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Priced at $1300, the RX10 features a 20.2 1-inch megapixel sensors and comes with a 24-200mm lens. The RX10 can capture 1080p HD video at 60 or 24 frames per second. There is built-in WiFi, an OLED viewfinder and 3-inch LCD that can rotate up or down.

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Critic reviews

9.1
8 reviews
  • Image quality
    9.7
  • Video quality
    9.7
  • Battery life
    9.0
  • Design and form factor
    8.4
  • Durability
    8.3
  • Speed (start-up time, lag)
    8.9
  • Ease of use
    8.4

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9.0
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9.0
Engadget Feb 5, 2014

If you need to capture sharp images and full-HD video clips in pretty much any lighting condition, with a vast focal range, you'd be hard pressed to find a more suitable shooter.

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10
PC Mag Jan 23, 2014

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 is a bridge-style camera that gets just about everything right, and its steep asking price reflects its impeccable quality.

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9.0
Gizmodo Dec 20, 2013

The RX10 is very nearly perfect as an all-in-one video/photo machine, as long as you don't mind sacrificing pocketability, and don't need the professional image quality of a DSLR (very few do).

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8.0
Digital Photography Review Mar 19, 2014

First, it's the best big zoom camera on the market. Second, its video quality is top-notch, and Sony provides tools that work very well in most respects. Finally - and unfortunately - it's very expensive, especially for a fixed lens camera.

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9.0
Pocket-Lint Dec 4, 2013

Indeed the RX10 turned our initial expectations on their head and got us wondering why such a camera hadn't made it to market before. It's niche, but it's nifty - it's definitely caught our attention, even if it won't convince everyone.

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9.0
Camera Labs Feb 12, 2014

Fix the issues and equip the RX10 with 4k and slow motion video though and Sony could have one of the best - maybe the best - general-purpose photo and video cameras around.

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10
Expert Reviews Jan 30, 2014

For dependable image quality across a generous zoom range without the hassle of changing lenses, the RX10 is in a class of its own. The fact that it's brimming with luxurious features makes that little bit easier to justify the high price.

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9.0
ePHOTOzine Nov 22, 2013

The Sony Cyber-shot RX10 is expensive for a compact camera, although could be considered somewhat unique, featuring a bright zoom lens, and a larger sensor, which makes the value for money rating difficult ...

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First Looks

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Engadget Oct 16, 2013

The RX10 is being positioned as a step-up camera for point-and-shoot users and even some DSLR owners. The camera is priced at $1,300 -- considering that you'll often spend that much for an f/2.8 zoom lens alone, it'll likely appeal to a variety of photographers.

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Pocket-Lint Oct 16, 2013

This is superzoom for the aspiring professional. But we didn't find it to be as pro-grade as it's Alpha equivalents ... But don't take that the wrong way. There are some awesome things about the RX10 that a camera with a larger sensor wouldn't be able to do. The main one that we found was close-up...

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TechRadar Oct 16, 2013

This camera is exactly what's needed to shake up the bridge camera market. Offering a great deal of flexibility, in an admittedly pricey body, it'll be interesting to see what the consumer makes of it.

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TrustedReviews Oct 21, 2013

Arguably the most interesting aspect of the zoom is the constant maximum aperture of f/2.8 throughout the extent of the focal range, a feature that will be welcome amongst wildlife and sports photographers alike.

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ePHOTOzine Oct 16, 2013

With a camera body that resembles a Digital SLR, and the weight to match at 755g (body only), the Sony Cyber-shot RX10 features a Carl Zeiss Vario Tessar T* 8.3x optical zoom lens, equivalent to 24-200mm in 35mm terms, with a constant f/2.8 aperture.

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