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Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R

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Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R

$2,044.99
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R
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Imaging Resource.com Dave's Pick
A multi award winning and high image quality compact digital camera, with good features but representing only average value for money
Compact 24.3MP 2x No Aug 2013
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Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R number 271 in best selling cameras and number 477 across all digital cameras.
95
Reviews
12 Reviews + 10 Awards
60
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has great expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Sony digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Heavier than average
Only 220 battery life

Should You Buy it Now?

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How Big is the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R?

The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R is 113.3mm wide and 69.6mm tall. It is 65.4mm deep and weighs 453g.

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R front dimensions
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Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $2,044.99 it is in the most expensive 8% of cameras.

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Features

6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Cybershot DSC-RX1R 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 common resolution. The worst resolution of all cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Cybershot DSC-RX1R of 24.3MP is in the highest 4% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Cybershot DSC-RX1R of only 2x is smaller than 82% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Cybershot DSC-RX1R's maximum ISO sensitivity of 25,600 is higher than 86% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R of 2 is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 82% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R of 453g is heavier than 78% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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2640 X 1488 Still Image Resolution

The Cybershot DSC-RX1R supports a maximum still image resolution of 2640 x 1488. That's 34% higher resolution than a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Cybershot DSC-RX1R supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 76% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R features brightness adjustment. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Cybershot DSC-RX1R features contrast adjustment, unlike 83% of cameras which do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Cybershot DSC-RX1R has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of digital cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R of 1,230,000 pixels is in the highest 6% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The display resolutions of cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Only 220 Battery Life

The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R is a digital camera that takes 220 shots battery life. Most of the other digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1440 x 1080|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 66% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R of 4x is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 75% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony dscrx1rm2b, sony dscrx1rb, sony rx1r

Barcodes:

00027242871298, 00027242895409, 04905524947946, 04905524948622, 05013493238862

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