LCD and Viewfinder
Sony RX10 has a Tilting 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 1,290k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
RX10 has a built-in Electronic viewfinder. The viewfinder has a resolution of 1,440kdots and coverage of 100%. 100% coverage ensures that what you see in the viewfinder while shooting matches exactly what you will get later in your image, helping accurate framing your shots and minimizes the need for cropping images later.
Max Shutter speed
Sony RX10 can shoot continuously at max speed of 10 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/3200 sec.
RX10 has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Sony RX10 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 25 points to choose from.
Sony RX10 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Sony RX10, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60p,60i,24p fps and save in MPEG-4 and AVCHD formats. Full HD resolution of Sony RX10 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video. You can also consider its successor, the Sony RX10 II which features 4K video recording.
RX10 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker. Sony RX10 also has a port for an external microphone and a headphone port for connecting external headphones which make Sony RX10 a very suitable camera high quality videography.
Connectivity and Storage
Sony RX10 features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity ( with NFC and remote control using PlayMemories Mobile app) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection. With its NFC feature, RX10 can communicate with devices such as smartphones which are also equipped with this technology by simply touching each other.
You can connect RX10 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Sony RX10 is powered by NP-FW50 battery which provides a shooting life of 420 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR-Like type cameras is 358 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Large Sensor Superzoom Cameras
Sony RX10 III with its 420shots is the model with longest battery life among Large Sensor Superzoom cameras. Check the comparison of Sony RX10 vs Sony RX10 III or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Sony RX10 Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Sony RX10 is $789.95