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Sony DSC-RX10 Digital Camera

Bridge Camera 20.2MP 8.3x Oct 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Supports video recording

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According to sales data from Amazon, the DSC-RX10 is one the top selling camera currently available for sale.


Reviews

Sony Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

Based on 23,045 expert and owner reviews (including 7,132 verified purchases), Sony has good ratings for its cameras. Sony also has good ratings specifically for its high megapixel cameras. 92% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The DSC-RX10 supports video recording, as do most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The DSC-RX10 supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago also support Full HD video.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available including the Nikon D610 + AF-S NIKKOR 24–85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR + AF-S VR Zoom-NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED + 32GB which has better reviews.

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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 the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels. This camera also 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.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution across all digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera.

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The DSC-RX10 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera.

Other digital cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might also want to look at include the Sony ILCE-7 ($948.00) which is cheaper.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The DSC-RX10 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-RX10 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also have an image stabilizer.

It may also be worth considering one of the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including a cheaper camera such as the Alpha A99, or the ILCE-7 ($948.00) both from Sony or you might consider a higher scoring camera such as the Nikon D610 + AF-S NIKKOR 24–85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR + AF-S VR Zoom-NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED + 32GB.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The Sony DSC-RX10 has a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s) found on most digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) 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. The still image resolution of all comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 6000 x 4000 (best).

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The DSC-RX10 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also have a built-in flash.

There are a number of other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might want to look at including a cheaper camera such as the Sony ILCE-7 ($948.00) or you might consider a higher scoring camera such as the Nikon D610 + AF-S NIKKOR 24–85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR + AF-S VR Zoom-NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED + 32GB, or the Canon EOS 5D Mark III ($2,040.99).

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Display

Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

Similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera have display resolutions (numeric) of between 460 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels. The DSC-RX10 has one of the highest display resolutions (numeric) (1,440,000 pixel) amongst high megapixel cameras of this age.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The DSC-RX10 has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the DSC-RX10 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera.

Alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Canon EOS 5D Mark III ($2,040.99).

If you would prefer a camera with a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Nikon D610 + AF-S NIKKOR 24–85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR + AF-S VR Zoom-NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED + 32GB (3.2") which also has a higher rating.

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Camera

Features Multi Burst Mode

The Sony DSC-RX10 features multi burst mode, as do most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera.

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Features Histogram

The DSC-RX10 features histogram, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera.

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Technical Details

Has a Self-Timer

The Sony DSC-RX10 has a self-timer, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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Flash

Has an External Flash Connector

The DSC-RX10 has an external flash connector. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera also have an external flash connector.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The DSC-RX10 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The DSC-RX10 has a battery charger included. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera also have a battery charger included.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Sony DSC-RX10 has a hand strap, as do most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Has a Batteries Included

The DSC-RX10 has a batteries included. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also have a batteries included.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The DSC-RX10 has an HDMI, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Sony DSC-RX10 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Light Exposure

Supports Twenty-One ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the DSC-RX10 is more than most cameras of this type and age. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 100, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivities 125, 160, 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 camera.

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Lens System

Very Small Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of digital cameras of this age and spec is 2x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 33x. The DSC-RX10 has one of the smaller digital zooms (only 2 times zoom factor) amongst high megapixel cameras of this age.

If you want a bigger digital zoom then you might want to consider the ILCE-7 ($948.00) (4x and cheaper), or the Alpha A99 (4x and cheaper) both from Sony.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 8.3 times zoom factor, the DSC-RX10 has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

With a weight of 755 grams, the Sony DSC-RX10 is quite heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The lightest camera of this spec and age is 90g and the heaviest is 1.5kg.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04905524962727, 05054230116593

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