• 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 24mm - 200mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 28mm - 300mm (35mm eq.)

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Advantages

Sony RX10 over Olympus Stylus 1

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    1 inch vs 1/1.7 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 2.41 vs 1.92 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • More pixels
    20.2 vs 12.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility
  • Faster shutter
    1/3200 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Olympus Stylus 1 over Sony RX10

  • More lens zoom
    10.7x vs 8.3x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • Fast startup
    1.30 vs 2.00 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Select your focus point more intuitively.
  • Thinner
    56 mm vs 102 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    404g vs 832g
    Lighter weight
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Smaller than SLR/CSC with comparable lenses; Larger sensor than other bridge cameras; SLR-like body without the hassle of changing lenses; Weather-sealed; Constant f/2.8 maximum aperture; Generous zoom range; Great viewfinder; Swift performance; Plenty of enthusiast-friendly features including raw shooting; Wi-Fi and NFC wireless sharing.

  • Expensive compared to other bridge cameras; Menus respond slowly after burst shooting; Lens doesn't zoom very quickly; High ISO performance doesn't quite match RX100 II.

  • High-quality constant aperture 10.7x zoom lens with excellent performance; Very affordable for what it delivers; Ergonomically sound with a solid, professional feel; Highly customizable; Fast overall performance; Built-in EVF and tilting touchscreen LCD; Automatic lens cap.

  • Smaller sensor size than 1-inch and Micro Four Thirds models mean far lower image quality as ISO tops 800; 28mm eq. is not as wide as some competitors and not overly suited for landscape photography.

The Competition

Compared to Panasonic FZ1000

Sony RX10
Panasonic FZ1000
  • $989
  • 1 inch
  • Top deck display
  • Headphone jack
  • $870
  • 1 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Fast startup
Olympus Stylus 1
Panasonic FZ1000
  • $641
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Thinner
  • $870
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Fujifilm X-S1

Sony RX10
Fujifilm X-S1
  • $989
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $554
  • 2/3 inch
  • More lens zoom
Olympus Stylus 1
Fujifilm X-S1
  • $641
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi
  • $554
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • More lens zoom

Compared to Canon G1 X

Sony RX10
Canon G1 X
  • $989
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More lens zoom
  • $477
  • 1.5 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Olympus Stylus 1
Canon G1 X
  • $641
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Fast startup
  • $477
  • 1.5 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Panasonic FZ200

Sony RX10
Panasonic FZ200
  • $989
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $593
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Longer battery life
Olympus Stylus 1
Panasonic FZ200
  • $641
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Fast startup
  • $593
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Fujifilm HS35EXR

Sony RX10
Fujifilm HS35EXR
  • $989
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $266
  • 1/2 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Longer battery life
Olympus Stylus 1
Fujifilm HS35EXR
  • $641
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $266
  • 1/2 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Longer battery life
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