The Sony RX10 IV looks like a DSLR camera. The US price for FE 200-600mm lens is $1,998.00 (B&H Photo Video/Adorama) ), the US price for FE 600mm f/4 GM OSS Lens is $12,998 (B&H Photo Video/Adorama). This week on DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan are off to the sunny shores of the Pacific Ocean in Monterey, California, where they review the Sony RX10 IV. 0.7x magnification at 50mm equivalent setting, rated. In every condition it always seems to get perfect exposure, especially in strong backlight where it especially seems to get great exposure where most other cameras underexpose faces. It's critical with people pictures that the camera just nail it on the first try as the RX10 Mark IV does; I never have to try several exposure settings to get it to look this good. You just can't take the chance of buying elsewhere, especially at any retail store, because non-USA versions have no warranty in the USA, and you won't even be able to get firmware or service for it — even if you're willing to pay out-of-pocket for it when you need it! The A6300 is very similar, and very different. Fuji and Contax cameras do this much better. As soon as you get temperature variations and long distances, voilà, it's just like looking through the surface of water at the high magnifications we get at extreme focal lengths. (discontinued; only available used today). The Playback-mode button-function markings aren't in blue; they're in the same silver gray as everything else, making it more confusing. The K-5 is a DSLR, while the RX10 II is a fixed lens compact. When asleep, tapping the shutter or menu button wakes it back up and erects the lens. Upcoming Sony Cameras to be Announced in 2020, NiSi 15mm f/4 Lens for Sony E, Canon RF, Nikon Z, and Fujifilm X, Official : Nikon Will No Longer Provide International Warranty, More Predictions about Sony a7R V Specifications, Fujifilm GFX 100S, X-E4, GF 80mm f/1.7, XF 27mm f/2.8 II, XF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 to be Announced on January 27, Sony a7S III Sensor Review: Scored 86 Points. No one even knows I took any pictures. The finder and rear LCD have 4:3 aspect ratios, so the full 3:2 frame fits with dark bars across the top and bottom. How-To Crop from above image — shot from about a mile away! at f/3.2 at 1/125 at Auto ISO 3,200, exactly as shot.) This greatly speeds up swapping between snapping people or snapping places and things, which is very important to me. I never run it down in a day. It measures 5.2 x 3.7 x 5.0 inches and weighs 38.6 oz (including batteries). Otherwise I'd have needed ISO 45,000 to use 1/30 at f/11. The cameras are based on an APS-C (K-5) and an one-inch (RX10 … It has no auto brightness control, but always seems to look well in any light. Turn it off if on a tripod, oddly it doesn't automatically cancel. It needs to be further forward, where the manual focus ring is. The battery goes in four ways, but only one of them clicks home and works. This resulted in a 3 second exposure, and it's sharp! Let Auto ISO and Program mode do their work and shoot at ISO 100 with the lens wide-open for the sharpest photos. ● App used with Bluetooth lets you add GPS data from your phone to your in-camera files as you shoot. Sony RX10 Mk IV at 27.2mm (74mm eq.) bigger. Sony packs the RX10 IV with extraordinary large aperture lenses, a state-of-the-art BIONZ X™ processor ensuring high resolution out to the images' edges, capability to shoot dazzling bokeh and steady close … Hawaiian Torch at Sunset over Lahaina. It has a dedicated AF mode switch (good), but the switch isn't that convenient to use by feel (there isn't always an in-finder indication of the focus mode as you move the AF mode switch; you have to be sure to set the DISP mode to show enough details to see this). For most things for most casual photographers, this RX10 Mk IV will make more and better photos faster than a DSLR. Rated 38.7 oz. The NEX-5 has a larger sensor and bigger pixels. Anole. 