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Sony DSC-QX10 Digital Camera

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18.9MP 10x CMOS Jan 2014
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27 Reasons For

Eight Industry Awards

Amongst digital cameras of this age and type, this compact camera digital camera is one of the most highly awarded.

The experts at Gagadget.com, Vido.com.ua and Hardwarezone.com.ph all endorse this Sony camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Three more expert review sites liked this Sony digital camera. This camera received a 3dnews.ru "Innovative Design" award and it received an "Editor's Choice" award from Log.com.tr. Additionally, the writer at Teknokulis.com gave this digital camera an "Innovation" award and decided it was pioneering.

This camera was given a "Silver" award by Turkchip.com who thought that this Sony camera was very good.

Reviewed.com gave this camera a "Best of Year" award.

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User Reviews Are Good

People who bought this digital camera rated this camera 81% on average.

Good Video Capture

A few people reckoned that the Sony DSC-QX10 was good for video recording. Dabbler mentioned in their review “Yes it records on board, yes it does better stills and video (well that's debatable, more about that as I test it more”. Daniel mentioned on Amazon “VERY poor battery life, don't expect the advertised number of stills and recording video drains it rapidly” but he only scored the product 60 out of 100. Four years ago Stephen Luff he wrote on Amazon “It's offered a great alternative to a video camera as well”.

Good Quality Lens

A number of people who purchased the product considered that it had a good lens. Ash wrote on Amazon “There is also a code printed on the inside of the battery slot which can be used to sync the lens with non NFC enabled devices, such as the iPhone” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Ash also wrote “It meant that all too often I would simply just remove the lens from the back of the phone”. Ash also wrote “Using it in this manner has its own complications, including still needing to look at the phone screen to determine exactly what the lens is capturing.”.

Some Sony DSC-QX10 owners reckoned that the product had a good zoom. A R Hartley gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon four years ago “Some companies like Samsung are addressing the zoom issues with the now wierd Samsung Galaxy phone with a big lens strapped to the back of it”. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Also when on maximum zoom camera shake very noticeable” in their review. Ash wrote in their review of the Sony DSC-QX10 “The QX10 is Sony's attempt to end this problem by providing the optical zoom of a proper camera, with the added functionality”.

A few Sony DSC-QX10 owners who reviewed it concluded that it had a good autofocus. Daniel mentioned in his review on Amazon three years ago “Autofocus is good” however he only gave it a rating of 60 out of 100. Ren mentioned “The auto focus got a perfect shot every time” but even so they rated it 60 out of 100. Two years ago Geekgirlmanila.com mentioned in their review of the Sony DSC-QX10 “Speedy autofocus”.

One Sony DSC-QX10 owner reckoned that the product had a good image stabiliser. Four years ago N. Gratton wrote in their review of this digital camera “There were times it was clear that the optical stabilisation in the QX10 had helped me get a clear shot in poor conditions”.

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Good Quality Pictures

A few people mentioned in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. A R Hartley rated this digital camera 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their Sony DSC-QX10 review “Ohhh i love a good photograph, photography runs in the blood”. A R Hartley also mentioned “Now i'm not one of those photographers who believe DSLR or nothing, i love being able to take great shots with my HTC or my DSLR”. Ajs mentioned on Amazon three years ago “It does do exactly as it said, very good quality photo and the rest” but even so they rated the Sony DSC-QX10 40 out of 100.

Several people mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good image sensor. Ayoub Khote gave this digital camera a very good rating and mentioned “The lens itself has a 18 Megapixel sensor” in their review. N. Gratton gave the product a score of 4 stars and said in their review of the Sony DSC-QX10 on Amazon “The sensor clearly isn't bad.”. Four years ago Robert Groom said “One of the more unusual concepts is this - essentially a small, relatively high quality sensor and lens in a very small package” in his review of the Sony DSC-QX10.

A number of people said in their reviews that this digital camera was good in low light. Daniel wrote on Amazon three years ago “Brilliant performance in low light” in his review of this digital camera however despite that he only gave the Sony DSC-QX10 a score of 60 out of 100. Robert Groom wrote on Amazon “The best lighting conditions.I have to say that low light capabilities are very good” in his review of the Sony DSC-QX10. Youllbemine mentioned on Amazon “Quality of the photos in low light is good” in their Sony DSC-QX10 review.

