Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10

Announced Oct 16, 2013 •
20 megapixels | 3 screen | 24 – 200 mm (8.3×)
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The Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 offers a great combination of still and video quality, thanks to its one-inch sensor and 24-200 F2.8 lens. Its focus is as much about video as stills, and the RX10 offers more controls in that respect than virtually any other camera. Its hefty price may put it out of reach for many enthusiasts, though.

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Gold Award
80%
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Good for

Video and stills enthusiasts; travelers who want DSLR/mirrorless quality without having to carry one around

Not so good for

Budget-conscious buyers; those expecting more zoom power or who want the flexibility of interchangeable lenses

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Let's not beat about the bush here: the Sony RX10 is the most powerful and capable bridge camera to date, but it's also the most expensive. So that's the non-shocker here: pay more, get more. But the interesting part is someone thought to take the bridge category this high-end in the first place. After all the same money could get you a mid-range DSLR or mirrorless camera with a bigger sensor,...

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