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Sony DSCQX10W Digital Camera

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18.9MP 10x CMOS Jan 2014
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Eight Industry Awards

This digital camera is one of the most awarded by experts in cameras of all the digital cameras of this age and type.

The editors of three expert review sites all concluded that they would recommend this Sony digital camera. This digital camera received a "Recommended" award from Gagadget.com, Vido.com.ua and Hardwarezone.com.ph.

Three more expert review sites endorsed this camera. The editor of 3dnews.ru gave this compact camera camera an "Innovative Design" award and decided it was well designed and Log.com.tr gave it an "Editor's Choice" award and concluded it was exceptional. Also, Teknokulis.com said that this camera was innovative and gave it an "Innovation" award.

This Sony camera was given a "Silver" award by Turkchip.com who concluded that this digital camera was very good.

Reviewed.com gave this camera a "Best of Year" award.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, DSC-QX10 owners rated this digital camera 81 out of 100.

Good Video Capture

Several Sony DSC-QX10 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good for video recording. Dabbler said “Yes it records on board, yes it does better stills and video (well that's debatable, more about that as I test it more”. Daniel mentioned “VERY poor battery life, don't expect the advertised number of stills and recording video drains it rapidly” in his Sony DSC-QX10 review but he gave it a rating of 60 out of 100. Stephen Luff he wrote in his review of the Sony DSC-QX10 on Amazon three years ago “It's offered a great alternative to a video camera as well”.

Good Quality Lens

A few Sony DSC-QX10 reviewers who reviewed the Sony DSC-QX10 concluded that it had a good lens. Ash said on Amazon “There is also a code printed on the inside of the battery slot which can be used to sync the lens with non NFC enabled devices, such as the iPhone” and rated it 80 out of 100. Ash also said “It meant that all too often I would simply just remove the lens from the back of the phone”. Ash also wrote “Using it in this manner has its own complications, including still needing to look at the phone screen to determine exactly what the lens is capturing.”.

Several Sony DSC-QX10 owners thought it had a good zoom. A R Hartley mentioned in their review on Amazon “Some companies like Samsung are addressing the zoom issues with the now wierd Samsung Galaxy phone with a big lens strapped to the back of it”. Amazon Customer said in their Sony DSC-QX10 review in November last year “Also when on maximum zoom camera shake very noticeable”. Ash wrote on Amazon “The QX10 is Sony's attempt to end this problem by providing the optical zoom of a proper camera, with the added functionality” in their review.

A number of Sony DSC-QX10 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good autofocus. Daniel said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Autofocus is good”. Ren mentioned three years ago “The auto focus got a perfect shot every time” but they only gave this digital camera a rating of 3 stars. Geekgirlmanila.com said in November last year “Speedy autofocus”.

One Sony DSC-QX10 reviewer wrote that the product had a good image stabiliser. N. Gratton wrote on Amazon three years ago “There were times it was clear that the optical stabilisation in the QX10 had helped me get a clear shot in poor conditions” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Quality Pictures

Some Sony DSC-QX10 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was able to produce good images. A R Hartley wrote “Ohhh i love a good photograph, photography runs in the blood” in their review of this digital camera. A R Hartley also wrote “Now i'm not one of those photographers who believe DSLR or nothing, i love being able to take great shots with my HTC or my DSLR”. Ajs wrote in their Sony DSC-QX10 review two years ago “It does do exactly as it said, very good quality photo and the rest” .

A few people wrote in their reviews that it had a good image sensor. Three years ago Ayoub Khote said “The lens itself has a 18 Megapixel sensor” in their review of this digital camera. N. Gratton mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “The sensor clearly isn't bad.”. Three years ago Robert Groom said “One of the more unusual concepts is this - essentially a small, relatively high quality sensor and lens in a very small package” in his review of the Sony DSC-QX10.

Five customers reckoned that it was good in low light. Two years ago Daniel said in his review of this digital camera “Brilliant performance in low light” but in spite of that he only gave the product a score of 3 stars. Robert Groom he wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “The best lighting conditions.I have to say that low light capabilities are very good”. Youllbemine wrote on Amazon “Quality of the photos in low light is good” and gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars.

