Fill-in
 Flash on
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Manual
 Flash off
 Fill-in
 Flash on
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Manual
 Flash off
Tele Flash Range
0.8 - 10.3 0.4 - 6.5
Flash Range
0.1 - 10.3 0.4 - 10.2
Shoe Mounting Point
 Hot
 Hot

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Format
 AVI
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 AVI
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
BEST
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@30fps
BEST
 1920x1080@30fps
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Audio Format
 PCM
 LPCM
 AC3
 PCM
 LPCM
 AC3
Audio System
 Stereo
 Stereo

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 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
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 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
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
Memory Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Display
 TFT
 TFT
BEST
Display Resolution
1,040,000 pixels 1,228,800 pixels
BEST
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
 Electronic
 electrical
 Electronic
 electrical
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

USB Connector Type
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB B
HDMI Connector
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
USB Connector
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Sunny
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Custom modes
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Sunny
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Custom modes
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Scene
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Manual
 Auto
 Scene
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Manual
Photo Effect
 Art
 Sepia
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Art
 Sepia
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Vivid
Self-Timer
2,12 2,10
Maximum Playback Zoom
14x Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera File System
 DCF
 MPF
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF
 MPF
 DPOF
 Exif
BEST
Built-In Processor
Unknown - Click to provide data BIONZ X
Scene Mode
 Beach
 Snow
 Documents
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Close-up (macro)
 Twilight
 Pet
 Beach
 Snow
 Documents
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Close-up (macro)
 Twilight
 Pet
Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 SER
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 SER
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
402g 263g
BEST
Height
87mm 58.1mm
BEST
Depth
56.5mm 41mm
BEST
Width
116.2mm 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
1 1
Battery Size
BLS‑50 NP-BX1
Shot Per Battery Charge
Unknown - Click to provide data 320 shots
Battery Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.6V

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Storage Range
10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Operating Range
30 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature Range
-20 - 60 -20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Included Cable
 USB
 Micro-USB
 USB
 Micro-USB
BEST

Technical Details

Image Processor
 BIONZ
 BIONZ
Viewfinder
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,440,000 pixels
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