1/2,000 to 30 seconds and bulb in all modes except in AUTO, whose maximum time seems to be ¼ second. My RX10 IV's pictures are always sharp, clear and well-exposed, better than I get from many other cameras that require more fiddling from shot to shot. at f/4 at 1/125 at Auto ISO 500, Perfectly Clear.) ), Flash ON at f/4 at 1/400 at Auto ISO 100, exactly as shot. It's expensive, but filters last for decades. It magically ignores the interfering plants in the foreground: Katie hunts for Easter eggs, EASTER Sunday, 01 April 2018. In this case I didn't move between these two snaps; I just zoomed-in. Yosemite Falls by Moonlight. At the lower 10MP and 5MP image sizes, it zooms through 1.5x or 2x "digital" zoom, while in fact it's smart enough simply to be doing some clever cropping of the full-resolution 20MP image and reformatting it to 10MP or 5MP; in other words, 1.5x or 2x zoom really does get to the equivalent of 900 or 1,200mm without losing sharpness at the 10MP and 5MP image settings, which are where I usually shoot. Ergonomics   Finder   High ISOs   Long Exposures, Noise & Vibration   Sharpness   Stabilizer   Sunstars. Bamboo. bigger or full resolution to explore on your computer (mobile devices rarely display the full resolution data properly). ), and they've put all this together into one fantastic camera. Sony RX10 Mk IV at 27.2mm (74mm eq.) Mk III only had contrast detection, which the Mk IV also retains. Once I picked it up, I couldn't stop shooting with it for months; there isn't anything it doesn't seem to do well, all without ever having to change a lens. You can see me in the reflection: Ryan's Eyeball. The great news is that I never need manual focus. ● Relatively useless touch screen (only for selecting focus area) versus no touch screen at all. Do you edit your pictures on your desktop? Therefore its technical image quality falls somewhere in between the two. Charges via USB, and the camera can run from USB power. This makes it a pain to review them, but easy to delete them all at once. bigger. ● Phase-Detection autofocus. In A mode, the lens always uses the aperture set on the aperture ring from f/4 to f/16. It's sharp and focuses super-fast at all focal lengths. Sony RX10 Mk IV at 8.8mm (24mm eq.) I buy only from these approved sources. The functions of the focus and zoom rings should be reversed. Katie runs with a sponge at her second-grade field day. In this case I held my RX10 against the railing, and shifted the exposure program to f/11 to get some depth-of-field. The best thing about the A6300 is that it has dedicated Memory 1 and Memory 2 instant recall settings on its mode dial. While AF does a marvelous job of tracking subjects coming towards you, you can't change the zoom setting while shooting a series of frames. I love having a Focus Lock button, but it is not in an easy place to use it. This lets the small flash compete well with the sun. It was partly cloudy, so we're looking at the stars through blowing clouds in this five-minute exposure. Food, 31 March 2018. It costs you nothing, and is this site's, and thus my family's, biggest source of support. Simply use the Bulb setting (see my Sony RX10 IV User's Guide) and a standard threaded locking cable release. ● 290 Phase-Detection focus points, up from only 25 contrast-detection areas. The Leica V-LUX 5 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV are two digital cameras that were officially introduced, respectively, in July 2019 and September 2017. Reviews JPG files are expertly coded; file sizes vary with image complexity for constant quality. Take a look at the announcement time line of RX10 … ISO 64 and 100 give the most detail in the wood grain and gold trim around the clock dial. bigger or full resolution to explore on your computer (mobile devices rarely display the full resolution data properly). bigger or full resolution to explore on your computer (mobile devices rarely display the full resolution data properly). ● About double the clip length in the super slo-mo (high frame-rate) modes. (44.9mm actual), f/4 at 1/50 at Auto ISO 100. bigger. It's easy to autofocus and lock the RX10 on the moon for infinity focus, but for astronomical work like photographing the Milky Way, the finder goes completely black because there isn't enough light; you'll have to guess where to zoom and make test exposures to see what's in your image. (220mm actual), f/5.6 at 1/1,000 at Auto ISO 100. bigger. Another advantage of an ultra-tele is that you make the disc of the sun huge. It's great people like you who allow me to keep adding to this site