• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 250.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Sony QX10 advantages over Nikon W300

  • Less expensive
    $248 vs $387
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • More telephoto lens reach
    250 mm vs 120 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Lighter weight
    105g vs 231g
    Lighter weight
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Nikon W300 advantages over Sony QX10

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • Rear display
    Yes vs No
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs No
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.8 vs f/3.3
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 280 vs 220 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Newer
    3 years vs 7 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Longer exposure
    25 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/1600 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly

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
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • 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
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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The Competition

Compared to Sony WX80

Sony QX10
Sony WX80
  • $324
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Bulb shutter
  • $154
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Less expensive
Nikon W300
Sony WX80
  • $387
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $154
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Nikon S3500

Sony QX10
Nikon S3500
  • $324
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Internal flash
Nikon W300
Nikon S3500
  • $387
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Thinner

Compared to Sony W830

Sony QX10
Sony W830
  • $324
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $128
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Less expensive
Nikon W300
Sony W830
  • $387
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $128
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Nikon AW120

Sony QX10
Nikon AW120
  • $324
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $219
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Waterproof
Nikon W300
Nikon AW120
  • $387
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $219
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Nikon AW130

Sony QX10
Nikon AW130
  • $324
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Waterproof
Nikon W300
Nikon AW130
  • $387
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
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