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Sony DSC-QX10-B Digital Camera

18.9MP 10x CMOS Jan 2016
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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9 Reasons For

Good Brand

Compact cameras built by Sony have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all cameras (not just compact cameras) and found that Sony also has good reviews across its entire range.

Supports Wi-Fi

The DSC-QX10-B supports wi-Fi. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out in the last year do not support wi-Fi.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other digital cameras that came out in the last year, the Sony DSC-QX10-B has an image stabilizer.

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Has Six White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Sony DSC-QX10-B is more than most recently released comparable spec cameras. This Sony camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on comparable spec cameras that were released in the last 12 months. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this camera.

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Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

With an ISO sensitivity (max) of 12,800, the Sony DSC-QX10-B has a fairly high ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other latest similar spec digital cameras. Across all the recently released compact cameras the ISO sensitivity (max)s range from 800 to 26,000.

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Four Number of Aspheric Elementss

Most new cameras have between one and four number of aspheric elementss, including the DSC-QX10-B which has four number of aspheric elementss.

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Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the DSC-QX10-B is more than most latest similar spec digital cameras. The most commonly supported image formats supported is JPG, but this image formats supported is not supported by this Sony digital camera. The image formats supporteds JPEG XR are also supported by this digital camera.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The DSC-QX10-B has a greater number of camera file systems than most compact cameras that are a similar age to it. The most frequently supported camera file system is Exif 2.3, but this camera file system is not supported by this digital camera. The camera file systems DCF, DPOF and MPF are also supported by this camera.

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Features One Auto Focusing (AF) Modes

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Sony DSC-QX10-B is more than most latest cameras. This Sony camera features a Multi Point Auto Focus auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the DSC-QX10-B.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-QX10-B, the Sony DSC-QX10-B does not support Full HD video.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for the last year, the DSC-QX10-B is not waterproof.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other similar spec cameras that came out in the last year, the DSC-QX10-B is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The DSC-QX10-B does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other new cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared all the other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) to this digital camera and we think the IXUS 285 HS[pl_3191157_price], or the SX720 HS[pl_3300259_price] both from Canon which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The DSC-QX10-B does not support video capability. Most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-QX10-B also do not support video capability.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Most latest comparable spec digital cameras do not have a built-in flash. The DSC-QX10-B is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in flash.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57[plb_2835365_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only Features One Light Metering

The number of light metering modes featured on the DSC-QX10-B is more than most compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The most frequently featured light metering is Spot, but this light metering is not featured on this Sony digital camera. The light meterings Evaluative (Multi-pattern) are also featured on this digital camera.

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Quite Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

Across all the digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DSC-QX10-B the ISO sensitivity (min)s range from 80 to 160, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 92. At 100, the DSC-QX10-B has a fairly big ISO sensitivity (min) compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-QX10-B.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Sony DSC-QX10-B

Released Twelve Months Ago

This compact camera camera has been on the market for twelve months.

Average Megapixel

The DSC-QX10-B has a fairly average megapixel (18.9 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the DSC-QX10-B.

If this camera megapixel is not high enough for you then you might also want to look at the Canon 185[plb_4048302_price] (20MP), or the Nikon S3700[plb_3851399_price] (20.1MP).

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 10 times zoom factor, the DSC-QX10-B has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that were launched in the last year.

Cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might also be worth considering include the Kodak Pixpro FZ152[plb_3584864_price] (15x), or the Nikon S7000[plb_3851301_price] (20x).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 165 grams, the Sony DSC-QX10-B has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released around the same time as the DSC-QX10-B.

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MOS Sensor Type

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

There are a number of other cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available which you might also want to consider including the IXUS 285 HS[pl_3191157_price], or the SX720 HS[pl_3300259_price] both from Canon which has better reviews.

Digital cameras with a better sensor type that might be worth looking at include the Canon IXUS 175[plb_3191143_price] (CCD) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Minimum Aperture Number
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Number of Aspheric Elements
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Ports & Interfaces
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Self-Timer Delay
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Voltage
Battery Level Indicator
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00845251059229, 00845251059236

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25% Smaller Minimum ISO Speed
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