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Sony DSC-RX1R Digital Camera

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24.3MP 2x CMOS 4x Aug 2013
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28 Reasons For

Six Industry Awards

This camera received a "Recommended" from both Ephotozine and Digitaltrends.com, both of which decided that this Sony digital camera was good.

Three additional expert review sites all liked this compact camera. The writer at PhotographyBlog.com conluded that they would definitely endorse this Sony digital camera and gave it a "Highly Recommended" award and it received a "Gold" award from What Digital Camera who decided it was terrific. This compact camera also received an "Editor's Choice" award from Log.com.tr.

This Sony digital camera received a "Dave's Pick" award from Imaging Resource.com.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on sixteen expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, T3.com and Digital Versus the average expert rating of this compact camera is 84 out of 100. This puts this Sony digital camera in the top 16% of all the compact cameras that have been available for more than two years when ranked by average expert review score.

Excellent Owner Reviews

DSC-RX1R owners on average rated this camera as brilliant. This compact camera in the top 6% of all the digital cameras of a similar spec and age when ranked by user rating.

Good Quality Pictures

A few people who reviewed the product thought it had a good image sensor. Trustedreviews.com said on expert website Trusted Reviews “Has the same-size full-frame sensor as models like the Canon 5D MKIII, which you might stru” in their Sony DSC-RX1R review. Expert review site Digitalone.com.sg said in their review “It stuffed a 24.3-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor with a fast fixed 35mm f/2 lens in a compact camera body no bigger than a man's palm”. Expert review site Dxomark.com said in their review of the Sony DSC-RX1R “Following the separate assessment of the modified sensor in Sony's special edition RX1R high-end full-frame compact we've now analyzed its fixed focal length Carl Zeiss Sonnar 2, 0/35 lens” .

A few Sony DSC-RX1R reviewers concluded that this digital camera was able to produce good images. Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote on expert review site What Digital Camera “With no anti-aliasing filter the RX1R is capable of producing highly detailed images that surpass the quality of the standard RX1”. Ephotozine.com rated the Sony DSC-RX1R 4 stars and wrote on expert review site Ephotozine “With the anti-aliasing filter removed to deliver sharper images” in their Sony DSC-RX1R review. Photographyblog.com mentioned on PhotographyBlog.com “The new RX1R employs an optical filter with the anti-aliasing properties removed, producing sharper images than the standard RX1 model.” in their review of this digital camera.

A number of Sony DSC-RX1R reviewers said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good picture resolution. Dxomark.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera four years ago “Sony claim this new model has improved resolution and image sharpn”. Dxomark.com also mentioned “In turn the benefits of improved resolution and detail ren”.

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Good Size

Twenty Sony DSC-RX1R owners who purchased the product agreed that it was compact. Whatdigitalcamera.com said on expert review site What Digital Camera four years ago “The Sony Cyber-Shot RX1 caused a stir, as it is the only digital compact camera with a full frame CMOS sensor”. Whatdigitalcamera.com also wrote “Sony has announced the RX1R - a premium full-frame compact that's designed to sit alongside its sister model”. In the same month Ephotozine.com scored this digital camera 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Ephotozine “RX1R are currently unique in being the only full frame compact with fixed lens, with APS-C sized sensor (or smaller) compact cameras being developed in greater numbers”.

Good Quality Lens

Five people who bought the Sony DSC-RX1R mentioned that it had a good lens. Expert review site T3.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Barely a year after it brought the first ever full-frame sensor-toting fixed lens compact camera to market in the revolutionary Sony RX1, Sony has introduced the evolutionary Sony RX1R”.

Good Product Quality

A number of customers who purchased it agreed that it was good quality. Dp Review said on DP Review three years ago “Highresolution full frame sensor in a smallish camera packag, high quality bright aperture len, builttolast metal construction suggests a device fashioned for wa, detail packed images” in their Sony DSC-RX1R review. Dp Review also mentioned “Exceptionally sharp lens, good quality at all aperture settings”. Dp Review also wrote “Firstrate picture quality up to 6400 ISO”.

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 14,237 expert and owner reviews, Sony has good reviews for its cameras. Sony also has good reviews specifically for its compact cameras compared to other brands.

