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
HD Movie Mode
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
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
Built-in Devices
Microphone, Speaker
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