Sony Cyber-shot RX10 IV Wi-Fi 21MP 25X Optical Zoom Digital Camera - Black

Model Number: DSCRX10M4/B
Web Code: 11591552

Overview

Capture more stunning stills and video at every opportunity with the Sony RX10 IV Cyber-shot digital camera. It's powered by a 20.1MP Exmor RS sensor and Bionz X processor that deliver high-resolution stills and 4K UHD video. It has a ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T lens with 25x optical zoom and built-in Wi-Fi and NFC for remote shooting and easy sharing.
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  • 20.1MP Exmor RS 1.0-type stacked, back-illuminated CMOS image sensor with DRAM chip captures incredible, captivating high-resolution stills and Ultra HD video
  • Back illumination technology increases light collection and reduces noise in shots taken at high ISO
  • Stacked-circuit architecture helps minimize signal processing
  • DRAM chip delivers fast large-volume output necessary for in-camera 4K super slow motion recording
  • BIONZ X image processing engine handles massive amounts of data, faithfully reproducing textures and fine detail with minimal noise and diffraction
  • Boasts an ISO sensitivity of 100-12800 (1/3 steps) that offers exceptional image quality, especially in low light situations
  • Records video up to 4K UHD (3840 x 2160 resolution) at up to 30p for true-to-life movies that are as vivid as you remember them
  • Easily create super slow motion video with High Frame Rate mode that allows you to shoot 960fps, even at full telephoto lengths
  • Capture up to 24fps with high-speed continuous shooting with AF/AE tracking
  • 25x optical zoom (35mm equivalent 24–600mm) and 50x Clear Image Zoom offers extra-wide-angle to ultra-telephoto zoom focal range, allowing you to capture everything from landscapes to extreme close-ups
  • ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens features Super-ED glass, ED glass, and aspherical lens elements for exceptional image clarity, contrast, and colour by minimizing chromatic aberration and ghosting
  • Large f/2.4-4 -aperture with 9-blade diaphragm delivers outstanding bokeh background
  • Lens offers macro shooting with a 3cm wide-angle close-focus distance or 72cm telephoto close-focus distance
  • Built-in ND filter allows shooting in extremely bright light with fully open aperture
  • Optical SteadyShot minimizes camera shake and motion blur, delivering stable handheld still and video shooting, especially in low light or at long telephoto ranges
  • XGA OLED Tru-Finder EVF with approximately 2.359-million dots offers corner-to-corner visibility and makes it easy to frame your shot even in bright conditions
  • 3-inch 1.44-million-dot tiltable TFT LCD display lets you take photos from different angles, creating unique images from your unique perspective
  • Touch Pad function lets you shift focus simply by sliding your finger across the LCD screen from one area to another, while looking at the viewfinder
  • Touch Focus allows you to simply touch the LCD at the point of the image you want to focus on
  • Integrated Wi-Fi allows remote control and viewing from your compatible smart device and the PlayMemories mobile app
  • PlayMemories apps also makes it easy to share images on your favourite social networking sites through your smartphone
  • Location Information Link via the PlayMemories app can acquire location data, record it on still images, and correct camera date/time and location settings
  • Built-in NFC offers simple connectivity for compatible smart devices and QR code scanning provides easy connectivity for non-NFC mobile devices
  • Dust and moisture resistance with rugged magnesium alloy construction lets you shoot worry-free in unfriendly weather
  • Fast Hybrid AF system with 315-point wide-area phase-detection AF coverage and high-density Tracking AF technology delivers 0.03sec high-speed autofocusing
  • Eye AF can capture intriguing facial expressions with highly precise eye detection that automatically focuses and tracks a subject’s eye, even as the face moves or turns to a 3/4 view
  • Includes professional movie functions such as, Picture Profile, S-Log2/S-Gamut, TC/UB (time code / user bit), Rec Control, Dual Video Recording, marker display function, and region setting between NTSC and PAL movie frame rates
  • Shoot in silence, even during continuous shooting by muting the camera's shutter sound with a couple of simple settings
  • Enhanced peaking function emphasizes contours of the focused region in a specified colour when shooting in manual focus or direct manual focus
  • Enhanced Zebra Assist indicates areas that could be overexposed with a zebra pattern
  • Anti-distortion shutter offers fast and silent shutter speeds up to 1/32,000 of a second, ideal for capturing sports, concerts, wildlife, and more without a distracting shutter click
  • In-camera creative effects allow you to unlock your artistic potential and preview the effect before your capture the image
  • Custom (C) button lets you set 1 of over 58 functions, allowing you to adapt the camera to your shooting style
  • Triple manual rings for focus, zoom, and aperture deliver intuitive control, especially when looking through the electronic viewfinder
  • High-bit-rate XAVC S format lets you record high-quality 4K (100 Mbps) and Full HD (50 Mbps) movies with minimal compression noise
  • Easily record, edit, and share AVCHD format movies
  • RAW (NEF) capture capabilities gives you the highest quality image format, ideal for post-production work
  • Conveniently store image on a Memory Stick Duo/PRO Duo/PRO Duo High-speed/PRO-HG Duo or SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card (each sold separately)
  • HDMI output allows real-time viewing of uncompressed video footage on an HDTV or display, so you can check focus and other details while recording in-camera