Some Sony DSC-QX10 owners who bought this digital camera thought it had a good picture resolution. Mr. P. Gallacher said “The down side is that there are only basic shooting modes” and gave the Sony DSC-QX10 a rating of 5 stars. Three years ago Petra wrote “It holds a micro memory card which holds your photographs which are over 2 million pixels will automatically go to the micro memory card which is in the actual camera lens”. Robert Groom said in his Sony DSC-QX10 review on Amazon also three years ago “You have to question whether you really need such a high resolution on such a small chip” however despite that he only scored it 3 stars.

A number of Sony DSC-QX10 reviewers who bought it reckoned that it had a good ISO range. Naujoks wrote on Amazon “It would be so nice to change ISO, AE etc” in their review. Last year Geekgirlmanila.com mentioned “The only camera settings you can adjust is the ISO and the exposure” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Size

Some Sony DSC-QX10 reviewers who purchased it reckoned that it was compact. A R Hartley said on Amazon “Its taken from the WX200 compact camera, in fact its more or less the WX200, just squeezed into the lens like body” in their review of this digital camera. A R Hartley also mentioned “Spending the same cash on a compact camera, especially in the sales can get you a far better camera”. A R Hartley also mentioned “It can be out done by compact cameras of the same price”.

Some Sony DSC-QX10 owners who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Mandynolan said in their review “It is good to look at, not too heavy and clips on to the phone easily”. N. Gratton scored the product 4 stars and mentioned “It's not at all bulky”.

A number of Sony DSC-QX10 reviewers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was thick.

Two people who reviewed it considered that it was a good weight. Reviewerforyou wrote on Amazon “It also has a really nice weight” in their Sony DSC-QX10 review. Youllbemine wrote “This camera works well, is light weight and takes great photos”.

Several people wrote in their reviews that it was a good body shape. This month Teefus rated the Sony DSC-QX10 4 stars and mentioned on Amazon “At less than a tenth of the price of a body and decent lens - it stacks up well”. Zootweller gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars and wrote “Unusual angles can be explored, without the limitation of your body being on the other end of the lens” in their review.

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Good Product Quality

Some Sony DSC-QX10 owners concluded that it was good quality. A R Hartley mentioned on Amazon “The video quality is decent nothing amazing”. Abhishek said on Amazon “Best quality”. Abhishek also wrote “Nice quality, amazing product, Better price than other store”.

Easy to Use

Thirty-five Sony DSC-QX10 reviewers said that the product was easy to use. Alan Gosney mentioned “Great price and Good fun to use get some great photos with it” . Two years ago Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “I can tell you that it is a joy to use in this way”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “You can also operate the camera using the phone from the other side of the room which makes it handy for family group shots”.

A few customers said in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Christopher gave it an excellent review score and he mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Brilliant bit of kit as it's easy to set up and use with your smartphone, also the quality of images are amazing”. Douglas Bader mentioned in his Sony DSC-QX10 review “The lens itself was easy to set up on IPad, via wifi” . Mandynolan mentioned “It is easy to set up and easily paired with my iphone 5s via wi fi”.

A number of people said in their reviews that the product was comfortable and easy to hold. David mentioned on Amazon “So if you do hold it the comfortable way you have to control it by the on screen app buttons” in his review of this digital camera. Mike Renshaw said “I didn't find it comfortable to use”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to handle.

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Good Connectivity

Several Sony DSC-QX10 reviewers who reviewed it said that it was wifi compatible. Amazon Customer mentioned in their Sony DSC-QX10 review on Amazon “OK, if you don't have NFC and are limited to wifi then maybe it takes a bit longer.”. Da400 wrote on Amazon “Main reason for writing this is that I had difficulty actually getting the app, phone and camera to communicate - wi fi connected without problem” in their review. Douglas Bader gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and he wrote on Amazon “Wifi worked well”.

One Sony DSC-QX10 reviewer thought it was good in terms of connectivity. M. Bhangal wrote on Amazon “Still wants the same ease of use and connectivity as a cell phone camera”.

