• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 600.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Sony A68 advantages over Sony RX10 IV

  • Less expensive
    $598 vs $1698
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 1 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 3.92 vs 2.41 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Longer video battery life
    130 vs 75 minutes
    Capture more video
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 580 vs 400 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Thinner
    80 mm vs 127 mm
    Thinner
  • More pixels
    24.3 vs 20.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos

Sony RX10 IV advantages over Sony A68

  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Higher-res screen
    480k vs 154k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • More viewfinder magnification
    0.70x vs 0.57x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    23.8 fps vs 5.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Both provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Top deck display
    Both provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Canon T6s

Sony A68
Canon T6s
  • $598
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $619
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Sony RX10 IV
Canon T6s
  • $1710
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $619
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Pentax K-3 II

Sony A68
Pentax K-3 II
  • $598
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $830
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • High resolution composite
Sony RX10 IV
Pentax K-3 II
  • $1710
  • 1 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
  • $830
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Sony RX10 III

Sony A68
Sony RX10 III
  • $598
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
  • $1398
  • 1 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Sony RX10 IV
Sony RX10 III
  • $1710
  • 1 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $1398
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive

Compared to Panasonic FZ2500

Sony A68
Panasonic FZ2500
  • $598
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Shoot 4K video
Sony RX10 IV
Panasonic FZ2500
  • $1710
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Canon 77D

Sony A68
Canon 77D
  • $598
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $550
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Sony RX10 IV
Canon 77D
  • $1710
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $550
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
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