As well as being compared against other super zooms, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III is also often compared to pro digicams, pro DSLRs, boutiques, mirrorless, entry-level DSLRs and travel zooms. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III's top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000) and the Lumix DMC-FZ1000) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II and the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V)

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III compared to other super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.4 vs f/3.3), records even higher-speed movies (120 fps vs none), takes slightly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO) and records movies in 24p.

However, on average it doesn't have a touch screen, is slightly heavier (1,051 g vs 733 g), is much more expensive ($1,398.00 vs $599.00), is less popular and has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/16000 of a second).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)
5 months newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second
  • Significantly longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 30 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • None found

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000) and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • Extremely good maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP
  • You can plug a microphone into both of these

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II
9 months older
$1,198 - $1,296

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX10 II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX10 II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-RX10 II and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • Both shoot very high resolution HD movies: UHD @ 30fps vs UHD @ 30fps
  • High resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Extremely high speed movies: 120 fps vs 120 fps

Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700
similar age
$339 - $447

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B700 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Much more zoom: 60x vs 25x
  • Significantly lighter: 565 g vs 1,051 g
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B700 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 120 fps
  • Narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2.4
  • Lacks an external mic jack

common strengths of the Coolpix B700 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • Both shoot very high resolution HD movies: UHD @ 30fps vs UHD @ 30fps

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000
5 years older
$599 - $698

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ1000 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Lighter: 780 g vs 1,051 g
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/16000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second
  • Significantly longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 30 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ1000 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO

common strengths of the DMC-FZ1000 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • UHD (3840x2160) video: UHD @ 25fps vs UHD @ 30fps
  • Extremely high speed movies: 120 fps vs 120 fps
  • Both support 24p, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
8 months older
$457 - $498

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ300 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly lighter: 691 g vs 1,051 g
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/16000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ300 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 120 fps
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 6,400 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the DMC-FZ300 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • Both shoot very high resolution HD movies: UHD @ 30fps vs UHD @ 30fps
  • Both support 24p, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these
  • You can plug a microphone into both of these

Canon PowerShot G3 X

Canon PowerShot G3 X
9 months older
$699 - $899

Significant advantages of the G3 X (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Significantly larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,620k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the G3 X (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 120 fps
  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs UHD @ 30fps
  • No 24p support

common strengths of the G3 X and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • High resolution screens: 1,620k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Extremely good maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III compared to pro digicam competitors include: it records very high quality movies (UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), records even higher-speed movies (120 fps vs none), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO), slightly larger viewfinder (0.26x vs 0.16x) and has an external mic jack.

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/2.4 vs f/1.8), is significantly larger (large (133×94×127 mm) vs mid size (106×61×42 mm)), users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection), has slightly fewer focus points (25 vs 315) and is thicker (5" vs 1.7").

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V
6 months newer
$998 - $1,050

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Much smaller: Compact (102×58×41 mm) vs Large (133×94×127 mm)
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Many more focus points: 315 vs 25

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • Much shorter battery life: 220 shots vs 420 shots
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • Built-in flashes
  • High resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
9 months older
$811 - $898

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 IV (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Much smaller: Compact (102×58×41 mm) vs Large (133×94×127 mm)
  • Much lighter: 298 g vs 1,051 g
  • Much thinner: 1.6" vs 5"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 IV (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 280 shots vs 420 shots
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 IV and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • Built-in flashes
  • Both shoot very high resolution HD movies: UHD @ 30fps vs UHD @ 30fps
  • High resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,228k dots

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
1 year older
$748

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Much smaller: Compact (102×58×41 mm) vs Large (133×94×127 mm)
  • Much lighter: 290 g vs 1,051 g
  • Much thinner: 1.6" vs 5"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs UHD @ 30fps
  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 III and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • Built-in flashes
  • High resolution screens: 1,229k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Extremely high speed movies: 120 fps vs 120 fps

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
similar age
$565 - $679

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Significantly smaller: Mid size (106×61×42 mm) vs Large (133×94×127 mm)
  • Has a touch screen
  • Much lighter: 319 g vs 1,051 g

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 120 fps
  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs UHD @ 30fps
  • Lacks an external mic jack

common strengths of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • Built-in flashes
  • Both support 24p, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these
  • Very good maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 25,600 ISO

Fujifilm X30

Fujifilm X30
1 year older
$604

Significant advantages of the X30 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Significantly smaller: Standard size (119×72×60 mm) vs Large (133×94×127 mm)
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Much lighter: 423 g vs 1,051 g

Significant disadvantages of the X30 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 120 fps
  • Significantly smaller sensor: 2/3" 8.8x6.6mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs UHD @ 30fps

common strengths of the X30 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • Built-in flashes
  • Both support 24p, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these
  • Very long battery life: 470 shots vs 420 shots

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III compared to pro DSLR competitors include: it records very high quality movies (UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has much wider dynamic range (12.6 EV vs 11.7 EV), records high-speed movies (120 fps vs none), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and shoots faster continuously (14 fps vs 6 fps).

