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Sony DSCRX100M3B Digital Camera

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20.1MP 2.9x CMOS 11x Dec 2014
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39 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This compact camera was given a "Gold" award by What Digital Camera who concluded that this Sony camera was terrific.

Excellent Expert Reviews

This compact camera received a score of 93 out of 100 from expert review site What Digital Camera. If all the compact cameras that were launched more than a year ago are ranked by average expert review score then this camera is in the top 1%.

User Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 105 user reviews this digital camera has an exceptional average user rating.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Some people who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good viewfinder. Andrew Cook rated it 4 stars and he mentioned “The viewfinder is much better than on the device Amazon sent me” in his review of this digital camera. This year Bur70n wrote in their review of the Sony DSC-RX100M3 “Additional with the model is the viewfinder which is great when things are bright outside or you just really want to focus on the subject your taking the photo of”. Euel Lane said in their review “Somehow finding room for a viewfinder and an even better lens, they did” .

A number of Sony DSC-RX100M3 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it had a good screen. Androo wrote “The viewfinder and tilt screen just essential” in their review. Bur70n said this month “The screen is very clear and I like the fact its not touch screen as this would mean you get finger prints all over it” and gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars. Michael J. Davies wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Ignore the M2 as it is a waste of time, more expensive than the M1 and has a flippy screen (nice) and a hot shoe which you will never use”.

Nine people who purchased the Sony DSC-RX100M3 reckoned that it had an electronic viewfinder. Dave he said in his review of this digital camera “In the cold of autumn night the EVF failed completely until it was put somewhere warm for a while”. Jane scored it 5 stars and she wrote in her review of the Sony DSC-RX100M3 “And the evf is so good to have”. Mr. David Brown he wrote in his review of this digital camera “Better longer faster lens, 4K video, better EVF, etc”.

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Good Video Capture

Sixteen people said in their reviews that the Sony DSC-RX100M3 was good for video recording. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon this year “Great camera, really has nice sharp details and the same quality when zoomed in with the lens! The video quality is also good”. Gsig wrote in their review of the Sony DSC-RX100M3 on Amazon “Produces fantastic pictures and video”. Two years ago John K. Bradford mentioned in his review of the Sony DSC-RX100M3 on Amazon “Flippable LCD main screen for selfies, make this thing a near perfect Picture & video camera”.

Good Quality Lens

Some Sony DSC-RX100M3 owners who reviewed the Sony DSC-RX100M3 reckoned that it had a good lens. 123abc rated it 5 stars and said “If you don't need to function to change lens, this is a great camera”. Last year Androo gave it a score of 5 stars and said in their review on Amazon “And the new lens is sharp at 70mm”. Androo also said “The new lens seems a bit sharper than the old one, which itself was no slouch”.

A few customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good zoom. In November last year Androo scored the product 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Think carefully about that zoom range”. Dave scored this digital camera 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “The lack of a powerful zoom is rarely an issue”. Gwchimp wrote in their review of the Sony DSC-RX100M3 on Amazon “The M3 does have a different lens to the M2, I think the difference is that the M2 has more zoom range (gets closer to far away objects”.

One Sony DSC-RX100M3 owner who reviewed it concluded that it had a good autofocus.

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Good Quality Pictures

A number of customers who purchased the Sony DSC-RX100M3 reckoned that it was able to produce good images. Amazonshopper wrote in their Sony DSC-RX100M3 review “Great photos & some great effects (eg you can choose from the camera to put the whole picture in black & white except for certain colours”. Amazonshopper also mentioned “If you're using it for family snaps it's not a problem at all - allowed lots of family selfies when we took it to Orlando and great picture quality”. Amazonshopper also wrote “Still provide the same high quality photos”.

A few customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good in low light. Andrew Lang gave it a rating of 5 stars and he wrote “Really good in low light conditions there's nearly nothing you can't do with this camera”. Catalystchris gave the product a very good rating and said in their Sony DSC-RX100M3 review on Amazon last year “Great for low-light shots without distraction of flash”. Dave scored it 5 stars and he mentioned in his review “The low light ability is second to none and with the 20mp sensor”.