A number of Sony DSC-QX10 owners who purchased this digital camera thought it had a good picture resolution. Mr. P. Gallacher mentioned on Amazon “The down side is that there are only basic shooting modes”. Petra said “It holds a micro memory card which holds your photographs which are over 2 million pixels will automatically go to the micro memory card which is in the actual camera lens” in her Sony DSC-QX10 review and rated the product 80 out of 100. Robert Groom mentioned on Amazon “You have to question whether you really need such a high resolution on such a small chip”.

Some people who reviewed this digital camera mentioned that it had a good ISO range. Four years ago Naujoks wrote “It would be so nice to change ISO, AE etc” in their Sony DSC-QX10 review although they only gave it a score of 3 stars. Geekgirlmanila.com mentioned in their review “The only camera settings you can adjust is the ISO and the exposure”.

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Robust

Fourteen people who purchased it agreed that it was well made. A R Hartley mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon four years ago “Looks great when your taking pics, you will get good solid performance from it”. Ayoub Khote rated the product 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “The Sony Cyber-shot QX-10 is a lens with a sensor built in” in their review of the Sony DSC-QX10. M. G. Chisholm mentioned “Essentially a built in HDR that reduces the need for a flash to near zero unless in pitch dark” in their review of this digital camera.

Two customers who reviewed it considered that it was reliable. Baaen59 mentioned “System crashes very frequently so Sony needs to fix this if this camera is to be reliable” in their review. Stephen Luff mentioned in his review of the Sony DSC-QX10 on Amazon “Phones aren't the best devices to film on reliably” but in spite of that he only scored the Sony DSC-QX10 60 out of 100.

One person who reviewed it wrote that it was strong and durable. Four years ago Robert Groom he mentioned “It's also reasonably robust”.

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Nice Design

Fifteen Sony DSC-QX10 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. Birmingham Nick said “The body is replaced by your cell phone (in my case an Iphone 5s which has a pretty mean camera built in” and scored it 80 out of 100. Two years ago Chixiang Di mentioned in their Sony DSC-QX10 review on Amazon “Take a lot of beautiful photos”. Leica mentioned three years ago “I just keep the lens clip on the phone all the time and it's then pretty easy to pull out the camera from my bag” in their Sony DSC-QX10 review.

One Sony DSC-QX10 owner reckoned that it was neat. Birmingham Nick mentioned “Neat bit of kit overall” in their review. One Sony DSC-QX10 reviewer said in their reviews that it was smooth. Paolo Sammut gave this digital camera a score of 4 stars and wrote in their review of this digital camera “Is very smooth and polished”.

One Sony DSC-QX10 owner who reviewed the Sony DSC-QX10 considered that it had a good case. Four years ago Robert Groom said “The casing is high quality ABS type plastic, which feels like it will stand up to the odd knock” in his review of this digital camera.

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Good Size

Thirty-seven Sony DSC-QX10 owners who reviewed it considered that it was compact. A R Hartley said on Amazon “Its taken from the WX200 compact camera, in fact its more or less the WX200, just squeezed into the lens like body”. A R Hartley also mentioned “Spending the same cash on a compact camera, especially in the sales can get you a far better camera”. A R Hartley also mentioned “It can be out done by compact cameras of the same price”.

Two Sony DSC-QX10 reviewers who reviewed the Sony DSC-QX10 agreed that it was heavy and bulky. Mandynolan said in their Sony DSC-QX10 review on Amazon “It is good to look at, not too heavy and clips on to the phone easily”. N. Gratton mentioned in their review “It's not at all bulky”.

Two Sony DSC-QX10 owners said in their reviews that the Sony DSC-QX10 was thick.

Several Sony DSC-QX10 reviewers thought this digital camera was a good weight. Reviewerforyou said four years ago “It also has a really nice weight”. Three years ago Youllbemine mentioned on Amazon “This camera works well, is light weight and takes great photos” in their review of this digital camera and gave the Sony DSC-QX10 an excellent review score.

A few Sony DSC-QX10 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was a good body shape. Teefus wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “At less than a tenth of the price of a body and decent lens - it stacks up well”. Zootweller said on Amazon “Unusual angles can be explored, without the limitation of your body being on the other end of the lens” in their review of the Sony DSC-QX10.

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Good Product Quality

Several Sony DSC-QX10 reviewers agreed that it was good quality. Four years ago A R Hartley gave it a rating of 4 stars and wrote on Amazon “The video quality is decent nothing amazing” in their review of this digital camera. Abhishek said in their review of this digital camera three years ago “Best quality”. Abhishek also wrote “Nice quality, amazing product, Better price than other store”.