full-time. It lacks the curves of the pro cameras that make them feel soft and comfortable to hold and use. ● Two-speed electronic zooming (Mk III only had one zoom speed). Sony WW119533 Camera code registration details : Continue reading…, December 16, 2019 | The RX10 Mk IV is a real eye-opener. It's an excellent camera with an extraordinary 24~600mm equivalent zoom lens. I don't use a lens cap; I use a clear glass UV filter and put the RX 10 in my bag. Rated 400 shots or 200 minutes with the rear LCD; 370 shots or 185 minutes with the finder for stills. If you've gotten your gear through one of my links or helped otherwise, you're family. Under the lens there is a slide switch to disable the aperture ring clicks if you like. Sony RX10 Mk III, lens at 600mm equivalent (220mm actual), wide-open at f/4 at 1/125 at Auto ISO 1,600, Perfectly Clear. Get one; I'm astounded at how this one amazing camera can replace my entire DSLR system. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 ($1,299.99 direct) is not the type of camera that would typically excite this reviewer. Playback is fast and fine; no difference here from other Sony models. The camera has a 1,229,000 pixel screen of 7.5 … Here is a roundup rumors of upcoming Sony cameras and lenses. Autofocus is fast in any light, and facial recognition works great. Sony RX10 Mk IV at 220mm (600mm eq.) Thank you! (220mm actual), f/4 at 1/250 at Auto ISO 320. bigger or full-resolution © file to explore on your computer (mobile devices rarely display the full resolution properly). Auto ISO minimum shutter speeds adjustable either to track the zoom setting (and adjustable ± 2 stops from there), or settable in full stops from 30 seconds to 1/32,000. Sony RX10 V (M5) on June 5-6? 05 April 2018. If you haven't helped yet, please do, and consider helping me with a gift of $5.00. Blazing 1/2,000 sync speed allows the built-in flash to outperform an external flash on most DSLR and interchangeable-lens mirrorless cameras for exceptional daylight fill-flash! Crazy Las Vegas Roll. In Continuous Low (3½ FPS) the zoom only moves very slowly between shots, and in the Mid (10 FPS) and Hi (24 FPS) modes the zoom ring is completely ignored while shooting still sequences. There is no DSLR lens that covers the equivalent of 24~600mm, and those that come close, like 28~300mm lenses, are only f/5.6. ● While autofocus tracks moving action wonderfully, you can't change the zoom setting while shooting in continuous shutter mode. Sony RX10 Mk III, lens at 60mm equivalent (22.2mm actual), no flash, f/3.5 at 1/80 at Auto ISO 1,250, Perfectly Clear. Ken. The list below is based on the recent set of rumors we have previously posted. bigger or full-resolution file. While it doesn't go to the completely ludicrous ISOs of Sony's full-frame cameras, it goes to the high ISOs we actually need for real pictures. Yes, the shutter button is threaded to take a real cable release! Basic DSLRs will need the same sorts of menus as the RX10 to make basic settings. Use this if you want to put a mic on your talent and hide the transmitter behind them, as we do on TV. Just pop up the flash and it works great even at long distances with the long lens. bigger or camera-original © file. All rights reserved. I don't need a spare battery so long as I can charge it each night. See Usage for how. While I prefer the colors I get from my DSLRs, the RX10 is just as sharp as my DSLRs, and freer from distortion. electronic viewfinder (EVF) is always at the perfect brightness from night to direct sunlight. The reason to pay more is to get a filter more resistant to breakage or fingerprints. DMF gives instant manual override, but only from the AF-S autofocus mode. It's honestly the easiest camera I've use for shooting sports; it just finds targets and stays locked on them as it motors away — and this Mk IV is even better. Sony RX10 Mk IV at 24mm setting. Home Sofie looks out the window, 31 March 2018. The rear LCD pivots up or down, but not left or right, and it can't flip far enough for self-portraits. at f/3.5 at 1/125 at Auto ISO 1,000, square crop mode, Perfectly Clear. The Sony RX-10 Mk IV is so good, so competent and so much fun to use that it's addicting. Here it is at 600mm equivalent: Sony RX10 Mk IV, zoom set to 600mm equivalent. The industrial design of the camera lacks the finesse of pro DSLRs from Canon and Nikon. (8.8mm actual), f/11 at 3 seconds hand-held at Auto ISO 500. bigger. Thanks! Sony RX10 Mk III, lens at 240mm equivalent (87.1mm actual), no flash, wide open at f/4 at 10 seconds rested on a fence at ISO 100, Perfectly Clear. As a regular user of Sony’s α9, Kaisa is used to high performance and speed, so how does the RX10 IV compare? 