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Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1
95
Reviews
74 Reviews + 12 Awards
79
Features
Good Features
73
Popularity
Quite Popular
59
Value for Money
Average
64
Age
5 Years Old
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and high image quality 453g digital camera, with an Editor's Choice award from four expert review websites and 8 further awards from other expert sites. It has an image stabiliser, a built-in flash and an HDMI and features smile detection. Owners report that this digital camera is very able to produce good images, compact but it has a bad autofocus.
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Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX1 Price History

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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks.

Having analysed the historic price trend for the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 we calculated that there is a 47% chance that prices will remain steady over the next 2 weeks.

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With outstanding reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 number 122 in best selling cameras and number 139 across all digital cameras.

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Kagoo Score
95
Reviews
79
Features
74
Popularity
59
Value for Money
64
Age

76

76
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 76?

owners report that it has very good expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with an average overall rating of 89%, based on 74 reviews. This digital camera has received 12 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Good Gear Guide.com.au plus three other sites and a "Recommended" award from Akam.no plus three other sites.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Sony digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
The Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average megapixels
Has an image stabiliser
Quality DSLR images with a compact ca
Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
Does not have a GPS

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each digital camera by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the digital camera is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec digital cameras come to market, the older digital cameras will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for portrait photography. It is also good for landscape photography.
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Average Review Score

4.5 stars (74 reviews)

32%

of Customers Would Recommend
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4 Recommended Awards

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 has received four Recommended Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including Ephotozine, hardwarezone.com.ph and hi-tech.mail.ru/.
Recommended from Ephotozine Recommended from hardwarezone.com.ph Recommended from hi-tech.mail.ru/ Recommended from Akam.no

4 Editor's Choice Awards

This digital camera has received four Editor's Choice Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including PC Mag, Good Gear Guide.com.au and reviewed.com.
Editor's Choice from PC Mag Editor's Choice from Good Gear Guide.com.au Editor's Choice from reviewed.com Editor's Choice from ferra.ru

4 Further Awards

It's received four Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including What Digital Camera, DP Review and PhotographyBlog.com.
Gold from What Digital Camera Gold from DP Review Highly Recommended from PhotographyBlog.com Innovative Design from hardwarezone.com.sg

What Are People Saying About the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1?

Picture Quality
17
3
Lens System
10
4
Size and Weight
18
5
Viewfinder / Screen
2
3
Price
3
9
Video Capability
3
1
Design
6
1
Features
4
0
Ease of Use
4
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Noise Level
0
1
Robustness
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0
More Than 10 People Thought it Was Not Reasonably Priced

More than 10 people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 was expensive.

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Expensive
10 people agree
No people disagree
  • ... account of it not having any obvious immediate rivals. While it's certainly true that it's expensive, it'd be difficult to find a full-frame DSLR and...Sharp, ...
    What Digital Camera 29 Nov 2012
  • ... DSC-RX1 ($2,799.99 direct) is a bold one. It’s a seriously expensive camera that appeals to well-heeled enthusiasts, but is likely to be a constant companion ...
    IT Reviews.com 10 Mar 2013
  • ... direct)%displayPrice% at %seller% is a bold one. It's a seriously expensive camera that appeals to well-heeled enthusiasts, but is likely to be a constant ...
    PC Mag 8 Mar 2013
  • It's too expensive, but the RX1 looks super-cool, packs a punch considering its small size and contains everything you need to produce great images. The ...
    Tech.uk.msn.com - Tech.uk.msn.com 27 Dec 2013
  • View All Reviews About Expensive
    Bad Value for Money
    8 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Some Customers Thought This Digital Camera Was Reliable

    Three people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 was well made.

  • ... of quality/innovation going... Compact. Image Quality. Manual settings. Well built. Expensive accessories. Price. Easy to Use. Great Resolution. Small ...
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 21 Jan 2013
  • ... shutter. Very good build quality. 5fps continuous shooting. Built in HDR Panoramic shooting. Sony Cyber. High Price Price of accessories. RAW JPEG option ...
    Ephotozine 1 Feb 2013
  • ... X100 I would say it is similar in speed to that. I really wish they had made it with a built in viewfinder. I bought the EVF separately as I consider it ...
    UKReviewer - Amazon 24 Jul 2013
  • 10 Out of 10 Customers Thought the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX1 Had a Battery That Needed Frequent Recharging

    Nine people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 had a bad battery life.

