89points

Sony Alpha a6500

71points

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

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Sony Alpha a6500 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

Sony Alpha a6500
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
89
points
Sony Alpha a6500
71
points
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

Why is Sony Alpha a6500 better than Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III?

  • 3.16x larger sensor
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    23.5 x 15.6mmvs13.2 x 8.8mm
  • 20.4% more megapixels (main camera)
    24.2MPvs20.1MP
  • 400 more focus points
    ?

    425vs25
  • 2x higher maximum light sensitivity
    ?

    51200 ISOvs25600 ISO
  • Has phase detection autofocus for photos
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  • 50% faster maximum shutter speed
    ?

    1/4000svs0.0005s
  • 598g lighter
    453gvs1051g
  • Has phase detection autofocus for videos
    ?

Why is Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III better than Sony Alpha a6500?

  • 27.27% faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    ?

    14fpsvs11fps
  • 70shots longer battery life
    ?

    420shotsvs350shots
  • Has an optical viewfinder
    ?
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
2. more viewfinder coverage
?

With 100% coverage you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage you may have to crop your photos afterwards to get them looking perfect.

Best

Nikon Z50 + Nikon Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR

100%

100%

100%

3.Has a built-in focus motor
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The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
4.Has a flip-out screen
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Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
5.Has a hot shoe
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A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
6.has an optical viewfinder
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An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens will capture. OVFs have no time lag and require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders, which can drain battery life. OVFs are also better in low light situations.

Sony Alpha a6500
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

Optics

1.focus points
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The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.

Best

Canon EOS R

5655

425

25

2.has AF tracking
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With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
3.sensor size
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The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

23.5 x 15.6mm

13.2 x 8.8mm

4.maximum light sensitivity
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With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

51200 ISO

25600 ISO

5.has built-in optical image stabilization
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Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

Sony Alpha a6500
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
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A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
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The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

3456 x 50fps

2160 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

2.Has phase detection autofocus for videos
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A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
4.has a 24p cinema mode
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24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

Sony Alpha a6500
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
5.supports AVCHD format
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AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

Sony Alpha a6500
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
6.Supports slow-motion video recording
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
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A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

Sony Alpha a6500
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
2.has a microphone input
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Fujifilm X-A7

2

2

2

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
5.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*

Sony Alpha a6500
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
6.Has a zoom microphone
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Zoom microphones record high-quality audio and enable you to record sound from a distance. They can be useful for recording meetings, lectures, and presentations.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)
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CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

350shots

420shots

2.battery power
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Best

Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6

4360mAh

1100mAh

1100mAh

3.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Sony Alpha a6500
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
4.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
5.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Sony Alpha a6500
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

Features

1.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

Sony Alpha a6500
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
2.Has Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Sony Alpha a6500
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
3.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
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802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

Sony Alpha a6500
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
4.has an accelerometer
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An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Sony Alpha a6500
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
5.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
6.supports a remote smartphone
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This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

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