However, on average it is much more noisy at high ISO (474 ISO vs 2,293 ISO), has much lower image quality (69.0 vs 82.0), has much less color depth (22.9 bits vs 24 bits), has a slightly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2") and much smaller viewfinder (0.26x vs 0.70x).

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III
4 years older
$2,149 - $2,299 (body only)
$2,685 - $2,899 24-105mm lens

Significant advantages of the 5D Mark III (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 2,293 ISO vs 474 ISO
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.71x vs 0.26x

Significant disadvantages of the 5D Mark III (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 120 fps
  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs UHD @ 30fps

common strengths of the 5D Mark III and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • Extremely good image quality: 81.0 vs 69.0
  • Excellent color depth: 24 bits vs 22.9 bits
  • Excellent dynamic range: 11.7 EV vs 12.6 EV

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D
3 years older
$739 - $1,199 (body only)
$788 - $999 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the 70D (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.59x vs 0.26x
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the 70D (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 120 fps
  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs UHD @ 30fps

common strengths of the 70D and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • Extremely good image quality: 68.0 vs 69.0
  • Excellent color depth: 22.5 bits vs 22.9 bits
  • Excellent dynamic range: 11.6 EV vs 12.6 EV

Sony SLT A77 II

Sony SLT A77 II
1 year older
$1,198 (body only)
$1,798 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A77 II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 1,013 ISO vs 474 ISO
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.71x vs 0.26x
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the A77 II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 120 fps
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs UHD @ 30fps

common strengths of the A77 II and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • Extremely good image quality: 82.0 vs 69.0
  • Excellent color depth: 24.4 bits vs 22.9 bits
  • Excellent dynamic range: 13.4 EV vs 12.6 EV

Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D
3 years older
$1,049 - $1,299 (body only)
$1,599 - $1,699 24-105mm lens

Significant advantages of the 6D (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 2,340 ISO vs 474 ISO
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.71x vs 0.26x

Significant disadvantages of the 6D (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 120 fps
  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs UHD @ 30fps

common strengths of the 6D and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • Extremely good image quality: 82.0 vs 69.0
  • Excellent color depth: 23.8 bits vs 22.9 bits
  • Excellent dynamic range: 12.1 EV vs 12.6 EV

Nikon D810

Nikon D810
1 year older
$2,188 - $2,797 (body only)
$2,900 - $3,297 24-120mm lens

Significant advantages of the D810 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 2,979 ISO vs 474 ISO
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.70x vs 0.26x

Significant disadvantages of the D810 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 120 fps
  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs UHD @ 30fps

common strengths of the D810 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • Extremely good image quality: 96.0 vs 69.0
  • Excellent color depth: 25.7 bits vs 22.9 bits
  • Excellent dynamic range: 14.8 EV vs 12.6 EV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
4 months newer
$2,748 - $3,299 (body only)
$3,399 - $4,199 24-105mm lens

Significant advantages of the 5D Mark IV (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.71x vs 0.26x
  • Significantly larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"

Significant disadvantages of the 5D Mark IV (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Screen does not flip out
  • Shoots significantly slower: 7 fps vs 14 fps
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the 5D Mark IV and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • None found

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III compared to boutique competitors include: it records very high quality movies (UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), records high-speed movies (120 fps vs none), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), shoots faster continuously (14 fps vs 5 fps) and has a screen which flips out.

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/2.4 vs f/1.7), is much larger (large (133×94×127 mm) vs mid size (115×66×55 mm)), has a marginally smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs full frame 35.8x23.8mm), slightly smaller viewfinder (0.26x vs 0.67x) and is thicker (5" vs 2.2").

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100
1 year older
$570 - $648

Significant advantages of the DMC-LX100 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Much smaller: Mid size (115×66×55 mm) vs Large (133×94×127 mm)
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.7 vs f/2.4
  • Much lighter: 393 g vs 1,051 g

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LX100 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 120 fps
  • Much shorter battery life: 300 shots vs 420 shots
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the DMC-LX100 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • Both shoot very high resolution HD movies: UHD @ 30fps vs UHD @ 30fps
  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Fast continuous shooting: 11 fps vs 14 fps

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1
3 years older
$2,398

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX1 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Much smaller: Standard size (113×65×70 mm) vs Large (133×94×127 mm)
  • Significantly larger sensor: Full frame 35.8x23.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Much lighter: 498 g vs 1,051 g

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX1 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs UHD @ 30fps
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 120 fps

common strengths of the DSC-RX1 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • Good movie support: 1080p @ 60fps vs UHD @ 30fps
  • 24p support
  • Have external mic jacks

