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Sony DSCRX100B

$448.00
Sony DSC-RX100
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A low cost and very popular compact camera, with very good features
Compact 20.2MP 3.6x Yes Jun 2012
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 Digital Camera (Black)
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Sony DSC-RX100/B 20.2 MP Exmor CMOS Sensor Digital Camera with 3.6x Zoom
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Sony DSCRX100/B Digital Camera- Black- 20MP, 1" CMOS, f/1.8, 3.6X, 1080P, 3" LCD
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Used - Sony DSC-RX100/B 20.2 MP Exmor CMOS Sensor Digital Camera with 3.6x Zoom
$245.00
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$299.99
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Refurbished - Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 Digital Camera (Black) DSCRX100/B (Certified Refurbished)
$424.69
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Used - Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV 20.1 MP Digital Still Camera
$599.00
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$699.99
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Sony DSC-RX100 Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Sony DSC-RX100 number 233 across all digital cameras.
81
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has great expert reviews and terrific user reviews with an average overall rating of 91%.
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 is one of the best selling cameras currently on the market. View best selling cameras January 2018.
The DSC-RX100 has some great features:
Higher than average megapixels
5472 x 3648 pixels image resolution
Very small optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
The world of superspeed shooting
Shoot beyond human vision
1.0-type stacked CMOS sensor with DRAM chip
Heart of super-high-speed shooting
Stacked structure with DRAM chip (memory) attached
High-speed readout
Anti-Distortion shutter
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Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of $443.49 at Tech For Less 34 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 60% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

How Big is the Sony DSC-RX100?

The Sony DSC-RX100 is 101.6mm wide and 58.1mm tall. It is 35.9mm deep and weighs 240g.

Sony DSC-RX100 front dimensions
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Sony DSC-RX100 size in context

Sony DSC-RX100 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

A Top Selling Digital Camera

The DSC-RX100 is one the top selling digital camera currently available for sale according to Amazon sales data.

Value For Money

Average Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 64% of cameras, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $448.00 it seems like great value for money overall.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony DSC-RX100 of £328.99 ($328.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $119.01.

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Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the DSC-RX100 of 20.2MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 16% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Sony DSC-RX100 is 5472 x 3648 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Sony DSC-RX100 of only 3.6x is smaller than 65% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The Sony DSC-RX100's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 80% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-RX100 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The DSC-RX100's minimum aperture number of 1.8 is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 16% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The DSC-RX100 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Weight

The weight of the DSC-RX100 of 213g is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 51% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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350 Battery Life

The DSC-RX100 is a camera that takes 350 shots battery life.

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Supports Live View

The Sony DSC-RX100 supports live view. 83% of cameras do not support live view.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1440 x 1080|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on cameras.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The DSC-RX100's digital zoom of 14x is in the biggest 8% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The DSC-RX100 features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 79% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The DSC-RX100 has a pre-flash, unlike 95% of digital cameras which do not have a pre-flash.

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Features Noise Reduction

The DSC-RX100 features noise reduction, which is unusual. 91% of digital cameras do not feature noise reduction.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Sony DSC-RX100 has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony DSC-RX100 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of digital cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The DSC-RX100's display resolution of 1,230,000 pixels is very high compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 96% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Digital cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Very Large Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the DSC-RX100 of 11 is in the largest 5% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Sony DSC-RX100 has a shoe mounting point. 89% of digital cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The DSC-RX100 features saturation adjustment, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Sony DSC-RX100 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The DSC-RX100 has a vari-angle LCD display. 83% of cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The DSC-RX100 has a wrist strap. 91% of cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The DSC-RX100 features brightness adjustment, unlike 78% of cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Sony DSC-RX100's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 36mm is in the longest 2% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The DSC-RX100 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 69% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Very Big Image Sensor Size

The image sensor sizes of cameras range from 0.25" to 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47". The Sony DSC-RX100's image sensor size of 1" is very big compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 99% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

The DSC-RX100 has an HDMI port. 73% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The DSC-RX100 features multi burst mode. 87% of cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Sony DSC-RX100 features contrast adjustment. 83% of cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Only 2592 X 194 Still Image Resolution

The DSC-RX100 supports a maximum still image resolution of 2592 x 194. That's 83% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. In addition, this camera supports a still image resolution of 2592 x 1944. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The DSC-RX100 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Wind Filter

The DSC-RX100 has a wind filter, which is unusual. 96% of digital cameras do not have a wind filter.

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Features Smile Detection

The DSC-RX100 features smile detection, which is unusual. 89% of cameras do not feature smile detection.

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Very Fast Start-Up Time

The fastest start-up time of cameras is 0.1ms, the slowest is 2,000ms, and the average start-up time is 590ms. The Sony DSC-RX100's start-up time of only 2.1ms is faster than 67% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sony DSC-RX100 of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 34% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

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