  • ... lense... Control Layout. Great In Low Light. Image Quality. Size. Cost. Poor Battery Life.
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 9 Jan 2013
  • ... Good in Low Light. Great Resolution. Large Clear LCD. Small Compact. Short Battery Life.
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 24 Jan 2013
  • ... down), superb (though. AF can hunt and misfocus, some lens distortion, battery life, aliasing effects (jaggies) with strongly defined details, ease with ...
    What Digital Camera 29 Nov 2012
  • ... handling. Very high image quality. Fast 2.0 lens. Silent shutter. Meagre battery life. No external battery charger included.
    hardwarezone.com.my 10 Feb 2013
  • 9 Out of 10 People Thought it Was a Good Size

    More than 10 people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 was compact and several people thought that it was also a good body shape, was an excellent size and was a big size.

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    Compact
    15 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... inside a body that is roughly the... You might also like... Best high-end compact camera Ultimately, Sony has created a camera to show off what it can ...
    techradar.com/au/ 21 Dec 2012
  • As an increasing number of compacts and compact system cameras have adopted APS-C sensors, focus has shifted on the prospect of full-frame alternatives ...
    What Digital Camera 29 Nov 2012
  • ... movies at 50p/60p or 25p/24p. The RX1 also bo... The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 is a compact camera like no other, delivering full-frame 35mm image quality ...
    PhotographyBlog.com 7 Feb 2013
  • ... nail this formula for years, and while there are a number of good options in the “advanced compact camera” category, none have been able to go toe-to-toe ...
    theverge.com 7 Mar 2013
  • View All Reviews About Compact
    A Good Body Shape
    5 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    A Superb Size
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
    A Big Size
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Lightweight
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Majority of People Thought the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX1 Had a Good Design

    Six people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 was very good-looking.

  • ... photographer who appreciates a 35mm f/2 lens, and is a luxurious second (or twenty second) camera for the perso...Wellmade camera body. Smooth handling. ...
    hardwarezone.com.my 10 Feb 2013
  • ... photographer who appreciates a 35mm f/2 lens, and is a luxurious second (or twenty second) camera for the person who can a...Wellmade camera body. Smooth ...
    hardwarezone.com.sg 10 Feb 2013
  • ... photographer who appreciates a 35mm f/2 lens, and is a luxurious second (or twenty second) camera for the person who can a...
    hardwarezone.com.ph 11 Feb 2013
  • Go for it! This is a beautiful small size full frame camera and it's very easy to use. You can take brilliant photos with very basic knowledge about photography. ...
    Sanjay Gurung - Amazon 3 May 2016
  • Over 10 People Thought This Digital Camera Was Easy to Use

    Several people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 had good controls, was easy to use and to handle.

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    Has Good Controls
    6 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... cameras we've tested in terms of image quality, and has a control scheme that's easy to understand and use manually. While t...Brilliant 24-megapixel sensor. ...
    Good Gear Guide.com.au 27 Mar 2013
  • ... understand and use manually. While t...Brilliant 24-megapixel sensor. Control scheme is simple, versatile. Amazingly small size. High price tag. Imperfect ...
    Good Gear Guide.com.au 27 Mar 2013
  • ... produce great images. The fixed lens dazzles with its versatile range of control options though watch out for costly accessories...
    Tech.uk.msn.com - Tech.uk.msn.com 27 Dec 2013
  • ... camera - very nice shots in raw, fast, good in manual, very good lense... Control Layout. Great In Low Light. Image Quality. Size. Cost. Poor Battery Life.
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 9 Jan 2013
  • View All Reviews About Control
    Easy to Use
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Easy to Handle
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Four People Thought the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX1 Has Useful Technical Features

    Four people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 had good features.

