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

8 Reasons For
Image stabilizer Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 has an image stabilizer, whereas the Sony DSC-RX100M3 does not have an image stabilizer. Read more

Camera shake is a major cause of blurred images, especially with handheld photography or in low light situations where a slow shutter speed is required. Image stabiliser technology detects and corrects slight camera shakes.

Cameras with image stabiliser technology enable steady shooting at lower aperture, making them ideal for situations where the use of flash is not permitted or desired.

18.1x bigger optical zoom Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 has an optical zoom of 21x, but the Sony DSC-RX100M3 is only a 2.9x optical zoom digital camera (18.1x smaller). 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.

3.1 smaller maximum aperture number Edit
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is 5.9 maximum aperture, but the Sony DSC-RX100M3 is only a 2.8 maximum aperture digital camera (3.1 bigger).
85% longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 has a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 483mm. That's 410mm longer than the Sony DSC-RX100M3 (73mm).
2mm shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is a 23mm minimum focal length digital camera, whereas the Sony DSC-RX100M3 is a 25mm minimum focal length digital camera (2mm longer).
25% smaller ISO sensitivity (min) Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 has an ISO sensitivity (min) of 100, however the Sony DSC-RX100M3 is a 125 minimum ISO speed digital camera (25 bigger).
A lot larger display diagonal Edit
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is 4.8" screen, but the Sony DSC-RX100M3 is only a 3" screen digital camera (1.8" smaller). 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.

Seventy-four more battery life (CIPA standard)s Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 takes 394.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s, however the Sony DSC-RX100M3 only takes 320.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s. 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.

8 Reasons For
Higher megapixel Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 is a 20.1MP digital camera. That's 3.8MP higher than the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 (20.1MP). 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 megapixels Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 is a 20.9MP digital camera. That's 3.9MP more than the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 (20.9MP).
Significantly smaller minimum aperture number Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 is a 1.8 minimum aperture digital camera, whereas the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is a 2.8 minimum aperture digital camera (1 larger).
Higher ISO sensitivity (max) Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 is a 25,600 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 22,400 higher than the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 (25,600).
47% longer slowest camera shutter speed Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 has a slowest camera shutter speed of 30s. That's 14s longer than the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 (30s). Read more

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

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

Better selling
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 ranks No. 20223 by number of sales, whereas the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 ranks No. 38895.
Considerably better user reviews
The average user review score of the Sony DSC-RX100M3 is 94% based on 90 reviews, whereas the average rating of the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is 84% (based on 19 reviews).

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
Lower megapixel Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 has a megapixel of 16.3MP, but the Sony DSC-RX100M3 is a 20.1MP digital camera (3.8MP higher). 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 megapixels Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 has a total megapixels of 17MP, however the Sony DSC-RX100M3 is a 20.9MP digital camera (3.9MP more).
Larger minimum aperture number Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is a 2.8 minimum aperture digital camera. That's 1 larger than the Sony DSC-RX100M3 (1.8).
Seven times lower ISO sensitivity (max) Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is a 3,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera, whereas the Sony DSC-RX100M3 is a 25,600 maximum ISO speed digital camera (22,400 higher).
Significantly shorter slowest camera shutter speed Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 has a slowest camera shutter speed of 16s, however the Sony DSC-RX100M3 is a 30s maximum shutter speed digital camera (14s longer). Read more

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

8% heavier Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is a 285g digital camera. That's 22g heavier than the Sony DSC-RX100M3 (263g). 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.

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Worse selling
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 ranks No. 38895 by sales volume, whereas the Sony DSC-RX100M3 ranks No. 20223.
Appreciably Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is 84%, whereas the average user rating of the Sony DSC-RX100M3 is 94% (based on 90 reviews).
9 Reasons Against
Does not have an image stabilizer Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 does not have an image stabilizer, however the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 has an image stabilizer. Read more

Camera shake is a major cause of blurred images, especially with handheld photography or in low light situations where a slow shutter speed is required. Image stabiliser technology detects and corrects slight camera shakes.

Cameras with image stabiliser technology enable steady shooting at lower aperture, making them ideal for situations where the use of flash is not permitted or desired.

18.1x smaller optical zoom Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 is a 2.9x optical zoom digital camera. That's 18.1x smaller than the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 (2.9x). 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.

Two times bigger maximum aperture number Edit
Sony DSC-RX100M3 is only 2.8 maximum aperture. That's 3.1 bigger than the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 (2.8).
Significantly shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 has a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 73mm, however the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is a 483mm maximum focal length digital camera (410mm longer).
Longer minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 is a 25mm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 2mm longer than the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 (25mm).
20% bigger ISO sensitivity (min) Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 has an ISO sensitivity (min) of 125. That's 25 bigger than the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 (125).
60% smaller display diagonal Edit
Sony DSC-RX100M3 is only 3" screen. That's 1.8" smaller than the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 (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.

