Exquisite image quality and high-end handling are available for the first time in a truly compact camera. The Cyber-shot® RX100 features a massive 1" sensor and large-aperture F1.8 lens with integrated control ring for intuitive access to settings. Combined with supreme ISO sensitivity, you'll enjoy richly-detailed results with remarkably low noise even in challenging lighting conditions. Whether you're a pro looking for a premium compact camera, or simply want to take your point and shoot photography to the next level, the RX100 offers excellent quality and SLR-like operation in a sophisticated, pocket-friendly package you'll want to take everywhere.
Massive 20.2MP Image Sensor
Compared to the average point and shoot 1/2.3" sensor size, the RX100 boasts a large, specially developed 1" Exmor CMOS sensor to capture more light from your scene and reproduce every stunning detail with greater fidelity. Original dual noise reduction and column A/D conversion further decrease noise to ensure smooth, clear reproduction&mdasheven in low-light settings.
Legendary Carl Zeiss® optics and unrivalled Sony imaging technology come together in the RX100's high-performance Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* lens. Despite its compact dimensions, this extraordinary lens offers supremely accurate performance, 3.6x optical zoom and an enormous F1.8 circular aperture for gorgeous defocused backgrounds. An integrated control ring puts easy, intuitive access to camera settings right at your fingertips.
Wide Range ISO Sensitivity
Shoot in nearly any light with natural results thanks to sensitivity that ranges from ISO 125 to 6400. Let the Auto ISO mode automatically determine the most appropriate setting, or manually expand sensitivity for greater control. The bright lens, extra large sensor and precision image processing work together to ensure remarkably low noise in a wide range of lighting conditions.
Complete Creative Control
Get SLR-like handling with a full range of controls for video and still shooting-from Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority and Manual (P/A/S/M) modes for more advanced photographers, to an incredibly effective iAuto mode perfect for beginners. On-screen prompts help you refine your skills, build confidence and exercise greater creative control.
RAW Image Capture
Save pictures as compact JPEG files, ultra high-quality RAW files, or both at once. When shooting in RAW format, images are saved prior to de-mosaicing or applying white balance, sharpness and color enhancement for maximum latitude when enhancing images on your PC.
Gorgeous Full HD Video
Create amazingly clear, extra-smooth movies with Full HD 1080/60p video capture in the AVCHD Ver. 2.0 (progressive) format at a high frame rate of 60 fps. You can even record fast-moving subjects and dark settings with astonishing clarity thanks to the large image sensor and high-performance lens.
Uniquely smart and easy-to-use, PlayMemories Home™ software makes organizing, editing and sharing your photos and videos a cinch. Instantly import and sort your content by event or date. Then transform your favorites from ordinary to extraordinary with intuitive adjustments and stunning filters. You can even create heartwarming slide-shows complete with transitions and soundtracks in 3 simple steps. Finally, share your picks privately with family and friends or on popular social networking sites like Facebook® and YouTube™. PlayMemories Online™ service can even securely store your content in the cloud allowing virtually all of your devices to access it anytime, anyplace.
Low-light ISO 6400 sensitivity
Incredibly clear low-light pictures without sacrificing detail, made possible by the low-noise Exmor® CMOS image sensor and refined BIONZ® image processor.