A few Sony DSC-RX100M3 owners who bought the Sony DSC-RX100M3 wrote that it had a good image sensor. J. W. Treadaway said in their review of the Sony DSC-RX100M3 on Amazon “Sensor is excellent” and gave it a rating of 4 stars. N. Cooper gave the product a score of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Some time in 2011 Fuji released the X10 which ticked a lot of boxes for me, compact(ish), larger than normal sensor and good manual zoom lens with viewfinder”. N. Cooper also said “I loved it, APS-C sensor, flash you can bounce off ceilings, wifi, touch screen, flip screen”.

Some people who reviewed it said that it had a good picture resolution. John K. Bradford rated it as excellent and he wrote on Amazon “Night shooting excellent, pulling light from low level dinner tables & out door night time scenes, day shooting with vibrance & detail, low noise, high contrast” in his review of the Sony DSC-RX100M3.

Three Sony DSC-RX100M3 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good ISO range. Rick Corbishley wrote in November “And of course good ISO performance, quick focus, no shutter lag, reasonable zoom etc” in his review. Stann mentioned on Amazon “Excellent high ISO performance” in their review of the Sony DSC-RX100M3. This year Theprof gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “ISO 6400 is fine for screen use or small prints, ISO 2000 can even give you quite large prints – that is amazing for a camera so small” in their review of the Sony DSC-RX100M3.

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Robust

Several Sony DSC-RX100M3 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was well made. Ajtunak gave it a very good review score and said in their review of this digital camera “The camera is also very well built”. Andrew Cook gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and he said on Amazon “If feels nice and solid - apart from the viewfinder when you pop it up, which is really rattly” in his review of this digital camera. Euel Lane mentioned in their Sony DSC-RX100M3 review on Amazon “Solidly built and worth every penny”.

Three customers said in their reviews that it was strong and durable. 123abc scored this digital camera very highly and mentioned on Amazon “Some people ask if the camera is durable? Like anyone would drop this on the floor to answer you” in their review of this digital camera. Two years ago Edward wrote on Amazon “On the plus side I have to say that the camera feels robust and it produces good quality images” in his review of this digital camera. In the same month Philbert wrote “The thing I have been most impressed by is how sturdy it is”.

Two people said in their reviews that it was reliable. Amazonshopper said in their review “It clearly won't be anywhere as good as a DSLR with a zoom (which is when my trusty Canon comes out” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100. In November last year Ludovico Sforza wrote “Bought as a replacement for my trusty G12 which, while it has not packed up completely, certainly has problems i.e” in their review.

One Sony DSC-RX100M3 owner who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to damage or scratch. J Weston said in November last year “On returning it to Sony I was told it was due to water damage” but even so they gave it a score of 20 out of 100.

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Good Support

Several people said in their reviews that the product had good technical guidance. Djm said “It doesn't help that the full manual is not very good at explaining the concepts behind the large number of features” . Featheronawire said on Amazon “It takes regular SD cards so makes life simple, though the manual refers to sticks as well” and scored this digital camera 5 stars. Lady Fancifull said “What I did find was a rather wonderful guide written in plain English, by Alexander White, , which is infinitely more user-friendly than the Sony instruction manual” in her Sony DSC-RX100M3 review and rated the product as very good.

Nice Design

Eleven Sony DSC-RX100M3 owners who purchased the Sony DSC-RX100M3 thought it was good looking. Androo wrote “This is pretty rare for me because I usually flit about” and scored it 5 stars. Assisi said in their review of this digital camera “The pictures it takes are beautiful, there's no denying that at all”. J. W. Treadaway said in their review on Amazon “The rear screen is pretty good”.

Some people who bought the product wrote that it was ergonomic. A few weeks ago Millionsofpeaches wrote “Ergonomically I could find complaint with some controls.” and rated the product 5 stars. Southeastalex said last year “After using it for several months it's ergonomics are just lovely” .

One Sony DSC-RX100M3 reviewer who purchased the Sony DSC-RX100M3 reckoned that it had a good case. Assisi wrote in their review on Amazon “The worst part of this camera for me is the casing and body” yet they only rated it 2 stars.

