58points

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
vs

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV review: specs and price

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
58
points

Why is Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV better than the average?

  • Megapixels
    20.1MPvs16.44MP
  • Continuous shooting at high resolution
    16fpsvs6.57fps
  • Video recording (main camera)
    2160 x 30fpsvs39471.46fps
  • Weight
    298gvs372.76g
  • Fastest shutter speed
    1/32000svs1/2816s
  • more viewfinder coverage
    100%vs98.21%
  • Volume
    242.56cm³vs9397.54cm³
  • Screen size
    3"vs2.96"

Top specs and features

Design

1. more viewfinder coverage

100%

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

Leica Q-P

100%

2.weight

298g

Best

HTC Re

65.5g

3. higher resolution (screen)

1228k dots

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.

Best

Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS

1040000k dots

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

5.Has an electronic viewfinder (EVF)
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

An electronic viewfinder (or EVF) is a small display showing the image. Benefits of these over optical viewfinders include: they show more of the image, they can be more compact, focusing is easier with digital zoom, and they can also sometimes have extra info on the display, eg. a live histogram.

6.screen size

3"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Light L16

5"

Optics

1.sensor size

8.8 x 13.2mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

2.focus points

25

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

3.has AF tracking
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

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.

4.maximum light sensitivity

12800 ISO

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

5.megapixels

20.1MP

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

6.continuous shooting at high resolution

16fps

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

Best

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

60fps

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 30fps

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

Fujifilm X-T3

2160 x 60fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

3.supports AVCHD format
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

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.

4.has a 24p cinema mode
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

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

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

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

2.number of microphones

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Canon EOS 200D

2

3.has stereo speakers
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

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

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

Battery

1. longer battery life

280shots

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

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

2.has a removable battery
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

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

3.has a rechargeable battery
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.has a battery level indicator
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Has WiFi
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an external memory slot
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

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.

3.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

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.

4.can be controlled remotely
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

5.has an accelerometer
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

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.

6.USB version

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Fujifilm X-T3

3.1

Videos

Powered by

Top 10 cameras

Add to comparison
    This page is currently only available in English.