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Sony DSC-QX10

log.com.tr Editor's Choice reviewed.com Best of Year turkchip.com Silver hardwarezone.com.ph Recommended
A Multi Award Winning 18.9 Megapixel 10 Times Zoom Factor Camera
Compact Camera 18.9MP 10x Yes Sep 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Sony DSC-QX10 Review

With very good reviews but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Sony DSC-QX10 number 693 across all digital cameras.
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82 Reviews + 6 Awards
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2 Years Old
Overall Score
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 56?

It has very good user reviews but average expert reviews. 84% of buyers recommended this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received six awards including a "Silver" from Turkchip.com and an "Innovative Design" from 3dnews.ru.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Sony digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
The DSC-QX10 is missing some features:
Very small maximum aperture number
Only 220 battery life (CIPA standard)
Does not have an HDMI

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Sony DSC-QX10 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Six Industry Awards

Three expert review sites endorsed this high megapixel digital camera. This camera received a "Silver" award from website Turkchip.com who concluded it was very good and website 3dnews.ru gave it an "Innovative Design" award and thought it was carefully designed. This high megapixel digital camera also received a "Recommended" award from review site Hardwarezone.com.ph.

In addition, the editor of review site Log.com.tr decided that this Sony digital camera was excellent and gave it an "Editor's Choice" award and it received a Teknokulis.com "Innovation" award.

One more expert review site thought that this digital camera was very good. This camera received a "Best of Year" award from Reviewed.com.

Expert Reviews Are Poor

Based on 24 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Ephotozine and Pocket Lint the average expert rating of this Sony camera is 64%. Camera experts don't rate this camera very highly.

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Good Owner Reviews

Based on 58 owner reviews the average owner rating of this digital camera is 84%. Over 77% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 84% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Easy to Use

Six customers who bought the product considered that it was easy to use and three people mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to setup.

Good Quality Pictures

16 owners who purchased this digital camera thought it was able to produce good images.

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We checked 25,533 expert and user reviews (including 7,575 verified purchases) for Sony digital cameras and found that on average Sony has good ratings. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically for its high megapixel digital cameras. 93% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Good Quality Lens

Four customers wrote in their reviews that it had a good lens.

Superior Product Quality

Six customers considered that it was good quality.

Reasonably Priced

Three customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was good value for money.

  • It ultimately falls flat due to its high price, less than competent wireless connectivity…
    Mashable.com October 2013
  • Picture quality is so so, bought when it was on sale, good for price, easy to set up…
  • At a much better price since you are providing the screen…
  • The hand strap it came with helped a great deal…

Good Battery Life

Two customers who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it had a good battery life.

  • It ultimately falls flat due to its high price, less than competent wireless connectivity and weak battery life…
    Mashable.com October 2013
  • It just drains the battery so fast making our phone really hot.
  • Very satisfied with battery life…

Features

Supports Video Recording

The DSC-QX10 supports video recording, as do most of the other recently released digital cameras.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Sony DSC-QX10 has a hand strap, as do most of the other high megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many high megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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18.9 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 18.9 megapixels digital camera.

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Light

Across all the new high megapixel digital cameras the weights range from 90g to 1.5kg. When compared to other similar age comparable spec cameras that we have checked, the weight of the Sony DSC-QX10 of only 90 grams is one of the lightest.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

At only 5.9, the Sony DSC-QX10 has a quite small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as this camera. The smallest maximum aperture number of digital cameras of this age and spec is 1.8, the largest is 130, and the average maximum aperture number is 16.

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Supports 100, 1000 and 8 More ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Sony DSC-QX10 is more than most recently released digital cameras. This camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by latest similar spec cameras. The ISO sensitivities "1000", "1600", "3200" and "12800" are also supported by this Sony camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the DSC-QX10 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels. In addition, this Sony camera supports a video resolutions 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. The video resolution of all new high megapixel digital cameras ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The DSC-QX10 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other recently released digital cameras also have a built-in microphone.

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Has a Batteries Included

The DSC-QX10 has a batteries included, as do most of the other high megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Only 220 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The DSC-QX10 is a digital camera that takes 220 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other high megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera take between 110 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The DSC-QX10 has a battery charger included, as do most of the other recently released high megapixel digital cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The DSC-QX10 has a relatively standard optical zoom (10 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other recently released high megapixel digital cameras.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The DSC-QX10 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other new comparable spec cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

The DSC-QX10 supports Full HD video. Most of the other latest high megapixel digital cameras also support Full HD video.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The DSC-QX10 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera also support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-QX10 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera also have an image stabilizer.

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Energy Star Certified

The DSC-QX10 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. Most of the other latest comparable spec cameras are not Energy Star certified.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Sony DSC-QX10 has a wrist strap, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as this camera.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The DSC-QX10 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as this camera also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The DSC-QX10 does not have an HDMI. Most of the other new high megapixel digital cameras do have an HDMI.

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4896 X 3672 Still Image Resolution

The DSC-QX10 has a higher still image resolution than most high megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera has a 4896 x 3672 still image resolution(s), whereas most digital cameras of this age and type have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s). In addition, this digital camera have a still image resolution(s) of 4896 x 2752 and 2592 x 1944. Across all high megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 6000 x 4000 (best).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Sony camera was released in September 2014.


Sony DSC-QX10 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony DSC-QX10 review we compared this digital camera to 100 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 303,516 product attributes, 188,971 digital camera reviews and 3,330,700 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony dscqx10wce7, sony sz95124ean, dscqx10tce7
Barcodes 00027242872004, 00027242873773, 04905524951240, 04905524988192, 04905524988208, 04905524988215

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