One Sony DSC-RX100M3 owner mentioned in their reviews that the Sony DSC-RX100M3 was smooth. One Sony DSC-RX100M3 owner concluded that the product was neat. Lee Bridle wrote “Very neatly implemented”.

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Good Size

A few Sony DSC-RX100M3 owners who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was compact. Amazon Customer said this year “Quickly so there's no delay in what you want it to do, definitely a great compact camera” in their Sony DSC-RX100M3 review. D J Epps wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon two years ago “Best current compact camera” and rated it 5 stars. Epsilon wrote “Best pocketable high end compact” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

One person who bought the product considered that it was a good weight. Gwchimp said “Excellent low light, speed, weight, compactness and functions”. One Sony DSC-RX100M3 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was heavy and bulky. Judge Roughneck scored this digital camera very highly and mentioned “I've never been a fan of the big and bulky DLSR”.

One person who bought it considered that it was lightweight. Two years ago Lady Fancifull wrote “Just carried a lightweight basic digital point”.

One Sony DSC-RX100M3 reviewer who reviewed the Sony DSC-RX100M3 considered that it was a good depth. Neilc gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon in November last year “Great low light performance, great short depth of field, very quick to start up”.

One Sony DSC-RX100M3 owner who reviewed it wrote that it was a good size. S. A. Burdett said “Nice size and feel”.

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Good Connectivity

Several Sony DSC-RX100M3 owners who purchased it thought it was wifi compatible. 123abc scored the product 5 stars and said two years ago “The Lens is beautiful, has wifi, 180 degree flip screen” in their review of this digital camera. Dave wrote “The wifi is good”. Judge Roughneck wrote in their Sony DSC-RX100M3 review on Amazon in November last year “It's all here, Wifi, NFC, Built in ND filter, electronic lens cap, all the modes you can possibly ever want, including 2 memories”.

One person said in their reviews that it was good in terms of USB connections. One customer who reviewed it said that it had gps. Ludovico Sforza rated it as excellent and mentioned on Amazon “I would have liked integrated GPS” in their review.

One person said in their reviews that the product had email functionality. Rose M said in her Sony DSC-RX100M3 review “Wifi transfer to phone / tablet / computer really easy and makes emailing photos to friends / family very quick”.

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Good Product Quality

Fourty Sony DSC-RX100M3 reviewers who bought this digital camera reckoned that it was good quality. In November Ajtunak rated the product as excellent and mentioned on Amazon “I feel confident in the quality i can obtain”. Ajtunak also mentioned “Pocketable, capable of excellent image quality under the right conditions”. Amazon Customer rated the product 5 stars and said “Excellent quality” in their review of this digital camera.

Easy to Use

A few Sony DSC-RX100M3 reviewers agreed that this digital camera was easy to use. Androo said on Amazon “You find a heck of a lot of other changes too (wi-fi, zebra striping and a handy ND filter, with auto mode, among the highlights), many of them very useful.”. Dave wrote two years ago “Too slow for a large download given the size of the images yet very handy for remote control or viewing straight to a phone or tablet” in his review of the Sony DSC-RX100M3. Djm wrote in their Sony DSC-RX100M3 review “There are even three auto modes you need to know about to use it correctly as a point” .

Several customers said in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use the menus. Dave wrote two years ago “There are so many options too that you never get bored messing with the menus and the programmable silent” in his review. Djm gave it a very good rating and wrote “This has even more settings” in their review. Edward said “It has all sorts of settings that are available” in his Sony DSC-RX100M3 review.

A number of Sony DSC-RX100M3 reviewers agreed that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Androo mentioned in their review of the Sony DSC-RX100M3 on Amazon last year “I've become very comfortable using it”. This year Rick Corbishley said in his review of this digital camera “It's more comfortable in a small bag or belt pouch”.

One Sony DSC-RX100M3 reviewer who reviewed the Sony DSC-RX100M3 reckoned that it was easy to setup. Lady Fancifull mentioned on Amazon two years ago “The tilting screen enabling clear setting up of shots from all sorts of angles (as well as the ubiquitous selfie” and rated this digital camera 5 stars.

