Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) vs Sony Cyber-shot RX10 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Cyber-shot HX50 (V) vs Cyber-shot RX10 - Side by side

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Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) vs Sony Cyber-shot RX10 Specs

Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

  • Introduced in April 2013
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-720mm (30x), f3.5-6.3
  • WiFi built-in
  • 108.1 x 64 x 38mm³ (4.3" x 2.5" x 1.5")
  • 272g (8.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

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

Cyber-shot HX50 (V) vs Cyber-shot RX10: The sensors

The Cyber-shot HX50 (V) 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 Cyber-shot HX50 (V) 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

Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) VS Sony Cyber-shot RX10 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) a better choice

Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

Cyber-shot RX10

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.4020.10
Longer battery life (3, photos)400340
Weighs less (2)272g
(8.8 oz.)
813g
(26.2 oz.)
More portable (2)263cm³
(17 cu.in.)
1161cm³
(73 cu.in.)
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot HX50 (V) are the higher resolution, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the Cyber-shot RX10. Another advantage over the Cyber-shot RX10: the more compact size and the built-in GPS.

The Cyber-shot HX50 (V) scores 14 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot RX10

Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

Cyber-shot RX10

Larger sensor (5)Compact1"
Auto Focus points (4)125
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO125 - 25600 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.921.44
Articulated monitor (2)
External microphone (2)

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

Yields 19 points for the Cyber-shot RX10.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

Cyber-shot RX10

Speed (frames/second)1010
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
WiFi
Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) VS Sony Cyber-shot RX10 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Cyber-shot HX50 (V) and Cyber-shot RX10

Cyber-shot HX50 (V) und Cyber-shot RX10, front viewCyber-shot HX50 (V) und Cyber-shot RX10, front view

Top view of cameras

Cyber-shot HX50 (V) und Cyber-shot RX10, view from aboveCyber-shot HX50 (V) und Cyber-shot RX10, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

Sony Cyber-shot RX10

14
19

We recommend Sony Cyber-shot RX10 as better choice.

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