Easy to Use

A few people considered that the product was easy to use. A R Hartley said four years ago “Its well built, sturdy and feels solid to use” in their review of this digital camera and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100. Alan Gosney wrote on Amazon “Great price and Good fun to use get some great photos with it” in his Sony DSC-QX10 review. Three years ago Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “I can tell you that it is a joy to use in this way” in their review of the Sony DSC-QX10.

Ten people considered that it was easy to setup. Christopher said in his review of the Sony DSC-QX10 on Amazon “Brilliant bit of kit as it's easy to set up and use with your smartphone, also the quality of images are amazing”. Douglas Bader said “The lens itself was easy to set up on IPad, via wifi” in his review of the Sony DSC-QX10 and gave the Sony DSC-QX10 a rating of 80 out of 100. Mandynolan wrote “It is easy to set up and easily paired with my iphone 5s via wi fi” and scored it very highly.

Some Sony DSC-QX10 owners who reviewed the Sony DSC-QX10 thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. David wrote “So if you do hold it the comfortable way you have to control it by the on screen app buttons” in his Sony DSC-QX10 review but even so he only scored the product 3 stars. Four years ago Mike Renshaw said on Amazon “I didn't find it comfortable to use” in his review.

One person said in their reviews that the product was easy to handle.

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Good Connectivity

Some Sony DSC-QX10 reviewers mentioned that the product was wifi compatible. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “OK, if you don't have NFC and are limited to wifi then maybe it takes a bit longer.”. Da400 mentioned on Amazon “Main reason for writing this is that I had difficulty actually getting the app, phone and camera to communicate - wi fi connected without problem” and gave this digital camera a rating of 80 out of 100. Douglas Bader mentioned “Wifi worked well” .

One Sony DSC-QX10 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was good in terms of connectivity. M. Bhangal mentioned on Amazon “Still wants the same ease of use and connectivity as a cell phone camera”.

One Sony DSC-QX10 owner wrote that it was able to connect to the internet. Tbreak.ae mentioned “When news of the Sony QX lenses first hit the internet, I thought it was a brilliant” but in spite of that they only scored it 59 out of 100.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

A few Sony DSC-QX10 owners agreed that the product had a good screen. A R Hartley wrote “Then your phone is the screen”. Mr. P. Gallacher said in their review on Amazon “Also works on tablets, seeing the view finder rendered onto a 10" screen is pretty cool” and scored the product very highly. Ren wrote on Amazon “Putting this loose in a pocket or bag could easily result in the screen being damaged”.

Several people who purchased the Sony DSC-QX10 considered that it had a good viewfinder. Ayoub Khote said on Amazon “Without a viewfinder, framing shots is difficult”. P. A. Keating said in their review of this digital camera “Also, because the lens is independent of the phone/view finder it is great at getting some unusual shots on it”. Stephen Luff mentioned in his review “A 7 inch viewfinder is so useful” yet he scored the product 3 stars.

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Acceptable Noise Level

A few people who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was noisy. Ayoub Khote rated this digital camera 5 stars and mentioned “The QX-10 still has some ISO noise.” in their review of the Sony DSC-QX10. Dabbler mentioned four years ago “Tries intelligently to get the best result by noise reducing and averaging the images” .

Good Brand

Based on 14,237 owner and expert reviews, Sony has good ratings for its cameras. Sony also has good ratings specifically for its compact cameras compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Support

Some people who reviewed the Sony DSC-QX10 considered that it had good technical guidance. Dabbler mentioned on Amazon “However what really lets it down for people who really want to stretch this thing, there is little manual control, only exposure compensation in Program mode” in their review. Mike Renshaw mentioned in his review of the Sony DSC-QX10 “There is a thick manual (multilanguage) and a quick start guide and the battery is charged so you're ready to go straight away.I used it with an iPhone 5” . Miss J. Glover mentioned “The instructions and help systems were helpful in this respect” in her Sony DSC-QX10 review.

Supports Wi-Fi

The DSC-QX10 supports wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-QX10 do not support wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras which support wi-Fi currently available including the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS ($289.95) which has better reviews.

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Quite High Megapixel

The DSC-QX10 has a fairly high megapixel (18.9 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago. Across all the cameras of this type and age the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 46MP.

If you want a digital camera with a higher megapixel then you might want to look at the Sony DSC-HX60 ($375.65) (20.4MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony DSC-QX10 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the Samsung SAMSUNG EX2F which has better reviews.

