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Sony Cyber-shot RX10

from  $798+
96
Engadget
Score
An important, nearly flawless product that raises the bar for the rest of the tech industry.
96

An important, nearly flawless product that raises the bar for the rest of the tech industry.

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Engadget Review

Sony's RX10 may be expensive, but this camera's a no-brainer if you have the $1,300 to spare.

Pros
  • Constant f/2.8-aperture 24-200mm lens
  • Phenomenal image and videoquality
  • Excellent performance and battery life
  • Dedicated exposure-compensation dial
  • WiFi with NFC
Cons
  • Expensive
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Scores

Engadget

96
 

User Reviews

90
Stephen Williams
The RX10 is now my "go to" camera as it does 99% of things I need it to do when...read more
100
LandRovers
In my opinion, the Sony RX10 is the BEST bridge camera on the market, and certainly...read more
90
edwardk561
great little camera for traveling and easy to store. takes very clear pictures...read more
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Model

Key Specs

Type
Point and shoot
Resolution (effective)
20.2 megapixels
Memory card
Sd, Ms pro hg duo, Ms pro duo

General

Type
Point and shoot ({"1":8.8, "2":73.3} mm) ({"1":24, "2":200}mm)

Sensor

Resolution (effective)
20.2 megapixels
Sensor type
CMOS
ISO modes
Auto iso, 200 iso, 400 iso, 800 iso, 1600 iso, 3200 iso, 6400 iso, 12800 iso, 25600 iso

Flash

Flash
Yes

Shooting

Focus
Autofocus
Startup time
1.4 secs

Other features

Red-eye removal
Yes
Water resistant
No
8.3x (optical)
10 fps (max)
Screen size
7.5 cm
Screen type
OLED

Viewfinder

Viewfinder type
LCD (Yes)

Storage

Memory card
Sd, Ms pro hg duo, Ms pro duo

Image formats

Image formats
Jpeg, Raw
Video recording
Yes (H264, Mpeg4)

Connections

WiFi
Yes (Internal)

Power

Battery size
Rechargeable (Li-ion)
Photos per charge (CIPA standard)
420