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Sony ILCE-QX1

71

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Sony ILCE-QX1

Sony ILCE-QX1
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A classic and good spec lens-style camera
Lens-Style 20.1MP 10x Yes Sep 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Sony ILCE-QX1 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Sony ILCE-QX1 number 944 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
48 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has very good user reviews but average expert reviews. 80% of buyers recommended this camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Sony digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average megapixels
5456 x 3632 pixels image resolution
The new lens-style camera captures images that are usually only possible with an interchangeable-lens camera. thanks to a 20.1mp exmor APS HD CMOS sensor, you can capture striking detail with beautiful defocusing using your smartphone or tablet. - 20.1mp exmor APS-C type CMOS sensor
BIONZ X engine for superb detail and noise reduction
PlayMemories camera apps expand creativity
Shoot and share high quality images from your ios and android device
AVCHD recording capability for beautiful video
Smaller than average digital zoom

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

77
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
79
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Sony ILCE-QX1 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Sony ILCE-QX1 of 20.1MP is higher than 81% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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5456 X 3632 Pixels Image Resolution

The Sony ILCE-QX1 has a maximum image resolution of 5456 x 3632 pixels. That's 24% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The ILCE-QX1's optical zoom of 10x is in the biggest 31% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the ILCE-QX1 of 3.5 is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 89% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony ILCE-QX1 has an image stabilizer. 78% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Sony ILCE-QX1 of 16,000 is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 78% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Sony ILCE-QX1 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Very Light

The ILCE-QX1's weight of only 158g is lighter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lighter than 67% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Digital cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Self-Timer

The ILCE-QX1 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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440 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the ILCE-QX1 which takes 440 battery life.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Sony ILCE-QX1 has a wrist strap, which is unusual. 91% of cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Features Face Detection

The Sony ILCE-QX1 features face detection, unlike 88% of digital cameras which do not feature face detection.

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Smaller Than Average Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of cameras is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The ILCE-QX1's digital zoom of only 2x is very small compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 2% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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5456 X 3632 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Sony ILCE-QX1 is 5456 x 3632. That's over six times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the ILCE-QX1 of only 24mm is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is shorter than 83% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The ILCE-QX1's maximum aperture number of only 36 is in the smallest 25% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The ILCE-QX1 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of digital cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Sony ILCE-QX1 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony ILCE-QX1 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 92% of cameras do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Higher Than Average Magnification

The ILCE-QX1's magnification of 0.215x is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 85% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

04056572580699, 04905524988307, 04905524989632, 05013493253018, 05013493253025

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