One Sony DSC-QX10 owner reckoned that this digital camera was able to connect to the internet. Tbreak.ae wrote in their review of the Sony DSC-QX10 “When news of the Sony QX lenses first hit the internet, I thought it was a brilliant”.

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Nice Design

Several customers who reviewed the Sony DSC-QX10 reckoned that it was good looking. Three years ago Birmingham Nick said on Amazon “The body is replaced by your cell phone (in my case an Iphone 5s which has a pretty mean camera built in”. Chixiang Di mentioned “Take a lot of beautiful photos”. Leica mentioned on Amazon two years ago “I just keep the lens clip on the phone all the time and it's then pretty easy to pull out the camera from my bag”.

One person who bought it thought it was neat. Birmingham Nick scored it 4 stars and said in their review of the Sony DSC-QX10 on Amazon “Neat bit of kit overall”. One Sony DSC-QX10 owner said in their reviews that it was smooth. Paolo Sammut gave the product a score of 4 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Is very smooth and polished” in their Sony DSC-QX10 review.

One Sony DSC-QX10 owner who purchased it concluded that it had a good case. Three years ago Robert Groom mentioned on Amazon “The casing is high quality ABS type plastic, which feels like it will stand up to the odd knock” in his review of the Sony DSC-QX10 although he only rated the Sony DSC-QX10 60 out of 100.

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Robust

A few people who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was well made. A R Hartley said on Amazon “Its well built, sturdy and feels solid to use” in their review. A R Hartley also mentioned “Looks great when your taking pics, you will get good solid performance from it”. Ayoub Khote mentioned on Amazon “The Sony Cyber-shot QX-10 is a lens with a sensor built in”.

A number of Sony DSC-QX10 owners who bought the product thought it was reliable. Baaen59 said this year “System crashes very frequently so Sony needs to fix this if this camera is to be reliable” in their review of the Sony DSC-QX10 but they only gave it a score of 40 out of 100. Stephen Luff mentioned “Phones aren't the best devices to film on reliably”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Robert Groom mentioned on Amazon “It's also reasonably robust” yet he gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

Some Sony DSC-QX10 owners who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it had a good screen. A R Hartley said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Then your phone is the screen”. Mr. P. Gallacher mentioned in their review of the Sony DSC-QX10 on Amazon three years ago “Also works on tablets, seeing the view finder rendered onto a 10" screen is pretty cool” and gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars. Ren mentioned in their Sony DSC-QX10 review “Putting this loose in a pocket or bag could easily result in the screen being damaged”.

A few people wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good viewfinder. Ayoub Khote mentioned “Without a viewfinder, framing shots is difficult” in their review of the Sony DSC-QX10. P. A. Keating mentioned in their review of the Sony DSC-QX10 on Amazon “Also, because the lens is independent of the phone/view finder it is great at getting some unusual shots on it”. Three years ago Stephen Luff mentioned “A 7 inch viewfinder is so useful” in his Sony DSC-QX10 review but despite that he rated the product 60 out of 100.

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Acceptable Noise Level

A few Sony DSC-QX10 owners thought this digital camera was noisy. Ayoub Khote said “The QX-10 still has some ISO noise.”. Dabbler said in their review of the Sony DSC-QX10 “Tries intelligently to get the best result by noise reducing and averaging the images”.

Sony Cameras Have Good Reviews

Sony compact camera digital cameras have good ratings on average and across all digital cameras Sony is one of the superior brands.

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Good Support

A few Sony DSC-QX10 reviewers thought it had good technical guidance. Dabbler wrote three years ago “However what really lets it down for people who really want to stretch this thing, there is little manual control, only exposure compensation in Program mode” in their review however despite that they gave the product a score of 3 stars. Also three years ago Mike Renshaw said on Amazon “There is a thick manual (multilanguage) and a quick start guide and the battery is charged so you're ready to go straight away.I used it with an iPhone 5”. Miss J. Glover mentioned “The instructions and help systems were helpful in this respect”.