99% of the time, once I've turned on Face Recognition (MENU > Camera 1 > page 14), it just figures out where to focus and does it instantly. The nine-bladed diaphragm can sometimes be coaxed into creating 18-pointed sunstars: Red and Black, 31 March 2018. The Hoya 72mm UV Multicoated filter is just as good, but not everything-proof like the HD3. bigger or full-resolution file to explore on your computer (mobile devices rarely display full resolution images at full resolution). Bigger or Camera-original © file. It's there mostly to make this camera look fancier; no one needs a top LCD since everything is shown better on the rear LCD or in the finder. The RX10 Mk IV's lens has to motor out and then back in every time it turns off. I find the BC-TRW is easier to use and charges faster than fiddling with USB cords to charge in-camera. If you shoot a lot each day, carrying a spare charged NP-FW50 is a good idea. Continue reading…, March 22, 2020 (updated March 22, 2020) | Sony's been defining the state-of-the-art in video cameras for way over 50 years, so I doubt there's much I can add. Autofocus is fantastic. Because of this, even the RX10 IV's built-in flash has enough power for daylight fill. (1,050g) stripped. This "one inch sensor" is much smaller than a DSLR sensor, but bigger than a cell phone camera's sensor. Find out where the RX10 wins! ● No distortion, fast focus, perfect exposure and pretty good color rendition. In this mode, the RX10 shoots completely silently; no one will know you've taken any pictures. Sony RX10 Mk III, lens at 44mm equivalent (16.9mm actual), flash ON, f/4 at 1/1,000 at Auto ISO 100, Perfectly Clear. Best Camera News is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. All the shots throughout this review are from Normal JPGs, not raw files and not Fine JPGs: Hot air balloon, from two miles away! At f/2.8 it only goes to 1/1,000. It really does do everything well: ultra-wide, ultra tele, macro, low light, sports, action and you name it. bigger or camera-original © file. Battery life is half of what a DSLR or Sony's latest A7 III, A9 and A7R III get with their larger NP-FZ100 battery. By ISO 3,200 most of these details are gone. Shots made in continuous mode play back grouped together, not as individual shots. (14.2mm actual), f/3.2 for five minutes at ISO 100. bigger or full-resolution file to explore on your computer (mobile devices rarely display the full resolution properly). This is a lens that’s a part of the G Master series of lenses from Sony for its full-frame … Sony RX10 Mk III at 30mm equiv. You have to consider depth of field; long lenses have very little. This professional system includes a mic, transmitter and receiver. Crop from above image. The new Sony RX10 promises to breathe new life into the high end of that field. If you wish to make a printout for personal use, you are granted one-time permission only if you PayPal me $5.00 per printout or part thereof. It's fantastic in that not only can I get head shots out on the field at 600mm, and that I don't have to change lenses to cover the close-in shots before and after the game. Heat shimmer is caused by the air's index of refraction varying with temperature. by Mike Tomkins, Dave Etchells, Zig Weidelich and Dave Pardue Review posted: 11/26/2013 Last updated: 01/30/2017 Once a popular category, the market for enthusiast-grade, all-in-one cameras (aka "bridge" cameras) has been a little moribund in recent years. Like most digital cameras, vertical shots are merely flagged for rotation and not actually rotated. bigger or full-resolution file or camera-original © file. The difference is all in the lens, which defines the size and weight of each camera, as well as the construction mostly of plastic or metal. Sony RX10 Mk III, lens at 240mm equivalent (87mm actual), no flash, f/4 at 1/250 at Auto ISO 160. bigger