• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 250.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 224.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Sony QX10 advantages over Canon 160

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Wider angle lens
    25 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon 160 advantages over Sony QX10

  • Rear display
    Yes vs No
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Less expensive
    $99 vs $248
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Thinner
    22 mm vs 33 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    3 years vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Similarities

Common Strengths

Common Weaknesses

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Neither provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Sony W690

Sony QX10
Sony W690
  • $264
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $257
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Internal flash
Canon 160
Sony W690
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • More pixels
  • $257
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Wider angle lens

Compared to Sony WX80

Sony QX10
Sony WX80
  • $264
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Bulb shutter
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Less expensive
Canon 160
Sony WX80
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Newer
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Nikon S3500

Sony QX10
Nikon S3500
  • $264
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Internal flash
Canon 160
Nikon S3500
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Newer
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Faster JPEG shooting

Compared to Sony W830

Sony QX10
Sony W830
  • $264
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $118
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Less expensive
Canon 160
Sony W830
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer exposure
  • $118
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Canon 180

Sony QX10
Canon 180
  • $264
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Less expensive
Canon 160
Canon 180
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
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