Supports WiFi Connectivity

The DSC-QX10 supports WiFi connectivity, unlike most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the DSC-QX10 which do not support WiFi connectivity.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras which support WiFi connectivity currently available including the Fujifilm X100[plb_2173855_price], or the Sony DSC-WX350[plb_2163795_price] which has better reviews; or the Sony DSC-WX220[plb_2165839_price] which is cheaper.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The DSC-QX10 supports Full HD video. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the DSC-QX10 do not support Full HD video.

There are a number of other cameras which support Full HD video currently available that you might want to consider including the Sony DSC-WX220[plb_2165839_price] which is cheaper; or the Fujifilm X100[plb_2173855_price], or the Sony DSC-WX350[plb_2163795_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly High Megapixel Count

The DSC-QX10 has a fairly high megapixel count (18.9 megapixels) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The megapixel counts of compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 0.3MP to 46MP, and the average megapixel count is 14MP.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The DSC-QX10 has an image stabiliser. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the DSC-QX10 also have an image stabiliser.

We compared all the other digital cameras with an image stabiliser to this digital camera and we think a cheaper digital camera such as the Sony DSC-WX220[plb_2165839_price] or you might consider a better rated digital camera such as the DSC-WX350[pl_2163795_price], and the DSC-WX200[pl_1609944_price] both from Sony are also worth considering.

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4896 X 3672 Still Image Resolution

The DSC-QX10 has a higher still image resolution than most compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This camera has a 4896 x 3672 still image resolution, whereas most digital cameras that were released around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. In addition, this Sony digital camera have still image resolutions of 4896 x 2752 and 1920 x 1080 and 2592 x 1944. Across all compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the DSC-QX10 the still image resolution ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 5152 x 3864 (best).

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Quite High Maximum ISO Speed

At 12,800, the Sony DSC-QX10 has a very high maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the DSC-QX10. Across all the cameras of a similar age and type to the DSC-QX10 the maximum ISO speeds range from 200 to 26,000.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many cameras of this age and spec.

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Fairly Many Total Megapixel Count

The average total megapixel count of compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-QX10 is 16MP, and the total megapixel counts range from 10MP to 48MP. With a total megapixel count of 18.9 megapixels, the DSC-QX10 has one of the more total megapixel counts amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

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Supports One Image Format

The number of supported image formats on the DSC-QX10 is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. The most frequently supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this camera. The image formats JPEG XR are also supported by this Sony camera.

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4896 X 3672 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Sony DSC-QX10 has a higher image resolution than most cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This Sony digital camera has a 4896 x 3672 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years the worst image resolution is 2592 x 1944 pixels and the best is 5152 x 3864 pixels.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The DSC-QX10 has a greater number of camera file systems than most cameras of this type and age. The most frequently supported camera file system is Exif 2.3, but this camera file system is not supported by this camera. The camera file systems DCF, DPOF and MPF are also supported by this Sony camera.

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1440 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Sony DSC-QX10 supports a maximum video resolution of 1440 x 1080 pixels. That's over five times the video resolution of the most common video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. Across all cameras of a comparable spec and age to the DSC-QX10 the best video resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Features One Auto Focus

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the DSC-QX10 is more than most cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. The most frequently featured auto focus is Face detection, but this auto focus is not featured on this digital camera. The auto focus Multi Point Auto Focus are also featured on this Sony camera.

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Narrow

At only 62.4 millimeters, the DSC-QX10 is very narrow compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the DSC-QX10. The average width of comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the DSC-QX10 is 100mm, and the widths range from 16mm to 470mm.

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13 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

Fourty experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Ephotozine and Digital Versus have rated this compact camera camera on average 67 out of 100.

Poor Battery Life

Some customers wrote in their reviews that the product did not have a good battery life. Two years ago Daniel mentioned on Amazon “The live view.- VERY poor battery life, don't expect the advertised number of stills”. Stephen Luff wrote on Amazon three years ago “Useless battery and won't film”. Mashable.com mentioned also three years ago “It ultimately falls flat due to its high price, less than competent wireless connectivity and weak battery life” .

