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Sony RX100 VI vs Sony WX350

Portability
88
Imaging
54
Features
75
Overall
62
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI front
 
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350 front
Portability
94
Imaging
43
Features
43
Overall
43

Sony RX100 VI vs Sony WX350 Key Specs

Sony RX100 VI
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1" Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Display
  • ISO 125 - 12800 (Expand to 25600)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • 24-200mm (F2.8-4.5) lens
  • 301g - 102 x 58 x 43mm
  • Revealed June 2018
  • Succeeded the Sony RX100 V
  • Refreshed by Sony RX100 VII
Sony WX350
(Full Review)
  • 18MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 80 - 12800
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 25-500mm (F3.5-6.5) lens
  • 164g - 96 x 55 x 26mm
  • Released February 2014
  • Replaced the Sony WX300
  • Replacement is Sony WX500
Photography Glossary

Sony RX100 VI vs Sony WX350 Overview

Following is a extended comparison of the Sony RX100 VI vs Sony WX350, one is a Large Sensor Compact and the latter is a Small Sensor Superzoom and both of them are designed by Sony. The image resolution of the RX100 VI (20MP) and the WX350 (18MP) is relatively well matched but the RX100 VI (1") and WX350 (1/2.3") possess totally different sensor dimensions.

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The RX100 VI was brought out 4 years after the WX350 which is quite a significant gap as far as technology is concerned. Each of the cameras come with different body type with the Sony RX100 VI being a Large Sensor Compact camera and the Sony WX350 being a Compact camera.

Before getting in to a in-depth comparison, below is a quick highlight of how the RX100 VI scores against the WX350 for portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Sony RX100 VI over the Sony WX350

 RX100 VI WX350 
ReleasedJune 2018February 2014More modern by 53 months
Manually focus More accurate focusing
Screen typeTiltingFixed Tilting screen
Screen resolution1229k460kClearer screen (+769k dot)
Selfie screen Easy selfies
Touch friendly screen Quickly navigate

Reasons to pick Sony WX350 over the Sony RX100 VI

 WX350 RX100 VI 

Common features in the Sony RX100 VI and Sony WX350

 RX100 VI WX350 
Screen dimension3"3"Identical screen sizing

Sony RX100 VI vs Sony WX350 Physical Comparison

When you are intending to carry around your camera, you are going to need to think about its weight and proportions. The Sony RX100 VI features external measurements of 102mm x 58mm x 43mm (4.0" x 2.3" x 1.7") along with a weight of 301 grams (0.66 lbs) and the Sony WX350 has measurements of 96mm x 55mm x 26mm (3.8" x 2.2" x 1.0") accompanied by a weight of 164 grams (0.36 lbs).

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Don't forget, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will vary based on the lens you choose at the time. Here is the front view sizing comparison of the RX100 VI vs the WX350.

Sony RX100 VI vs Sony WX350 size comparison

Looking at dimensions and weight, the portability score of the RX100 VI and WX350 is 88 and 94 respectively.

Sony RX100 VI vs Sony WX350 top view buttons comparison

Sony RX100 VI vs Sony WX350 Sensor Comparison

Quite often, it is difficult to see the contrast between sensor sizes simply by looking at specs. The pic underneath will offer you a far better sense of the sensor measurements in the RX100 VI and WX350.

All in all, both the cameras have got different megapixels and different sensor sizes. The RX100 VI featuring a bigger sensor will make getting shallower DOF less difficult and the Sony RX100 VI will resolve extra detail having its extra 2MP. Higher resolution can also allow you to crop shots much more aggressively. The newer RX100 VI will have an advantage with regard to sensor technology.

Sony RX100 VI vs Sony WX350 sensor size comparison

Sony RX100 VI vs Sony WX350 Screen and ViewFinder

Sony RX100 VI vs Sony WX350 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Portrait photography with Sony RX100 VI
Portrait photography with Sony WX350
66
manual focus
high flash sync (1/2,000s)
megapixel count good (20MP)
sensor size is good (1")
includes face detection focus
exports RAW files
can't use external flash
37
resolution is good (18MP)
supports face detect autofocus
no manual focus
lack of manual mode
no external flash support
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
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Street Comparison

Sony RX100 VI Street photography features
Sony WX350 Street photography features
85
screen tilts
image stabilization (Optical)
sensor size is good (1")
exports RAW files
offers focus via touch
lighter than others (301g)
63
built in image stabilization (Optical)
lighter than others in class (164 grams)
no moving screen
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
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Sports Comparison

