Nikon D610 vs. Sony RX100 V

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Oct 8, 2013
Oct 6, 2016
 
$1999/£1799.99/€2499.99 (body only), $2599/£2299.99/€2499 (with 24-85mm F3.5-4.5 lens)
$899
 
Mid-size SLR
Compact
Magnesium alloy top and rear, polycarbonate front-plate
Aluminum
 
6016 x 4016
5472 x 3648
4512 x 3008, 3936 x 2624, 3008 x 2008, 3008 x 1688, 2944 x 1968
3:2 (3888 x 2592, 2736 x 1824), 4:3 (4864 x 3648, 3648 x 2736, 2592 x 1944), 16:9 (5472 x 3080, 3648 x 2056, 2720 x 1528), 1:1 (3648 x 3648, 2544 x 2544, 1920 x 1920)
3:2
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
24 megapixels
20 megapixels
25 megapixels
21 megapixels
Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)
1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
CMOS
Stacked CMOS
Expeed 3
Bionz X
sRGB, Adobe RGB
sRGB, AdobeRGB
Primary Color Filter
Primary color filter
 
100 - 6400 in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps (50 - 25600 with boost)
Auto, 125-12800
50
80
25600
25600
12
9
Yes (4)
Yes
No
Optical
RAW
RAW
Fine, Normal, Basic
Extra fine, fine, standard
  • NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed or uncompressed
  • JPEG
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3, DCF v2.0)
  • Raw (Sony ARW v2.3)
 
 
24–70 mm
 
2.9×
 
F1.8–2.8
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
 
Yes
No
Yes (3.8x)
Yes
Yes
 
5 cm (1.97)
 
5 cm (1.97)
39
315
Nikon F
 
1×
 
 
Fixed
Tilting
3.2
3
921,000
1,228,800
No
No
TFT LCD monitor
TFT LCD
Yes
Yes
Optical (pentaprism)
Electronic
100%
100%
0.7×
0.59×
 
2,359,296
 
30 sec
30 sec
1/4000 sec
1/2000 sec
 
1/32000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
  • Program (P)
  • Shutter-priority (S)
  • Aperture priority (A)
  • Manual (M)
  • Auto
  • Program Auto
  • Aperture Priority
  • Shutter Priority
  • Manual Exposure
 
  • Portrait
  • Sports Action
  • Macro
  • Landscape
  • Sunset
  • Night Scene
  • Handheld Twilight
  • Night Portrait
  • Anti Motion Blur
  • Pet Mode
  • Gourmet
  • Fireworks
  • High Sensitivity
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
10.20 m (at Auto ISO)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
No
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
 
1/200 sec
 
  • Single-frame [S] mode
  • Continuous low-speed [CL]
  • Continuous high-speed [CH]
  • Mirror-up [Mup]
  • Quiet Shutter Release
  • Self-timer
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer (single, continuous)
  • Single/continuous bracketing
  • WB bracketing
  • DRO bracketing
6.0 fps
24.0 fps
Yes
Yes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Average
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
(2, 3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
±3 (3 frames )
Yes (2 or 3 frames in steps of 1, 2 or 3 mired)
Yes
 
1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50, 30, 25 fps)
 
MPEG-4, H.264
MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
 
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 60 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 60 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 60 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 60 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 100p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 100p / 60 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 28 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 28 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60i / 24 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60i / 17 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 28 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 16 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 16 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 24 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 17 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1280 x 720 @ 30p / 6 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1280 x 720 @ 25p / 6 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
Mono
Stereo
Mono
Mono
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC x 2 slots
SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (micro-HDMI with uncompressed 4K/30p output)
 
No
 
No
Optional
Built-In
Wu-1b mobile adapter
802.11b/g/n with NFC
Yes (Optional, wired or wireless )
Yes (wired or smartphone)
 
Yes (Water and dust resistant)
No
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion EN-EL15 rechargeable battery & charger
NP-BX1 lithium-ion battery & USB charger
900
220
850 g (1.87 lb / 29.98 oz)
299 g (0.66 lb / 10.55 oz)
141 x 113 x 82 mm (5.55 x 4.45 x 3.23)
102 x 58 x 41 mm (4.02 x 2.28 x 1.61)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Optional
None
GP-1