Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 prices and specs
The Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 was released on Jun 6, 2012. For today the lowest price for the device is $998.00.
The Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 belongs to the category of large sensor compact cameras. It means that the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 is smaller than DSLR cameras but nevertheless captures perfect photos and has a variety of shooting modes.
The device can shoot pictures at 20 megapixels highest resolution. But if you want to get better image quality the more important thing is a sensor size. The Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 has a 1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm) sensor. The camera with such sensor size will become the best choice if you want to produce pictures of a good quality but don't want to use big inconvenient DSLR cameras. And if you want to make pictures of the professional quality pay attention to Leica Q (Typ 116).
The Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 has max shutter speed of 1/2000 sec. It is an average shutter speed that is rather good for making action pictures of a very good quality. The Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 records perfect videos in Full HD resolution.
The lens is fixed and you won't be able to switch it. The lens provides low 3x optical zoom.
The Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 battery life will be enough to take up to 330 pictures.
Screen & Viewfinder
Lens & Focus
Physical & Battery
Image ratio w:h
Sensor photo detectors
White balance presets
Custom white balance
Minimum shutter speed
Maximum shutter speed
Manual exposure mode
Subject / scene modes
Focal length (equiv.)
Macro focus range
Number of focus points
Weight (inc. batteries)
Battery Life (CIPA)
- Jun 6, 2012
- Large sensor compact
- 20 megapixels
- 5472 x 3648
- 1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
- 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
- 5472 x 3080, 4864 x 3648, 3888 x 2592, 3648 X 3648, 3648 x 2736, 2736 x 1824, 2592 x 1944, 2592 x 1944
- 21 megapixels
- Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600
- Yes (1)
- 30 sec
- 1/2000 sec
- Yes (Pop-up)
- Auto, On, Off, Slow Sync
- 10.0 fps
- Yes (2 or 10 sec, Portrait 1/2)
- ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
- (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV steps)
- WhiteMagic TFT LCD
- 1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
- MPEG-4, AVCHD
- 28–100 mm
- Contrast Detect (sensor)
- Selective single-point
- Face Detection
- Yes (14x)
- 5 cm (1.97″)
- 240 g (0.53 lb / 8.47 oz)
- 102 x 58 x 36 mm (4 x 2.29 x 1.41″)
- Battery Pack
- Lithium-Ion NP-BX1 battery and charger
- SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
- USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
- Yes (Micro HDMI)
- Eye-Fi Connected
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Rating 9.00 from 10
- Alex Robb, 2017-02-06
The Sony Cyber-shot RX100 is the company's first pocket-sized advanced compact, and comes with a rich feature set that includes a larger than average 20.3MP sensor; a high quality 3.6x Zeiss optical zoom with a fast f/1.8 maximum aperture; full manual control and the ability to shoot Raw images; a range of built-in digital filter effects and, last but not least, the ability to record 1080p Full HD movies.