As well as being compared against other pro digicams and super zooms, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 is also often compared to mirrorless, entry-level DSLRs and travel zooms. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Alpha A6000 and the CyberShot DSC-H300) and Canon (such as the EOS 80D and the PowerShot G5 X)

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-RX10 compared to other super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.5"), has a significantly higher resolution screen (1,229k dots vs 460k dots), takes slightly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 11.1 MP), has a screen which flips out and has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD).

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300
4 months newer
$140 - $178

Significant advantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Lacks an external mic jack

common strengths of the DSC-H300 and DSC-RX10

  • Great battery life: 350 shots vs 420 shots

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II
1 year newer
$1,198

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX10 II (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX10 II (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-RX10 II and DSC-RX10

  • Fairly small: Professional size (129×88×102 mm) vs Professional size (129×88×102 mm)
  • High resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530
3 months newer
$344

Significant advantages of the P530 (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • Lighter: 494 g vs 813 g

Significant disadvantages of the P530 (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • Much shorter battery life: 240 shots vs 420 shots
  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,229k dots

common strengths of the P530 and DSC-RX10

  • Fairly small: Professional size (123×84×98 mm) vs Professional size (129×88×102 mm)
  • Thin: 3.9" vs 4"

Fujifilm FinePix S100fs

Fujifilm FinePix S100fs
5 years older
$900

Significant advantages of the S100fs (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S100fs (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the S100fs and DSC-RX10

  • Each supports an external flash

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
2 years newer
$1,398

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

  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

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

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

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

  • High resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP
  • Very long battery life: 420 shots vs 420 shots

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000
3 years older
$496 - $498

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

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/16000 of a second vs 1/3200 of a second
  • Significantly longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 30 seconds

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

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Shorter battery life: 360 shots vs 420 shots

common strengths of the DMC-FZ1000 and DSC-RX10

  • Capture very high resolution images: 20.9 MP vs 20 MP
  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Great battery life: 360 shots vs 420 shots

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-RX10 compared to other pro digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), has an external mic jack, has a much longer battery life (420 shots vs 220 shots), has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none) and supports an external flash.

However, on average it has a much narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/1.8), is slightly larger (professional size (129×88×102 mm) vs compact (102×58×41 mm)), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (10 fps vs 16 fps), users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection) and has slightly fewer focus points (25 vs 315).

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
1 year older
$403 - $448

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 and DSC-RX10

  • None found

Canon PowerShot G5 X

Canon PowerShot G5 X
2 years newer
$588 - $699

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G5 X (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G5 X (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot G5 X and DSC-RX10

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II
3 months older
$598

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 II (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 II (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 II and DSC-RX10

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V
3 years newer
$998 - $1,010

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
1 year newer
$650 - $898

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 IV and DSC-RX10

  • None found

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-RX10 compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has a significantly higher resolution screen (1,229k dots vs 921k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), records movies in 24p, has an external mic jack and has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs LIVEMOS).

However, on average it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 60fps vs UHD @ 30fps), much smaller viewfinder (0.26x vs 0.67x), doesn't have a touch screen, has a slightly smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs full frame 35.8x23.9mm) and doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED).

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
3 months newer
$379 - $498 (body only)
$479 - $598 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A6000 (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.70x vs 0.26x
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Much smaller: Mid size (120×67×45 mm) vs Professional size (129×88×102 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the A6000 (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,229k dots

common strengths of the A6000 and DSC-RX10

  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Have external mic jacks
  • Inexpensive: $379.00 vs $798.00

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7
1 year newer
$488 (body only)
$462 - $498 14-42mm lens

Significant advantages of the DMC-G7 (vs the DSC-RX10)

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

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-G7 (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • Lower resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 1,229k dots

common strengths of the DMC-G7 and DSC-RX10

  • Have external mic jacks
  • Inexpensive: $461.69 vs $798.00
  • Each has a built-in flash

Olympus OM-D E-M5

Olympus OM-D E-M5
1 year older
$511 - $899 (body only)
$999 14-150mm lens

Significant advantages of the E-M5 (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the E-M5 (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Much lower resolution screen: 610k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • No 24p support

common strengths of the E-M5 and DSC-RX10

  • Have external mic jacks
  • Inexpensive: $510.99 vs $798.00

Sony A7

Sony A7
similar age
$798 (body only)
$965 - $998 28-70mm lens

Significant advantages of the A7 (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.71x vs 0.26x
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Significantly smaller: Standard size (127×94×48 mm) vs Professional size (129×88×102 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the A7 (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the A7 and DSC-RX10

  • High resolution screens: 1,229k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Have external mic jacks
  • Inexpensive: $798.00 vs $798.00

Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100
10 months newer
$363 - $448 (body only)
$450 - $548 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A5100 (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the A5100 (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,229k dots

common strengths of the A5100 and DSC-RX10

  • Inexpensive: $362.87 vs $798.00
  • Each has a built-in flash

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80
2 years newer
$493 (body only)
$616 14-42mm lens

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

  • Higher resolution movies: UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Has a touch screen
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.67x vs 0.26x

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

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • Lower resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 1,229k dots

common strengths of the DMC-GX80 and DSC-RX10

  • Inexpensive: $493.06 vs $798.00
  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D
2 years newer
$872 - $999 (body only)
$870 - $1,149 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS 80D (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the EOS 80D (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • None found

common strengths of the EOS 80D and DSC-RX10

  • None found

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200
1 year older
$550 (body only)

Significant advantages of the D3200 (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D3200 (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • None found

common strengths of the D3200 and DSC-RX10

  • None found

Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600
3 years newer
$468 - $597 (body only)
$500 - $647 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5600 (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D5600 (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • None found

common strengths of the D5600 and DSC-RX10

  • None found

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300
similar age
$474 (body only)
$459 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5300 (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D5300 (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • None found

common strengths of the D5300 and DSC-RX10

  • None found

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i
7 months older
$1,095 (body only)
$539 - $549 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T5i (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the T5i (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • None found

common strengths of the T5i and DSC-RX10

  • None found

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580
3 years older

Significant advantages of the DSLR-A580 (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSLR-A580 (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSLR-A580 and DSC-RX10

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-RX10 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.5), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), has a much higher resolution screen (1,229k dots vs 460k dots), takes much higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP) and significantly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO).

However, on average it is much larger (professional size (129×88×102 mm) vs super compact (92×52×22 mm)), is thicker (4" vs 0.9"), is much heavier (813 g vs 124 g) and is significantly more expensive ($798.00 vs $268.00).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350
4 months newer
$268 - $345

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX350 (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • Much smaller: Compact (96×55×26 mm) vs Professional size (129×88×102 mm)
  • Much lighter: 137 g vs 813 g
  • Much thinner: 1" vs 4"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX350 (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the DSC-WX350 and DSC-RX10

  • None found

Sony DSC WX100

Sony DSC WX100
1 year older

Significant advantages of the WX100 (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (92×52×22 mm) vs Professional size (129×88×102 mm)
  • Much lighter: 124 g vs 813 g
  • Much thinner: 0.9" vs 4"

Significant disadvantages of the WX100 (vs the DSC-RX10)

  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • Much shorter battery life: 240 shots vs 420 shots
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"

common strengths of the WX100 and DSC-RX10

  • None found