Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Sony Cyber-shot RX10 III Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Coolpix P610 vs Cyber-shot RX10 III - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Sony Cyber-shot RX10 III 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 III

  • Introduced in April 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 14 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-600mm (25x), f2.8-4.0
  • WiFi built-in
  • 132.5 x 94 x 127.4mm³ (5.2" x 3.7" x 5.0")
  • 1095g (35.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot RX10 III

Coolpix P610 vs Cyber-shot RX10 III: The sensors

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

Featuring an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.), the Cyber-shot RX10 III'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 III

Coolpix P610 vs Cyber-shot RX10 III: Viewfinder

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

The Cyber-shot RX10 III 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 III (0.70x)

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

Advantage: Sony Cyber-shot RX10 III

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

Why is Nikon Coolpix P610 a better choice

Coolpix P610

Cyber-shot RX10 III

Weighs less (2)565g
(18.2 oz.)
1095g
(35.3 oz.)
More portable (2)1132cm³
(71 cu.in.)
1587cm³
(100 cu.in.)
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P610 are the lower weight than the Cyber-shot RX10 III, the more compact size and the built-in GPS.

The Coolpix P610 scores 6 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot RX10 III

Coolpix P610

Cyber-shot RX10 III

Larger sensor (5)Compact1"
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.0020.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)714
Auto Focus points (4)125
Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO100 - 12800 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)0.922.36
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.921.20
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)360420

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot RX10 III 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, the superior video recording and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the Coolpix P610: that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 35 points for the Cyber-shot RX10 III.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Coolpix P610

Cyber-shot RX10 III

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Articulated screen
WiFi
Nikon Coolpix P610 VS Sony Cyber-shot RX10 III Dimensions

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

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

Top view of cameras

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

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon Coolpix P610

Sony Cyber-shot RX10 III

6
35

We recommend Sony Cyber-shot RX10 III as better choice.

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