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Good Technical Features

A few customers said in their reviews that the Sony DSC-RX100M3 had good features. Last year Andrew Lang said in his review of the Sony DSC-RX100M3 “Worth it the photo quality is outstanding for such a small camera, packed with great features once you get used to all the menus”. Gsig rated it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Huge numbers of features and user settable parameters (in all honesty far too many for me” in their review of the Sony DSC-RX100M3. Judge Roughneck said “One of the really nice features, is the XAVCS video mode, this is very high bitrate, high quality video mode, that is also capable of high framerates” in their review of the Sony DSC-RX100M3.

Good Flash

A number of people agreed that the product had a good flash. Dave said on Amazon “One very good point to make about this Sony camera is that you can tilt the flash up whilst shooting allowing you to bounce off the ceiling”. Euel Lane gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote in their review of the Sony DSC-RX100M3 last year “Although it has a flash I find I can mostly do without, even in low light, with its superb fast lens”. Keith2112 said on Amazon “The camera has a pop-up flash”.

Acceptable Noise Level

Three customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was noisy. Ajtunak said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “The only slight negatives ( pun intended ) is that there is some noise over 800 ISO” and rated the Sony DSC-RX100M3 5 stars. Androo wrote “I took a series of photos in a dark, underground building development recently, all at f/1.8 and ISO 1600 and the results were incredibly sharp and noise free”. Millionsofpeaches said in their review on Amazon this month “The dynamic range and noise control are all highly impressive”.

One Sony DSC-RX100M3 reviewer said in their reviews that it was quiet. Dave mentioned on Amazon “The programmable silent and smooth front ring around the lens is really useful”.

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Best Seller

Across all digital cameras, the DSC-RX100M3 is one the fastest selling products currently available.

Good Battery Life

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good battery life. Dave said on Amazon two years ago “The flash recharge time is also excellent” and rated it 5 stars. Judge Roughneck said “The battery life is very good” in their review of this digital camera. Tigertir wrote “My only criticism is the battery life” in their Sony DSC-RX100M3 review and scored this digital camera very highly.

Sony Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

Based on 14,929 expert and user reviews, Sony has good reviews for its cameras. Sony also has good reviews specifically within its compact cameras range compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Geotagging

One Sony DSC-RX100M3 reviewer wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had good geotagging. Neilc wrote in their review of this digital camera “I love to geo tag photos, so the lack of GPS was a concern”.

Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Sony DSC-RX100M3 supports video recording, unlike most of the other digital cameras of this age and type which do not support video recording.

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Has a Built-In Flash

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The Sony DSC-RX100M3 has a built-in flash. Most of the other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-RX100M3 do not have a built-in flash.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Sony DSC-RX100M3 supports WiFi connectivity, as do most of the other cameras that have been on the market for more than a year.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a WiFi connectivity and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 is also worth considering.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The DSC-RX100M3 supports Full HD video, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the DSC-RX100M3.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a Full HD video and we think the Canon PowerShot G3 X ($710.39), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 is also worth considering.

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Very Big Digital Zoom

Across all the compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the DSC-RX100M3 the digital zooms range from 1.8x to 11x, and the average digital zoom is 4.1x. When compared to other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the DSC-RX100M3 that we have assessed, the digital zoom of the DSC-RX100M3 of 11 times zoom factor is one of the biggest.

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Electrical Viewfinder

Most compact cameras do not have enough space to accommodate an optical viewfinder and use the display screen on the back as an electrical viewfinder.

This digital camera's viewfinder (electrical) is in fact the best viewfinder amongst all digital cameras that have been available for more than a year.

An Electronic viewfinder is the worst viewfinder amongst comparable types of digital camera.

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Nine Aspheric Elements

Most of the other cameras that were released more than a year ago only have between two and eight aspheric elements, however the DSC-RX100M3 has nine aspheric elements.

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Quite High Display Resolution

The DSC-RX100M3 has a fairly high display resolution (1,228,800 pixel) compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year. Compact cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-RX100M3 have display resolutions of between 1 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels.

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Has Seven White Balance Modes

The Sony DSC-RX100M3 has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Sony digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DSC-RX100M3. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Flash", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this digital camera.