Video Features

Special Video Modes
None
Max Video Resolution-24 fps Minimum
Movie Recording Mode - AVCHD: 24M FX (1920x1080/60i) HFR - XAVC S HD:60p 50M (1920x1080/240fps); 60p
Sound Quality
XAVC S:LPCM 2ch; AVCHD:Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch (Dolby Digital Stereo Creator)

Storage

Internal Memory
No
Digital Storage Media
Memory Stick Duo; Memory Stick PRO Duo; Memory Stick PRO Duo (High Speed); Memory Stick PROHG Duo; Memory Stick Micro; Memory Stick Micro (Mark2); SD Memory Card; SDHC Memory Card (UHS-I); SDXC Memory Card (UHS-I); microSD Memory Card; microSDHC Memory Card; microSDXC Memory Card
Still Image File Formats
JPEG (DCF Ver.2.0; Exif Ver.2.31; MPF Baseline compliant); RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)
Movie File Formats
XAVC S; AVCHD format Ver.2.0 compatible
Image Quality Modes
JPEG (DCF Ver.2.0; Exif Ver.2.31; MPF Baseline compliant); RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)
Resolution - Highest Quality Mode
20M (5;472×3;648)
Resolution - Medium Quality Mode
7.5M (3;648×2056)
Resolution - Lowest Quality Mode
3.7M (1;920×1;920)

Playback

Image Playback Modes 1
Single
Movie Playback Modes
Normal

Interfaces

Computer Interface
Multi/Micro USB Terminal; Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0); Micro HDMI
Wi-Fi
Yes
Bluetooth
Yes
NFC
Yes
Video Output
Multi/Micro USB Terminal; Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0); Micro HDMI
Audio Output
Multi/Micro USB Terminal; Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0); Micro HDMI
PictBridge
No
Other Connection Type
Microphone (3.5 mm Stereo minijack); Multi Interface Shoe; Headphones

Power

AC Adapter
Included
Battery Type & Quantity
1 x Sony NP-FW50 Rechargeable Battery Pack
Auto Off Function
Yes
Shooting Capacity
Still Images - Monitor: Approx. 400 / Approx. 200min.; ViewFinder: Approx. 370 / Approx. 185min. Movies (actual shooting) Monitor: Approx. 75min.; ViewFinder: Approx. 75min. Movies (continuous shooting) Monitor: Approx. 135min.; ViewFinder: Approx. 135min.
Playback Time
Still Images - Monitor: Approx. 400 / Approx. 200min.; ViewFinder: Approx. 370 / Approx. 185min. Movies (actual shooting) Monitor: Approx. 75min.; ViewFinder: Approx. 75min. Movies (continuous shooting) Monitor: Approx. 135min.; ViewFinder: Approx. 135min.

Physical Features

Action/Body mounted camera
No
Clip-on Camera
No
360 Camera
No
Colour
Black
Body Construction
Plastic; Metal; Polycarbonate
Waterproof
No
Freezeproof
No
Shockproof
No
Crushproof
No
Dimensions - Width
13.25 cm
Dimensions - Height
9.4 cm
Dimensions - Depth
14.5 cm
Weight (with Batteries)
1095 g
Short Camera Model
Sony RX10 IV
Type
Full-Size Zoom

Image Sensor

Sensor Type
1.0-type Exmor RS CMOS sensor
Sensor Size
13.2 mm x 8.8 mm
Total Pixels
21.0 MP
Effective Pixels
20.1 MP
Image Processor
Advanced BIONZ X image processing engine

Lens

Optical Zoom
(25x optical) 24-600mm; large-aperture zoom lens; 35mm equivalent.
Digital Zoom
20M Approx. 100x / 10M Approx. 140x / 5M Approx. 200x / VGA Approx. 380x
Focus Range
(From the front of the lens) AF (W: Approx. 3cm (0.10 ft.) to infinity; T: Approx.72cm (2.36 ft.) to infinity; f=250mm (35mm format equivalent): Approx. 140cm (4.59ft.) to infinity); Focus range from the image sensor: AF (W: Approx. 18cm (0.59 ft.) to infinity; T: Approx. 92cm (3.02 ft.) to infinity; f=250mm (35mm format equivalent): Approx. 157cm (5.16ft.) to infinity)
Focus Lock
Yes; Half-Depress
Focal Length
f=8.8-220mm
Autofocus System
Fast Hybrid AF
Wide Angle Lens
Yes
Film Required
No

