Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX10 Review

3.5
September 19, 2013 | Mark Goldstein |

Specifications

Lens

Optical Zoom 10x zoom (Still & Movie)
Clear Image Zoom -
Digital Zoom -
F F3.3(W)-5.9(T)
Focal Length (f= mm) f=10.4-37.1mm
Focal Length (f=35mm conversion) f=25-250mm ( still image 4:3 mode)
Macro (cm) iAuto:AF(W:Approx.5cm(0.16') to Infinity, T:Approx.150cm(4.92') to Infinity) / Program Auto:AF(W:Approx.5cm(0.16') to Infinity, T:Approx.150cm(4.92') to Infinity)
Filter Diameter (mm) NO
Conversion Lens compatibility NO
Carl Zeiss® lens NO
Sony G YES

Image Sensory

Sensor Type Exmor™ R CMOS Sensor
Size (Inches) 1/2.3 type (7.76mm)

Camera

Effective Pixels (Mega Pixels) Approx. 18.2
Bionz Processor YES
Face Detection YES
Background Defocus NO
GPS NO
Waterproof NO
Auto HDR YES (ON/OFF)
Picture Effect NO
Clear RAW NR NO
Auto Focus Area (Multi Point) NO
Auto Focus Area (Centre weighted) YES
Auto Focus Area (Spot) NO
Auto Focus Area (Flexible Spot) NO
Manual Focus YES (Touch Auto Focus)
Aperture Auto Mode iAuto (F3.3/F8.0 (W)) / Program Auto (F3.3/F8.0 (W))
Aperture Priority Mode -
Aperture Manual Mode -
Shutter Speed Auto Mode (sec) iAuto (4 - 1/1600) / Program Auto (1 - 1/1600)
NR Slow Shutter NO
Hand Shake Alert NO
Exposure Control ± 2.0 EV, 1/3 EV step
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent white balance 0-1-2
Automatic White Balance YES
Light Metering (Multi Pattern) YES
Light Metering (Centre weighted) NO
Light Metering (Spot) NO
Sharpness Setting NO
Saturation Setting NO
Contrast Setting NO
ISO Sensitivity (REI) ISO100-3200(iAuto), ISO100-12800(Superior Auto), ISO100-1600(Program Auto)
Scene Selection NO
Wi-Fi YES
Ctrl with Smartphone YES
Send to Smartphone YES
NFC / One-touch remote YES

SteadyShot

SteadyShot capability NO
Optical SteadyShot capability YES

Auto Focus System

AF Illuminator NO

Recording

Recording Media Memory Stick Micro* / Memory Stick Micro (mark 2)*
Recording Media II microSD Memory Card / microSDHC Memory Card / microSDXC Memory Card
Recording Format JPEG, MP4
DCF (Design rule for Camera File System) YES
DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) NO
Burst Mode (shots) NO
Burst Interval (approximately sec) NO
Still Image size (20M 5472×3648) (3:2 mode) NO
Still Image size (18M 4864×3648) (4:3 mode) YES
Still Image size (5M 2592×1944) (4:3 mode) YES
Still Image size (13M 4896×2752) (16:9 mode) YES
Still Image size (4.2M 2720×1528) (16:9 mode) YES
Still Image size (13M 3648×3648) (1:1 mode) YES
Still Image size (2M 1920×1080) YES
Moving Image Size (1440x1080 30fps Fine Approx.12Mbps) (MP4) YES

General

Battery Remaining Indicator YES
Histogram Indicator NO
PTP (Picture Transfer Protocol) NO
Print Image Matching YES
PictBridge NO
Shop Front Mode YES
Menu Language English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian , Turkish, Greek, Bulgarian, Croatian, Romanian, Russian

Jacks

Multi use Terminal with HD Multi/Micro USB Terminal, Hi-Speed USB
Multi use Terminal YES
AV Out NO
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed YES

Power/ Others

Battery System Lithium-ion
Supplied Battery NP-BN
Stamina (battery life) with the supplied battery(s) in normal shooting condition Approx. 220 / Approx. 110min
Battery for Clock NO
Weight (g) Approx. 90g (3.2oz.)
Weight with Accessories (g) Approx. 105g (3.7oz.)
Supplied Software PlayMemories Home
Supplied Accessories Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-BN), Micro USB cable, Wrist Strap, Smartphone attachment, Instruction Manual

Dimensions

Width (mm) 62.4
Height (mm) 61.8
Depth (mm) 33.3

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