Sony DSC-RX100 Digital Camera - Black

Sony
Product #:
SYCD579
Manufacturer #:
DSCRX100/B

- 20.2 MP
- Exmor 1" CMOS Image Sensor
- f/1.8 Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T Lens 
- 3.6x Optical Zoom
- P/A/S/M Modes for Video & Stills 
- HD 1080/60p Video Capture
- Low-Light ISO 6400 Sensitivity
- Capture JPEG files, RAW files, or both
- Play Memories

Total Resolution:
20.9 MP
Total Resolution:
The full count of pixels on a camera's sensor.
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Video Resolution:
1920 x 1080: 60 fps, 50 fps 1440 x 1080: 30 fps, 25 fps 640 x 480: 30 fps, 25 fps
Video Resolution:
The measurement in height x width of a captured video file. Common sizes are VGA, 720p, and 1080p.
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Lens Type:
28-100mm (Wide-Angle, Standard, Short telephoto)
Lens Type:
This is the type of lens.
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Overview

Overview

The Sony DSC-RX100 Digital Camera is packed with innumerable attributes and high-end functions to make your photography experiences vivid. Users are offered a truly incredible experience with many new and innovative features that have been included in the DSC-RX100. It is stylishly designed with a sleek and slender frame and is lightweight to boot. It is available in a riveting black color and even features a 3.6x optical zoom lens, plus a high-end 20.2 MP 1-inch Exmor 13.2 x 8.8 mm CMOS low light image sensor. It is even equipped with Sony's optical and electronic image stabilization method. This digital camera is packed with countless more amazing features and the latest technological advancements to provide you with crystal clear image quality in each and every shot you capture.

Optics and Focus

The Sony DSC-RX100 is equipped with Sony's patented 3.6x optical zoom lens with a wide 28 mm angle to boot, which is truly path-breaking in its league. The amazing wide angle lens delivers a remarkably large coverage area to conduct a number of tasks with consummate ease. The 3.6x optical zoom lens also features a 7.2x digital zoom, which produces a 25.92x combined zoom. Starting at a 28 mm wide-angle, the zoom can effortlessly reach an angle of up till 100 mm. This camera even features an astounding focal length in the range of 10.4 (W)–37.1 (T) mm. Another impressive factor is its aperture range, which reads f/1.8 (W) - f/4.9 (T). The lens even comes with an in-built flash and a premium ISO light sensitivity ranging from 125 to 25,600.

Sensor and Screen

This Sony digital camera boasts of a technologically progressive 20.2 MP 1-inch Exmor 13.2 x 8.8 mm CMOS low light image sensor that enables crystal clear photos along with full HD video shooting. The camera's sensor is fashioned in such a way that it works magnificently well with the lens. This allows bright and clear images even at the long end of the zoom. The camera further boasts of a 3.0-inch Xtra Fine rear LCD monitor with TFT technology, five steps of brightness alteration, and a complete HD resolution of 1,229,000 dots, so that you receive superior quality video and sound in every instance.

Image and Video

The camera boasts of the ground-breaking optical and electronic image stabilization technology that guarantees clear images sans any kind of blur. It focuses on the prime aspect of your picture and automatically modifies the camera's focus. The DSC-RX100 also enables you take extreme closeup shots effortlessly. Furthermore, you are entitled to capture your photos at a supreme burst rate of 10 fps. All your videos are brilliantly shot in a 1080p full HD resolution at 60fps with a system that is literally operated at your fingertips. In other words, the camera features a user-friendly technique for shooting all your videos. The output of your videos are further enhanced with the smart auto-focus technology that comes in handy for swiftly mobile objects or shooting from far off distances.

Other Features

Other brilliant features of the Sony DSC-RX100 Digital Camera include a memory recall mode that provides as much as three groups of your preferred settings to choose from, plus an auto HDR mode that augments scene exposure and detailing, along with providing better mid-tones and shadow details. The camera is also equipped with panorama and picture effect modes. 

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Specifications

Brand
Sony - Sony cameras
Image Sensor
Total Resolution: 20.9 MP
Total Resolution:
The full count of pixels on a camera's sensor.

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Sensor Type: Exmor CMOS sensor
Sensor Type:
Describes the makeup, build, and technology of the sensor that is in the camera.

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Display Specifications
Dots: 1229000 dots
Dots:
A measurement of the LCD Monitor's resolution not by width by height, but rather the total amount of dots.

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Detailed Specifications
Image Stabilization: Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilization with Active mode
Image Stabilization:
This is a family of techniques used to reduce blurring associated with the motion of a camera during exposure. Image stabilization helps in low light situations using slower shutter speeds.

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Shutter
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)
Shutter Type:
Blades or some type of cover that controls the time during which light reaches the film or sensor. Older cameras use mechanical shutters while new cameras use electronic shutters.

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Self Timer: 10sec. / 2sec. / Self portrait / Self timer Cont.
Self Timer:
Allows a delay between pressing the shutter release button and the actual firing of the shutter. Commonly used to give photographers time to put themselves in the shot and to take photos without having to physically have their hands on the camera during exposure.

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Focus Control
Face Detection: Yes
Face Detection:
Type of face detection that a camera has.

