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Sony RX100 review

Does Sony's "game changing" premium compact deliver the goods?

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Product Type
Compact Camera
Battery Size Supported
Proprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
Touchscreen
No
Effective Camera Resolution
20.2 Megapixel
GPS
No
USB
Yes
Wide Angle
Yes
PictBridge
No
Product Family
Cyber-shot R
Image Stabilization
Optical
Colour
Black
Optical Zoom
3.6x
Digital Zoom
14x
Brand Name
Sony
Features
Face Detection, Live View, Orientation Sensor, Self-timer, Continuous Shooting Mode, 3D Panorama
Screen Size
7.6 cm (3")
Video Formats
AVCHD, MP4
Viewfinder Type
No
Weight (Approximate)
213 g
Minimum Focus Distance
50 mm
Maximum Image Resolution
5472 x 3648
Maximum Frame Rate
60 fps
Number of Batteries Supported
1
Battery Built-in
No
Battery Rechargeable
Yes
Battery Included
Yes
Display Screen Type
LCD
Image Sensor Type
Exmor CMOS
Total Camera Resolution
20.9 Megapixel
HDMI
Yes
Battery Model Supported
NP-BX1
Memory Card Supported
Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO High Speed Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Eye-Fi Card
Height
58.1 mm
Width
101.6 mm
Depth
35.9 mm
Autofocus Points
25
Product Series
R
Focal Length
10.40 mm to 37.10 mm
Image Formats
JPEG, RAW
Flash Modes
Auto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Rear Curtain Sync, Slow Sync
Focus Modes
Auto, Manual
Manufacturer
Sony Corporation
Product Model
DSC-RX100
Product Name
RX100 Digital Compact Camera
Product Line
Cyber-shot
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
DSCRX100.CEH
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.sony.co.uk
Marketing Information

Loads more detail

It's all about the sensor, and bigger is definitely better. Around four times larger than the sensor in many point-and-shoot cameras, the brand-new 1.0-type Exmor CMOS sensor with 20.2 effective megapixels captures detail packed images with low noise.

Battery Life
330 Shot/2.75 Hour Video
Package Contents
  • RX100 Digital Compact Camera
  • Battery NP-BX1
  • AC Adaptor AC-UD11
  • Micro USB Cable
  • Wrist Strap
  • Shoulder Strap Adaptor
  • Instruction Manual
Display Resolution
1229000 Pixel
Limited Warranty
1 Year

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