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Nice Design

One Sony DSC-RX1R owner mentioned in their reviews that the Sony DSC-RX1R was luxurious. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com wrote “The luxurious Cyber-shot RX1R II is Sony’s over-the-top camera”.

One Sony DSC-RX1R reviewer reckoned that it was good looking. Expert review site Dxomark.com mentioned two years ago “Features the 42-Mpix sensor of the Sony A7R II and boasts a built-in pop-up style EVF” in their review of this digital camera.

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Easy to Use

One Sony DSC-RX1R owner who bought the Sony DSC-RX1R considered that it was easy to use. Four years ago expert review site Digitalversus.com wrote “The first compact camera to use a full-frame (24 x 36 mm) sensor”.

Good Technical Features

One Sony DSC-RX1R owner concluded that it had good features. Expert website Imaging-Resource.com said “For that slight increase in heft, you get some very useful new features.”.

Good Exposure Control

One person mentioned that the Sony DSC-RX1R had good exposure controls.

Good Support

One Sony DSC-RX1R reviewer who bought the product reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Expert review site Dxomark.com mentioned in their review of the Sony DSC-RX1R “The performance improvements over the earlier models are significant and help regenerate some the interest lost to the”.

Robust

Several customers considered that this digital camera was well made. Dp Review said “Solid build quality”. Dp Review also wrote “Rock solid build”.

Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Sony DSC-RX1R supports Full HD video. Most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the DSC-RX1R do not support Full HD video.

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Very High Megapixel

Digital cameras of this spec and age have megapixels of between 10MP and 29MP. With a megapixel of 24.3 megapixels, the DSC-RX1R has a fairly high megapixel compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-RX1R.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

SD compatible memory cards

This camera supports an MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO|MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The Sony DSC-RX1R has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This Sony digital camera has a Micro HDMI connector type, which is the most commonly found HDMI connector type found on compact cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the DSC-RX1R is more than most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The image formats supported "RAW" is also supported by this Sony digital camera.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The lowest display resolution (numeric) of cameras of this spec and age is 230,000 pixels, the highest is 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 880,000 pixels. The DSC-RX1R has one of the higher display resolution (numeric)s (1,228,800 pixel) amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Fairly High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The average ISO sensitivity (max) of digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the DSC-RX1R is 16,000, and the ISO sensitivity (max)s range from 3,200 to 52,000. At 25,600, the DSC-RX1R has a fairly high ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Has Six White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the DSC-RX1R is more than most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the DSC-RX1R. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this Sony camera.

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The DSC-RX1R has a higher image resolution than most similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Sony camera has a 6000 x 4000 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 4608 x 3072 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all cameras that were launched around the same time as the DSC-RX1R the worst image resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Sony DSC-RX1R supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. This camera also support a video resolutions 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 amongst all cameras of a similar age and spec to the DSC-RX1R.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of 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 comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Supports Two ISO Sensitivitys

The DSC-RX1R has a greater number of ISO speeds than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 3,200, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this Sony digital camera. The ISO sensitivitys 100 and 25600 are also supported by this camera.

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TFT Display

The DSC-RX1R has a better display than most cameras that came out more than two years ago. This camera has a TFT display, whereas most similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have an LCD display. 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.

This digital camera's display (TFT) is in fact the best display amongst all digital cameras of this age and spec.

Amongst similar types of digital camera the worst display is LCD.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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16 Reasons Against

Poor Battery Life

Two people mentioned in their reviews that the Sony DSC-RX1R did not have a good battery life.

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Sony DSC-RX1R does not have a built-in flash, unlike most of the other cameras of this age and spec which have a built-in flash.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the DSC-RX1R is 2x and the biggest is 30x. At only 2 times zoom factor, the DSC-RX1R has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-RX1R.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-RX1R does not have an image stabilizer, unlike most of the other cameras that have been available for a similar time to the DSC-RX1R.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-RX1R do not support wi-Fi. The DSC-RX1R is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The Sony DSC-RX1R does not support video capability. Most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-RX1R also do not support video capability.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other cameras of this spec and age, the DSC-RX1R does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not 3D

Most digital cameras of this age and spec are not 3D. The Sony DSC-RX1R is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Not Waterproof

The DSC-RX1R is not waterproof. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age are also not waterproof.

