Summary Sony DSC-QX100

Prices Price
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$533
Score Snapsort rank
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#n/a of 3
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 6
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 3.6x
Screen size
Help Unknown
Aperture
Help f/1.8
Screen resolution
Help Unknown
Wide angle
Help 28 mm
Movie format
Help 1,440 x 1,080 @ 30fps
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Pros

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The Sony DSC-QX100 vs other recent pro digicams

Sensor size Slightly larger than average sensor Help
Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
Weight Light Help
179 g
True resolution High true resolution Help
20 MP

Cons

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The Sony DSC-QX100 vs other recent pro digicams

Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
Daylight shooting only
Light sensitivity Very poor maximum light sensitivity Help
6,400 ISO
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
220 shots
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
None
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
4 seconds
Wide angle Poor wide angle lens Help
28 mm
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Announced Old Help
September 2013
Thickness Thick Help
2.2"
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Discussion

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Avatar for bbbs53 bbbs53 (10:28 PM, July 18, 2015)
It isn't very good for a lot of things, BUT! It is one of the best multirotor cameras going. It works great into very low light levels. It does focus slowly, it does make good film in a fairly small and light package. That said, the Nex series isn't much heavier and focuses a lot faster. I still use this camera however, quite a bit, because a smaller aircraft will carry it. Sony makes an excellent "viewfinder" for this camera, it just isn't attached. It also frees you from the phone app. You can wear it on your wrist and Bluetooth takes over. It has turned out to be way more useful than when I first got it, but the viewfinder made it that way. It totally remotely runs the camera.
 
k (3:54 PM, December 10, 2014)
if it only has built in viewfinder, i probably would have bought it.
 
MAHMUD (1:25 PM, October 09, 2013)
we want to see full review.
please give us full review of ( Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX100 ) SNAPSORT.
 
Avatar for zgryfx zgryfx (3:25 PM, September 16, 2013)
I think the QX100 is overpriced but there is potential for some interesting photos given the viewfinder screen can be detached from the lens. As an example, you could mount this on a pole and take photos overlooking an event. It's easier to take a photo of a large group of people from an elevated position than from ground level.