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Has Four Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Sony DSC-RX100M3 is more than most cameras of this type and age. This digital camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on cameras of a similar type and age to the DSC-RX100M3. The photo effects "Neutral", "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Sony DSC-RX100M3 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by compact cameras that were launched more than a year ago. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this Sony camera. In addition, this Sony digital camera support a video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels and 1440 x 1080 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution across all compact cameras that were released one year ago.

The worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of digital camera is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Supports Four Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the DSC-RX100M3 is more than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. The most commonly supported camera file system is Exif 2.3, but this camera file system is not supported by this camera. The camera file systems DCF, DPOF, Exif and MPF are also supported by this Sony digital camera.

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± 3EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most commonly found light exposure correction on cameras of this type and age.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modes

The number of light exposure modes found on the DSC-RX100M3 is more than most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This Sony digital camera has a Manual light exposure mode, which is the most commonly found light exposure mode found on cameras of a similar age and type to the DSC-RX100M3. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE", "Auto" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Sony camera.

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Has Two Shooting Modes

The DSC-RX100M3 has a greater number of shooting modes than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This Sony camera has an Aperture priority shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on cameras of this type and age.

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320 Shots Per Battery Charge

The Sony DSC-RX100M3 is a digital camera that takes 320 shots shots per battery charge.

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TFT Display

The Sony DSC-RX100M3 has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most cameras of this type and age. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

A TFT display is in fact the best display amongst all cameras that were launched more than a year ago.

An LCD display is the worst display amongst similar types of camera.

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Very Narrow

With a width of only 101.6 millimeters, the DSC-RX100M3 is one of the narrower compact cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-RX100M3 amongst compact cameras of this age. The narrowest compact camera that came out around the same time as the DSC-RX100M3 is 98mm wide, the widest is 170mm, and the average width is 120mm.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The DSC-RX100M3 does not have an image stabiliser, unlike most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the DSC-RX100M3.

We compared all the other cameras which also have an image stabiliser to this camera and we think the Canon PowerShot G3 X ($710.39) is also worth considering.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

At only 2.9 times zoom factor, the DSC-RX100M3 has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for more than a year. The average optical zoom of comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the DSC-RX100M3 is 9.3x, and the optical zooms range from 1x to 30x.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to look at the Canon PowerShot G3 X ($710.39) (25x).

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Does Not Have a GPS

The DSC-RX100M3 does not have a GPS. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the DSC-RX100M3 also do not have a GPS.

It is worth considering alternative cameras which also have a GPS including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1.

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Not Waterproof

The DSC-RX100M3 is not waterproof. Most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the DSC-RX100M3 are also not waterproof.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Sony DSC-RX100M3 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the DSC-RX100M3 are also not 3D compatible.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length

The shortest maximum focal length of comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than a year ago is 28mm and the longest is 720mm. The Sony DSC-RX100M3 has a fairly short maximum focal length (only 73 millimeters) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the DSC-RX100M3.

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Only Features Four Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the DSC-RX100M3 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on digital cameras of this type and age. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Features Five Auto Focus

The DSC-RX100M3 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This camera features a Continuous Auto Focus auto focus, which is the most commonly featured auto focus featured on compact cameras that were released around the same time as the DSC-RX100M3. The auto focus "Centre weighted Auto Focus", "Multi Point Auto Focus", "Single Auto Focus" and "Spot Auto Focus" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Very Low Lens Magnification Ratio

At only 0.59 times zoom factor, the DSC-RX100M3 has a fairly low lens magnification ratio compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for more than a year. Digital cameras that were released one year ago have lens magnification ratios of between 0.58x and 4x, and the average lens magnification ratio is 2.1x.

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Very Short Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

With a maximum camera shutter speed of only 30 seconds, the DSC-RX100M3 has one of the shorter maximum camera shutter speeds amongst cameras of this age. The shortest maximum camera shutter speed of compact cameras that have been available for more than a year is 15s, the longest is 300s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 59s.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Sony DSC-RX100M3

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the DSC-RX100M3 over two years ago.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Sony DSC-RX100M3 has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out more than a year ago.

If you would prefer a larger screen size then you might also want to consider the Canon PowerShot G3 X ($710.39) (3.2"), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 (4.7").

