Here we are comparing 1s and RX10 III, two Bridge cameras from Olympus and Sony. Olympus Stylus 1s is a Small Sensor Superzoom class camera and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III is a Large Sensor Superzoom class camera.
Olympus 1s was introduced to market in April 2015 and Sony RX10 III was launched in March 2016. There is 12 months difference between 1s and RX10 III so we don't expect to see a huge technology difference between these two cameras but it would still give an advantage to younger RX10 III, especially in sensor tech.
This will be an interesting match up as even though these two cameras doesn't have the exact same body type, they are both ranked amongst Top 10 cameras in their classes. Olympus 1s is ranked #3
out of 244 Small Sensor Superzoom cameras with an overall score of 62 whereas Sony RX10 III is ranked #6
out of 10 Large Sensor Superzoom cameras with an overall score of 71.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Olympus 1s and Sony RX10 III before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Olympus 1s and Sony RX10 III compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.