Sony DSC-RX100M3 vs Sony DSC-RX10M2

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Sony DSC-RX100M3
Sony DSC-RX10M2

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Cheaper by £631
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 costs £547.89, whereas the Sony DSC-RX10M2 is £1,179.00.
4 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Better selling
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 ranks No. 9308 by number of sales, but the Sony DSC-RX10M2 ranks No. 94161.
Moderately better user reviews
Based on 90 user reviews, the average review score of the Sony DSC-RX100M3 is 94%, but the average rating of the Sony DSC-RX10M2 is 92% (based on 5 reviews).
1 Reason For
66% bigger optical zoom Edit
The Sony DSC-RX10M2 is an 8.3x optical zoom digital camera. That's 5.4x bigger than the Sony DSC-RX100M3 (8.3x). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
Smaller optical zoom Edit
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 is a 2.9x optical zoom digital camera. That's 5.4x smaller than the Sony DSC-RX10M2 (8.3x). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

Older by six months
The Sony DSC-RX100M3 is six months older than the Sony DSC-RX10M2.
4 Reasons Against
More expensive by £631
The Sony DSC-RX10M2 is £631.11 more expensive than the Sony DSC-RX100M3.
Fewer sellers
The Sony DSC-RX10M2 is only stocked by 1 seller, but the Sony DSC-RX100M3 is stocked by 5 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Less popular
The Sony DSC-RX10M2 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 94161 by number of sales in our digital cameras, whereas the Sony DSC-RX100M3 ranks No. 9308.
User review Rating is a little Worse
The average user rating of the Sony DSC-RX10M2 is 92%, whereas the average user rating of the Sony DSC-RX100M3 is 94% (based on 90 reviews).

Average User Rating

Date Released

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
BEST
 compact camera
Megapixel Count
20.1MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Sensor Type
 CMOS
BEST
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 12416 x 1856
 5472 x 3648
 5472 x 3080
 8192 x 1856
 3648 x 3648
 5536 x 2160
 3888 x 2592
 3648 x 2736
 3872 x 2160
 3648 x 2056
 2592 x 1944
 2736 x 1824
 1920 x 1920
BEST
 12416 x 1856
 5472 x 3648
 5472 x 3080
 8192 x 1856
 3648 x 3648
 5536 x 2160
 3888 x 2592
 3648 x 2736
 3872 x 2160
 3648 x 2056
 2592 x 1944
 2736 x 1824
 1920 x 1920
Maximum Image Resolution
 5472 x 3648
BEST
 5472 x 3648
Image Format
 JPG
BEST
 JPG
Full-Frame Sensor Size
13.2 x 8.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Total Megapixel Count
20.9MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
BEST
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
Image Sensor Size
 1
BEST
 1

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
2.9x 8.3x
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Digital Zoom
11x Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture
11 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture
1.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length
73mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length
25mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
8.8 - 25.7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Structure
10/9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspheric Element
9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Diaphragm Blades
7 Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 spot
 multi point
 centre weighted
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
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 single
 continuous
 spot
 multi point
 centre weighted
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
 Auto focus lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Mode Focusing Range
0.05 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Auto Mode Focusing Range
0.3 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
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 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Speed
 50
 64
 80
 100
 125
 160
 200
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1000
 1250
 1600
 2000
 2500
 3200
 4000
 5000
 6400
 12800
 25
 8000
 10000
BEST
 50
 64
 80
 100
 125
 160
 200
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1000
 1250
 1600
 2000
 2500
 3200
 4000
 5000
 6400
 12800
 25
 8000
 10000
Maximum ISO Speed
25,600 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum ISO Speed
125 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Exposure Lock
 Auto exposure lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
BEST
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
30s Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s Unknown - Click to provide data

Flash

Flash Mode
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tele Flash Range
0.4 - 6.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range
0.4 - 10.2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Video Format
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
BEST
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Video Recording
 Video recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wind Filter
 Wind filter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Format
 LPCM
 AC3
 PCM
BEST
 LPCM
 AC3
 PCM
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS Micro (M2)
 MS Duo
 MS PRO Duo
 MS PRO Duo HS
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
BEST
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS Micro (M2)
 MS Duo
 MS PRO Duo
 MS PRO Duo HS
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC

Display

Screen Size
3" Unknown - Click to provide data
Display
 TFT
BEST
 TFT
Display Resolution
1,228,800 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3

Viewfinder

Lens Magnification Ratio
0.59x Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder
 electrical
BEST
 electrical

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
 HDMI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Connector
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
USB Connector
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Sepia
 Vivid
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Sepia
 Vivid
Self-Timer
2,10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Histogram
 Histogram
Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera File System
 DCF
 MPF
 DPOF
 Exif
BEST
 DCF
 MPF
 DPOF
 Exif
Tripod Mount
 Tripod mount
Unknown - Click to provide data
Saturation Adjustment
 Saturation adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Contrast Adjustment
 Contrast adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Processor
BIONZ X Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Mode
 Close-up (macro)
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Twilight
 Pet
 Close-up (macro)
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Twilight
 Pet

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
263g Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
58.1mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth
41mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
101.6mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight Including Battery
290g Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Size
NP-BX1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Shot Per Battery Charge
320 shots Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Voltage
3.6V Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Storage Temperature Range
-20 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Included Cable
 USB
 Micro-USB
BEST
 USB
 Micro-USB
Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
Near Field Communication
 Near field communication
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Video Recording
 Video recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder
1,440,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
Speaker
 Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
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