Inferior Technical Features

Several Sony DSC-QX10 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Sony DSC-QX10 did not have good features. Mike mentioned “Very few features, freezes, crashed all the time just really bad”. Geekgirlmanila.com said in their Sony DSC-QX10 review “The camera has a very limited feature set compared with a regular pointandshoot” . Geekgirlmanila.com also mentioned “Sony's mobile app has few features”.

A Bit Expensive

Several people wrote in their reviews that it was not cheap. M. Bhangal mentioned on Amazon “It's a more expensive cell phone camera replacement” however they rated it 80 out of 100. Neroli wrote in their review of this digital camera “It was a bit too expensive for me, so I did go on Ebay”. T3.com said “Announced at the same time as the more expensive Sony QX100” in their review.

A number of customers who reviewed this digital camera thought it was not good value for money. David Evans-Teush mentioned on Amazon “Lens needs sony stick which is pricy compared with micro sym” although he rated the product as excellent. Last year Neroli mentioned in their review “Wouldn't pay the full price for it!” however they gave it a score of 5 stars. Petra mentioned on Amazon “You can purchase one though this should be provided for the price asked or even a less costly alternative”.

One Sony DSC-QX10 reviewer who purchased it reckoned that it was not a bargain for the price. Mr. Neil Barker mentioned in his Sony DSC-QX10 review on Amazon last year “I don't take a great deal of photographs so use my phone” and gave this digital camera a rating of 20 out of 100.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Sony DSC-QX10 does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the DSC-QX10 do have a built-in flash.

It is worth also looking at other cameras which also have a built-in flash including the Sony DSC-WX220[plb_2165839_price] or the Fujifilm X100[plb_2173855_price], or the Sony DSC-WX350[plb_2163795_price].

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Does Not Support Video Recording

The DSC-QX10 does not support video recording, unlike most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

It is worth considering alternative cameras which also support video recording including the Sony DSC-WX220[plb_2165839_price]; or the Sony DSC-WX200[plb_1609944_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-QX10, the Sony DSC-QX10 is not 3D compatible.

If you want a camera that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Nikon Coolpix L820[plb_2153075_price]; or the Sony DSC-WX200[plb_1609944_price].

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age, the DSC-QX10 does not have a GPS.

There are a number of other cameras which also have a GPS that you might want to consider including the Fujifilm FinePix F660[plb_1409997_price].

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Not Waterproof

The DSC-QX10 is not waterproof, although this is within the context that most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DSC-QX10 are also not waterproof.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modes

The Sony DSC-QX10 has a greater number of shooting modes than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on digital cameras of this age and spec. The shooting modes "Movie" and "Program" are also found on this Sony camera.

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Only Features One Light Metering Mode

The number of light metering modes featured on the Sony DSC-QX10 is more than most cameras that are a similar age to it. The most frequently featured light metering mode is Centre-weighted, but this light metering mode is not featured on this digital camera. The light metering modes Evaluative (Multi-pattern) are also featured on this Sony digital camera.

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Very Short Maximum Battery Life

Compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-QX10 have maximum battery lives of between 0.83h and 680h, and the average maximum battery life is 25h. With a maximum battery life of only 1.8 hours, the DSC-QX10 has a quite short maximum battery life compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-QX10.

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Only 1920x1080@30fps Resolution and Capture Speed

This digital camera has a resolution and capture speed of 1920x1080@30fps, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Sony DSC-QX10

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this digital camera was released.

Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 10 times zoom factor, the DSC-QX10 has a pretty typical optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the DSC-QX10.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 10x optical zoom digital cameras currently available including the Sony DSC-WX200[plb_1609944_price] which has better reviews.

If this compact camera camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Nikon Coolpix L820[plb_2153075_price] (30x and cheaper) or the Sony DSC-WX350[plb_2163795_price] (20x and higher rated).

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MS Micro (M2) Memory Card

MS Micro (M2) memory card

The DSC-QX10 supports an MS Micro (M2) memory card which is better than most cameras of this age and type. Most digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it support an SD memory card. In addition, this camera support a MicroSD (TransFlash) and MicroSDHC memory card.

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Average Weight

The DSC-QX10 has a pretty typical weight (165 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the DSC-QX10.

Other digital cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Fujifilm FinePix F660[plb_1409997_price] (196g).

