Sony Cyber-shot RX100

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 is a new compact digital camera with world’s first 1-inch type 20.2 megapixel EXMOR CMOS sensor and an integrated Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar lens with 3.6x optical zoom range. The new Sony Cyber-shot RX100 features also a high-resolution 3-inch 1,229k dot Xtra Fine LCD display and a new WhiteMagic technology. Similar to a DSLR interface, the Sony RX100 has a choice of auto and manual focus mode for enhanced image control.

The Sony Cyber-shot RX100 features Sony’s latest Bionz image processor which enables a sensitivity from ISO 100-6400 or up to ISO 25,600 in the expanded settings. The Sony RX100 is built around an aluminium body and it is an accomplished partner for travel, portraits or street photography. This point-and-shoot camera is a step-up for enthusiasts who want to capture pristine stills and full HD video while they are on the move.

Sony Cyber-shot RX100

 

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 specifications:

  • ┬áSensor: 1.0″ Exmor CMOS sensor; 20.2 effective MP
  • Lens: Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar
  • Aperture: F1.8 – 4.9
  • Optical zoom: 3.6x
  • Digital zoom: aprox. 14x
  • Display: 3.0″, 1229k dots Xtra Fine TruBlack TFT LCD
  • Image stabilization: Optical SteadyShot with Active Mode Image Stabilization
  • Storage: Memory Stick Duo/ Memory Stick PRO Duo, SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card
  • Video: AVCHD, 1920×1080, 60p
  • Connectivity: Micro HDMI, Micro USB, USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed)

Sony Cybershot RX100 point-and-shoot camera

 

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 reviews:

In Sony Cyber-shot RX100 review, the techradar.com website noted that one of the most useful features of the Sony RX100 is the ability to add up to seven different functions to the Fn button. More about this and also about a lot of tests with RX100 you can read in this review. This websites concludes:

For those looking for a back-up camera for when the DSLR is too bulky or inconvenient, Sony has produced a truly great camera that should also appeal to anybody wanting to trade up from a mobile phone or budget compact camera.

The Sony Cyber-shot RX100 is built around the interface Sony has been using on its SLR and SLT cameras and has been developed with high levels of user interaction in mind. More about controls and user interface of Sony RX100 you can read on Sony Cyber-shot RX100 100 review by dpreview.com

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 lens details

 

Autofocus on the Sony RX100 is very quick, ranging from 0.153 second at wide angle and 0.266 second at telephoto. That is deep into phase-detect SLR territory and is a major advantage over the RX100’s competitors. More about this, but also the opinions of several experts about Sony RX100 you can find on Sony Cyber-shot RX review from imaging-resource.com website. Here you can also find plenty of optical tests.

The Auto White Balance of the Sony RX100 delivered nice, consistently neutral results and the level of detail from 20.2 MP sensor is impressive for a camera of this class. More about performance and image quality of new Sony Cyber-shot RX100 you can read on whatdigitalcamera.com website.

Sony Cybershot RX100 controls

3.6x optical zoom from Sony RX100

 

Sony RX100 picture

 

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 aluminum compact body

 


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