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it records very high quality movies (UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), records high-speed movies (120 fps vs none), has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), has a significantly longer battery life (420 shots vs 330 shots) and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), slightly smaller viewfinder (0.26x vs 0.67x), doesn't have a touch screen, has a significantly smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs full frame 35.8x23.9mm) and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
9 months newer
$1,998 (body only)
$1,947 - $2,598 12-60mm lens

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-GH5 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,620k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-GH5 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 120 fps
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the Lumix DC-GH5 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • Good movie support: 4K @ 24fps vs UHD @ 30fps
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • 24p support

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85
5 months newer
$898 12-60mm lens

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-G85 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has a touch screen
  • Much smaller: Prosumer size (128×89×74 mm) vs Large (133×94×127 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-G85 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 330 shots vs 420 shots
  • Lower true resolution: 15.8 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-G85 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Flip-out screens
  • Have external mic jacks

Sony Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500
6 months newer
$1,398 (body only)
$1,498 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the Alpha a6500 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Many more focus points: 425 vs 25
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the Alpha a6500 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Shorter battery life: 350 shots vs 420 shots

common strengths of the Alpha a6500 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Flip-out screens
  • Have external mic jacks

Canon EOS M5

Canon EOS M5
5 months newer
$929 (body only)
$1,049 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS M5 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,620k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M5 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 295 shots vs 420 shots

common strengths of the EOS M5 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Flip-out screens
  • Have external mic jacks

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80
similar age
$560 - $580 (body only)
$858 12-32mm, 35-100mm lenses

Significant advantages of the DMC-GX80 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.67x vs 0.26x
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-GX80 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 120 fps
  • Much shorter battery life: 290 shots vs 420 shots

common strengths of the DMC-GX80 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • Both shoot very high resolution HD movies: UHD @ 30fps vs UHD @ 30fps
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • 24p support

Sony Alpha 7 II

Sony Alpha 7 II
1 year older
$1,000 - $1,598 (body only)
$1,410 - $1,798 28-70mm lens

Significant advantages of the 7 II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.71x vs 0.26x
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the 7 II (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs UHD @ 30fps
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 120 fps

common strengths of the 7 II and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • 24p support
  • Flip-out screens

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it records very high quality movies (UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a much higher resolution screen (1,228k dots vs 1,040k dots), records high-speed movies (120 fps vs none), has image stabilization (lens vs none) and shoots faster continuously (14 fps vs 5 fps).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), much smaller viewfinder (0.26x vs 0.61x), takes significantly lower resolution photos (20 MP vs 24 MP), doesn't have a touch screen and has a much smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm).

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200
1 year older
$749 - $997 (body only)
$1,029 - $1,297 18-140mm lens

Significant advantages of the D7200 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.61x vs 0.26x
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"

Significant disadvantages of the D7200 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs UHD @ 30fps
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 120 fps

common strengths of the D7200 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • Very high resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Have external mic jacks

Canon EOS Rebel T6s

Canon EOS Rebel T6s
1 year older

Significant advantages of the T6s (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.51x vs 0.26x
  • Much thinner: 3.1" vs 5"

Significant disadvantages of the T6s (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs UHD @ 30fps
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 120 fps
  • Shoots much slower: 5 fps vs 14 fps

common strengths of the T6s and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Flip-out screens
  • Have external mic jacks

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400
4 months newer
$315 (body only)
$349 - $497 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3400 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.55x vs 0.26x
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Much thinner: 3" vs 5"

Significant disadvantages of the D3400 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs UHD @ 30fps
  • Much lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 120 fps

common strengths of the D3400 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.4 vs f/3.3), records very high quality movies (UHD @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps), has a much higher resolution screen (1,228k dots vs 230k dots), records high-speed movies (120 fps vs none) and takes slightly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.8 MP).

However, on average it is significantly larger (large (133×94×127 mm) vs compact (108×60×31 mm)), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (14 fps vs 50 fps), is thicker (5" vs 1.2") and is much heavier (1,051 g vs 180 g).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)
similar age

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Shoots much faster: 50 fps vs 14 fps
  • Significantly smaller: Mid size (111×65×44 mm) vs Large (133×94×127 mm)
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 120 fps
  • Lower resolution movies: 480p @ 30fps vs UHD @ 30fps
  • Lacks an external mic jack

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.4
  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Fast continuous shooting: 50 fps vs 14 fps

Kodak PixPro FZ151

Kodak PixPro FZ151
2 years older
$103

Significant advantages of the FZ151 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Much smaller: Compact (108×60×31 mm) vs Large (133×94×127 mm)
  • Much lighter: 180 g vs 1,051 g
  • Much thinner: 1.2" vs 5"

Significant disadvantages of the FZ151 (vs the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 4 seconds vs 1/2000 of a second
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,228k dots

common strengths of the FZ151 and Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

  • None found