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4896 X 3672 Still Image Resolution(s)

The DSC-QX10 has a 4896 x 3672 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most digital cameras of this age and type. In addition, this digital camera have still image resolution(s)s of 4896 x 2752 and 1920 x 1080 and 2592 x 1944. The worst still image resolution of all compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the DSC-QX10 is 640 x 360 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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Has Six White Balances

The Sony DSC-QX10 has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This Sony camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this camera.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Sony DSC-QX10 is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The most frequently supported camera file system is Exif 2.3, but this camera file system is not supported by this camera. The camera file systems DCF, DPOF and MPF are also supported by this Sony camera.

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Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

With an ISO sensitivity (max) of 12,800, the DSC-QX10 has one of the higher ISO sensitivity (max)s amongst compact cameras of this age. Comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-QX10 have ISO sensitivity (max)s of between 3 and 26,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 4,800.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Supports One Image Formats Supported

The DSC-QX10 has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras of this age and spec. The most frequently supported image formats supported is JPG, but this image formats supported is not supported by this camera. The image formats supporteds JPEG XR are also supported by this Sony digital camera.

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4896 X 3672 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Sony DSC-QX10 has a higher image resolution than most compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera has a 4896 x 3672 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most cameras of a similar type and age to it have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. The best image resolution of all similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-QX10 is 5152 x 3864 pixels and the worst is 2592 x 1944 pixels.

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1440 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The DSC-QX10 has a maximum video resolution of 1440 x 1080 pixels. That's over five times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. Cameras that have been on the market for more than two years maximum video resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels to 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Features One Auto Focusing (AF) Modes

The DSC-QX10 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. The most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes is Face detection, but this auto focusing (AF) modes is not featured on this Sony digital camera. The auto focusing (AF) modess Multi Point Auto Focus are also featured on this camera.

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10 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on fourty expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Ephotozine and Digital Versus this camera has an average expert rating of 67%.

Poor Battery Life

Some Sony DSC-QX10 reviewers said in their reviews that the Sony DSC-QX10 did not have a good battery life. Daniel said in his Sony DSC-QX10 review on Amazon “The live view.- VERY poor battery life, don't expect the advertised number of stills”. Stephen Luff said in his review of the Sony DSC-QX10 “Useless battery and won't film”. Expert review site Mashable.com mentioned “It ultimately falls flat due to its high price, less than competent wireless connectivity and weak battery life”.

Inferior Technical Features

Three people said that the Sony DSC-QX10 did not have good features. Mike mentioned “Very few features, freezes, crashed all the time just really bad”. Geekgirlmanila.com wrote two years ago “The camera has a very limited feature set compared with a regular pointandshoot”. Geekgirlmanila.com also mentioned “Sony's mobile app has few features”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Sony DSC-QX10 does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the DSC-QX10 do have a built-in flash.

There are a number of alternative cameras which also have a built-in flash which you might want to consider including the Samsung SAMSUNG EX2F, or the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS ($289.95).

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Most cameras of this age and spec do not support video capability. The DSC-QX10 is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also support video capability including the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS, or the Panasonic DMC-LX7 ($369.95) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most cameras of a similar age and spec to the DSC-QX10 do not support Full HD video. The DSC-QX10 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

Alternative cameras which also support Full HD video that you might also want to consider include the Nikon Coolpix P310 ($499.00) which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

The Sony DSC-QX10 is not 3D. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the DSC-QX10 are also not 3D.

If you are looking for a camera that is 3D then you might also want to look at the Sony DSC-WX200, or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Sony DSC-QX10 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We think you might also be interested in other digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS which is also higher rated.

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Not Waterproof

Most cameras of a comparable spec and age to the DSC-QX10 are not waterproof. The Sony DSC-QX10 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Only Features One Light Metering

The DSC-QX10 has a greater number of light metering modes than most comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as it. The most frequently featured light metering is Centre-weighted, but this light metering is not featured on this camera. The light meterings Evaluative (Multi-pattern) are also featured on this digital camera.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Sony DSC-QX10

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this compact camera digital camera was released.

Average Optical Zoom

The DSC-QX10 has a pretty typical optical zoom (10 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the DSC-QX10.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 10x optical zoom digital cameras currently available including the Sony DSC-WX200 which has better reviews.

If you want a digital camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to consider the Samsung GC100 (21x) which also has a higher rating.

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MS Micro (M2) Compatible Memory Cards

MS Micro (M2) compatible memory cards

The DSC-QX10 supports an MS Micro (M2) compatible memory cards which is better than most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. Most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago support an SD compatible memory cards. This digital camera also support a MicroSD (TransFlash) and MicroSDHC compatible memory cards.

