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Sony ILCEQX1L

£349.99
A fairly highly rated lens-style camera, good for everyday photography
Lens-Style 20.1MP 10x No Sep 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Sony ILCE-QX1 Review

With very good reviews but good features, we have ranked the Sony ILCE-QX1 number 268 across all digital cameras.
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48 Reviews
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Poor
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Good Features
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2 Years Old
Overall Score
58
Average

Why Has it Scored 59?

It has very good user reviews but ok expert reviews. 80% of buyers recommended this camera to others. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report good picture quality, superior product quality and good video capture.
This Sony digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly high megapixels sensor
5456 x 3632 pixels image resolution
Quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Quite small digital zoom

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the ILCE-QX1 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 136 in everyday photography cameras. However good for landscape photography, ranking number 194 in landscape photography cameras as well being average for portrait photography, ranking number 227 in portrait photography cameras.
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Sony ILCE-QX1 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

The average expert rating of this Sony digital camera is 69 out of 100 based on 14 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and curved.de.

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User Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 34 user reviews the average user rating of this digital camera is 84%. Over 82% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 80% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Good Picture Quality

Three customers who bought it considered that it was able to produce good images and two owners reckoned that it had a good picture resolution.

Very Good Brand

Based on 32,324 user and expert reviews (including 10,628 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its cameras. Sony also has very good ratings specifically for its digital cameras. 92% of those that bought a Sony digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Two people thought it was good quality.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Two people who bought it concluded that it was good for video recording.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £349.99 it is more expensive than 54% of cameras.


Features

Fairly High Megapixels Sensor

The megapixels of the Sony ILCE-QX1 of 20.1MP is in the highest 16% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The megapixels of digital cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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5456 X 3632 Pixels Image Resolution

The ILCE-QX1 has a maximum image resolution of 5456 x 3632 pixels. That's 24% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Average Optical Zoom

The ILCE-QX1's optical zoom of 10x is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the ILCE-QX1 of 3.5 is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The ISO sensitivity (max) of the ILCE-QX1 of 16,000 is fairly high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 21% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Sony ILCE-QX1 has a built-in flash. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Weight

The weight of the ILCE-QX1 of 158g is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Face Detection

The ILCE-QX1 features face detection, unlike 89% of digital cameras which do not feature face detection.

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5456 X 3632 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the ILCE-QX1 is 5456 x 3632 pixels. That's 24% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. In addition, this digital camera supports a still image resolution of 2736 x 1824 pixels. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 6016 x 4016 pixels and the worst is 384 x 480 pixels.

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Quite Large Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the ILCE-QX1 of 36 is in the largest 8% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Sony ILCE-QX1 has a self-timer. 82% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The ILCE-QX1 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 88% of digital cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has a Wrist Strap

The ILCE-QX1 has a wrist strap. 93% of cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The ILCE-QX1 supports Wi-Fi. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Sony ILCE-QX1's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 75mm is quite short compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the shortest 5% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The ILCE-QX1 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 92% of digital cameras which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distance of the Sony ILCE-QX1 of only 0.25m is in the smallest 25% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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440 Battery Life

The Sony ILCE-QX1 is a camera that takes 440 shots battery life.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the ILCE-QX1 of only 2x is in the smallest 3% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The smallest digital zoom of digital cameras is 0.72x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This digital camera was released in September 2014.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04056572580699, 04905524988307, 04905524989632, 05013493253018, 05013493253025

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