Sony RX10 IV vs Sony RX10 III vs Sony RX10 II – Comparison


Here is a quick review and comparison of Sony RX10 IV vs Sony RX10 III vs Sony RX10 II. In this article you can find the key differences between Sony RX10 IV vs Sony RX10 III vs Sony RX10 II bridge cameras.

One of the most important and noticeable thing with Sony RX10 IV camera is the introduction of new updated 20.1MP 1″ Exmor RS BSI CMOS sensor that enables 315 phase detector points within the sensor. The superzoom camera is capable of 24 fps burst shooting and recording UHD 4K/30p or Full HD 1080/120p video.

Let’s have a brief look at the main features of Sony RX10 IV vs Sony RX10 III vs Sony RX10 II. So what may be the main differences when consider their specs list?

Differences between the Sony RX10 IV vs Sony RX10 III vs Sony RX10 II cameras

Sony RX10 IV vs Sony RX10 III vs Sony RX10 II - Comparison

If you’re trying to decide which one to buy as your first camera, here are the differences of Sony RX10 IV vs Sony RX10 III vs Sony RX10 II cameras. Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera.

Features Sony RX10 IV Sony RX10 III Sony RX10 II
Announcement Date Sep 12, 2017 Mar 29, 2016 Jun 10, 2015
Sensor Type BSI CMOS BSI CMOS BSI CMOS
Sensor Resolution 20 megapixels 20.2 MP 20.2 MP
Sensor Size 13.2 x 8.8mm (1″) 13.2 x 8.8mm (1″) 13.2 x 8.8mm (1″)
Native ISO Range 64-25600 64-25600 64-25600
Image Processor Bionz X Bionz X Bionz X
Phase Detection Autofocus Yes No No
Phase Detection Autofocus Points 315 N/A N/A
Focal Length in 35mm Equiv 24–600 mm 24–600 mm 24–200 mm
Optical Zoom 25X 25X 8.3X
Lens Aperture F2.4–4 F2.4–4 F2.8
Integrated ND Filter No No No
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec 1/2000 sec 1/2000 sec
Max Shutter Electronic 1/32000 sec 1/32000 sec 1/32000 sec
Startup Time N/A 2.8 sec 2.8 sec
Anti Distortion Shutter Yes No No
Auto ISO Min Shutter Speed No No No
EVF Yes, 2,359k dots Yes, 2,359k dots Optional
Flash Hotshoe Yes No Yes
Built-in Flash Yes Yes Yes
Continuous Shooting Speed 24.0 fps 10 fps 10 fps
Buffer Size 13 JPEG / 13 RAW 13 JPEG / 13 RAW
LCD Screen 3.0″ Tilting 3.0″ Tilting 3.0″ Tilting, +90°/-40°
Touch Screen Yes No No
Video Recording 4K Video Recording 4K 1080p, up to 60 fps
S-Log2/S-Gamut No No
Slow Motion Video High speed modes at 240, 480, 960 fps High speed modes at 240, 480, 960 fps High speed modes at 240, 480, 960 fps
Slow Motion Video Duration N/A N/A
Built-in WiFi Yes No Yes
Battery Life (CIPA) 400 Shots 420 shots 350 shots
Weight  1095 with battery and memory card
1095 g with battery and memory card 813 g with battery and memory card
Size  133 x 94 x 145 mm 102 x 58 x 36mm 102 x 58 x 36mm
Current Price  $1699  $1,398  $1,198