• APS-C 357.3mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 16,000
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 72.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
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Predecessor:   Panasonic LX7
LX7 vs LX10
Successor:    
General
Model Number: QX1 LX10
Alternate Model Number(s):   LX15, LX9
Camera Format: Lens-Style Camera Compact
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $399.99 $699.99
Street Price: $498.00 $547.99
Date Available: 2014-11-15 2016-11-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 7.6 oz (216 g)
includes batteries
10.9 oz (310 g)
includes batteries
Size: 2.9 x 2.7 x 2.1 in.
(74 x 70 x 53 mm)
4.2 x 2.4 x 1.7 in.
(106 x 60 x 42 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony  
Effective Megapixels: 20.1 20.1
Sensor Format: APS-C 1 inch
Sensor size: 357.28mm2 (23.20mm x 15.40mm) 116.16mm2 (13.20mm x 8.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.25 microns 2.41 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 2.7x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 78  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.8  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.8  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,063  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5456 x 3632 (19.8 MP, 3:2),
5456 x 3064 (16.7 MP, 16:9),
3872 x 2576 (10.0 MP, 3:2),
3872 x 2176 (8.4 MP, 16:9),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1536 (4.2 MP, 16:9)
5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
3888 x 2592 (10.1 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
4864 x 3648 (17.7 MP, 4:3),
3456 x 2592 (9.0 MP, 4:3),
2432 x 1824 (4.4 MP, 4:3),
5472 x 3080 (16.9 MP, 16:9),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 3648 (13.3 MP, 1:1),
2592 x 2592 (6.7 MP, 1:1),
1824 x 1824 (3.3 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW (12-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.5 9.9
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/16Mbps) 3840x2160 (30p/24p)
1920x1080 (60p/60i/30p/24p)
1280x720 (30p)
1920x1080 (120p)
Movie File Format: MP4 (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with AAC-LC stereo audio) AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: No Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Sony E n/a
Lens: n/a LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMILUX; 11 elements in 9 groups with 4 aspherical (dual-sided aspherical surfaces), 2 aspherical ED (dual-sided aspherical surfaces) and 1 UHR element
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):   24 - 72mm
Focal Length (actual):   8.8 - 26.4mm
Zoom Ratio:   3.00x
Aperture Range:   f/1.4 (wide) / f/2.8 (tele) - f/11; 9 diaphragm blades
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:   30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast-detect AF: Multi Point (25 points) Contrast Detect with DFD: Face/Eye Detection, Tracking, 49-area, Custom Multi, 1-area, Pinpoint (Full area touch is available)
Auto Focus Assist Light? No Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / No LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: No Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 0.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution:   1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: Yes
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 16000 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100 125
ISO Settings: Auto (100-16000), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 16000 Auto, iISO, 80*, 100*, 125 - 12800, 25600* (* Extended ISOs); 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Underwater, Color Temp./ Filter (2500-9900K with 15-step Magenta/Green compensation) Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set 1/2/3/4, Color Temperature (2-axis adjustable)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1200-zone Evaluative Multi-segment Intelligent Multiple, Center-Weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: No Yes
Creative Exposure Modes:   Scene: Clear Portrait, Silky Skin, Backlit Softness, Clear in Backlight, Relaxing Tone, Sweet Child's Face, Distinct Scenery, Bright Blue Sky, Romantic Sunset Glow, Vivid Sunset Glow, Glistening Water, Clear Nightscape, Cool Night Sky, Warm Glowing Nightscape, Artistic Nightscape, Glittering Illuminations, Handheld Night Shot, Clear Night Portrait, Soft Image of a Flower, Appetizing Food, Cute Dessert, Freeze Animal Motion, Clear Sports Shot, Monochrome, Panorama Shot; Creative Control: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Monochrome, Dynamic Monochrome, Rough Monochrome, Silky Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Toy Pop, Bleach Bypass, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Fantasy, Star Filter, One Point Color, Sunshine (22 filters)
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds 2, 10, 3 shots in 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Flash off, Auto flash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync. Red-eye reduction: On/Off Auto, Auto/Red- eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red- eye Reduction, Slow Sync./Red- eye Reduction, Forced Off; Flash Synchro; 1st / 2nd
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 4.0 m / 13.1 ft. n/a
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent; GN = 6m (ISO 200) / 4m (ISO100) Auto ISO: 0.5 - 12.1m (Wide), 0.3 - 6.0m (Tele)
Max Flash Sync: 1/160 1/4000 (F3.2 - F11); 1/2000 (F1.4 - F2.8)
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Micro M2 / microSD / microSDHC / microSDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (12-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG RAW, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MP4 (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with AAC-LC stereo audio) AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound
Included Memory:   No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Multi Terminal/Micro USB, Wi-Fi with NFC Micro-B USB 2.0, Micro-HDMI (Type D)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):   0.33
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   0.70
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 3.5 9.9
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 15 80
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   9.3
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   14
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   9.3
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   13
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.13 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):   0.11 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.041 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.73 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.037 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:   3.2 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   0.6 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:   3.7 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 440 shots 260 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v 680mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software:   SILKYPIX Developer Studio is available for download at the Ichikawa Soft Laboratory website
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: World's first lens-style camera with interchangeable lens mount.