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Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1
95
Reviews
74 Reviews + 12 Awards
81
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Popularity
Quite Popular
61
Value for Money
Good
67
Age
5 Years Old
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
Our review analysis indicates that this digital camera is very able to produce good images, compact but it has a bad autofocus. It's a high image quality and multi award winning 453g digital camera, great for portrait photography. It features smile detection and multi burst mode, has an image stabiliser and supports Full HD video.
Ephotozine Recommended DP Review Gold PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended What Digital Camera Gold
24.3MP
6000 X 4000
PIXELS IMAGE
RESOLUTION
FULL HD VIDEO
RESOLUTION
1s
CAMERA
2
MINIMUM
25,600
MAXIMUM ISO
SPEED
453g
4x
DIGITAL ZOOM
3"
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Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX1 Price History

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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 number 122 in best selling cameras and number 373 across all digital cameras.

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78
Kagoo Score
96
Reviews
82
Features
77
Popularity
61
Value for Money
68
Age

78

78
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 78?

our review analysis indicates that it has great 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 great features:
High megapixels
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
Has an image stabiliser
Tiny minimum aperture number
Quality DSLR images with a compact ca

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 excellent for portrait photography. It is also good for everyday photography as well being good for landscape photography.
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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
Video Capability
3
1
Price
3
9
Design
6
1
Features
4
0
Ease of Use
4
0
Robustness
2
0
Noise Level
0
1
9 Out of 10 Owners 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 27 Dec 2013
  • View All Reviews About Expensive
    Bad Value for Money
    8 people agree
    3 people disagree
    The Vast Majority of People Thought it Was Solidly Made

    Several people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 was very well-built and was well made.

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    Really Well-Built
    6 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... Limited Zoom. No Viewfinder. Poor Image Stabilization. Short Battery Life. Build Quality. Fun to use. Evf Too Close To The Lcd. Manual Focus Assist Zoom. ...
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 21 Jan 2013
  • ... sharpness and contrast of the lens is up there with Leica lenses. The build quality is excellent. It is quite hefty but built like a tank. The AF speed ...
    UKReviewer - Amazon 24 Jul 2013
  • ... find a full-frame DSLR and...Sharp, detailed and lifelike images, solid build quality, effective distortion correction option, excellent highISO performance, ...
    What Digital Camera 29 Nov 2012
  • ... with a professional DSLR for im... Amazing image quality. Compact, sturdy build quality. Lots of manual contols. Expensive with expensive accessories. ...
    theverge.com 7 Mar 2013
  • View All Reviews About Build Quality
    Well Made
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Over 10 People Thought the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX1 Did Not Have a Long Battery Life

    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
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX1 Was Good in Terms of Size

    Over 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 a superb 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
    An Outstanding Size
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
    A Big Size
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Lightweight
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    8 Out of 10 Customers Thought This Digital Camera Had a Good Design

    Six people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 was really 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
  • The Vast Majority of 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 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
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    Easy to Use
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Easy to Handle
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Some People Thought it Had Nice 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
  • 7 Out of 10 Owners Thought This Digital Camera Was OK When it Came to Noise Level

    Four people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 was really 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
  • 6 Out of 10 Owners Thought This Digital Camera Did Not Have a Good Lens

    More than 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
    Nine People Thought This Digital Camera 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
  • More Than 60 People Thought it Produced Good Quality Pictures

    More than 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 outstanding in low light and had a superb picture resolution.

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    Very 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 27 Dec 2013
  • View All Reviews About Image
    Has a Good Image Sensor
    10 people agree
    No people disagree
    Excellent in Low Light
    5 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has an Outstanding Picture Resolution
    5 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has a Very Good Picture Quality
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good ISO Range
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Some Customers Thought it Was Good for Video Capture

    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 it 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

    High megapixels
    1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
    Has an image stabiliser
    Tiny minimum aperture number
    High maximum ISO sensitivity
    Very short camera shutter speed
    6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution
    Features smile detection
    Features multi burst mode
    Supports Full HD video
    Has a built-in flash
    Has an HDMI
    Large display diagonal
    Has a shoe mounting point
    6000 x 4000 still image resolution
    1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
    Huge maximum aperture number
    Has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
    Has a self-timer
    Has a microphone in
    High display resolution
    Has an HDMI port
    Features brightness adjustment
    ok digital zoom
    Does not support Wi-Fi
    Does not have a GPS
    Not waterproof
    Heavy
    Does not support direct printing
    Only 220 battery life
    High Megapixels

    Across all the digital cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 15MP. The Cyber-shot DSC-RX1's sensor megapixels of 24.3MP is higher than 96% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

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

    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. 70% of cameras also have an image stabiliser.

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    Tiny Minimum Aperture Number

    The minimum aperture number of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 of only 2 is smaller than 89% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    High Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The ISO sensitivities (max) of digital cameras range from 100 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 of 25,600 is in the highest 19% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Very Short Camera Shutter Speed

    The camera shutter speeds of digital 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 shorter than 67% of all digital cameras when ranked 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 Support Wi-Fi

    The Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 does not support Wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that 72% of digital cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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    Does Not Have a GPS

    The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 does not have a GPS. 90% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS.

