Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Sony Cyber-shot RX10 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Coolpix P610 vs Cyber-shot RX10 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Sony Cyber-shot RX10 Specs

Coolpix P610

  • Introduced in March 2015
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-1440mm (60x), f3.3-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 125 x 85 x 106.5mm³ (4.9" x 3.3" x 4.2")
  • 565g (18.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix P610

Cyber-shot RX10

  • Introduced in October 2013
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 125 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-200mm (8x), f2.8-2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 129 x 88.1 x 102.2mm³ (5.1" x 3.5" x 4.0")
  • 813g (26.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot RX10

Coolpix P610 vs Cyber-shot RX10: The sensors

Coolpix P610 features a Compact sized sensor, while the Cyber-shot RX10 uses a 1" sensor.

Featuring an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.), the Cyber-shot RX10's sensor is a lot larger that the chip that the Coolpix P610 employs at 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.). A larger sensor can produce images of interiors or at night that have less noise and better contrast than photos shot with Compact sized chips.

Better choice: Sony Cyber-shot RX10

Coolpix P610 vs Cyber-shot RX10: Viewfinder

Coolpix P610 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 0.92 megapixel with magnification of 0.50x.

The Cyber-shot RX10 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.70x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

Coolpix P610 (0.50x)

Cyber-shot RX10 (0.70x)

Simulated viewfinder of the Coolpix P610Simulated viewfinder of the Cyber-shot RX10

Advantage: Sony Cyber-shot RX10

Nikon Coolpix P610 VS Sony Cyber-shot RX10 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon Coolpix P610 a better choice

Coolpix P610

Cyber-shot RX10

Longer battery life (3, photos)360340
Weighs less (2)565g
(18.2 oz.)
813g
(26.2 oz.)
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P610 are that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the Cyber-shot RX10 and the built-in GPS.

The Coolpix P610 scores 7 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot RX10

Coolpix P610

Cyber-shot RX10

Larger sensor (5)Compact1"
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.0020.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)710
Auto Focus points (4)125
Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO125 - 25600 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)0.922.36
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.921.44
External microphone (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot RX10 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Sony are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the better viewfinder. We also like that the display has a higher resolution and the connector for an external microphone.

Yields 30 points for the Cyber-shot RX10.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Coolpix P610

Cyber-shot RX10

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Articulated screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Similar size1132cm³1161cm³
WiFi
Nikon Coolpix P610 VS Sony Cyber-shot RX10 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Coolpix P610 and Cyber-shot RX10

Coolpix P610 und Cyber-shot RX10, front viewCoolpix P610 und Cyber-shot RX10, front view

Top view of cameras

Coolpix P610 und Cyber-shot RX10, view from aboveCoolpix P610 und Cyber-shot RX10, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon Coolpix P610

Sony Cyber-shot RX10

7
30

We recommend Sony Cyber-shot RX10 as better choice.

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