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Sony ILCE-QX1

Sony ILCE-QX1
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A classic and fully featured lens-style digital camera
Lens-Style 20.1MP 10x Yes Sep 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Sony ILCE-QX1 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony ILCE-QX1 number 617 across all digital cameras.
87
Reviews
48 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Age
3 Years Old
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has great user reviews but ok expert reviews. 80% of buyers recommended this digital camera to others. Praktica 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 digital cameras 2018.
Customers report good picture quality, excellent product quality and good video capture.
This Sony digital camera has some great features:
Higher than average megapixels
5456 x 3632 pixels image resolution
Smaller than average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
The new lens-style camera captures images that are usually only possible with an interchangeable-lens camera. thanks to a 20.1mp exmor APS HD CMOS sensor, you can capture striking detail with beautiful defocusing using your smartphone or tablet. - 20.1mp exmor APS-C type CMOS sensor
BIONZ X engine for superb detail and noise reduction
PlayMemories camera apps expand creativity
Shoot and share high quality images from your ios and android device
AVCHD recording capability for beautiful video

Sony ILCE-QX1 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

Based on 14 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and curved.de this camera has an average expert rating of 69%.

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Good User Reviews

On average, based on 34 user reviews the average user rating of this camera is 84 out of 100. Over 82% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 80% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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

Users 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.

Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the ILCE-QX1 in September 2014.

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Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Sony ILCE-QX1 of 20.1MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 80% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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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 the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Sony ILCE-QX1 of only 10x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 24% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The ILCE-QX1's minimum aperture number of 3.5 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 12% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony ILCE-QX1 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 ILCE-QX1 of 16,000 is higher than 77% of all digital cameras when ordered 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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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The ILCE-QX1 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Very Light

The weights of digital cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Sony ILCE-QX1 of only 158g is in the lightest 33% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The ILCE-QX1 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the ILCE-QX1 of only 75mm is shorter than 99% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The ILCE-QX1 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 87% of digital cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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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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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The ILCE-QX1 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 91% of cameras which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Wrist Strap

The ILCE-QX1 has a wrist strap. 91% of cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Features Face Detection

The ILCE-QX1 features face detection, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not feature face detection.

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Smaller Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the ILCE-QX1 of only 2x is in the smallest 5% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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5456 X 3632 Still Image Resolution

The ILCE-QX1 supports a maximum still image resolution of 5456 x 3632. That's over six times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by digital cameras. Across all cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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

The ILCE-QX1's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24mm is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is shorter than 66% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Sony ILCE-QX1 of only 36 is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 23% of all digital cameras when ranked 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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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

04056572580699, 04905524988307, 04905524989632, 05013493253018, 05013493253025

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