|Camera Type||Professional compact digital camera|
|Lens Type||Carl Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar T*|
|Digital Zoom||20M approx. 14x / 10M approx. 20x / 5M approx. 28x / VGA approx. 54x|
|Focal Length (35mm equivalent)||Still 16:9 29-105mm / Still 4:3 30-108mm / Still 3:2 28-100mm / Still 1:1 36-127mm / Movie 16:9 29-105mm (Std), 33-120mm (Active) / Movie 4:3 36-128 mm (Std), 41-146mm (Active)|
|Lens Construction||7 elements in 6 groups ( including AA lens)|
|Aperture Blade||Iris diaphragm (7 blades)|
|Clear Image Zoom||7.2x|
|Focal Distance||AF approx. 5cm to infinity (W), approx. 55cm to infinity (T)|
|Steady Shot Mode:Active||[Still image] Optical [Movie] Active Mode, Optical type with electronic compensation (Anti-rolling)|
|Metering Modes||Multi segment / Center weighted / Spot?|
|Exposure Compensation||+/- 3.0EV, 1/3EV step|
|Scene Mode(s)||Portrait, Anti Motion Blur, Sports Action, Pet, Gourmet, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Night Portrait, Fireworks, High Sensitivity|
|D-Range Optimizer||Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level), Auto High Dynamic Range: Auto exposure difference, Exposure difference level (1.0-6.0EV, 1.0-EV step)|
|Creative Style||Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Black & White|
|White Balance Mode||Auto/Daylight/Shade/Cloudy/Incandescent/Fluor (Warm White)/Fluor (Cool White)/Fluor (Day White)/Fluor (Daylight)/Flash/C. Temp., Filter/Custom|
|ISO Sensitivity (Movie)||Auto (ISO125-3200 equivalent, selectable with upper/lower limit), 125/200/400/800/1600/3200|
|Picture Effect(s)||Toy Camera, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Color, High Contrast Monochrome, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolor, Illustration|
|Still Image Playback Options||Control for HDMI, Slideshow|
|Weights and Measurements|
|Dimensions (Approx.)||4" x 2 3/8" x 1 7/16" (101.6 x 58.1 x 35.9mm)|
|Weight (Approx.)||8.5 oz (240g)|
|Weight(Approx) (Main unit only)||7.5 oz (213g)|
|Imaging Sensor||1.0" (13.2 x 8.8mm) Exmor™ CMOS sensor, aspect ratio 3:2|
|Pixel Gross||20.9MP (approx.)|
|Effective Picture Resolution||20.2MP (approx.)|
|LCD Type||3.0" (7.5cm) (4:3) / 1,229k dots / Xtra Fine / TruBlack / TFT LCD|
|Brightness Control||Auto / Manual (5 steps) / Sunny Weather mode|
|Shutter Type||iAuto (4-1/2000) / Program Auto (1-1/2000) / Manual (Bulb, 30-1/2000) / Aperture Priority (8-1/2000) / Shutter Priority (30-1/2000)|
|Continuous Shooting Speed||10 fps at 20.2MP|
|Self-timer||10sec. / 2sec. / Self portrait / Self timer Cont.|
|Sweep Panorama||Sweep Panorama|
|Face Detection||8 Faces (Off / On(Registered Faces) / On)|
|Image Stabilization||Optical SteadyShot™ with Active Mode Image Stabilization4|
|Battery Type||LITHIUM ION NP-BX1 (supplied)|
|Power Consumption (in Operation)||Approx. 1.5W|
|Media Type||Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo (High Speed), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card|
|Still Image Mode||JPEG, RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)|
|Still Image Size 16:9||L: 17M (5472x3080); M: 7.5M (3648 x 2056); S:4.2M (2720 x 1528)|
|Still Image Size 3:2||L: 20M (5472 x 3648; M: 10M (3888 x 2592); S: 5.0M (2736 x 1824)|
|Still Image Size 4:3||L: 18M (4864 x 3648); M: 10M (3648 x 2736); S: 5.0M (2592 x 1944); VGA|
|Panorama Still Image Size||[3:2] L: 20M (5472x3648)/M: 10M (3888x2592)/S: 5.0M (2736x1824)|
|Video Format||AVCHD Ver2.0, MP4|
|Video Mode||AVCHD: 28M PS (1920x1080, 60p) / 24M FX (1920x1080, 60i ) / 17M FH (1920x1080, 60i)MP4: 12M (1440x1080, 30 fps) / 3M VGA (640x480 30 fps)|
|Photo Capture from Movie||Yes|
|Focus System||Single-shot AF (AF-S) / Continuous AF (AF-C) / Direct Manual Focus (DMF) / Manual Focus|
|AF Modes||Multi point AF (25 points) / Center weighted AF / Flexible spot / Flexible spot (tracking focus) / Flexible sport (face tracking)|
|Flash Modes||Auto/Fill-flash/Slow Sync/Rear Sync/Off|
|Flash Coverage||ISO Auto 0.30m to 17.1m (W)/0.55m to 6.3m (T) (Approx.1' 3/4"" to Approx.56' 1 3/4"")(W)ISO 6400 up to 24.2m (W)/8.9m (T)|
|Memory Card Slot||MS Duo and SD/SDHC/SDXC Compatible|
|HD Output||Micro HDMI|
|USB Port(s)||Micro USB, Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0)|