  • ... company's former brand slogan, as this camera - the world's first fixed-lens compact to feature a full-frame 35mm sensor - is no "make.believe". This is ...
    Pocket Lint 7 Dec 2012
  • ... excellent, sharp, accurate colour capture.Why you'd buy the RX1: full list of features; nice lens; easy to use.Why you wouldn't: heavy price; could be ...
    digital-photography-school.com 1 Mar 2013
  • ... a full frame camera around with you but so compact. The auto features make it even better than the 5D. The only problems was the auto white balance indoors ...
    Birminghambloke - Amazon 19 Dec 2015
  • ... however greatly benefit from that lens and the neat feature of adjusting the shutter speed to give slower movement and a movie quality feel - check some ...
    Virtua - Amazon 26 Feb 2013
  • The Majority of People Thought This Digital Camera Had an Acceptable Noise Level

    Four people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 was very quiet.

  • ... camera body. Smooth handling. Very high image quality. Fast 2.0 lens. Silent shutter. Meagre battery life. No external battery charger included.
    hardwarezone.com.sg 10 Feb 2013
  • ... camera body. Smooth handling. Very high image quality. Fast 2.0 lens. Silent shutter. Meagre battery life. No external battery charger included.
    hardwarezone.com.my 10 Feb 2013
  • ... settings. Sharp Carl Zeiss Sonnar T 2.0 Lens. Excellent image quality. Extremely quiet shutter. Very good build quality. 5fps continuous shooting. Built ...
    Ephotozine 1 Feb 2013
  • ... too heavy. Superb high ISO output in both JPEG and Raw images. Essentially silent operation. Wide dynamic range Raw files. Pleasing metering and white ...
    DP Review 1 Jan 2006
  • Most People Thought the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX1 Did Not Have a Good Lens

    Over 20 people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 had a bad autofocus and several people thought that it also had a bad lens and zoom.

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    Has a Bad Autofocus
    20 people agree
    4 people disagree
  • ... Awesome Lens. High image quality. Low Light Capability. Small Size. Auto focus speed. No Video Manual Focus. Easy to Use. Fast Shutter Speed. Good in Low ...
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 24 Jan 2013
  • ... image quality. Low Light Capability. Small Size. Auto focus speed. No Video Manual Focus. Easy to Use. Fast Shutter Speed. Good in Low Light. Great Resolution. ...
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 24 Jan 2013
  • ... Amazing lens. Sensor Sizeimage Quality. Tiny size. Fixed Lensno Zoom. Focus Is Not Quick. Good build. Picture Quality. Sharp images. Dynamic range. Size. ...
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 21 Jan 2013
  • ... Size. Price for accessories. Fast Shutter Speed. Large Clear LCD. Focus Vbad In Low Light. Easy to use. Good hand feel. Good Qulaity Inside And O. Well ...
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 21 Jan 2013
  • View All Reviews About Focus
    Has a Bad Lens
    6 people agree
    22 people disagree
    Has a Bad Zoom
    6 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Majority of Owners Thought the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX1 Did Not Have a Good Screen or Viewfinder

    Eight people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 had a bad viewfinder.

  • ... Photos. Quality. Terrific Depth Of Field. Expense For Ext Batt Char. Expense For View Finder.
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 23 Dec 2012
  • ... accessories. Price. Easy to Use. Great Resolution. Small Compact. Limited Zoom. No Viewfinder. Poor Image Stabilization. Short Battery Life. Build Quality. ...
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 21 Jan 2013
  • ... capability. Slow to start and shoot. Lens shows some barrel distortion. No built-in viewfinder. External battery charger not included.
    PC Mag 8 Mar 2013
  • ... fluid shooting design are the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R 1's highlights. It lacks a viewfinder, has sluggish autofocus, and there's no focus peaking in video ...
    CNET.com 26 Mar 2013
  • 9 Out of 10 Customers Thought the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX1 Took Good Photos

    Over 30 people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 was really able to produce good images and several people thought that it also had a good image sensor, was excellent in low light and had an excellent picture resolution.

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    Really Able to Produce Good Images
    33 people agree
    6 people disagree
  • ... and a great full-frame sensor, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 delivers the best photos we've seen from a fixed-lens camera. But that doesn't come cheap...Great ...
    CNET.com 26 Mar 2013
  • ... the smallest full-frame camera you can find right now, and while it pumps out gorgeous images, its price is likely to induce sticker shock...Full-frame ...
    PC Mag 8 Mar 2013
  • ... DSC-RX1 is the smallest full-frame camera you can get, and while it pumps out gorgeous images, its price is likely to induce sticker shock...
    IT Reviews.com 10 Mar 2013
  • ... super-cool, packs a punch considering its small size and contains everything you need to produce great images. The fixed lens dazzles with its versatile ...
    Tech.uk.msn.com - Tech.uk.msn.com 27 Dec 2013
  • View All Reviews About Image
    Has a Good Image Sensor
    10 people agree
    No people disagree
    Outstanding in Low Light
    5 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has an Outstanding Picture Resolution
    5 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has a Brilliant Picture Quality
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good ISO Range
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Five People Thought it Recorded Good Videos

    Five people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 was excellent for video recording.