Sony RX100 VI as a Sports photography camera
Sony WX350 as a Sports photography camera
70
quiet shutter (1/32,000 seconds)
max frames per second high (24.0 fps)
image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count good (20 megapixels)
sensor size is good (1")
includes tracking autofocus
sensor has phase detect auto focus
terrible battery power (240 per charge)
52
long zoom range (25-500mm 20.0 x zoom)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
resolution is good (18MP)
supports tracking focus
good battery pack (470 per charge)
no shutter priority
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lack of phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Sony RX100 VI Travel photography factors
Sony WX350 Travel photography factors
77
lighter than others (301g)
supports bluetooth
offers focus via touch
megapixel count good (20MP)
flash built-in
selfie friendly screen
fairly wide (24mm)
terrible battery power (240 CIPA)
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
72
good battery pack (470 per charge)
lighter than others in class (164g)
resolution is good (18MP)
flash built-in
relatively wide (25mm)
great reach (500mm)
no Time Lapse recording
does not feature selfie friendly display
slow max aperture (f3.5)
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Landscape Comparison

Sony RX100 VI Landscape photography factors
Sony WX350 Landscape photography factors
65
manual focus
fairly wide (24mm)
nice screen size (3")
image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count good (20 megapixels)
sensor size is good (1")
exports RAW files
cannot switch lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
terrible battery power (240 per charge)
47
relatively wide (25mm)
screen is a good size (3")
built in image stabilization (Optical)
resolution is good (18MP)
good battery pack (470 CIPA)
no manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
slow max aperture (f3.5)
lack of manual mode
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
no Time Lapse recording
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Vlogging Comparison

Sony RX100 VI Vlogging information
Sony WX350 Vlogging information
77
fairly wide (24mm)
selfie friendly screen
touchscreen enabled
image stabilization (Optical)
includes face detection focus
video resolution high (3840 x 2160 pxls)
lighter than others (301g)
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
lack of external microphone support
35
relatively wide (25mm)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
supports face detect autofocus
high res video (1920 x 1080 pixels)
lighter than others in class (164 grams)
slow max aperture (f3.5)
does not feature selfie friendly display
no mic port
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Sony RX100 VI vs Sony WX350 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Sony RX100 VI and Sony WX350
 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VISony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350
General Information
Brand Name Sony Sony
Model type Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350
Class Large Sensor Compact Small Sensor Superzoom
Revealed 2018-06-05 2014-02-13
Body design Large Sensor Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Processor Bionz X -
Sensor type BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 13.2 x 8.8mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 116.2mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 20MP 18MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest Possible resolution 5472 x 3648 4896 x 3672
Maximum native ISO 12800 12800
Maximum enhanced ISO 25600 -
Min native ISO 125 80
RAW pictures
Min enhanced ISO 80 -
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
AF touch
Continuous AF
Single AF
Tracking AF
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detect AF
Contract detect AF
Phase detect AF
Total focus points 315 -
Cross type focus points - -
Lens
Lens mount type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 24-200mm (8.3x) 25-500mm (20.0x)
Max aperture f/2.8-4.5 f/3.5-6.5
Macro focusing range 8cm -
Crop factor 2.7 5.8
Screen
Display type Tilting Fixed Type
Display diagonal 3 inches 3 inches
Display resolution 1,229 thousand dot 460 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch capability
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Electronic None
Viewfinder resolution 2,359 thousand dot -
Viewfinder coverage 100% -
Viewfinder magnification 0.59x -
Features
Min shutter speed 30s 4s
Max shutter speed 1/2000s 1/1600s
Max quiet shutter speed 1/32000s -
Continuous shutter speed 24.0 frames/s 10.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes -
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash distance 5.90 m (at Auto ISO) 4.30 m
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
White balance bracketing
Max flash sync 1/2000s -
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM VCHD: 28M PS(1,920x1,080/60p) / 24M FX(1,920x1,080/60i) / 17M FH(1,920x1,080/60i),MP4: 12M(1,440x1,080/30fps) / 3M VGA(640x480/30fps)
Maximum video resolution 3840x2160 1920x1080
Video data format MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S AVCHD
Mic jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB NP-BX1 lithium-ion battery & USB charger USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 301g (0.66 pounds) 164g (0.36 pounds)
Dimensions 102 x 58 x 43mm (4.0" x 2.3" x 1.7") 96 x 55 x 26mm (3.8" x 2.2" x 1.0")
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 240 images 470 images
Style of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID NP-BX1 NP-BX1
Self timer Yes Yes (Off / 10sec. / 2sec. / portrait1 / portrait2)
Time lapse feature With downloadable app
Storage media SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
Storage slots 1 1
Cost at release $1,198 $270