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Control Specifications
ISO Speed: Auto (ISO125-3200 equivalent, selectable with upper/lower limit), 125/200/400/800/1600/3200
ISO Speed:
The ISO speed setting dictates sensitivity to light. The higher the ISO speed, the more sensitive the film or digital sensor is to light. Higher ISOs have the effect of noise in an image. The actual ISO at which the noise occurs varies from camera to camera. Low ISOs are generally used for brighter lighting conditions and high ISOs are often used for low light or action shots.

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Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV, 1/3EV step
Exposure Compensation:
Refers to the option for the user to override the internal light meter in the camera to either OVER or UNDER expose based on middle/18% gray. This is especially useful when photographing either extremely white/bright scenes or when in very dark/dimly lit scenarios.

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Meter Modes: Multi segment / Center weighted / Spot?
Meter Modes:
The various modes in which the camera will measure light. Most DSLRs and some advanced point and shoots have the ability to meter an entire scene (matrix/evaluative) or a specific point (centerweighted/spot)

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A/V Mode
Video Resolution: 1920 x 1080: 60 fps, 50 fps 1440 x 1080: 30 fps, 25 fps 640 x 480: 30 fps, 25 fps
Video Resolution:
The measurement in height x width of a captured video file. Common sizes are VGA, 720p, and 1080p.

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Video Clip Length: Up to 29 Min
Video Clip Length:
The longest clip that a video camera can record.

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Video Recording System: Yes, NTSC/PAL
Video Recording System:
Describes the camera's video recording capability. Will describe the camera's video recording system, image sensor, video resolution, as well as other pertinent information related to the camera's video recording.

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Audio Recording: With Video
Audio Recording:
Describes the camera's audio recording capability. Will describe the type of microphone and any additional XLR/miniphone jacks.

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Physical Specifications
Dimensions: 4" x 2 3/8" x 1 7/16" (101.6 x 58.1 x 35.9mm)
Dimensions:
The measurements of an object.

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Weight: Weight (Approx.) : 8.5 oz (240g) Weight(Approx) (Main unit only) : 7.5 oz (213g )
Weight:
The physical weight of the item without packaging.

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Color: Black
Color:
The color of the item.

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Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Built-in Flash:
A flash that is embedded or part of the camera. Built-in flashes are found in both DSLR and Point & Shoot cameras. Although practical because of their small size and ease of use, built-in flashes are often ineffective and/or unflattering as a main source of light.

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Operating Range: 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)
Operating Range:
The minimum and maximum distance of effective flash.

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Flash Modes: Auto/Fill-flash/Slow Sync/Rear Sync/Off
Flash Modes:
Different modes that determines how a flash will be used in a photo.

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Interface
Computer: Micro USB, Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0)
Computer:
The hardware within a computer system which carries out the instructions of a computer program by performing the basic arithmetical, logical, and input/output operations of the system.

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Imaging & Exposure Control
White Balance: Auto/Daylight/Shade/Cloudy/Incandescent/Fluor (Warm White)/Fluor (Cool White)/Fluor (Day White)/Fluor (Daylight)/Flash/C. Temp., Filter/Custom
White Balance:
White Balance is the process of removing unrealistic color casts so that objects which appear white in person are rendered white in your photo.

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Power System
Battery Type: Lithium Ion NP-BX1 (supplied)
Battery Type:
The type of battery for a device. Some cameras use single use alkaline while others use rechargeable lithium batteries.

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Recording Data
Image Formats: Still Images: JPEG, RAW Movies: MPEG-4 AVCHD
Image Formats:
The types of files that a particular camera produces. All cameras output JPEG images, but some of the more sophisticated models will shoot in RAW mode. RAW Image Formats will vary based on manufacturer.

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Brand
Brand: Sony
LCD Monitor
LCD Type: Xtra Fine / TruBlack / TFT LCD
LCD Type:
Type of LCD monitor.

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LCD Size: 3.0"
LCD Size:
The Size of an LCD monitor.

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Focusing Control
Focus Modes: Multi point AF (25 points) / Center weighted AF / Flexible spot / Flexible spot (tracking focus) / Flexible sport (face tracking)
Focus Modes:
The types of focus modes an item has.

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Camera Attributes
Sensor Size: 13.2 x 8.8mm
Sensor Size:
Refers to the actual physical size of the imaging sensor in the camera. A sensor that has the same dimensions as a 35mm frame of film is considered to be "full" frame. Other smaller sensor sizes are described in terms relative to a "full" sized sensor. (e.g. an APS-C 1.5x crop sensor)

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Camera Type: Professional compact digital
Camera Type:
The type of camera. Examples: SLR, point and shoot, mirrorless.

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Lens
Digital Zoom: 20M approx. 14x / 10M approx. 20x / 5M approx. 28x / VGA approx. 54x
Digital Zoom:
A function of a digital camera that makes an image seem close-up.

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Focusing Range: AF approx. 5cm to infinity (W), approx. 55cm to infinity (T)
Focusing Range:
The range a camera is able to focus on for a certain image.

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Focal Length: Still16:9 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)
Focal Length:
The distance between the film and the optical center of the lens when the lens is focused on infinity.

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Lens Specs
Lens Type: 28-100mm (Wide-Angle, Standard, Short telephoto)
Lens Type:
This is the type of lens.

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Maximum Aperture: f/1.8-4.9
Maximum Aperture:
How wide a lens can be opened.

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In The Box

- Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 Digital Camera (Black)
- Battery NP-BX1
- AC Adapter (AC-UD11)
- Micro USB Cable
- Wrist Strap
- Shoulder Strap Adapter
- Instruction Manual

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