• APS-C 357.3mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 16,000
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800

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Differences

Sony QX1 advantages over Canon EOS M10

  • Lens selection
    Good vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Higher effective ISO
    1,063 vs 753 iso
    Take photos in low light with less noise
  • More dynamic range
    12.8 vs 11.4 evs
    Retain detail in highlight and shadows
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 440 vs 255 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Lighter weight
    216g vs 301g
    Lighter weight
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos

Canon EOS M10 advantages over Sony QX1

  • Rear display
    Yes vs No
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Thinner
    35 mm vs 52 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    2 years vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    4.6 fps vs 3.5 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 15 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 16000 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • User-friendly design; great touchscreen interface; good image quality

  • No viewfinder; limited physical controls; sub-par continuous shooting; lacking video features

The Competition

Compared to Nikon Coolpix A

Sony QX1
Nikon Coolpix A
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $493
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • Less expensive
Canon EOS M10
Nikon Coolpix A
  • $749
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $493
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Fast startup

Compared to Samsung NX2000

Sony QX1
Samsung NX2000
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Higher effective ISO
  • $199
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • Less expensive
Canon EOS M10
Samsung NX2000
  • $749
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $199
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Fujifilm X-A1

Sony QX1
Fujifilm X-A1
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Lighter weight
  • $524
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • Tiltable Screen
Canon EOS M10
Fujifilm X-A1
  • $749
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $524
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Sony A5000

Sony QX1
Sony A5000
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
  • $379
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • Less expensive
Canon EOS M10
Sony A5000
  • $749
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $379
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Samsung NX3300

Sony QX1
Samsung NX3300
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
  • $479
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • In-camera panoramas
Canon EOS M10
Samsung NX3300
  • $749
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $479
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
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