Sony RX10 vs. Nikon COOLPIX A

Sony RX10 vs. Nikon COOLPIX A specification comparison review, the comparison look bit bit wired since coolpixa  a comes with a APS-C sensor and Sony RX10 have a i 1inch sensor, but we have selected the price range of Sony RX10 and Nikon coolpix A also falls in same range…so the cost of both the camera is approx same…..


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 Major Features

  • 20.2MP 1″ Exmor R CMOS Sensor
  • BIONZ X Image Processor
  • Carl Zeiss 24-200mm f/2.8 Lens (35mm Eq)
  • 3.0″ 1228K-Dot Tilting Xtra Fine LCD
  • XGA OLED Electronic Viewfinder
  • Full HD 1080i/p Video at 60 and 24 fps
  • Built-In Wireless and NFC Connectivity
  • Low-Light Sensitivity to ISO 12800
  • Multi Interface Shoe and Control Ring
  • Super Sonicwave Motor for Fast Autofocus


Nikon COOLPIX A Major Features

  • 16.2MP DX-Format CMOS Sensor
  • NIKKOR 18.5mm Lens (35mm Equiv: 28mm)
  • No Optical Low-Pass Filter
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8-22
  • 3.0″ 921k-Dot LCD Monitor
  • Full HD 1080p Video with Stereo Sound
  • Capture Photos in RAW Format
  • Manual Focus Ring Adjustment
  • Auto and Manual Exposure Bracketing
  • Wi-Fi via Optional WU-1a Adapter

Major Difference

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 vs. Nikon COOLPIX A Specification Comparison Table.

Sony RX10 vs. Nikon COOLPIX A 3

Megapixel: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 feature more megapixel than Nikon COOLPIX A.

Bigger Sensor Size:   Nikon COOLPIX A features bigger sensor size than Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10; hence you get better dynamic range, improved High ISO performance and better color and contrast reproduction with Nikon COOLPIX A.  

Low pass filter: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 have no built-in low pass filter, so you get super Sharpe images while reducing moiré and aliasing, on the other Nikon COOLPIX A does have built-in low pass filter, hence Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 better compared to Nikon COOLPIX A.

Optical Zoom: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 has 8.3x optical Zoom, Nikon COOLPIX A have doesn’t optical zoom available.

Macro: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 feature better close-up macro range than Nikon COOLPIX A.  

Better low light performance – The Nikon COOLPIX A features more ISO range compared to Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10, the ISO range of Nikon COOLPIX A is upto 100-25600, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 is limited to 12800 only.

Better Shutter Range: Nikon COOLPIX A features better shutter range compared to Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10.

Top Continuous shooting speed: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 features fast shooting speed compared to Nikon COOLPIX A.

Better Video Mode: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 features better video mode compared to Nikon COOLPIX A.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 Supports Full HD Video capture mode @ 60fps frame rate, Nikon COOLPIX A is limited to 30 fps only.

Display: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 features bigger and high resolution display compared to Nikon COOLPIX A.

Or Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 features tilting display on the other hand Nikon COOLPIX A have fixed display, so we get more flexibility while composing our shot with Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10.

Viewfinder: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 features EVF 100% viewfinder on the other hand Nikon COOLPIX A features Optical,

Wireless: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 and Nikon COOLPIX A both camera feature wifi connectivity, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 have built-in and other hand Nikon COOLPIX A have Optional adapter.

Battery Life (CIPA): Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 battery rating is 420 shots and other hand Nikon COOLPIX A 230 shots. According to CIPA.

Dimensions: Nikon COOLPIX A is smaller than Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10.

Weight: Nikon COOLPIX A lighter than Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10.

 Verdict: Its a sure fact the you will get better image quality with Nikon cooloix A, but Sony offers fixed aperture based zoom lens and excellent video recording capabilities.

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