• 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 600.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 200.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Sony RX10 IV advantages over Sony RX100 VI

  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.4 vs f/2.8
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • More telephoto lens reach
    600 mm vs 200 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer video battery life
    75 vs 40 minutes
    Capture more video
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 400 vs 240 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Higher-res screen
    480k vs 307k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • More viewfinder magnification
    0.70x vs 0.59x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

Sony RX100 VI advantages over Sony RX10 IV

  • Less expensive
    $1198 vs $1698
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Thinner
    42 mm vs 127 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    301g vs 1095g
    Lighter weight

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • 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
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • 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
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Both provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)

Sony RX10 IV
Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)
  • $1710
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Touchscreen
  • $1149
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Lighter weight
Sony RX100 VI
Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)
  • $1204
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Touchscreen
  • $1149
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Panasonic ZS100

Sony RX10 IV
Panasonic ZS100
  • $1710
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $465
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
Sony RX100 VI
Panasonic ZS100
  • $1204
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $465
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Sony RX10 III

Sony RX10 IV
Sony RX10 III
  • $1710
  • 1 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $1398
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
Sony RX100 VI
Sony RX10 III
  • $1204
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $1398
  • 1 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Panasonic FZ2500

Sony RX10 IV
Panasonic FZ2500
  • $1710
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Sony RX100 VI
Panasonic FZ2500
  • $1204
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • NFC
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Sony RX100 VII

Sony RX10 IV
Sony RX100 VII
  • $1710
  • 1 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $1298
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
Sony RX100 VI
Sony RX100 VII
  • $1204
  • 1 inch
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • Faster RAW shooting
  • $1298
  • 1 inch
  • External Mic Jack
  • Newer
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