70points

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

73points

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
Comparison winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV
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74 facts in comparison

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV
70
points
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
73
points
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV

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

  • 20shots longer battery life
    ?

    420shotsvs400shots
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
    ?
  • 44g lighter
    1.05kgvs1095g
  • Has a built-in focus motor
    ?
  • 7.84% more battery power
    1100mAhvs1020mAh

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

  • 290 more focus points
    ?

    315vs25
  • 1.71x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    ?

    24fpsvs14fps
  • 1438.78k dots higher resolution (screen)
    ?

    1440k dotsvs1.22k dots
  • Has a touch screen
    ?
  • Is a system camera
    ?
  • Has touch autofocus
    ?
  • 2356.65k dots higher resolution (EVF)
    ?

    2359k dotsvs2.35k dots

Price comparison

Design

1.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV
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
?

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.

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV
5.Has a hot shoe
?

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV
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 Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV

Optics

1.focus points
?

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

25

315

2.has AF tracking
?

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.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV
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

13.2 x 8.8mm

13.2 x 8.8mm

4.widest aperture
?

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Ricoh GR II

f/1.00

f/2.40

f/2.40

5.optical zoom
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The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.

Best

Nikon Coolpix P1000

125x

25x

25x

6.maximum light sensitivity
?

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

25600 ISO

25600 ISO

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
?

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 continuous autofocus when recording movies
?

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV
3.has a 24p cinema mode
?

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV
4.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 Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV
5.Supports slow-motion video recording
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV

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 Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV
2.has a microphone input
?

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV
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
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV
5.has stereo speakers
?

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 Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)
?

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

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

420shots

400shots

2.battery power
?

Best

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

4360mAh

1100mAh

1020mAh

3.has a removable battery
?

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV
4.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV
5.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV
6.has wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV
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 Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV
4.has an accelerometer
?

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 Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV
5.has a HDMI output
?

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV
6.supports a remote smartphone
?

This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV

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