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The best Sony cameras for wildlife photography are the professional and mid-range DSLRs under the Alpha product line. Some of these cameras are also the compact system cameras which support continuous autofocus focus mode. Supporting the Wi-Fi connectivity feature, some of the below listed top-rated cameras also make use of remote control system and all of them are available at a price of at least $800.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV


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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
Sony A7 II
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II
Sony A5100
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
Sony A7 II
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II
Sony A5100
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Release Date
Sep 2015
Mar 2015
Aug 2015
Sep 2015
Sep 2014
Focus Type
Contrast Detect (sensor), Multi-area, Center, Selective single-point, Tracking, Single, Continuous AF, Face Detection, Live View, Manual focus
Contrast Detect (sensor), Phase Detect, Multi-area, Center, Selective single-point, Single, Continuous AF, Face Detection, Live View, Manual focus
Contrast Detect (sensor), Multi-area, Center, Selective single-point, Tracking, Single, Continuous AF, Face Detection, Live View
Contrast Detect (sensor), Multi-area, Center, Selective single-point, Tracking, Single, Continuous AF, Face Detection, Live View, Manual focus
Contrast Detect (sensor), Phase Detect, Multi-area, Center, Selective single-point, Tracking, Single, Continuous AF, Touch, Face Detection, Live View, Manual focus
Frames Per Second
16.0 Frames
5.0 Frames
10.0 Frames
14.0 Frames
6.0 Frames
Camera Type
Compact
SLR-style mirrorless
Compact
SLR-like (bridge)
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Optical Zoom
2.9 x
30.0 x
8.3 x
Resolution
20.0 Megapixel
24.0 Megapixel
18.0 Megapixel
20.0 Megapixel
24.0 Megapixel
Image Sensor Type
BSI-CMOS
CMOS
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
CMOS
LCD Screen Size
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
Image Sensor Size
13.23 mm
43.04 mm
2.5 mm
13.23 mm
28.2 mm

Overall, the Sony RX100 IV is an amazing feat of engineering and design.

It all adds up to make the Sony A7 II a very attractive camera.

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V is a solid entry in the world of compact superzooms.

most complete all-in-one camera

world’s smallest, lightest interchangeable lens camera