or camera-original © JPG file to explore on your computer (mobile devices rarely display the full resolution data properly). With these, there's no need for any other power or audio connections; just slide them in and you're done! If you set wider than f/4 and the lens can't go there at longer zoom settings, no worries, the lens simply uses its widest aperture. It's quite an advance in the state-of-the-art in ultrazoom cameras. Cameras have come a long, long way over the years, and even this little 9x13mm sensor looks great at crazy-high ISOs. Sony RX10 Mk IV at 8.8mm (24mm eq.) While there's been a steady stream of new bridge-camera models, increasingly compac… It is an expert-level compact with a 24 megapixel full size sensor (notably used by the Sony α99).The sensitivity ranges from 100 to 25600 ISO. Climber on the face of El Capitan above Yosemite Valley. ), Flash ON at f/4 at 1/640 at Auto ISO 100, exactly as shot. Sony China teased today a new RX camera, most probably they will be releasing Sony RX10 V camera in next few hours. 6 aspherical elements, two of which are ED. Gallery This 8.8 ~ 220mm lens sees the same angles-of-view on the RX10 Mk IV's sensor as a 24 ~ 600mm lens sees on a 35mm or full-frame camera. Sony RX10: Features. Sony RX10 Mk III, lens at 24mm equivalent (8.8mm actual), no flash, wide open at f/2.5 at 1/13 hand-held at ISO 100, Perfectly Clear. bigger or camera-original © file. Ryan with what he made Mom at school for Mother's Day. Looking for a Sony NEX-5 vs Sony RX10 comparison? If you need faster than 1/1,000 at f/2.4, no worries; use the electronic shutter: 1/32,000 to 30 seconds in all modes except AUTO, whose maximum time seems to be ¼ second. It's especially great for people who need an ultralong lens; if a 24-70mm is enough, the RX100 Mk V is the same thing in a smaller package, but if you need 600mm for sports and nature, there's nothing like the RX10 IV or the older RX10 Mk III. Even better, the RX10 4 also has a completely silent electronic shutter. 8.8 x 13.2mm, also marketed as "one inch," which it is not. Sony has pulled out all the stops to give us a camera that honestly gives us a one-piece alternative to a DSLR and several zoom lenses in a much smaller package. This DSLR-like camera offers a long lens for great wide-angle … In this May 2019 edition of “What to expect from Sony” , you’ll get the latest news and rumors in one place. The RX10 doesn't feel well in the hand after long periods of time. In the USA, be sure your box has a "UC2" on the sticker near the bar codes. Pops, Ryan and Noni at the park, 31 March 2018. The majority of bridge cameras on the market feature sensors more in keeping with standard compact cameras, measuring in at 1/2.3in or similar. Sony's cameras have come a long, long way in the past few years, and the RX10 IV is astonishing in how much it does so well. Of course it gets softer at high ISOs; noise reduction in all cameras dulls the image more at higher ISOs as it reduces noise. Once set, everything works very fast, although I miss having dedicated M1, M2 and M3 positions on the top dial. The camera is simply magnifying the effects of the atmosphere that we see through telescopes but can't see with our naked eyes, just like looking through waves in water. If they are about 6" (15cm) wide on your screen, the complete image would print at 37 × 56" (1 × 1.5 meters) at this same magnification. It gets fast autofocus through the ability to read the sensor for contrast detection at very high frame rates; it does not use phase detection and doesn't need it. See my Sony RX10 Mk IV User's Guide for hints. AAC LC, AC3, Dolby Digital 2 channel, Linear Stereo PCM. It is better than any DSLR or LEICA I have ever tested because it always gives perfect results in difficult daylight shooting. The aperture ring lacks an A setting, so we still have to select the A mode on the top dial to activate this. If I want to carry lenses, I'd prefer a real DSLR like a small Canon or Nikon instead, or just get real and carry the magnificent A7 III and any lenses like the 24~240mm. In this shot as usual it found Katie's eyes and just focused on them instantly and automatically. It zooms either via the electronic zoom ring or the little lever around the shutter. ● Adds S-Log 3 gamma curve