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Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 III

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Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 III
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Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 III Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 III number 288 across all digital cameras.
92
Reviews
19 Reviews + 8 Awards
51
Value for Money
Average
87
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Age
1 Year Old
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 82%, based on 19 reviews. This digital camera has received eight awards including a "Recommended" award from 01net.com plus two other sites and a "Highly Recommended" award from Dkamera.de plus one other site. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report that it is not an acceptable size.
It has some great features:
Higher than average megapixels
Clean HDMI output
One-touch remote/ one-touch sharing
PlayMemories camera apps
Remote camera control
Lock-on AF
File name setting
Eye AF
Dual rec
Capture stills from movies
Customizable function settings
Enhanced zebra assist
XAVC s/avchd movie formats
Picture profile
S-Gamut/S-Log2
Gamma display assist
5472 x 3648 pixels image resolution
XGA OLED tru-finder
Zoom assist
Versatile, user-friendly, reliable operation
Optical steadyshot
BIONZ X image processing engine
Anti-Distortion shutter for fast and silent shooting
Fast intelligent AF in just 0.09 s
Continuous shooting at up to about 14fps without blackout
Super slow motion up to ultra-telephoto
4K movie recording
Exmor RS about 20.1 effective megapixel stacked CMOS sensor
24 600 mm f2.4 4 large-aperture optical zoom lens
3840 x 2160 pixels video resolution
Bigger than average optical zoom
Supported in capture one express (for sony)

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Sony digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras. It is also excellent for sports photography, ranking number 9999999 in sports photography cameras as well being excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 9999999 in wildlife photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Excellent
50
Landscape Photography
Average
67
Everyday Photography
Good
85
Sports Photography
Excellent
85
Wildlife Photography
Excellent

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £1,122.40 at MobiCity UK 36 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 71% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

How Big is the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 III?

The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 III is 132.5mm wide and 94mm tall. It is 127.4mm deep and weighs 770g.

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 III front dimensions
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 III size in context

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 III In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Eight Industry Awards

The editors of three expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this Sony digital camera. This was from 01net.com, Pocket Lint and Camera Labs who gave it an "Recommended".

This camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from both review sites Dkamera.de and PhotographyBlog.com, both of which said that this Sony camera was very good.

The experts at two other expert review sites liked this digital camera. Website Digifotopro.nl gave this Sony camera a "Gold" award and decided it was superb and it received a DP Review "Silver" award.

The expert at one more expert review site decided that this digital camera was very good. This was from Hardwarezone.com.my who gave it an "8.5/10".

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this camera is 82 out of 100 based on 19 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review, Trusted Reviews and Pocket Lint.

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Customers Report That it is Not an Acceptable Size

Two customers who purchased it agreed that it was not compact.

Very Good Brand

Based on 22,092 expert and owner reviews (including 7,416 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its digital cameras. 92% of those that bought a Sony digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews, very good features and is under 2 years old, however at £1,299.00 it is in the most expensive 18% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 III and the United Kingdom price of £1,299.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,298.00 (£1,800.20).

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This camera was released in April 2016.

Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 III of 20.2MP is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 15% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Cybershot DSC-RX10 III is 5472 x 3648 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 III of 25x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 94% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Cybershot DSC-RX10 III is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. This digital camera also has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Cameras resolutions range from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Cybershot DSC-RX10 III has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Cybershot DSC-RX10 III of 25,600 is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 9% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Cybershot DSC-RX10 III of 770g is very heavy compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 96% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 III's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 460mm is shorter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is shorter than 75% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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420 Battery Life

The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 III is a digital camera that takes 420 shots battery life.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Cybershot DSC-RX10 III of 1,230,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 6% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The display resolutions of digital cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 III supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 87% of cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Cybershot DSC-RX10 III does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Cybershot DSC-RX10 III does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Has a Headphone Output

The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 III has a headphone output, which is unusual. 93% of digital cameras do not have a headphone output.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Cybershot DSC-RX10 III of 100x is very big compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 3% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The digital zooms of digital cameras range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Cybershot DSC-RX10 III has a self-timer. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 III has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Cybershot DSC-RX10 III is 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. 1920 x 1080 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Sony camera also supports video resolutions of 3840 x 2160 pixels, 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels, 1280 x 720 pixels plus 1 more value. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best). A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels is equivalent to 4K Ultra HD video. This has four times the detail of Full HD video.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Cybershot DSC-RX10 III supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Very Big Image Sensor Size

Across all the digital cameras the image sensor sizes range from 0.25" to 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47". The image sensor size of the Cybershot DSC-RX10 III of 1" is very big compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 3% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Cybershot DSC-RX10 III supports dioptic correction, which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras do not support dioptic correction.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 III's display diagonal of 3" is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 45% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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3648 X 2056 Still Image Resolution

The Cybershot DSC-RX10 III supports a maximum still image resolution of 3648 x 2056. That's over two times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Cybershot DSC-RX10 III supports Full HD video. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Has a Microphone in

The Cybershot DSC-RX10 III has a microphone in, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony dscrx10m3iv, sony dscrx10m3b

Barcodes:

00027242893399, 00027242899681, 00636983057351, 04548736037670, 04548736037724, 04548736037748

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