Sony RX10 review

  • £815
  • $1299

A premium bridge camera with the RX100 II one-inch sensor and f/2.8 constant aperture lens.

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Colours are represented well by the RX10.

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Use Picture Styles to change the colour output of your files in camera.

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Different Picture Styles can be used for different situations, for instance Sunset. Shooting in Picture Styles means you can also shoot in raw format, should you need a clean image.

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Despite not having a dedicated macro mode, you can still get fairly close with the RX10.

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At the widest point of its lens, the RX10 offers an equivalent of 24mm, making it wide enough to take in a good wide view.

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The top telephoto end of the lens offers an equivalent of 200mm, which is enough for the majority of situations.

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If you do need to get even closer, use the Clear Image Zoom - Sony's very good version of digital zoom. Note that this can only be used when shooting in JPEG only.

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You can create shallow depth of field effects with the RX10's lens, which has an f/2.8 constant aperture throughout its focal length.

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There's lots of detail created by the RX10's one-inch 20.2 million-pixel sensor.

Tech Specs

Product TypeBridge Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
TouchscreenNo
Wireless LANYes
Effective Camera Resolution20.2 Megapixel
GPSNo
USBYes
HDMIYes
Wide AngleYes
PictBridgeNo
Product FamilyCyber-shot R
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedMemory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO High Speed Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick Micro, Memory Stick Micro (M2), Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, microSD Card, microSDHC Card, microSD Extended Capacity (microSDXC), Eye-Fi Card
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourBlack
Optical Zoom8.3x
Digital Zoom4x
Brand NameSony
FeaturesContinuous Shooting Mode, Live View, Orientation Sensor, Near Field Communication (NFC), Face Detection, External Flash Shoe, Smile Detection
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsAVCHD, MP4
Viewfinder TypeElectronic
Weight (Approximate)755 g
Image Sensor Size1" (13.20 mm x 8.80 mm)
Maximum Image Resolution5472 x 3648
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height88.1 mm
Width129 mm
Depth102.2 mm
Product SeriesR
Focal Length8.80 mm to 73.30 mm
Image FormatsJPEG, RAW
External FlashOptional
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerSony Corporation
Product ModelDSC-RX10
Product NameRX10 Digital Compact Camera
Product LineCyber-shot
Exposure Control
  • Program Auto
  • Aperture Priority AE
  • Shutter Priority AE
  • Manual
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberDSCRX10.CEH
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.sony.co.uk
Marketing InformationPerforms in any situation

Leave the DSLR at home. The compact RX10 delivers every time. It has a large 20.2MP 1.0 type back-illuminated Exmor R® CMOS sensor and class-leading Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* lens with a constant f/2.8 aperture and 24-200mm zoom range. Each click ensures clarity, detail and beauty.

Package Contents
  • RX10 Digital Compact Camera
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-FW50
  • AC Adaptor AC-UB10/UB10B/UB10C/UB10D
  • Micro USB Cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Lens Cap
  • Shoe Cap
  • Lens Hood
  • Eyepiece Cup
  • Instruction Manual
  • Software Media
Limited Warranty1 Year