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Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 III

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Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 III
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A multi award winning and fully featured compact digital camera, with a gold award from one expert review website and 8 further awards from other expert sites
Compact 20.2MP 25x Yes Apr 2016
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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 490 across all digital cameras.
92
Reviews
20 Reviews + 9 Awards
86
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 20 reviews. This digital camera has received nine awards including a "Recommended" award from 01net.com plus three 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At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available.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?

86
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 33 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 80% 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

Nine Industry Awards

Expert review sites love this digital camera and have given it nine awards.

The editors of review sites 01net.com, Pocket Lint, Camera Labs and Digitallife.se all concluded that they would recommend this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The authors at review websites Dkamera.de and PhotographyBlog.com both strongly endorse this digital camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

An additional two expert review sites both endorsed this camera. This Sony digital camera received a "Gold" award from website Digifotopro.nl who thought it was exceptional and website DP Review gave it a "Silver" award and decided it was great.

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

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on 20 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review, Trusted Reviews and Pocket Lint this digital camera has an overall expert rating of 82%.

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Users Report That it is Not an Acceptable Size

Two owners who reviewed it thought it was not compact.

Sony Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

Based on 22,823 expert and owner reviews (including 8,114 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its digital cameras. 93% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value for Money

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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 (£1,788.38).

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

Sony released the Cybershot DSC-RX10 III in April 2016.

Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The megapixels of the Cybershot DSC-RX10 III of 20.2MP is in the highest 15% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Image Resolution

The Cybershot DSC-RX10 III has a maximum image resolution of 5472 x 3648 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Cybershot DSC-RX10 III of 25x is bigger than 84% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The Cybershot DSC-RX10 III has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. This Sony digital camera also has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The resolution of all cameras ranges 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

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 III of 25,600 is in the highest 21% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Heavier Than Average

The Cybershot DSC-RX10 III's weight of 770g is very heavy compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 96% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Headphone Output

The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 III has a headphone output. 93% of cameras do not have a headphone output.

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Very Low Magnification

The magnification of the Cybershot DSC-RX10 III of only 0.7x is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 91% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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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 cameras. It is higher than 95% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 III supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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3648 X 2056 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Cybershot DSC-RX10 III is 3648 x 2056. That's over two times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Cybershot DSC-RX10 III of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 42% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

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

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Very Big Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 III of 1" is in the biggest 3% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest image sensor size of digital cameras is 0.25", the biggest is 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47".

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Supports Wi-Fi

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

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3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels Video Resolution

The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 III supports a maximum video resolution of 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. In addition, this digital camera supports video resolutions of 3840 x 2160 pixels, 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels, 1280 x 720 pixels plus 1 more value. Across all digital 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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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The 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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Has a Self-Timer

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

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The Cybershot DSC-RX10 III's digital zoom 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 smallest digital zoom of cameras is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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Has a Microphone in

The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 III has a microphone in. 88% of digital cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Cybershot DSC-RX10 III does not feature bluetooth, although keep in mind that 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

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

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

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

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420 Battery Life

The Cybershot DSC-RX10 III is a camera that takes 420 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony dscrx10m3iv, sony dscrx10m3b

Barcodes:

00027242893399, 00027242899681, 00636983057351, 04548736037670, 04548736037724, 04548736037748

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