option for video (both Mk III and Mk IV have S-Log 2). Even the older RX10 Mk III had no problem shooting continuously and tracking focus and faces, and did it all silently. If they are about 12" (30cm) wide on your screen, the complete image would print at 75 × 112" (2 × 3 meters) at this same extreme magnification. Its built-in flash works great for daylight fill-flash even at long distances because its ultrafast leaf-shutter allows for blazing 1/2,000 flash sync. bigger or camera-original © file. It's designed to pick up audio from longer distances where you can't place a wireless mic closer. Flipping LCD Screen, Sony RX10 Mk IV. I program a button to allow fast selection of the different crops. They both handle the same, with the same menu and control system. Of course you can use a Sennheiser wireless system, but you'll have to change batteries in the receiver and plug audio into the RX10's mic input, while this dedicated Sony system powers the receiver from the camera and needs no audio cables. Started May 29, 2019 | Discussions thread Forum: Parent: First: Previous: Next: Flat view: seanphotos • New Member • Posts: 2 Sony RX10 V (M5) on June 5 … Sony RX10 IV Cyber-Shot High Zoom 20.1MP Camera 24-600mm F.2.4-F4 Lens with Tamrac Tradewind 5.1 Shoulder Bag and 72mm Filter Sets Plus 64GB Accessories Kit Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX10 IV … Sony RX10 Mk III at 40mm equiv. The list below is based on the ... Long-waited telephoto lenses Sony FE 200-600mm f/5… bigger. Sony WW119533 Camera Code Registered online. bigger. At these ridiculous magnifications you will see differences as the ISO climbs. Even though you can't see anything in the finder under starlight, the RX10 makes swell time exposures under any light; once the shot is completed you can see it just fine in the finder. The Zeiss lens is superbly sharp at every setting, especially wide-open where you often will be shooting. 1,824 x 1,026p: 1,000p, 500p, 250p, 240p, 480p, 960p. Sony RX10 Mk III, lens at 50mm equivalent (18.2mm actual), wide-open at f/3.5 at 1/250 at Auto ISO 100, Perfectly Clear. The lens has a variable maximum aperture, but the aperture ring has fixed markings. In this… These complex and delicate plastic mechanisms eventually break or get jammed, but people usually replace these cameras at about the same time the warranty expires. These were all shot at default settings; I popped up the flash and that was it. bigger.   By bestcameranews |. If you're not getting sharp pictures, you're doing something wrong, like letting your subject move or shooting through heat shimmer at longer zoom settings, or foolishly shooting at a higher ISO. ● 24 FPS with full tracking autofocus and exposure. If the letters are different, you got ripped off with a gray market version from another country. SLRs are much better in total darkness. Sony has come a long, long way in recent years, and as you can see this RX10 Mk IV may be the only camera you need for everything. The whole point of ultra-tele lenses is that you can turn every ordinary little sunset like this one into an epic sunset by zooming in. (1,089.65g) with battery and card, actual measured. Use this for music, as well as any general use where you're close enough. The RX10 looks boxy and it feels boxy. This camera just gets out of the way by setting itself instantly and delivering fantastic pictures. This camera is as fast and just as good optically as my bigger cameras —and I don't have to change lenses. The RX 10 IV shoots at up to 24 FPS with full tracking autofocus, handles very well and makes-great looking photos. 1,920 x 1,080: 1,000p, 960p, 500p, 480p, 250p, 240p, 59.94p, 50p, 29.97ps, 25p, 23.97p, 59.94i, 50i. The Wifi capabilities suggest this is NOT a High End model. The electronic view finder (EVF) is superb. These are JPGs essentially as they came from the camera without any color fiddling. Swivels up 107º and down 42º, but not left or right. They are sharp and colorful, meaning that for any real photography you can use ISO 12,800 if you need to; it's a real, usable ISO that gives usable images. bigger or full-resolution file. This isn't a LEICA M3 or Hasselblad 500 C/M that will still be working well 50 years from now. Archive: Tag: Sony RX10 V Upcoming Sony Cameras to be