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Sony DSC-RX10
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Sony DSC-RX10 Digital Camera

20.2MP 8.3x CMOS Oct 2013
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27 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Sony bridge cameras have good reviews on average and across all cameras Sony is one of the superior manufacturers.

Supports WiFi Connectivity

Unlike most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the DSC-RX10 which do not support WiFi connectivity, the Sony DSC-RX10 supports WiFi connectivity.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The DSC-RX10 supports Full HD video, as do most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the DSC-RX10.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The DSC-RX10 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the DSC-RX10.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The DSC-RX10 has an image stabiliser. Most of the other bridge cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DSC-RX10 also have an image stabiliser.

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Quite High Megapixel Count

The Sony DSC-RX10 has a quite high megapixel count (20.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type. The average megapixel count of cameras of this age and type is 16MP.

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SD Memory Card

SD memory card

This camera supports an MS Duo|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector

The number of HDMI connector types found on the Sony DSC-RX10 is more than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. The most frequently found HDMI connector is Mini, but this HDMI connector is not found on this camera. The HDMI connectors Micro are also found on this Sony camera.

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Electrical Viewfinder

This digital camera has an Electrical viewfinder, which is the most commonly found viewfinder on bridge cameras that are a comparable age to it. Most compact cameras do not have enough space to accommodate an optical viewfinder and use the display screen on the back as an electrical viewfinder.

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Very High Display Resolution

Across all the digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago the display resolutions range from 460 pixels to 1,500,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 510,000 pixels. The DSC-RX10 has a very high display resolution (1,440,000 pixel) compared to most of the other bridge cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The DSC-RX10 has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by digital cameras of this type and age. The image format "RAW" is also supported by this Sony digital camera.

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Fairly Large Viewfinder Screen Size

The average viewfinder screen size of bridge cameras that were launched around the same time as the DSC-RX10 is 0.3". With a viewfinder screen size of 0.39 inches, the Sony DSC-RX10 has one of the larger viewfinder screen sizes amongst cameras of this age.

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Very High JPEG Frame Rate

The JPEG frame rates of cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-RX10 range from 24fps to 60fps. The DSC-RX10 has a very high JPEG frame rate (60 frames per second) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-RX10.

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Has Eight White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the Sony DSC-RX10 is more than most bridge cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on bridge cameras that have been available for a similar time to the DSC-RX10. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this digital camera.

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Fairly Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

Cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-RX10 have maximum camera shutter speeds of between 2s and 120s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 20s. The Sony DSC-RX10 has a quite long maximum camera shutter speed (30 seconds) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the DSC-RX10.

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Has One Photo Effect

The number of photo effects found on the DSC-RX10 is more than most digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. The most commonly found photo effect is Vivid, but this photo effect is not found on this Sony digital camera. The photo effects Black&White are also found on this camera.

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Slideshow Playback Mode

This camera has a Slideshow playback mode, which is typical of many cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly High Maximum ISO Speed

Across all the cameras of a comparable spec and age to the DSC-RX10 the maximum ISO speeds range from 1,600 to 26,000. The Sony DSC-RX10 has a fairly high maximum ISO speed (12,800) compared to most of the other bridge cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The DSC-RX10 has a higher image resolution than most cameras that have been available for more than two years. This camera has a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution.

A 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution is in fact the best image resolution across all bridge cameras that were released around the same time as the DSC-RX10.

Across comparable types of digital camera the worst image resolution is 4000 x 3000 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Supports Twenty-One ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the DSC-RX10 is more than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. This digital camera supports a 160 ISO speed, which is the most commonly supported ISO speed supported by comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-RX10. The ISO speeds "125", "200", "250", "320", "400", "500", "640", "800", "1000", "1250", "1600", "2000", "2500", "3200", "4000", "5000", "6400", "8000", "10000" and "12800" are also supported by this Sony digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the DSC-RX10 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by bridge cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-RX10. In addition, this Sony digital camera supports a video resolution of 1440 x 1080 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-RX10.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolution is the worst supported video resolution across comparable types of digital camera.

