Sony takes the prime spot with this list with the RX100 in part due to the stellar photo quality. It includes a big Exmor CMOS sensor which captures detail and light compared to your average point-and-shoot, with ISO. Combined with its large-diameter F1.8 Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T lens together with 3.6x zoom, and the camera takes pictures with very low disturbance and also you also can select to store as .JPEG files along with ultra-high quality RAW files. Video is also noteworthy, shooting in Full HD 1080/60p, also you can watch it all back to the three-inch Xtra Fine LCD Display (1,229k dots). It will not always have wifi capacities however many photographers will fare just fine, if fast sharing is not important.
Measuring 2.29 x 1.41 x 4 inches, it’s a reasonably compact camera for all that it can. And given its amazing photo quality, that point and shoot is a compromise.