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MOS Sensor Type

The Sony DSC-QX10 has a MOS sensor type which is better than the CCD sensor type found on most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including the Canon PowerShot S120[plb_1602828_price], or the Sony DSC-WX200[plb_1609944_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Image Stabilizer
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Aspheric Element
Focusing
Auto Focus
Macro Focusing Range
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Light Exposure
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Display
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
USB Connector Type
HDMI Port
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Self-Timer
Camera File System
Tripod Mount
Built-In Processor
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Maximum Battery Life
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Voltage
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Storage Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Included Cable
Battery Included
Included Battery Charger
Hand Strap
Included Wrist Strap
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Near Field Communication
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Image Processor

8 Awards

hardwarezone.com.ph Recommended reviewed.com Best of Year turkchip.com Silver log.com.tr Editor's Choice teknokulis.com Innovation gagadget.com Recommended vido.com.ua Recommended 3dnews.ru Innovative Design

Expert Reviews

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17 September 2015

You'd be better off with a GoPro, honestly.But that doesn't mean that this is a crap gadget altogether. It's a nice gadget to have alongside with your existing smart phone.I personally love it and...

It's very portable, and very light weight
Takes very good photos in low light settings
It is able to record HD videos well
Sharp lens
10x zoom range
PlayMemories Mobile, the app that you use to take pictures and videos with, is CRAP
The only thing you can do with the app is take photos and videos and the only camera settings you can adjust is the ISO and the exposure
There's really a lot of room for
Image noise at moderate ISO settings
Live view feed can lag
21 September 2014

Now it is Sony's turn to rewrite the rules of mobile imaging with its new range of Cyber-Shot lens-style cameras ? the QX10 and the QX100.We managed to get our hands on a review unit for the QX10,... Read more…

3 September 2014

Left to right) An E-mount lens, the QX1 device, a smartphone mount and, allegedly, the yet-to-be-announced Xperia Z3 smartphone from Sony. Image via sonyalpharumorsA new smartphone-mountable... Read more…

17 February 2014

We had an opportunity to try out the Sony QX-10, a 18 megapixel camera. It has an interesting concept, having just the lens and sensor elements while leaving the controls and the screen on your... Read more…

16 February 2014

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX10 is an add-on lens for use with smartphones. It's an example of a risky, forward-thinking concept, but some issues prevent us from recommending it...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 18 November 2013 by Josh1324
(Verified Purchase)

This product is designed for an add on to smartphone. Adding this camera gives your smartphone the ability to have 10x OPTICAL zoom and great picture quality. In that sense, it is a great product...

Reviewed 1 May 2014 by MsEn1gma
MsEn1gma would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-QX10

I bought the lens because I was interested in getting more defined, sharper and overall more beautiful looking pictures. This product did not disappoint. I liked how you can mount it to your phone... Read more…

Reviewed 25 October 2013 by Elderlam
Elderlam would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-QX10 (Verified Purchase)

Hard to sync with iPhone, but works well with Android phones. Tried it with my Note 2 and synced over NFC no problem. Wouldn't work with the new Note 3, no matter what I tried. Checked Sony site,... Read more…

Reviewed 16 October 2014 by INOV8TN
INOV8TN would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-QX10

Shopped for DSLR backup prior to vacation - cruised BestBuy and saw and played with QX10. Got 'snared' by drastic 'Open Box' discount and took it home and played with it...

Reviewed 10 January 2014 by AJM19
AJM19 would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-QX10

I had been watching this product since release, and was intrigued, but turned off by the price. I happened to find it as an open box product, with an additional discount, and bought it on a steep... Read more…

Zoom
Low Light Capability
Portability
Small
Easy to use
Price
Nothing that I've found thus far
Wished the adapter would fit over Note 3
With a flip case
It's depend on user's idea. I cannot think of any
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dscqx10t, dscqx10tce7, sony dscqx10, sony dscqx10w, sony dscqx10b
Barcodes 00027242872004, 00027242873773, 04905524951226, 04905524951240, 04905524988192, 04905524988208, 04905524988215, 05554442331840, 05554442331871

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