• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 250.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 200.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Sony QX10 advantages over Sony W830

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • More telephoto lens reach
    250 mm vs 200 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer exposure
    4 vs 2 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Sony W830 advantages over Sony QX10

  • Rear display
    Yes vs No
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Less expensive
    $113 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

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds

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
Sony W830
Sony W690
  • $116
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Newer
  • $257
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Sony WX80

Sony QX10
Sony WX80
  • $264
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Bulb shutter
  • $210
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Less expensive
Sony W830
Sony WX80
  • $116
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More pixels
  • $210
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • HDMI out

Compared to Sony W730

Sony QX10
Sony W730
  • $264
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Less expensive
Sony W830
Sony W730
  • $116
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive

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
Sony W830
Nikon S3500
  • $116
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer exposure

Compared to Canon 160

Sony QX10
Canon 160
  • $264
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $124
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Less expensive
Sony W830
Canon 160
  • $116
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $124
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer exposure
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