Sony RX1 Review

 
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Model Name: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 
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Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: RX1 
Camera Format: Mid-Sized 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $2799.99
Street Price: $2623.37
Date Available: 2012-12-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 17.6 oz (498 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.5 x 2.6 x 2.7 in.
(113 x 65 x 70 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3376 (20.3 MP, 16:9),
3936 x 2624 (10.3 MP, 3:2),
3936 x 2216 (8.7 MP, 16:9),
2640 x 1760 (4.6 MP, 3:2),
2640 x 1488 (3.9 MP, 16:9),
12416 x 1856 (23.0 MP, Other),
8192 x 1856 (15.2 MP, Other),
2160 x 5536 (12.0 MP, Other),
2160 x 3872 (8.4 MP, Other)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.1
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1440x1080, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 60p/28Mbps/PS or 60i/24Mbps/FX or 60i/17Mbps/FH or 24p/24Mbps/FX or 24p/17Mbps/FH, 30p/12Mbps, 30p/3Mbps
Movie Audio: Yes 
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 24.70
CMOS Size (inches): 35mm 
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.00
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Effective Megapixels: 24.30 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 mm
Zoom Ratio: 1.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x Clear Image Zoom, Up to 4x standard digital zoom, 1.4x/2.0x Digital Teleconverter, up to 9.1x Smart digital zoom at lower resolutions 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 20 - 35 cm
7.9 - 13.8 in
Aperture Range: f/2 - f/22 
Lens Thread: 49mm
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type: Optional Clip-on Viewfinders: FDA-V1K Optical Viewfinder, FDA-EV1MK Electronic Viewfinder 
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No 
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 16.7x
Exposure
ISO Settings: ISO 100-25600 (1/3 EV steps, expandable to 50/64/80), Auto (100-25600 with selectable upper/lower limits); Multi Frame NR: 100-102400 (1 EV steps), Auto (100-25600 with selectable upper/lower limits)
White Balance Settings: Auto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm white/Cool white/Day white/Daylight), Flash, Color Temp, Color Filter, Custom 
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1200-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene modes: Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight; Sweep Panorama; Effects: Toy Camera, Pop Colour, Posterisation, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Colour, High Contrast Monochrome, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolor, Illustration 
Self Timer: 2, 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Fill-flash, Slow Sync, Rear Sync, Off, Wireless; Red-eye reduction: On/Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): 6.0
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: 0.75m to 21.7m / 2.5 ft. to 71.2 ft. 
Ext Flash Connection: Multi Interface Hot Shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG 
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Movie File Format: AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio :Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC 
Connectivity
Video Out: No 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): n/a 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a 
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: Micro HDMI (Type D), 3.5mm stereo microphone jack 
Included Software: Software CD-ROM (includes Picture Motion Browser, Image Data Converter 4) 
OS Compatibility: Windows XP SP3/Vista SP2/7, Mac OS X (v.10.5 +); PMB is Windows only 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-BX1 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-BX1 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 270
Notes & Features: World's First Full-Frame Compact Digital Camera. 

 


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