Updated 21 Nov 2016

Sony

Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 Mark 3 (with 8.8-220mm lens)

Snapshot: The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 Mark 3 (with 8.8-220mm lens) compact camera can shoot Full-HD video and has a huge zoom. But how’s the image quality?

Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 Mark 3 (with 8.8-220mm lens)
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$2690

priceme.co.nz

Join us now for instant access

Join more than 100,000 members today and you’ll get:

  • Independent info
  • Thousands of test results and research you can trust
  • Everything in one easy place
  • Expert support a phone call away if things go wrong
Join Consumer Now Log in

Test results

Overall score
78
Image quality
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Screen
?/10
Video quality
?/10
Flash
?/10

Good points

  • Good image quality.
  • Very good screen.
  • Very good video quality.
  • Has a huge zoom, a high resolution articulated monitor, a high resolution LCD viewfinder, a large sensor, PASM modes and a connection for an external flash.
  • Can shoot Full-HD video and manually focus.
  • Is water resistant.

But

  • Just OK flash.

How we test

Our test was a joint international consumer test, conducted by a laboratory in Europe.

Overall score includes:

Image quality (50%): Unless otherwise stated the cameras are set to full automatic function – including exposure, white balance and focus – with maximum resolution and image quality setting in JPEG.
Ease of use (30%): An evaluation of the manual, viewfinder, monitor, data transfer, shutter delay, inserting/removing memory, changing settings, controls and batteries.
Screen (10%): A rating of image quality of the screen, and the difference between the height and width displayed and what is recorded on the final image.
Video quality (10%): A rating of the quality of short video clips.
Flash (0%): A rating of the strength and evenness of the flash lighting at different distances. Does not add to overall score.

Price is based on a survey of online retailers.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$2690
Type
Compact

Specifications

Battery type
Lithium-ion
Megapixels (MP)
20
Sensor
Nikon CX CMOS _EXMOR RS__
Memory card
SDHC, SDXC, MemoryStick Duo
ISO range
100 - 12800
Optical zoom
25
Aperture range
2.4 - 4.0
Zoom range
25 - 583
Shutter range
1/32000 - 30
Dimensions (cm)
142 x 153 x 95
Weight (g)
1152
Depth (mm)
153

Features

Water resistant
Yes
Raw support
Yes
GPS tagging
No
PASM modes
Yes
Manual focus option
Yes

Monitor

Monitor size (inches)
3
Monitor pixels
1,228,800
Touchscreen
×
Articulated monitor

Viewfinder

Viewfinder type
Electronic
Viewfinder pixels
2359296

Video

Resolution
3840 x 2160
Microphone input

Flash

Flash type
Switch on by hand
Connection for external flash

More info

Notes
-