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Very Big Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of only 2, the DSC-RX1R has one of the bigger maximum aperture numbers amongst cameras of this age. The average maximum aperture number of compact cameras that have been around for more than two years is 7.4, and the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 16.

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Only Features Three Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the DSC-RX1R is more than most digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the DSC-RX1R. The flash modess "Fill-in" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Sony digital camera.

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Only Has Five Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the Sony DSC-RX1R is more than most similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on similar spec digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the DSC-RX1R. The shooting modess "Manual", "Movie", "Program" and "Scene" are also found on this Sony camera.

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Very Heavy

With a weight of 453 grams, the Sony DSC-RX1R is one of the heavier digital cameras of this age and spec amongst comparable spec cameras of this age. The weights of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 130g to 560g.

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Only Has One Light Exposure Modes

The number of light exposure modes found on the Sony DSC-RX1R is more than most compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The most frequently found light exposure modes is Manual, but this light exposure modes is not found on this Sony digital camera. The light exposure modess Auto are also found on this digital camera.

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Only 220 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The DSC-RX1R is a camera that takes 220 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Very Low Motion JPEG Frame Rate

The DSC-RX1R has a quite low motion JPEG frame rate (only 30 frames per second) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the DSC-RX1R. Compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the DSC-RX1R have motion JPEG frame rates of between 24fps and 60fps, and the average motion JPEG frame rate is 40fps.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony DSC-RX1R

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Sony released the DSC-RX1R.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the DSC-RX1R has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Sony DSC-RX1R has a relatively average digital zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the DSC-RX1R.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Filter Size
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Focus Adjustment
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
USB Connector Type
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Histogram
Tripod Mountable
Contrast Adjustment
Brightness Adjustment
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Other Features
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Aperture Range (F-F)
Cool Shot Function

6 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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20 January 2016

Digitaltrends.com

The luxurious Cyber-shot RX1R II is Sony?s over-the-top camera. At $3,300, it?s easily one of the most (if not the most) expensive compact cameras you can buy...

Qualit de fabrication
Viseur lectronique de quali 233, cran orientable
Qualit d'image remarquable
Utilisable jusqu' 6400 ISO
Ractivit suffisante
Ergonomie physique mal pense
Botier trop compact et lourd
Menus alambiqus
Dmarrage trop lent
42 Mpx trs exigeants
8 January 2016

The Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II is the successor to Sony's full-frame compact cameras RX1 and RX1R, launched two years ago. One highlight of the RX1R II is that it allows users to set its optical... Read more…

7 January 2016

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31 December 2015

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User Reviews

(39)
Reviewed 16 September 2013 by Web
Web would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R

I photo for fun, family, and for sharing. I'm so happy I splurged on the RX1R. I own the Canon 5D3 with several L-quality lenses, all of which perform incredibly. But the Sony RX1R has opened new... Read more…

Reviewed 10 December 2015 by Sharkfeeder
Sharkfeeder would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R 2

1. Put the camera in Airplane Mode. The default setting has the WiFi turned on. Turn that off and your battery life improves dramatically. 2. Set the custom buttons to toggle between the lcd... Read more…

Reviewed 17 March 2014 by Spiritualized67
Spiritualized67 would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R

I'm a semi-pro fine art photographer with extensive experience using a Nikon D3s, D4 and D800e ? just to name a few. Took the plunge on a new Sony RX1R for my street and travel work. It's like... Read more…

Reviewed 25 October 2013 by Andrzej Kyn
Andrzej Kyn would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R

I love: 1. external EVF better 2. compact size 3. exceptional image quality 4. macro mode 5. leaf shutter that syncs flash at every speed (great with built in flash as a fill light) 6. convenient... Read more…

Reviewed 8 December 2015 by Eric
(Verified Purchase)

I do a great deal of street, public event and travel photography. My kit has long consisted of two full-frame bodies, one with a 35mm lens on it all the time. I use that for about 80% of what I... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

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