Viewfinder & Monitor

Viewfinder Type
XGA OLED Tru-Finder with 2.35-million dot resolution
LCD Monitor
7.5cm (3.0 type) (4:3) / 1;440000 dots / Xtra Fine / TFT LCD
LCD Monitor Resolution
1.44-million-dot high-resolution LCD screen
Brightness Adjustment
Yes Manual (5 steps) / Sunny Weather
Swivel LCD
Yes
Touchscreen
Yes

Flash

Built-in Flash
Yes
Auto Flash Mode
Yes
Red-Eye Reduction Flash Mode
Yes
Flash On/Off Mode
Yes
Fill-in Flash Mode
Yes
Slow Synchro
Yes
Other Flash Modes
Auto / Flash On / Slow Synchro / Rear Sync. / Flash Off /Wireless (with optional compatible flash)
Flash Range
ISO Auto: Approx. 1.0m to 10.8m (3.28 ft. to 35.43 ft.) (W) / Approx. 1.0m to 6.5m (3.28 ft. to 21.33 ft.) (T); ISO12800: up to Approx. 20.8m (68.24 ft.) (W) / Approx. 12.8m (41.99 ft.) (T)
Flash Exposure Compensation
Not Applicable

Aperture & Exposure

Aperture Range
F2.4 (W) - 4.0 (T)
Shutter Speed Range
iAuto (4 -1/2000*) / Program Auto (30 -1/2000*) / Manual Exposure (Bulb; 30 -1/2000*) / Aperture Priority (30 -1/2000*) / Shutter Priority (30 -1/2000*) At F8 or greater aperture value. Fastest limit at F2.4 is 1/1000.
Evaluative Metering Mode
Yes
Centre-Weighted Average Metering Mode
Yes
Spot Metering Mode
Yes
Other Metering Modes
Multi Pattern / Center Weighted / Spot (Standard/Large) / Entire Screen Avg / Highlight
ISO Sensitivity
(Still Image): Auto (ISO100-12800; selectable with upper / lower limit); 100/125/160/200/250/320/400/ 500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200/4000/5000/6400/8000/10000/12800 (Extendable to ISO64/80); Multi-Frame NR:Auto (ISO100-12800); 100/200/400/800/1600/ 3200/6400/12800/25600 (Movie): Auto:(ISO100 Level-ISO12800 Level; selectable with upper / lower limit);100/125/160/200/250/320 /400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200/4000/5000/6400/8000/10000/12800
Exposure Compensation
+/- 3.0EV; 1/3EV step
Image Stabilization
Yes; Optical SteadyShot
White Balance Modes 1
Auto / Daylight / Shade / Cloudy / Incandescent / Fluor.: Warm White / Fluor.: Cool White / Fluor.: Day White / Fluor.: Daylight / Flash / C.Temp./Filter / Custom

Still Image Features

Auto Mode
Yes
Manual Modes
AUTO (Intelligent Auto/Superior Auto); Program Auto; Aperture Priority; Shutter Speed Priority; Manual Exposure; MR (Memory Recall) (body 3 sets / memory card 4 sets); Movie Mode (Program Auto; Aperture Priority; Shutter Speed Priority; Manual Exposure); HFR Mode (Program Auto; Aperture Priority; Shutter Speed Priority; Manual Exposure); Panorama; Scene Selection
Portrait Mode
Yes
Night Mode
Yes
Number of Preset Scene Modes
(10) Portrait; Sports Action; Macro; Landscape; Sunset; Night Scene; Handheld; Twilight; Night Portrait; Anti Motion Blur
Face Detection
Yes
Self-Timer
10sec. / 5sec. / 2sec. / 3 or 5 consecutive shots with 10sec. 5sec. or 2sec. delay selectable / Bracketing shots with 10sec. 5sec. or 2sec. delay selectable
Continuous Shooting - Highest Quality
24 fps
Continuous Shooting - Medium Quality
24 fps

In-Camera Effects

Red-Eye Removal
No
Black & White
Yes
Sepia
Yes
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-FW50
  • AC Adaptor
  • Micro USB Cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Lens Cap
  • Shoe Cap
  • Lens Hood
  • Eyepiece Cup
  • Instruction Manual

  • The best yet.
    by

    from Brighton Ontario Canada on December 4, 2018

    I have always liked the Sony Bridge cameras. The RX10M4 is my third one and the best one to date. I am a retired semi pro photographer and am not able to walk around with 50 lbs. of equipment, This telephoto lens does it all. Very sharp images, even at full length. It is able to do much more than the average photographer really needs, but it is nice to know that it can. I am very happy with this camera and I would recommend it to any one who enjoys taking good photos.


  • Soney RX 10_ 4
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    from Regina, SK on October 30, 2018

    I purchased this unit based on you tube reviews. The camera is magic and overloaded with extras. I purchased it for the long focal length and to see if this would focus at the top end. Well yes it does but a tri pod is highly recommended. The shots were sharp and clear. For any info on the unit you must go to the net, no manual was included. Their are several other items sony should consider on the next release . Finally, i personally think it is overpriced!


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