Sony RX100 III Review

 
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Model Name: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III 
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General
Model Number: RX100 III 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $799.99
Street Price: $792.39
Date Available: 2014-06-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 10.1 oz (287 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.0 x 2.3 x 1.6 in.
(102 x 58 x 41 mm)
Waterproof: No
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, 16:9),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2720 x 1528 (4.2 MP, Other),
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: 10.0
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1440x1080, 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 60p/60i/30p/24p, 30p, 120p, 30p
Movie Audio: Yes 
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 20.90
CMOS Size (inches): 1-inch type 
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.70
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Effective Megapixels: 20.20 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 70 mm
Zoom Ratio: 2.92x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x; 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Aperture Range: f/1.8 (wide) / f/2.8 (tele) - f/11 with 7 blade aperture, plus built-in 3-stop ND filter 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF 
Viewfinder Type: Pop-up EVF: 0.39\"-type OLED, 1,440,000 dots, 100% coverage, 0.59x magnification, 20mm eye-point (from eyepiece)/ 19.2mm from eyepiece frame; -4 to +3 m^-1 diopter, ZEISS T* Coating, eye detector. 
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No 
Articulating LCD: Yes 
Max Playback Zoom: 13.6x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, ISO 125-12800 with ISO 80 and 100 low extensions, up to 25600 with Multi Frame NR
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm, Cool, Day, Daylight), Flash, Color Temp/Filter, Custom 
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Anti Motion Blur, Fireworks, Gourmet, Handheld Twilight, High Sensitivity, Landscape, Macro, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Pet Mode, Portrait, Sports Action, Sunset; DRO (Auto/Level), HDR (Auto/Level), Auto Portrait Framing, Sweep Panorama; Picture Effect(s): 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 
Self Timer: 2, 10, Portrait1, Portrait2 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Fill-flash, Slow Sync, Rear Sync, Off  
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: 1 to 49 2 (0.30m to 15.0m) (W) / 1 9 to 18 8 (0.55m to 5.7m) (T) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format: RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG 
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Movie File Format: XAVC S/ AVCHD 2.0 / MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) with LPCM (2ch) / Dolby Digital (AC3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC audio 
Connectivity
Video Out: No 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): n/a 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a 
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed, WiFi
Other Connection: Micro HDMI (Type D) with 4K stills output, Multi-terminal Micro USB port supports optional wired remote 
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility:  
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: 320
Notes & Features: Wide-angle 24-70mm eq. f/1.8-2.8 Zeiss lens with world's first two joined glass mold aspherics; 5-axis Optical Steadyshot; Built-in ND filter; BIONZ X processor; Retractable 1440k dot OLED viewfinder; 180-degree tilting LCD, also 45 degrees downward; 1080p60 Full pixel readout of sensor with no line skipping; 720p120 capture; HDMI clean output; PlayMemories Camera Apps; Built-in Wi-Fi with NFC. 

 




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