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Model Name: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor:  
Successor: Sony RX10 IV
RX10 III vs RX10 IV
General
Model Number: RX10 III
Alternate Model Number(s): DSC-RX10M3
Camera Format: EVF
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $1500.00
Street Price: $1,298.00
Date Available: 2016-05-18
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 38.6 oz (1,095 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.2 x 3.7 x 5.0 in.
(133 x 94 x 127 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Exmor RS
Effective Megapixels: 20.1
Sensor Format: 1 inch
Sensor size: 116.16mm2 (13.20mm x 8.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 2.41 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.7x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
DxO Sensor Score: 70
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.1
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.6
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 472
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
4864 x 3648 (17.7 MP, 4:3),
5472 x 3080 (16.9 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 3648 (13.3 MP, 1:1),
3888 x 2592 (10.1 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2056 (7.5 MP, Other),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2720 x 1528 (4.2 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)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 14.2
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p)
1920x1080 (120p/100p/60p/60i/50p/50i/24p)
1280x720 (30p/25p)
1824x1026 (250p/240p)
1676x566 (500p/480p/250p/240p)
1136x384 (1000p/960p/500p/480p)
800x270 (1000p/960p)
Movie File Format: XAVC S 4K / XAVC S HD / AVCHD Ver.2.0 / MP4; with LPCM (2ch) / Dolby Digital (AC3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC audio
Composite Video Out: No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens: Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T*, 18 elements in 13 groups (6 aspheric elements, including AA lens; 7 ED glass elements, 1 Super ED glass element)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 600mm
Focal Length (actual): 8.8 - 220mm
Zoom Ratio: 25.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.4 (W) / f/4 (T) - f/16; 9-blade iris diaphragm
Integrated ND Filter: No
Normal Focus Range: 3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Filter Thread: 72.0mm
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x; up to 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Wide, Center, Flexible Spot (S/M/L), Expanded Flexble Spot, Lock on AF (Wide/Center/Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Fixed EVF: 0.39-inch, 2359K-dot XGA OLED, 100% coverage, 0.7x magnification, 4 dual-sided aspheric lenses, 33 degree view angle, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter, eyepoint 23mm from eyepiece, 21.5mm from eyepiece frame (CIPA standard), eye sensor
Focus Peaking: Yes
EVF Resolution: 2,359,296 dots (786,432 pixels)
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.70x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.26x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Top Deck Display: Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100
ISO Settings: Auto, ISO 100 - 12800 with ISO 64 and 80 low extensions, up to 25600 with Multi Frame NR
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm, Cool, Day, Daylight), Flash, Color Temp/Filter, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/32000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene Modes: Portrait, Sports Action, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Handheld Twilight, Night Portrait, Anti Motion Blur, Panorama; HFR Mode; Picture Effects: Toy Camera, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High- key, Partial Color, High Contrast Monochrome, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolor, Illustration; Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto / Level), Auto High Dynamic Range: Off, Auto exposure difference, Exposure difference level (1.0 - 6.0 EV, 1.0 EV step)
Self Timer: 2, 5, 10; 3 or 5 shots after 2, 5, 10; Smile seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Fill-flash, Slow Sync, Rear Sync, Off; (Wireless supported via external flash only; internal flash does not support Wireless mode.)
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: Approx. 1.0m to 10.8m (3.28 ft. to 35.43 ft.) (W) / Approx. 1.0m to 6.5m (3.28 ft. to 21.33 ft.) (T)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Multi Interface Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
RAW Capture Support: Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: XAVC S 4K / XAVC S HD / AVCHD Ver.2.0 / MP4; with LPCM (2ch) / Dolby Digital (AC3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC audio
Included Memory: No memory included
Included Memory Type:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes
NFC: Yes
Bluetooth: No
Built-In GPS: No
Microphone Jack: Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired or Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Micro HDMI (Type D) with 4K support, Multi-terminal Micro USB port supports optional wired remote, External mic and headphone jacks
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): <0.3
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): <0.3
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 14.2
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 44
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 8.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 29
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 8.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 25
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.20 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.22 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.101 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.28 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.024 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 2.1 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 1.0 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 2.7 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 420 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 370 shots
Battery Life, Video: 65 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: Capture One Express (for Sony) free download
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
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