  • ... CMOS sensor, a Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* 35mm F2 prime lens, and Full HD movies at 50p/60p or 25p/24p. The RX1 also bo... The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 is a compact ...
    PhotographyBlog.com 7 Feb 2013
  • ... camera. But that doesn't come cheap...Great photo and good video quality in a camera with a nicely functional and fluid shooting design are the Sony Cyber-shot ...
    CNET.com 26 Mar 2013
  • ... performance. Fast burst shooting. Short shutter lag. Fast 2 aperture. 1080 60 video capture. Top-notch control layout. Expensive, and accessories are ...
    PC Mag 8 Mar 2013
  • Sharp image, ISO accurate and Movie is much better with auto focus on... Small yet powerful. Needs Extra Accessories. Great image quality. Pro Quality. ...
    Eric - Bhphotovideo.com 29 Jan 2013
  • Some People Thought the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX1 Had Poor Exposure Controls

    Two people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 had bad exposure controls.

  • ... (jaggies) with strongly defined details, ease with which exposure compensation dial may be turned accidentally.
    What Digital Camera 29 Nov 2012
  • ... autofocus isn't the fastest out there, limited battery life, no locklight for exposure compensation dial, no built-in ND filter, una. 2.0 aperture produces ...
    Pocket Lint 7 Dec 2012
  • One Person Thought it Takes Good Landscape Photos
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    How Good Are Sony Digital Cameras?

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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Higher than average megapixels
    Has an image stabiliser
    Very small minimum aperture number
    Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity
    Very short camera shutter speed
    6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution
    Has a built-in flash
    Has an HDMI
    Features smile detection
    Larger than average display diagonal
    Features multi burst mode
    Very large maximum aperture number
    Has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
    6000 x 4000 still image resolution
    Has an HDMI port
    Features brightness adjustment
    Has a shoe mounting point
    Has a microphone in
    Higher than average display resolution
    Average digital zoom
    Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
    Does not have a GPS
    Heavier than average
    Not waterproof
    Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution

    What the Reviews Say

    Some customers thought this digital camera was reliable
    9 out of 10 people thought it was a good size
    The majority of people thought the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 had a good design
    Over 10 people thought this digital camera was easy to use
    Four people thought the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 has useful technical features
    The majority of people thought this digital camera had an acceptable noise level
    9 out of 10 customers thought the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 took good photos
    Five people thought it recorded good videos
    10 out of 10 customers thought the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 had a battery that needed frequent recharging
    Most people thought the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 did not have a good lens
    The majority of owners thought the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 did not have a good screen or viewfinder
    Some people thought the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 had poor exposure controls
    Higher Than Average Megapixels

    Across all the digital cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 15MP. The megapixels of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 of 24.3MP is in the highest 5% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

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    Has an Image Stabiliser

    The Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 has an image stabiliser, as do 69% of cameras.

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    Very Small Minimum Aperture Number

    The Cyber-shot DSC-RX1's minimum aperture number of only 2 is smaller than 82% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The Cyber-shot DSC-RX1's maximum ISO sensitivity of 25,600 is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 90% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Digital cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000.

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    Very Short Camera Shutter Speed

    The camera shutter speeds of cameras range from 0.000016s to 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.01s. The camera shutter speed of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 of only 0.00025s is in the shortest 33% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

    The Cybershot DSC-RX1 has a maximum image resolution of 6000 x 4000 pixels. That's 51% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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    Does Not Have a GPS

    The Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 does not have a GPS, although this is within the context that 91% of cameras also do not have a GPS.

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    Heavier Than Average

    The weight of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 of 453g is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 80% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The weights of digital cameras range from 50g to 2.7kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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    Has a Built-in Flash
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    The Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 has a built-in flash, as do 70% of digital cameras.

