• 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 600.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 200.00mm (35mm eq.)
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Predecessor:   Sony RX100 VI
RX100 VI vs RX100 VII
Successor:    
General
Model Number: G3X RX100 VII
Alternate Model Number(s):   DSC-RX100M7
Camera Format: Mid-Sized Compact
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $999.99 $1199.99
Street Price: $849.00 $1,298.00
Date Available: 2015-07-15 2019-08-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 26.1 oz (739 g)
includes batteries
10.7 oz (302 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.9 x 3.0 x 4.1 in.
(123 x 77 x 105 mm)
4.0 x 2.3 x 1.7 in.
(102 x 58 x 43 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Sony Exmor RS
Effective Megapixels: 20.2 20.1
Sensor Format: 1 inch 1 inch
Sensor size: 116.16mm2 (13.20mm x 8.80mm) 116.16mm2 (13.20mm x 8.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 2.41 microns 2.41 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.7x 2.7x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 63  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 21.4  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.3  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 521  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
4320 x 2880 (12.4 MP, 3:2),
2304 x 1536 (3.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
5472 x 3080 (16.9 MP, 16:9),
4320 x 2432 (10.5 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
720 x 408 (0.3 MP, Other),
4864 x 3648 (17.7 MP, 4:3),
3840 x 2880 (11.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 3648 (13.3 MP, 1:1),
2880 x 2880 (8.3 MP, 1:1),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1),
2912 x 3648 (10.6 MP, Other),
2304 x 2880 (6.6 MP, Other),
1232 x 1536 (1.9 MP, Other),
384 x 480 (0.2 MP, Other)
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),
2544 x 2544 (6.5 MP, 1:1),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2720 x 1528 (4.2 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1920 (3.7 MP, 1:1),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
12416 x 1856 (23.0 MP, Other),
8192 x 1856 (15.2 MP, Other),
2160 x 3872 (8.4 MP, Other),
2160 x 5536 (12.0 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG JPEG, RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 7.3 90.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/​30p/​24p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
1920x1080 (30p/​15p)
1280x720 (6p/​3p/​1.5p)
640x480 (6p/​3p/​1.5p)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (120p/​100p/​60p/​60i/​50p/​50i/​24p)
1824x1026 (250p/​240p)
1824x616 (500p/​480p/​250p/​240p)
1292x436 (500p/​480p)
1244x420 (1000p/​960p)
912x308 (1000p/​960p)
Movie File Format: MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo)) XAVC S, AVCHD Ver. 2.0 compatible
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens with USM; 18 elements in 13 groups Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* Lens; 15 elements in 12 groups, including 4 AA (advanced aspherical) and 2 ED elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 600mm 24 - 200mm
Focal Length (actual): 8.8 - 220mm 9 - 72mm
Zoom Ratio: 25.00x 8.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (W) / f/5.6 (T) - f/11, with 9-blade aperture; built-in 3-stop ND filter f/2.8 (wide) / f/4.5 (tele) - f/11 with 7 blade aperture
Integrated ND Filter: Yes No
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
8 cm to Infinity
3.1 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 - 50 cm
2.0 - 19.7 in
 
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: Bayonet adapter n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x Up to 4x; 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection; 31-point AiAF, 1-point (center for face select and track), Touch AF Fast Hybrid AF: Phase Detection/Contrast Detection with 357 PDAF points, 425 CDAF areas; Center, Flexible Spot (S / M / L), Expanded Flexible Spot, Lock on AF (Wide / Center / Flexible Spot (S / M / L) / Expanded Flexible Spot), Eye AF; Touch Focus, Touch Pad AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Optional hot-shoe attachable EVF-DC1, 2.36M-dot OLED EVF. Pop-up EVF: 0.39-inch, XGA OLED, 2,359,296 dots, 100% coverage, 0.59x magnification, 20mm eye-point (from eyepiece)/19.8mm from eyepiece frame; -4.0 to +3.0 m^-1 diopter, ZEISS T* Coating, eye detector
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 2,359,296 dots (786,432 pixels)
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.59x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   0.22x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.2 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: Yes Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 13.6x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 125 100
ISO Settings: Auto, ISO 125-12800 in 1/3 EV steps Auto, ISO 100 - 12800 with ISO 64 and 80 low extensions, up to 25600 with Multi Frame NR
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom 1, Custom 2 Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm, Cool, Day, Daylight), Flash, Underwater Auto, Color Temp/Filter, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 30 sec 1/32000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot (center or linked to Touch AF frame), Face Detect AE Multi Pattern, Center-weighted, Spot, Entire Screen Avg, Highlight
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene Modes: Sports, Portrait, Smart Shutter, Star (Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Time-Lapse Movie), Handheld Night Scene, Snow, Fireworks; Filters: High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Background Defocus, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect Scene modes: Portrait, Sports Action, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Handheld Twilight, Night Portrait, Anti Motion Blur, Pet Mode, Gourmet, Fireworks, High Sensitivity; DRO (Auto/Level); HDR (Auto/Level); Auto Portrait Framing; Sweep 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
Self Timer: 2, 10, Custom seconds 2, 5, 10; 3 or 5 shots after 2, 5, 10; Burst; Bracket seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): No Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Manual, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off; (Red-eye reduction and second curtain sync available) Auto, Fill-flash, Slow Sync, Rear Sync, Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 60cm - 6.8m (W), 85cm - 3.1m (T) Auto ISO: Approx. 0.4m to 5.9m (1.31 ft. to 19.35 ft.) (W) / Approx. 1.0 m to 3.1m (3.28 ft. to 10.17 ft.) (T)
Max Flash Sync: 1/2000 1/2000
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo)) XAVC S, AVCHD Ver. 2.0 compatible
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes Yes
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired or via Wi-Fi Optional wired, via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Jack for RS-60E3 remote shutter release switch Micro HDMI (Type D) with 4K support; Multi-terminal Micro USB port supports optional wired remote; External Mic Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.86  
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): 1.95  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 7.3 90.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 9 7
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 0.7 90.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): Unlimited 7
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 0.8  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): Unlimited  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.41 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.38 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.109 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.82 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.044 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 1.9 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 2.1 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power: 4.3 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 300 shots 260 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   240 shots
Battery Life, Video:   40 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-10L Proprietary NP-BX1
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-10L Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-BX1 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes No
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software:   Free downloads of Sony Imaging Edge Remote, Viewer and Edit
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 1-inch 20.2MP BSI CMOS sensor, DIGIC 6 image processor, 25x 24-600mm eq. F2.8-5.6 zoom lens, improve, EOS-style controls and menus, magnesium-alloy body, dust and water resistant.