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± 3EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The DSC-RX10 has a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than most digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. Most cameras of a similar age and spec to it have a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

This camera's light exposure correction (± 3EV (1/3EV step)) is in fact the best light exposure correction across all digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the DSC-RX10.

The worst light exposure correction across similar types of camera is ± 2EV (1/3EV step).

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TFT Display

The DSC-RX10 has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most cameras of this age and type. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

A TFT display is actually the best display across all cameras that came out more than two years ago.

An LCD display is the worst display across similar types of camera.

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Supports One Power Source

The DSC-RX10 has a greater number of power sources than most digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. This camera supports a Battery power source, which is the most frequently supported power source supported by digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the DSC-RX10.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

With a minimum focal length of only 24 millimeters, the DSC-RX10 has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths amongst bridge cameras of this age. Across all the comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years the minimum focal lengths range from 4.5mm to 28mm, and the average minimum focal length is 24mm.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is typical of many digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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13 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Recording

The DSC-RX10 does not support video recording, although keep in mind that most of the other cameras that were launched more than two years ago also do not support video recording.

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Not 3D Compatible

The DSC-RX10 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the DSC-RX10 are also not 3D compatible.

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Not Waterproof

The DSC-RX10 is not waterproof. Most of the other similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The DSC-RX10 does not have a GPS, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other bridge cameras that have been available for a similar time to the DSC-RX10 also do not have a GPS.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of only 2 times zoom factor, the Sony DSC-RX10 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-RX10. The smallest digital zoom of comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago is 2x, the biggest is 500x, and the average digital zoom is 16x.

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Quite Small Optical Zoom

Digital cameras of this type and age have optical zooms of between 4x and 65x, and the average optical zoom is 31x. When compared to other bridge cameras that were released around the same time as the DSC-RX10, the optical zoom of the Sony DSC-RX10 of only 8.3 times zoom factor is one of the smallest.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The DSC-RX10 has a 640 x 480 still image resolution which is higher than most digital cameras of this age and type. Most comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to it have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution. In addition, this digital camera have still image resolutions of 5472×3648, 3888×2592, 2736×1824, 4864×3648, 3648×2736, 2592×1944, 5472×3080, 3648×2056, 2720×1528, 3648×3648, 2544×2544, 1920×1920, 12416×1856, 5536×2160 and 8192×1856 and 3872×2160. Across all comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-RX10 the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 360 to 4608 x 3456.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The DSC-RX10 has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This Sony digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-RX10. The flash modes "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Only Has Six Shooting Modes

The number of shooting modes found on the DSC-RX10 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This digital camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DSC-RX10. The shooting modes "Aperture priority", "Movie", "Program", "Scene" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this Sony digital camera.

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Only Has Four Light Exposure Modes

The DSC-RX10 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most similar spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera has a Manual light exposure mode, which is the most commonly found light exposure mode found on comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE", "Auto" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this digital camera.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length

At only 200 millimeters, the DSC-RX10 has a quite short maximum focal length compared to most of the other bridge cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The shortest maximum focal length of cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-RX10 is 100mm and the longest is 1,600mm.

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Very Heavy

The DSC-RX10 is one of the heavier digital cameras of a similar type and age to the DSC-RX10 (755 grams) amongst bridge cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the DSC-RX10 the weights range from 100g to 910g, and the average weight is 500g.

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Quite Big Minimum ISO Speed

When compared to other cameras that have been around for a similar time to the DSC-RX10 that we have assessed, the minimum ISO speed of the DSC-RX10 of 125 is one of the biggest. Digital cameras of this age and type have minimum ISO speed of between 64 and 400.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony DSC-RX10

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera was released over three years ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 3 inches, the DSC-RX10 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Sony DSC-RX10 has a MOS sensor type which is better than the CCD sensor type found on most bridge cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Filter Size
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Video Resolution
HD Type
Audio
Memory
Memory Card
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Playback Mode
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Battery Size
Maximum Battery Life
Shot Per Battery Charge
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Networking
Other Features
Technical Details

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04905524962727, 05054230116593

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