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The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX10 is an ultrazoom, mobile device-mountable, Wi-Fi-controlled camera module announced by Sony on September 3, 2013. It can be controlled using an Android or iOS device.This super shooter facilitate an optical zoom of 10x. In this line some other models are Sony DSC-QX30, DSC-QX100, ILCE-QX1.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX10
Lens4.45-44.5mm equivalent, Sony Lens G
F-numbersf/3.5-f/6.3 at the widest
Image sensor typeExmor R
Image sensor size6.17 x 4.55mm (1/2.3 inch type)
Maximum resolution5184 x 3888 (18.2 megapixels)
ASA/ISO range100-3200
Recording mediumOne microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC, or MemoryStick Micro card
Shutter speeds1/1600s to 4s
Continuous shooting10 frames per second
Image processing
Image processorBionz X
Custom WBNo
Dimensions62.4 x 61.8 x 33.3mm
Weight105g including battery


Technical specificationsEdit

Sensor Type 1/2.3 type (7.76mm) Exmor R™ CMOS sensor, aspect ratio 4:3
Number of Pixel (Effective) Approx. 18.2 Megapixels
Number of Pixel (Gross) Approx. 18.9 Megapixels
Lens Type Sony G Lens, 9 elements in 7 groups (including 4 aspheric elements)
F Number (max. Aperture) F3.3 (W) – 5.9 (T)
Focal Length f=4.45-44.5mm
Focus Range (from the front of Lens) AF approx. 5 cm to infinity (W), approx. 150 cm to infinity (T)
Optical Zoom 10x
Digital Zoom N/A
Aperture Type Iris diaphragm (5 blades)
Focal Length (f=35mm format equivalent) Still images 3:2 f=25–250 mm, Still images 16:9 f=27.5-,275 mm, Movie16:9 f=27.5–385 mm (SteadyShot Active Mode)
Screen Type Segment LCD
Image Processing Engine BIONZ™
Steadyshot Still Images: Optical
Movies:Active Mode, Optical type with electronic compensation
Focus Mode Single-shot AF, Touch AF, Multi Point AF
Focus Area Multi Point AF
Light Metering Mode Multi Pattern
Exposure Compensation +/-2.0 EV, 1/3 EV step
ISO Sensitivity(Still Images) ISO100-3200 (iAuto), ISO100-12800*4 (Superior Auto), Auto/100/200/400/800/1600/3200 (Program Auto)
ISO Sensitivity (Movie) Auto (ISO 100-1000 equivalent)
Minimum Illumination (Movie) Auto: 20 lux (Shutter Speed 1/15)
White Balance Modes Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluor (White Balance 0), Fluor (White Balance 1), Flour (White Balance 2)
Shutter Speed iAuto (4-1/1600), Program Auto (1-1/1600)
Aperture iAuto (F3.3/F8.0 (W)), Program Auto (F3.3/F8.0 (W))
Image Control Quality (Fine/Standard)
Dynamic Range Functions Dynamic Range Optimizer
Shooting Modes Intelligent Auto, Superior Auto, Program Auto, Movie
Max Continuous Shooting Speed(with max recording pixel) ?
Self Timer 2-10sec. delay
Movie Mode ?
Shooting Functions Face Detection
Number of Recording Scenes Still images: Superior Auto 44, Intelligent Auto 33
Movie: 44
Compatible Recording Media Memory Stick Micro™, Memory Stick Micro™ (Mark2), microSD Memory Card, microSDHC Memory Card, microSDXC Memory Card
Recording Format Still images: JPEG
Movies: MP4
Colour Space/Format Still Image: sRGB
Movies Mode: NTSC
Recording Resolutions Still Image: 4:3 mode: 18 M (4,896 x 3672)/5 M (2,592 x 1,944), 16:9 mode: 13 M (4,896 x 2,752)/2 M (1,920 x 1,080)
Movies: MP4; 16M (1,920 x 1080/30 fps)
Input And Output Terminals Multi/Micro USB Terminal*8, Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0)
NFC® Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)
Wi-Fi® YES
Wi-Fi® Connectivity NFC® One-touch functionality, Wi-Fi® Connect
Power Source DC 3.6V(Supplied battery), DC 5.0V(AC adapter)
Battery System Rechargeable Battery Pack Sony NP-BN
Power Consumption (Camera Mode) Approx. 1.1W
USB Charging YES
USB Power Mode YES
Battery Life Still images: approx. 220 / approx. 110min
*Movie (actual shooting): approx. 25min.
*Movies (continuous shooting) : approx. 65min. (In [MP4 28M PS] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 15 min. and max. file size is 2GB.)
Supplied Battery Pack Sony Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BN.
Operating Temperature Approx. 0 °C to 40 °C (32F° to 104F°)
Dimension (W X H X D) Approx. 62.4 x 61.8 x 33.3 mm
Weight Approx. 90 g (Body only), Approx. 105 g (With battery and Memory Stick micro)

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