Sony RX10 IV Black

MPN: DSCRX10M4.CE3  |  EAN: 4548736074088  |  Model: RX10 IV

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as at 24 Sep 19 | 6:30 AM CET



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Sony RX10 IV Black - DSCRX10M4.CE3 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Bridge Camera
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Sports Photography
Underwater Photography
Wildlife Photography
Live Streaming
Landscape Photography
Everyday Life Photography
Event Videos
4K Videos
Events Photography
Home Videos
High FPS Videos
WiFi Connectivity
Professional Looks
Regular Looks
Bluetooth Connectivity

Kind of Camera

For a lot of people, the Bridge camera is the perfect solution as it combines the portability of a compact camera while offering the full capability of a DSLR.

Photography Skillset

Keeping it simple - For someone who is not too bothered about technicalities, this Sony device works!

Video skill level

Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Sony RX10 IV video camera should be sufficient for your needs.

Even though recording videos is a passion, you're not necessarily looking to go pro. You're content with making tweaks to a couple of settings to suit the shot you're about to take. The RX10 IV is very accessible which makes it suitable for this.

Video Scenarios

Streaming video live is a great way to share your experiences and this camera from Sony provides a couple of connectivity options to help you with this.

The Sony RX10 IV, is a very competent option when it comes to recording occasions and related activities. Also, the presence of its built-in Image stabilizer does help with making your clips look smooth and steady.

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Sony RX10 IV is a great companion to have.

Self made video content - Whether its in a specialist niche or broad subject area, video content is king (or queen) these days. With an image sensor size of 0.52 x 0.35 mm (mm), this camera can deliver really good image quality in your videos. It's also got Wi-Fi so if you can still make your transfers even if you're not with your cables.

Other Video needs

Ultra High Definition - you'll be able to capture immersive and highly detailed footage with this camera's 4K capability.

If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.

Photo Scenarios

There are times when you just want to take simple but great photos of things around you without bothering too much about camera settings. For that purpose, the RX10 IV is a really good choice. 

While taking those action shots during the day's event, you'll be aiming to keep your subject matter in sharp focus while they're in motion. The Auto Focus Tracking capability that comes with this camera helps with this.

As lots of sports happen at night or in-doors, the image sensor size plays an important role in image quality during low light conditions. In addition to its 0.52 x 0.35 mm(mm) sensor size, the Sony RX10 IV, also comes with a Tracking Focus mode which is great for photos were the subject is constantly moving.

Whether its for living or non-living things, using the Sony RX10 IV for aquatic photos is a treat.

As you make trips around the world, every moment tells a story. For this, a good camera is crucial and the RX10 IV is a great option for travel. It's got a combined zoom capability allowing you get a closer look at items that can't be reached easily.^506^*}

When taking photos of the beautiful creatures of the wild, you'll need to have Tracking Focus mode activated so as not to miss any great moments while they are active in their habitat. Burst shots help as well, which this camera happens to have making it a very good option for your needs.

If you've got requirements to take photos of a variety of landscapes, then the presence of multiple scene modes on a camera is helpful in order to setup quickly and start shooting. This model from Sony has got this capability making it a suitable option for your needs. In addition, this model has the ability to select what parts of your frame you would like to focus on before you take the shot.

Other considerations

Transferring your shots from your camera to another device is made even more convenient with the in-built Wi-FI capability of this camera.


Boasting clean lines and premium looks, the RX10 IV showcases your refined taste in mobile cameras. Guaranteed to make your friends green with envy.

Whether you want to blend in, or have a camera that doesn’t attract unwanted attention, the basic design of the RX10 IV fits the bill.

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Technical Specifications

Sony RX10 IV Black - DSCRX10M4.CE3 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Operating Temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °F
Product Colour Black
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Aperture Range (F-F) 2.4-4
Eye Relief 23 mm
Image Formats Supported JPEG, RAW
Photo Effects 1
Playback Modes Rotation
Scene Modes Close-up (macro), Night, Night portrait, Portrait, Sports, Sunset, Twilight, Landscape (scenery)
Scene Modes Present Yes
Self-timer Delay 2, 3, 5, 10 s
Shooting Modes Aperture priority, Auto, Manual, Movie, Program, Scene, Shutter priority
Slideshow Yes
Smartphone Remote Support Yes
White Balance Auto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Flash, Incandescent, Shade
Built-in Flash Yes
External Flash Connector Yes
Flash Modes Auto, Flash off, Flash on, Slow synchronization
Flash Range (tele) 1 - 12.8 m
Flash Range (wide) 1 - 20.8 m
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Points 315
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection 1
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Continuous Auto Focus, Contrast Detection Auto Focus, Face detection, Single Auto Focus
Face Detection Yes
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Manual Focus Yes
Normal Focusing Range (tele) 0.72 m
Normal Focusing Range (wide) 0.03 m
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity 100, 125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000, 6400, 8000, 10000, 12800, 25600
ISO Sensitivity (max) 25600
ISO Sensitivity (min) 100
Light Exposure Correction ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Modes Aperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE
Light Metering Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Highlight-weighted, Spot
Manual Exposure Yes
Camera Shutter Type Electronic
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/2000 s
Shutter Priority AE Yes
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 30 s
4K Video Capable Yes
Analog Signal Format System NTSC, PAL
Camcorder Media Type SD, SDHC, SDXC
HD Type 4K Ultra HD
Live stream capable 1
Max FPS @4K 30
Maximum Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 pixels
Video Formats Supported AVCHD, MP4, XAVC S
Video Recording Yes
Audio Formats Supported AAC LC, AVCHD, LPCM
Audio Noise Reduction Yes
Built-in Microphone Yes
Headphone Output Type 3.5
Headphone Outputs 1
Microphone In Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Lens System
Digital Zoom 380 x
Filter Size 72 mm
Focal Length Range (f-f) 31 - 760 mm
Maximum Aperture Number 4
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 600 mm
Minimum Aperture Number 2.4
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 24 mm
Optical Zoom 25 x
Compatible Memory Cards MS Duo, MS Micro (M2), MS PRO Duo, MS Pro-HG, MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Display LCD
Display Diagonal 3 "
Display Resolution (numeric) 1440000 pixels
Vari-angle LCD Display Yes
Diopter Correction Yes
Electronic Viewfinder Yes
Magnification 0.7 x
Viewfinder Screen Size 0.39 "
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Image Sensor Size 1
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 0.52 x 0.35 mm
Megapixel 21 MP
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type CMOS
Technical Details
Image Processor BIONZ X
Self-timer Yes
Other Features
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Connector Type Micro
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 Type-A Ports Quantity 1
USB Connector Micro-USB
USB Version 2.0
Battery Life (max) 3.3 h
Battery Type NP-FW50
Power Source Type Battery, DC
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Version 4.1
Near Field Communication (NFC) Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Standards b/g/n
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included Yes
Batteries Included Yes
Cables Included USB
Lens Cap Included Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 127.4 mm
Height 94 mm
Weight 1050 g
Weight (including Battery) 1095 g
Width 132.5 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 5472 x 3648 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 5472×3648, 3888×2592, 2736×1824, 4864×3648, 3648×2736, 2592×1944, 5472×3080, 3648×2056, 2720×1528, 3648×3648, 2544×2544, 1920×1920