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Canon EOS 1D X Mark II vs Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II vs Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10

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Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
0.2" larger display diagonal Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has a display diagonal of 3.2", however the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 is only a 3" screen digital camera (0.2" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

Touchscreen Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has a touchscreen, but the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 does not have a touchscreen.
391,200 pixels higher display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is a 1,620,000 pixels display resolution digital camera, whereas the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 is only a 1,228,800 pixels display resolution digital camera (391,200 pixels lower).
GPS (satellite) Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II has a GPS (satellite), however the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 does not have a GPS (satellite). Read more

GPS allows the camera to know where it is in the world and to automatically tag each of your photos with the location it was taken at.

If your photos have been tagged with a GPS location you can see where they were taken, automatically let your favourite photo software or website retrieve the address for that location or display them on a map.

Eight hundred and seventy more battery life (CIPA standard) Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is a digital camera that takes 1210.00 battery life (CIPA standard), whereas the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 only takes 340.00 battery life (CIPA standard). Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Available from 6 shops
The more stores stock this digital camera, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
3 Reasons For
Vari-angle LCD display Edit
The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 has a vari-angle LCD display, however the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II does not.
75% lighter Edit
The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 is a 770g digital camera. That's 570g lighter than the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II (770g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

£3,435 cheaper
The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 costs £614.99, whereas the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is £4,050.00.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
Heavier Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is a 1.3kg digital camera. That's 570g heavier than the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 (770g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

£3,435 more expensive
The Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is more expensive than the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 by £3,435.01.
6 Reasons Against
Marginally smaller display diagonal Edit
The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 has a display diagonal of 3", however the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is a 3.2" screen digital camera (0.2" larger). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

391,200 pixels lower display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 is a 1,228,800 pixels display resolution digital camera, whereas the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is a 1,620,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (391,200 pixels higher).
Does not have a GPS (satellite) Edit
The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 does not have a GPS (satellite), but the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II does. Read more

GPS allows the camera to know where it is in the world and to automatically tag each of your photos with the location it was taken at.

If your photos have been tagged with a GPS location you can see where they were taken, automatically let your favourite photo software or website retrieve the address for that location or display them on a map.

Eight hundred and seventy less battery life (CIPA standard) Edit
The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 is a digital camera that takes 340.00 battery life (CIPA standard), whereas the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II only takes 1210.00 battery life (CIPA standard). Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Not as many stockists
Only 4 shops sells the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10, however 10 shops sell the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Five months older
The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 is older than the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II by five months.

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
BEST
 SLR
Megapixel
20.2MP 20.2MP
Image Stabilizer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Image stabilizer
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution(s)
 5472 x 3648
 3648 x 2432
 2736 x 1824
 5472 x 3080
 3648 x 2056
BEST
 5472 x 3648
 3648 x 2432
 2736 x 1824
 5472 x 3080
 3648 x 2056
Maximum Image Resolution
 5472 x 3648
 5472 x 3648
Image Formats Supported
 RAW
 JPG
BEST
 RAW
 JPG
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
35.9 x 23.9 13.2 x 8.8
Total Megapixels
21.5MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 3:2
 16:9
 4:3
 1:1
 3:2
 16:9
 4:3
 1:1

Design

Waterproof
 Waterproof
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 Black
 Black
Dustproof
 Dustproof
Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 8.3x
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 33x
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 460mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 24mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 8.8 - 73.3
Lens Mount Interface
 Canon EF
 Canon EF

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 servo
 Servo Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 servo
 Servo Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus (AF) Points
61 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3 - ∞
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.5 - ∞
Focus
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Sensitivity
 Auto
 100
 200
 51200
 50
 64
 80
 125
 160
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1000
 1250
 1600
 2000
 2500
 3200
 4000
 5000
 6400
 12800
 25600
 25
 8000
 10000
 Auto
 100
 200
 51200
 50
 64
 80
 125
 160
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1000
 1250
 1600
 2000
 2500
 3200
 4000
 5000
 6400
 12800
 25600
 25
 8000
 10000
ISO Sensitivity (max)
51,200
BEST
25,600
ISO Sensitivity (min)
100 100
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Light Metering
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Partial
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Partial
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
30s
BEST
4s
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter Type
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Slow synchronization
Flash Sync-Speed
1s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 20.4
Flash Range (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 - 10.2
Flash Exposure Lock
 Flash exposure lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
BEST
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
Shoe Mounting Point
 Shoe mounting point
Unknown - Click to provide data
Shoe Mounting Point Type
 Hot
 Hot

Video

Full HD Video
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD video
Maximum Video Resolution
 4096 x 2160
BEST
 4096 x 2160
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
119.9fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 MOV
 M-JPEG
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
BEST
 MOV
 M-JPEG
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolutions
 4096 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 3840 x 2160
 1280 x 720
BEST
 4096 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 3840 x 2160
 1280 x 720
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Formats Supported
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST
 LPCM
 PCM
Audio System
 Mono
 Mono

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 CFast 2.0
 CFast
 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
 CFast 2.0
 CFast
 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
Memory Slots
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Display Diagonal
3.2"
BEST
3"
Display
 TFT
 TFT
BEST
Vari-Angle LCD Display
 Vari-angle LCD display
 Vari-angle LCD display
BEST
Field of View
100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
BEST
 Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
1,620,000 pixels
BEST
1,228,800 pixels

Viewfinder

Magnification
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.7x
Viewfinder Type
 Optical
 Electronic
 Optical
 Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
Microphone in
 Microphone in
 Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 3.0
BEST
 3.0
Headphone Outputs
 Headphone outputs
 Headphone outputs
USB Connector
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB

Camera

GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
BEST
 GPS (satellite)
White Balance
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Incandescent
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Incandescent
Shooting Modes
 Auto
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Manual
 Program
 Scene
 Movie
 Auto
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Manual
 Program
 Scene
 Movie
Photo Effects
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Black&White
 Neutral
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 2,10
Histogram
 Histogram
Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Zoom (max)
10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Orientation Sensor
 Orientation sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dioptre Correction
 Dioptre correction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera File System
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DPOF
 Exif
BEST
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DPOF
 Exif
Live View
 Live view
Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Playback
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Electronic Compass
 Electronic compass
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Processor
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
-3 - 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Modes
 Slideshow
 Slideshow
Scene Modes
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Night
 Night portrait
 Sunset
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Night
 Night portrait
 Sunset
Languages Support
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
1.3kg 770g
BEST
Height
167.6mm 88.1mm
Depth
82.6mm 102.2mm
Width
158mm 129mm
Weight (including Battery)
Unknown - Click to provide data 813g

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
LP-E19 NP-FW50
Battery Life (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8h
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
1,210 shots
BEST
340 shots
Battery Level Indicator
 Battery level indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data

System Requirements

Operating Systems Supported (mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (mac)
Operating Systems Supported (windows)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (windows)

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Digital Photo Professional 4, EOS Utility 3, Picture Style Editor Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 USB
 HDMI
 Micro-USB
 USB
 HDMI
 Micro-USB
BEST
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Battery Charger Included
 Battery charger included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Carrying Case
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Carrying case

Other Features

USB Connectivity
 USB connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
Software CD
 Software CD
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Image Processor
 DIGIC 6
 DIGIC 6
Self-Timer
 Self-timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Housing Material
 Magnesium
 Magnesium
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