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Average Weight

The DSC-QX10 has a pretty average weight (165 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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MOS Sensor Type

The DSC-QX10 has a MOS sensor type which is better than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. Most comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago have a CCD sensor type.

It may also be worth considering one of the other cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung GC100.

If the sensor type of this compact camera digital camera is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the PowerShot A3300 IS (CCD and higher rated), or the PowerShot A3200 IS (CCD and higher rated) both from Canon.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Minimum Aperture Number
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Number of Aspheric Elements
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Self-Timer Delay
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Voltage
Battery Level Indicator
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)

8 Awards

3dnews.ru Innovative Design vido.com.ua Recommended teknokulis.com Innovation log.com.tr Editor's Choice reviewed.com Best of Year turkchip.com Silver hardwarezone.com.ph Recommended gagadget.com Recommended

Expert Reviews

(134)
17 September 2015

You'd be better off with a GoPro, honestly.But that doesn't mean that this is a crap gadget altogether. It's a nice gadget to have alongside with your existing smart phone.I personally love it and...

It's very portable, and very light weight
Takes very good photos in low light settings
It is able to record HD videos well
Sharp lens
10x zoom range
PlayMemories Mobile, the app that you use to take pictures and videos with, is CRAP
The only thing you can do with the app is take photos and videos and the only camera settings you can adjust is the ISO and the exposure
There's really a lot of room for
Image noise at moderate ISO settings
Live view feed can lag
21 September 2014

Now it is Sony's turn to rewrite the rules of mobile imaging with its new range of Cyber-Shot lens-style cameras ? the QX10 and the QX100.We managed to get our hands on a review unit for the QX10,... Read more…

3 September 2014

Left to right) An E-mount lens, the QX1 device, a smartphone mount and, allegedly, the yet-to-be-announced Xperia Z3 smartphone from Sony. Image via sonyalpharumorsA new smartphone-mountable... Read more…

17 February 2014

We had an opportunity to try out the Sony QX-10, a 18 megapixel camera. It has an interesting concept, having just the lens and sensor elements while leaving the controls and the screen on your... Read more…

16 February 2014

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX10 is an add-on lens for use with smartphones. It's an example of a risky, forward-thinking concept, but some issues prevent us from recommending it...

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User Reviews

(241)
Reviewed 18 November 2013 by Josh1324
(Verified Purchase)

This product is designed for an add on to smartphone. Adding this camera gives your smartphone the ability to have 10x OPTICAL zoom and great picture quality. In that sense, it is a great product...

Reviewed 1 May 2014 by MsEn1gma
MsEn1gma would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-QX10

I bought the lens because I was interested in getting more defined, sharper and overall more beautiful looking pictures. This product did not disappoint. I liked how you can mount it to your phone... Read more…

Reviewed 25 October 2013 by Elderlam
Elderlam would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-QX10 (Verified Purchase)

Hard to sync with iPhone, but works well with Android phones. Tried it with my Note 2 and synced over NFC no problem. Wouldn't work with the new Note 3, no matter what I tried. Checked Sony site,... Read more…

Reviewed 16 October 2014 by INOV8TN
INOV8TN would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-QX10

Shopped for DSLR backup prior to vacation - cruised BestBuy and saw and played with QX10. Got 'snared' by drastic 'Open Box' discount and took it home and played with it...

Reviewed 10 January 2014 by AJM19
AJM19 would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-QX10

I had been watching this product since release, and was intrigued, but turned off by the price. I happened to find it as an open box product, with an additional discount, and bought it on a steep... Read more…

Zoom
Low Light Capability
Portability
Small
Easy to use
Price
Nothing that I've found thus far
Wished the adapter would fit over Note 3
With a flip case
It's depend on user's idea. I cannot think of any
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dscqx10t, dscqx10tce7
Barcodes 00027242872004, 00027242873773, 04905524951240, 04905524988192, 04905524988208, 04905524988215

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9,600 Lower Maximum ISO Speed
Only MicroSD (TransFlash) Memory

Canon PowerShot N vs Sony DSC-QX10

Canon PowerShot N vs Sony DSC-QX10
Canon PowerShot N Sony DSC-QX10
$ 179.99
Hugely Better Review from Parentesis.com
Hugely Better Review from "IT Reviews.com"
Hugely Better Review from Digital Versus
6 Times Higher Still Image Resolution
Lower Maximum ISO Speed
Hugely Worse Review from Portablegear.nl
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