Only 320.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 takes 320.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s, however the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 only takes 394.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s. 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.

Older by three months
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 is three months older than the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200.

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Date Released

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
Megapixel
16.3MP 20.1MP
BEST
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
BEST
 Image stabilizer
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution(s)
 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 Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
BEST
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 13.2 x 8.8
Total Megapixels
17MP 20.9MP
BEST
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour of Product
 White
 White

Lens System

Optical Zoom
21x
BEST
2.9x
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 11x
Maximum Aperture Number
5.9
BEST
2.8
Minimum Aperture Number
2.8 1.8
BEST
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
483mm
BEST
73mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
23mm
BEST
25mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
4.1 - 86.1 8.8 - 25.7
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10/9
Number of Aspheric Elements
Unknown - Click to provide data 9
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Unknown - Click to provide data 7

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 continuous
 multi point
 centre weighted
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 single
 spot
 Single Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 continuous
 multi point
 centre weighted
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 single
 spot
 Single Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Normal Focusing Range
0.8 - ∞, 3.5 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
0.1 - 0.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.05 - ∞
Focus Adjustment
 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 (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3 - ∞
Focus
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 Auto
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 Auto
ISO Sensitivity
 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
ISO Sensitivity (max)
3,200 25,600
BEST
ISO Sensitivity (min)
100
BEST
125
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Light Metering
 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

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
16s 30s
BEST
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Flash on
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Flash on
Flash Exposure Compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Flash exposure compensation
Flash Range (tele)
0.5 - 1.8 0.4 - 6.5
Flash Recharging Time
4s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range (wide)
0.5 - 3.8 0.4 - 10.2

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 WEBM
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 WEBM
 AVCHD
 AVC
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
Video Resolutions
 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 At Capture Speed
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 320×240@30fps
BEST
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 320×240@30fps
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Wind Filter
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wind filter
Audio Formats Supported
 AMR
 FLAC
 MP3
 M4A
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
 3GA
 AAC++
 LPCM
 AC3
 PCM
 AMR
 FLAC
 MP3
 M4A
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
 3GA
 AAC++
 LPCM
 AC3
 PCM
Noise Reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 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 Slots
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Display Diagonal
4.8"
BEST
3"
Display
 TFT
 TFT
BEST
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution (numeric)
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"
Magnification
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.59x
Viewfinder Type
 electrical
 electrical
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PictBridge
HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
HDMI Version
 1.4
BEST
 1.4
Headphone Outputs
 Headphone outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B

Camera

GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
Unknown - Click to provide data
White Balance
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Fluorescent L
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Fluorescent L
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
Shooting Modes
 Program
 Aperture priority
 Manual
 Program
 Aperture priority
 Manual
Photo Effects
 Sepia
 Grey
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Sepia
 Grey
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Vivid
Self-Timer Delay
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,10
Album Organization
 Album organization
Unknown - Click to provide data
Multi-Shot
 Multi-shot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Histogram
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Histogram
Camera File System
 DCF
 MPF
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF
 MPF
 DPOF
 Exif
BEST
Tripod Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tripod mountable
Saturation Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Saturation adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Contrast adjustment
Built-In Processor
Unknown - Click to provide data BIONZ X
Processor Frequency
1.6MHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Installed
 Android 4.3
 Android 4.3
Scene Modes
 Snow
 Children
 Cuisine
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Panorama
 Party (indoor)
 Sunset
 Close-up (macro)
 Night portrait
 Portrait
 Sports
 Twilight
 Pet
 Snow
 Children
 Cuisine
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Panorama
 Party (indoor)
 Sunset
 Close-up (macro)
 Night portrait
 Portrait
 Sports
 Twilight
 Pet

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
285g 263g
BEST
Height
71.2mm 58.1mm
Depth
19.3mm 38.3mm
Width
132.5mm 101.6mm
Weight (including Battery)
Unknown - Click to provide data 290g

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
Number of Batteries Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Battery Type
Unknown - Click to provide data NP-BX1
Battery Capacity
2,000mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
394 shots
BEST
320 shots
Battery Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.6V

Operational Conditions

Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Packaging Content

AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 USB
 Micro-USB
 USB
 Micro-USB
BEST
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Carrying Case
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Carrying case

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Video Capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video capability
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash

Technical Details

Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Self-timer
Viewfinder
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,440,000 pixels
Speakers
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Speakers
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