Announced in 2020 . You almost can read the tail number! The RX100M5 is smaller, lighter, less expensive and better made with more metal, but only zooms to the equivalent of 70mm, not 600mm. It's at least as free from distortion as construction is straight; buildings are never perfect, either. Palms in a Cage. Better DSLRs will have much better sets of dedicated controls allowing us to set them more quickly without having to piddle in all the menus of the RX10. Pooped-looking Katie with what she made Mom at school for Mother's Day. these links to my personally-approved sources, BC-TRW external folding-plug battery charger, Ken Rockwell's Sony RX10 Mk IV User's Guide. Flowers. Search Alle Rechte vorbehalten. Here is a roundup rumors of upcoming Sony cameras and lenses. AF-S, AF-C, AF-A, manual and DMF modes on front selector switch. The RX100 Mk V is the same thing, but with a faster lens (f/1.8~2.8), a more limited zoom range (24~70mm) and no exposure compensation dial in a much smaller package. Donate The zoom and focus ring positions should be reversed. Concert, medical and drama photographers and private investigators will love it, too. Sony RX10 Mk IV at 26.4mm (72mm eq.) The Program exposure mode is optimized to shoot at large apertures to minimize diffraction for the sharpest results. This RX10 Mk IV is essentially the excellent RX100 Mk V with a much bigger and longer lens. Quality doesn't come cheap. 20.2 MP 1.0 inch Exmor R® CMOS …   By bestcameranews |, Best and Worst Cameras and Lenses of 2020. Links ● Superb live finder looks perfect in any light. There is no instant manual-focus override; the manual focus ring is ignored except in the DMF and Manual focus modes. If you do need it, there's a selector lever on the front of the camera. This Sony's electronic shutter is designed not to have any distortion when photographing moving subjects, a problem which plagues most electronic shutters. Sony has decades and decades of experience making video cameras with long-range zooms, and many decades of sensor experience (I was an application engineer for Sony's CCDs over 25 years ago! Temple of Ramses III at Bumfook, Egypt. Sadly the manual focus ring rarely does anything, but it's right where our fingers go and is usually what we want to move. All Sony users have been waiting a long time for the Sony a7S III to launch. Even better, when shooting sports as continuous sequences without playing back you can get well over a thousand shots. No one notices unless you try to view the image in software that doesn't recognize the rotation flags. There's no need for any macro buttons; it simply focuses right up to the front of the lens at the wide setting. The RX10 Mk IV's silent shutter lets newsmen, corporate and industrial photographers cover anything without intruding. Canon DSLRs are usually faster to set and configure, while too many Nikons still lack camera memory recalls and only have idiotic "settings banks" instead, so I find the RX10 Mk IV faster to configure for each shot than a Nikon D850! I've never used a better EVF, but the one thing no EVF can do is work under starlight or dim moonlight without any man-made light. It's always sharp, colorful, and seems as if it's live with no apparent delay. What looks like softness and noise in the bamboo is an accurate rendering of the texture on the wall, not an artifact of the RX10 IV. Thanks for helping me help you! It's easy to poke fun of super-zoom cameras because earlier ones were so fuzzy, slow and had to be held at arm's length, but once you shoot with the RX10 Mk IV, you'll find it hard not to love. This is better than the built-in flash performance of DSLRs whose very different focal-plane shutters won't synchronize with flash above about 1/200 of a second — making the RX10 Mk IV's flash about ten times more effective! By filling the frame with whatever little red there is, BAM!, the whole frame explodes with color. If its 600mm equivalent lens isn't enough, digital zoom works great when you shoot at the lower resolution settings I use since it simply crops accordingly without having to resample, keeping the images just as sharp as optical zoom! Zoom lens Sony DSC-RX10 Mark IV is fiddly and confusing to set at first but! 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