• 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 2500
  • 35mm 855.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • 35.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Leica M-E (Typ 220)
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R
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Predecessor:    
Successor:   Sony RX1R II
RX1R vs RX1R II
General
Model Number: M-E (Typ 220) RX1R
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Rangefinder Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $5450.00 $2799.99
Street Price: $6,989.00 $2,398.00
Date Available: 2012-09-30 2013-07-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 20.6 oz (585 g)
includes batteries
17.0 oz (482 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.5 x 3.1 x 1.5 in.
(139 x 80 x 37 mm)
4.5 x 2.6 x 2.7 in.
(113 x 65 x 70 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Kodak KAF-18500 Sony
Effective Megapixels: 18.0 24.3
Sensor Format: 35mm 35mm
Sensor size: 864mm2 (36mm x 24mm) 855.62mm2 (35.80mm x 23.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.91 microns 5.97 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None None
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 69 91
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.7 25.0
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.7 13.6
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 787 2,537
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5212 x 3472 (18.1 MP, 3:2),
3840 x 2592 (10.0 MP, Other),
2592 x 1728 (4.5 MP, 3:2),
1728 x 1152 (2.0 MP, 3:2),
1280 x 846 (1.1 MP, Other)
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, 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)
Image File Format: JPEG, .DNG RAW (14-bit, compressed or uncompressed), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 2.0 5.1
Video Capture
Can take movies: No Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/​28Mbps/​PS or 60i/​24Mbps/​FX or 60i/​17Mbps/​FH or 24p/​24Mbps/​FX or 24p/​17Mbps/​FH)
1440x1080 (30p/​12Mbps)
640x480 (30p/​3Mbps)
Movie File Format:   AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio :Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: No Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Leica M bayonet n/a
Lens: n/a Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* 2/35mm (fixed); 8 elements in 7 groups, 3 aspherical elements, 9 aperture blades
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):   35mm
Focal Length (actual):   35mm
Zoom Ratio:   1.00x
Aperture Range: Varies with lens used f/2 - f/22
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:   30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   20 - 35 cm
7.9 - 13.8 in
Filter Thread: n/a 49.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: No Yes
Digital Zoom Values: n/a 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
Auto Focus: No Yes
Auto Focus Type: n/a Contrast Detection: Multi point AF (25 points) / Center / Flexible Spot
Auto Focus Assist Light? n/a Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD (playback only) No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Non-TTL bright-line frame rangefinder w/ automatic parallax compensation, 0.68x magnification Optional Clip-on Viewfinders: FDA-V1K Optical Viewfinder, FDA-EV1MK Electronic Viewfinder
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.68x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.68x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.5 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:   16.7x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 2500 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 160 100
ISO Settings: Auto, ISO 160 to 2,500 in 1/3EV steps, extendable to ISO 80 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)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent 1, Fluorescent 2, Flash, Kelvin Setting (2000-12800K), Manual Auto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm white/Cool white/Day white/Daylight), Flash, Color Temp, Color Filter, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 32 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Center-weighted with working aperture 1200-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: No Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: n/a 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 or 12 seconds 2, 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No Yes
Flash Modes: Control with center-weighted TTL pre-flash metering (with SCA-3501/3502 adapter, or SCA-3000 standard flash unit such as Leica SF 24D/Leica SF 58). Auto, Fill-flash, Slow Sync, Rear Sync, Off, Wireless; Red-eye reduction: On/Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 6.0
Flash Range Description: n/a ISO Auto: 0.75m to 21.7m / 2.5 ft. to 71.2 ft.
Max Flash Sync: 1/180 1/4000
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe Multi Interface Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   No UHS support
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .DNG RAW (14-bit, compressed or uncompressed), RAW+JPEG 14-bit RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format:   AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio :Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC
Included Memory: No memory included  
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: No Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Threaded cable release Threaded cable release
Connections (extended):   Micro HDMI (Type D), 3.5mm stereo microphone jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):   0.89
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):   0.93
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):   10
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   1.04
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 2.0 5.1
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   15
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   5.2
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   15
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   5.1
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   12
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.27 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.038 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.38 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.016 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):   Full Autofocus, Multi-area AF mode = 0.272s
Startup Time:   1.7 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   1.5 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:   8.2 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   220 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: 1 x proprietary 3.7v 1860mAh Proprietary NP-BX1
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary 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: No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: Free download of Adobe Lightroom 4 for registered owners Software CD-ROM (includes Picture Motion Browser, Image Data Converter 4)
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS Windows XP SP3/Vista SP2/7, Mac OS X (v.10.5 +); PMB is Windows only
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Cost reduced M9. No framing guide selector, no USB port. Available in Anthracite grey paint. Identical to RX1 but with OLPF removed and HDMI output with Triluminos Color support added.