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    Not Waterproof

    The Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 is not waterproof. 94% of cameras are also not waterproof.

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    Has an HDMI
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    The Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 has an HDMI, which is unusual. 63% of cameras do not have an HDMI.

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    Features Smile Detection
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    The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 features smile detection, which is unusual. 89% of cameras do not feature smile detection.

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    Larger Than Average Display Diagonal
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    The average display diagonal of all cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 6.7". The Cyber-shot DSC-RX1's display diagonal of 3" is larger than 67% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Average Digital Zoom

    The digital zoom of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 of 4x is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 62% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Features Multi Burst Mode
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    The Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 features multi burst mode, which is unusual. 86% of digital cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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    Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    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.

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    Very Large Maximum Aperture Number

    The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1's maximum aperture number of 22 is very large compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 4% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Has an Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam

    The Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam. 71% of cameras do not have an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam.

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    6000 X 4000 Still Image Resolution

    The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 supports a maximum still image resolution of 6000 x 4000. That's 71% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4320 x 3240. This Sony digital camera also supports a still image resolution of 6000x4000, 3936x2624, 2640x1760 plus 3 more values. Across all cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 4592x3064.

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    Has an HDMI Port

    The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 has an HDMI port. 74% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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    Features Brightness Adjustment

    The Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 82% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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    Has a Shoe Mounting Point

    The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 has a shoe mounting point. 90% of cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.

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    Has a Microphone in

    The Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras do not have a microphone in.

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    Higher Than Average Display Resolution

    The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1's display resolution of 1,230,000 pixels is in the highest 4% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 570,000 pixels.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 has been listed on Kagoo since December 2018 and is currently ranked number 139 out of 502 digital cameras.
    59
    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    The chart below compares the value for money of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

    Better Value For Money Worse Value For Money

    What the Reviews Say

    More than 10 people thought it was not reasonably priced
    64
    Age

    Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 Release Date

    December 2013

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    Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 Specification

    Key Features
    Weight
    Camera Type
    Megapixels
    Picture Quality
    Image Stabiliser
    Image Sensor Size
    Still Image Resolution
    Maximum Image Resolution
    Sensor Type
    Image Formats Supported
    Image Sensor Size (W X H)
    Total Megapixels
    Sensor Format
    Supported Aspect Ratios
    Design
    Energy Star Certified
    Waterproof
    Colour
    Lens System
    Digital Zoom
    Minimum Aperture Number
    Maximum Aperture Number
    Fixed Focal Length
    Diaphragm Blade
    Filter Size
    Focusing
    Smile Detection
    Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
    Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
    Normal Focusing Range
    Focus Adjustment
    Light Exposure
    ISO Sensitivity
    Light Exposure Modes
    Maximum ISO Sensitivity
    Minimum ISO Sensitivity
    Light Metering
    Light Exposure Correction
    Shutter
    Camera Shutter Speed
    Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
    Flash
    Shoe Mounting Point
    Flash Modes
    Video
    Maximum Video Resolution
    Video Recording
    Video Resolution
    Motion JPEG Frame Rate
    Video Formats Supported
    HD Type
    Audio
    Built-in Microphone
    Memory
    Compatible Memory Card
    Display
    Display Diagonal
    Field of View
    Touchscreen
    Display Resolution
    Display
    Viewfinder
    Viewfinder Type
    Ports & Interfaces
    PictBridge
    HDMI
    Microphone in
    USB Version
    HDMI Connector Type
    Camera
    Image Processor
    GPS
    White Balance
    Self-Timer Delay
    Histogram
    Image Quality Adjustment
    Multi Burst Mode
    Camera Playback
    Brightness Adjustment
    Built-in Processor
    Scene Modes
    On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
    Weight & Dimensions
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Weight (Including Battery)
    Battery
    Power Source Type
    Battery Technology
    Battery Supported
    Battery Type
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    Packaging Content
    Bundled Software
    AC Adapter Included
    Cables Included
    Batteries Included
    Other Features
    Built-in Flash
    USB 2.0 Port
    HDMI Port
    Panorama
    Macro Focusing Range

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    sony afsonrx1bkb2bdl, sony dscrx1rm2ba, sony rx135mmfull, sony dscrx1rb, sony dscrx1b, sony 3quot, sony rx1r, sony f20

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