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 20.1 megapixels, the DSC-RX100M3 has a relatively average megapixel count compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the DSC-RX100M3.

If you want a digital camera with a higher megapixel count then you might also want to look at the Canon PowerShot G3 X ($710.39) (20.2MP).

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SD Memory Card

SD memory card

This digital camera supports a MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many compact cameras that were launched around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Cameras with a better memory card type that might also be worth considering include the Canon PowerShot G3 X ($710.39) (SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Average Weight

The Sony DSC-RX100M3 has a relatively average weight (263 grams) compared to most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-RX100M3.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Aspheric Element
Diaphragm Blades
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Memory
Memory Card
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Lens Magnification Ratio
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
USB Connector Type
HDMI Connector
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Camera File System
Built-In Processor
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Networking
Wireless LAN Type
Other Features
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Although it could be argued that the improvements found on the RX100 III are incremental rather than revolutionary, both current RX100 series owners and those looking for an impressive enthusiast...

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Addition of integrated EVF
Increased maximum aperture
Image Quality
EVF builtin
Respected sensor
Removal of Multiinterface shoe
Lacking ability to manually select AF points on rear screen
Screen not touchsensitive
Reduced zoom range
Screen not touch, sensitive
2 September 2015

Thay vì nâng c?p firmware cho th? h? RX100 III, Sony l?i quy?t ??nh tung ra Cyber-shot RX100 IV v?i kh? n?ng quay phim 4K m?c ??nh. Không ch? có v?y, RX100 IV còn mang trong mình nhi?u t?... Read more…

Impossibly good EVF
Flash can tilt
Bright LCD that goes all the way for selfies
1 sensor, lens processor produces amazing photos video
Good for lowlight photography video
Slightly heavy for its size
Hard to handle
Lens cover issue
No microphone and external audio support
Pricey

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Reviewed 2 September 2014 by Web
Web would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 3 (Verified Purchase)

I own a Canon 5D3 with several L-glass and use that primarily along with the Sony RX1R. Sometimes I only travel with the RX1R and leave the DSLR behind, it's image quality is incredible, certainly... Read more…

Great Resolution
Large Clear LCD
Small Compact
Easy to Use
Fast Shutter Speed
Complicated Controls
Limited Zoom
No Gps
Lack Of Controls
No flash shoe
Reviewed 15 June 2015 by Randyg1020
Randyg1020 would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 3 (Verified Purchase)

I love the picture quality and ease of use. I bought this to use when I am not carrying my T5...

Easy to Use
Good in Low Light
Great Resolution
Large Clear LCD
Small Compact
Limited Zoom
Short Battery Life
Complicated Controls
Poor documentation
In-camera Charger Only
Reviewed 15 September 2014 by MagnumOpus
MagnumOpus would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 3 (Verified Purchase)

I manage social media for a busy natural horsemanship barn, so aside from recruiting my hubby with his DSLR and big wonkin' lens, I ride around with a camera in my pocket a lot. At the barn, on... Read more…

Easy to Use
Good in Low Light
Great Resolution
Large Clear LCD
Small Compact
Limited Zoom
Short Lifespan
Terrible Reliability
Hard to hold
No External Charger
Reviewed 8 August 2016 by Mvonsaatz
(Verified Purchase)

I was a bit unsure buying this as I haven't had a small camera since moving to DSLR about 15 years ago but I needed something more than an iPhone for my first gig in that time and my big camera... Read more…

Reviewed 2 August 2016 by Jake.

Excellent Camera!

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Manufacturer Part Numbers sony rx100, sony rx100m, sony rx100m3, sony dscrx100, sony dscrx100m, sony dscrx100m3, sony dscrx100m3b, sony dscrx100m3bk2, sony dscrx100m3bk1, generic dscrx100m3, generic dscrx100m3b, generic dscrx100m3bi, digitaluniverse dscrx100m3, digitaluniverse dscrx100m3b
Barcodes 00027242883222, 00617689593442, 00617689593459, 00617689593466, 00740812189295, 00845251075960, 00845251075991, 03662362040475, 04905524986372, 04905524986396, 04905524986402, 04905524986419

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