Nikon D610 vs. Sony RX1R

The Nikon D610 features 24.3MP FX-Format CMOS Sensor and EXPEED 3 Image Processor on the other hand Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R features 24.3MP Full-Frame Exmor CMOS Sensor and BIONZ Image Processor, take a look at the Major Specification Below.

Nikon D610 vs. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R 1

Major Difference

Nikon D610 vs. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R Specification Comparison Table.   

Nikon D610 vs. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R 3

Both camera features approx same sensor size and resolution.

The NO-OLPF benefit – Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R model doesn’t have low-pass filter and Nikon D610 have, we will sure see improvement in noise performance due to the absence of Optical Low pass filter.

AF System: Nikon D610 features advance Phase + contrast based AF system, but Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R limited to contract decanted only. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R features contrast based system only. So you Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R will do slower AF than Nikon D610.

More AF Points: Nikon D610 Fast Hybrid AF system uses both a 179-point phase-detection system and 25-point contrast-detection system, hence Nikon D610 will do more quick and precise AF than Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R.

Better low light performance: The ISO range of both camera touches same high ISO range, take a look at the Image below and share your thoughts with us.

Top Continuous shooting speed: Nikon D610 features fast shooting speed compared to Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R.

Nikon D610 vs. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R 2

Better Video Mode: Nikon D610 features full HD video recoding @ 30, 25, and 24 fps frame rate. HD video recoding @ 60 fps, 50 fps, 30 fps, 25 fps.

Supported formats Nikon D610 supperts standard recoding format MPEG-4 AVC/H.264. Movie Maximum recording time 20 minutes at highest quality,29 minutes 59 seconds at normal quality

Other Video Feature of Nikon D610

  • external microphone input
  • An HDMI output
  • HD playback of video
  • uncompressed recording of HD video (optional external recorder)
  • multi-area full HD D-Movie
  • FX or DX recording

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R Features full HD video recoding @ 60p, 60i, and 24p. frame rate.

Supported formats Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R supperts standard recoding format AVCHD Ver. 2.0 codec.

Other Video Feature of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R

  • HDTVs
  • MP4 format
  • 1440 x 1080 and 640 x 480 sizes at 30 fps
  • built-in stereo microphone
  • alternatively
  • P/A/S/M modes
  • continuous autofocus
  • Creative Style and Picture Effect settings

Display: Nikon D610 features bigger and high resolution display compared to Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R.

Or Nikon D610 features 3.2” display on the other hand Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R have 3.0” display, so we get more flexibility while composing our shot with Nikon D610.

Viewfinder: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R features hybrid viewfinder on the other hand Nikon D610 features EVF,

Battery Life (CIPA): Nikon D610 battery rating is 900 shots and other hand Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R 270 shots. According to CIPA.

Dimensions: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R is smaller than Nikon D610.

Weight: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R lighter than Nikon D610.

 High ISO Test Between Nikon D610 vs. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R

Nikon D610 vs. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R 5The ISO performance of Sony RX1 R camera at ISO 12800 is really impressive when compared Nikon D610, since we are getting details + very less color noise compared to Nikon D610.

At ISO 25600 the story is bit different, Since Sony RX1 R is using a strong noise reduction filter we are getting less details / almost a flat image… on the other hand the Nikon D610 image is also UN-usable due to high amount of noise in it.

Verdict: Nikon D610 is a DSL and Sony RX1 R is a compact camera, but the specification and images samples of both camera are very impressive, but with Nikon D610 you get Hybrid AF system, more details in your image and ability to change the lens according to situation, on the other hand the Sony RX1 R is world best compact camera and will work best as your standby gadget.

We recommend you to buy Nikon D610 DSLR.

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