Sony RX10 Digital Compact Camera Announced, Price, Specs, Features

Sony RX10 digital compact camera officially announced.  The Sony RX10 is a new bridge camera with a 20.2 megapixel 1.0-type back-illuminated CMOS imager and a 24-200mm (eq.) f/2.8 OSS lens.

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 is a compact, point-and-shoot camera that features a large 20.2MP, 1″, Exmor R, CMOS sensor producing high resolution still imagery and Full HD 1080i/p video.

Sony RX10 also features BIONZ X Image Processor, 3.0″ 1228K-Dot Tilting Xtra Fine LCD, XGA OLED Electronic Viewfinder, Built-In Wireless and NFC Connectivity, Low-Light Sensitivity to ISO 12800, Multi Interface Shoe and Control Ring and Super Sonicwave Motor for Fast Autofocus.


Sony RX10 Digital Compact Camera Price

Sony RX10 digital compact still camera price is $1,298.00. Sony Cyber-shot  DSc-RX10 Digital Camera will start shipping from December 1, 2013. The new Sony RX10 is available to buy from the camera stores below.

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Sony RX10 Digital Compact Camera Features

  • Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 24-200mm (35mm equiv.) zoom lens with bright F2.8 maximum aperture at all focal lengths
  • Superb quality images with rich detail from 20.2 megapixel 1.0-type back-illuminated Exmor R™ CMOS sensor
  • New BIONZ X™ processor with approximately 3x faster processing speedi and new area-specific noise reduction
  • Fast, silent and accurate contrast detection autofocus with Direct Drive SSMii
  • Full HD (1920×1080 – 60p/25piii) movies with PASM control and professional-style XLR input for external microphone
  • New 1440k dot OLED Tru-Finder™ plus 3.0-type tilting LCD with WhiteMagic technology
  • 4K photo output and support for TRILUMINOS Display
  • NFC and Wi-Fi for easy connection with smartphones & tablets

Sony RX10 Digital Compact Camera Specs

Body type SLR-like (bridge)
Max resolution 5472 x 3648
Other resolutions 4864 x 3648, 5472 x 3080, 3648 x 3648, 3648 x 2736, 3648 x 2592, 3648 x 2056, 2544 x 2544, 2736 x 1824, 2592 x 1944, 2720 x 1528, 1920 x 1920, 640 x 480
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels 20 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 21 megapixels
Sensor size 1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
Sensor type BSI-CMOS
Processor Bionz X
ISO Auto (125 – 12800), manual (125- 12800)
White balance presets 9
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization Optical
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Standard, fine
Focal length (equiv.) 24–200 mm
Optical zoom 8.3×
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (6.6x)
Manual focus Yes
Number of focus points 25
Lens mount None
Articulated LCD Tilting
Screen size 3.00
Screen dots 1,290,000
Touch screen No
Screen type WhiteMagic
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Electronic
Viewfinder coverage 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.7×
Viewfinder resolution 1,440,000
Maximum aperture F2.8
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/3200 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 10.20 m
External flash Yes (Multi-interface shoe)
Flash modes Auto, fill-flash, slow sync, rear sync, off
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, continuous)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
AE Bracketing ±3 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV steps)
WB Bracketing No
  • MPEG-4
Microphone None
Speaker Stereo
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p) ,1440 x 1080 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes (micro-HDMI with 4K still and uncompressed HDMI output)
Wireless Built-In
Wireless notes with NFC and remote control using PlayMemories Mobile app
Remote control No
Environmentally sealed Yes
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery and charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 420
Weight (inc. batteries) 813 g (1.79 lb / 28.68 oz)
Dimensions 129 x 88 x 102 mm (5.08 x 3.46 x 4.02)
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording No
GPS None

Sony RX10 Digital Compact Camera Product Images