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    Features Smile Detection
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    The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 features smile detection. 88% of digital cameras do not feature smile detection.

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    Not Waterproof

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

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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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    Heavy

    The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1's weight of 453g is heavier than 80% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Digital cameras have weights of between 50g and 2.7kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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    Supports Full HD Video
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    The Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 supports Full HD video, unlike 71% of digital cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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    Has a Built-in Flash
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    The Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 has a built-in flash. 75% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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    ok Digital Zoom

    The digital zoom of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 of 4x is ok compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 54% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Has an HDMI
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    The Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 has an HDMI, which is unusual. 62% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI.

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    Large Display Diagonal
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    The display diagonal of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 of 3" is larger than 67% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of digital cameras is 1", the largest is 6.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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    Does Not Support Direct Printing

    The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 does not support direct printing. 85% of digital cameras also do not support direct printing.

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    Has a Shoe Mounting Point

    The Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 has a shoe mounting point, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.

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    6000 X 4000 Still Image Resolution

    The Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 supports a maximum still image resolution of 6000 x 4000. That's 71% higher resolution than a 4320 x 3240 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by digital cameras. This digital camera also supports a still image resolution of 6000x4000, 3936x2624, 2640x1760 plus 3 more values. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 2992 x 2000 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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    1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    This camera supports a video resolution of 640x480|1440x1080|1920x1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on cameras. 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.

    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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    Huge Maximum Aperture Number

    The maximum aperture number of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 of 22 is very large compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 3% of all digital cameras when ranked 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, unlike 71% of cameras which do not have an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam.

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    Has a Self-Timer

    The Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 81% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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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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    High Display Resolution

    The display resolutions of digital cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 570,000 pixels. The Cyber-shot DSC-RX1's display resolution of 1,230,000 pixels is very high compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 4% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Only 220 Battery Life

    The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 is a camera that takes 220 shots battery life.

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    Has an HDMI Port

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

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    Features Brightness Adjustment

    The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 features brightness adjustment, unlike 81% of digital cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 and is currently ranked number 373 out of 493 digital cameras.
    61
    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

    9 out of 10 owners thought it was not reasonably priced
    68
    Age

    Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 Release Date

    December 2013

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    In June 2018, three new Sony cameras were released making it the biggest month that year for new Sony digital camera releases. In 2017 most new Sony cameras were released in October, with three new Sony cameras released that month. The biggest month in 2016 for new Sony camera releases was January, with seven new Sony digital cameras released that month.

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    Sony digital cameras tend to depreciate faster than most cameras.

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    Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 Specification

    Key Features
    Weight
    Camera Type
    Megapixels
    Picture Quality
    Image Stabiliser
    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
    Waterproof
    Colour
    Lens System
    Digital Zoom
    Minimum Aperture Number
    Maximum Aperture Number
    Fixed Focal Length
    Diaphragm Blade
    Filter Size
    Focusing
    Closest Focusing Distance
    Smile Detection
    Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
    Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
    Normal Focusing Range
    Focus Adjustment
    Normal Focusing Range (Wide)
    Normal Focusing Range (Tele)
    Light Exposure
    ISO Sensitivity
    Light Exposure Modes
    Maximum ISO Sensitivity
    Minimum ISO Sensitivity
    Light Metering
    Light Exposure Correction
    Light Exposure Control
    Shutter
    Camera Shutter Speed
    Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
    Flash
    Shoe Mounting Point
    Flash Modes
    Flash Guide Number
    Flash Metering Modes
    Video
    Full HD 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
    HDMI
    Microphone in
    USB Version
    HDMI Connector Type
    Camera
    Image Processor
    GPS
    White Balance
    Photo Effects
    Self-Timer Delay
    Histogram
    Image Quality Adjustment
    Multi Burst Mode
    Camera Playback
    Direct Printing
    Brightness Adjustment
    Built-in Processor
    Scene Modes
    On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
    Weight & Dimensions
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Weight (Including Battery)
    Battery
    Battery Technology
    Battery Supported
    Battery Type
    Maximum Battery Life
    Battery Life
    Packaging Content
    Bundled Software
    AC Adapter Included
    Cables Included
    Batteries Included
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Other Features
    Power Source Type
    Built-in Flash
    Minimum Processor
    USB 2.0 Port
    HDMI Port
    Interface
    Dimensions (WxDxH)
    Panorama
    Camera Shutter Speed
    Size
    Macro Focusing Range
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    Technical Details
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    Focal Length
    Continuous Shooting
    Shutter Speed
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    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    4905524948622 dscrx1r, 4905524919417 dscrx1, sony dscrx1rdiygob, sony 5013493227538, sony dscrx1diygob, sony 7014013rob, sony 7014013kob, sony n036322w, sony 19736903, sony rx1r

    Barcodes

     00635131600944,  04905524919417,  04905524948622,  05013493227538,  06543210044715,  06543210085299

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