LCD and Viewfinder
Sony RX10 IV has a Tilting 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 1,440k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
LCD is Touch screen
type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips.
RX10 IV has a built-in Electronic viewfinder. The viewfinder has a resolution of 2,359kdots 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 IV can shoot continuously at max speed of 24.0 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/2000 sec. RX10 IV also has an electronic shutter which can shoot silently at max speed of 1/32000 sec. One thing to keep in mind is that electronic shutter may cause rolling shutter effects on your images in certain conditions.
RX10 IV has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Sony RX10 IV features both Contrast Detection and Phase Detection autofocus (AF) systems which ensures speed and accuracy of focusing in most situations. The AF system has 315 points to choose from.
Sony RX10 IV also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Sony RX10 IV, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 3840 x 2160 at 30p,25p,24p fps and save in MPEG-4, AVCHD and XAVC S formats. This means that Sony RX10 IV provides 4K (Ultra-HD) video, highest resolution that is available in the market today. When viewed on a 4K screen, you will be amazed by the level of details and the crispness.
RX10 IV also a high speed mode where it captures videos at 960fps for ultra slow motion videos. RX10 IV has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker. Sony RX10 IV also has a port for an external microphone and a headphone port for connecting external headphones which make Sony RX10 IV a very suitable camera high quality videography.
Connectivity and Storage
Sony RX10 IV features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity ( 802.11b/g/n with NFC) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection. With its NFC feature, RX10 IV can communicate with devices such as smartphones which are also equipped with this technology by simply touching each other.Sony RX10 IV's Bluetooth connectivity feature comes handy for connecting other devices that supports it. One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our RX10 IV. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect RX10 IV to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Sony RX10 IV is powered by NP-FW50 battery which provides a shooting life of 400 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 IV vs Sony RX10 III or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Sony RX10 IV Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Sony RX10 IV is $1,698.00