• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 720.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 200.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
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  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI
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Predecessor:   Sony RX100 V
RX100 V vs RX100 VI
Successor: Panasonic ZS60
ZS50 vs ZS60
Sony RX100 VII
RX100 VI vs RX100 VII
General
Model Number: ZS50 RX100 VI
Alternate Model Number(s): TZ70 DSC-RX100M6
Camera Format: Compact Compact
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $399.99 $1200.00
Street Price: $279.00 $1,203.83
Date Available: 2015-04-01 2018-07-01
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 8.6 oz (243 g)
includes batteries
10.6 oz (301 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.4 x 2.5 x 1.4 in.
(111 x 65 x 34 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: 12.1 20.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 116.16mm2 (13.20mm x 8.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.54 microns 2.41 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 2.7x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 44  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 20.0  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.2  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 138  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2672 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
2448 x 2448 (6.0 MP, 1:1),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1712 (4.4 MP, 3:2),
2560 x 1440 (3.7 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1920 (3.7 MP, 1:1),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, Other),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
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 v2.3), MPO, RAW, RAW+JPEG JPEG, RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0 23.8
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​30p)
1280x720 (60p/​30p)
640x480 (30p)
1280x720 (120p)
640x480 (240p)
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: AVCHD or MP4 with stereo audio XAVC S, AVCHD Ver. 2.0 compatible
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: No n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR, 12 elements in 9 groups with 5 Aspherical elements, 10 Aspherical surfaces and 3 ED elements Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* Lens; 15 elements in 12 groups, including 4 AA (advanced aspherical) and 2 ED elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 720mm 24 - 200mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.3 - 129mm 9 - 72mm
Zoom Ratio: 30.00x 8.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.3 - 8.0 (W) / f/6.4 - 8.0 (T) Multistage Iris Diaphragm f/2.8 (wide) / f/4.5 (tele) - f/11 with 7 blade aperture
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
8 cm to Infinity
3.1 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
 
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a 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: Face / AF Tracking / 23pt / 1pt / Spot / Touch Area Fast Hybrid AF: Phase Detection/Contrast Detection with 315 PDAF points, 25 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: EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF: 0.2-inch, 1,166K dots equiv. LCD; 100% Coverage, Lens 19.6x Magnification: Approx. 2.56x / 0.46x (35 mm camera equivalent), Eye Sensor 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: 389,000 dots (129,600 pixels) 2,359,296 dots (786,432 pixels)
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.46x 0.59x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 2.56x 0.22x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x 13.6x
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 80 125
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO,80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 Auto, ISO 125 - 12800 with ISO 80 and 100 low extensions, up to 25600 with Multi Frame NR
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, White Set Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm, Cool, Day, Daylight), Flash, Underwater Auto, Color Temp/Filter, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 60 sec 1/32000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple, Center Weighted, Spot 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: Panorama Shot, Scene (Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Handheld Night Shot, Food, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Glass Through, HDR, Starry Sky, High Speed Video, 3D Photo), Creative Control (Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Star Filter, One Point Color (15 filters)) 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 or 10 seconds 2, 5, 10; 3 or 5 shots after 2, 5, 10; Portrait seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes No
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off Auto, Fill-flash, Slow Sync, Rear Sync, Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 0.6 - 6.4m (Wide), 1.0 - 3.3m (Tele) 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
Flash Exposure Compensation:   +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a 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
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW+JPEG RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4 with stereo audio XAVC S, AVCHD Ver. 2.0 compatible
Included Memory: 86.0 MB No memory included
Included Memory Type: Internal  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes Yes
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No 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: Via Wi-Fi Optional wired, via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Built-in Wi-Fi with NFC Micro HDMI (Type D) with 4K support; Multi-terminal Micro USB port supports optional wired remote
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):   0.48
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):   0.50
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 10.0 23.8
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 6 229
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   23.8
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   109
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   24.1
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   106
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.12 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):   0.15 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.030 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.18 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.010 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:   2.0 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   1.7 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:   4.8 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 300 shots 240 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 300 shots 220 shots
Battery Life, Video:   40 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary NP-BX1
Usable Battery Types: 3.6V, 1250mAh 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 No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes Yes
Software
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.6 PE, LoiLoScope (trial version), Adobe Reader Free downloads of Sony Imaging Edge Remote, Viewer, Edit, Capture One Express (for Sony)
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 30x zoom with optical image stabilization, 12.1MP High Sensitivity MOS sensor, 1166k-dot EVF with eye-sensor, 1080p60 video, 10fps full-res burst shooting, built-in Wi-Fi with NFC. Available in black or silver.