• 35mm 855.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • 35.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 24.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1
  • Leica Q (Typ 116)
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Predecessor:    
Successor: Sony RX1R II
RX1 vs RX1R II
 
General
Model Number: RX1 Q
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Mid-Sized EVF
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $2799.99 $4250.00
Street Price: $2,399.00 $4,495.00
Date Available: 2012-12-15 2015-06-10
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 17.6 oz (498 g)
includes batteries
22.6 oz (640 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.5 x 2.6 x 2.7 in.
(113 x 65 x 70 mm)
5.1 x 3.1 x 3.7 in.
(130 x 80 x 93 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony  
Effective Megapixels: 24.3 24.0
Sensor Format: 35mm 35mm
Sensor size: 855.62mm2 (35.80mm x 23.90mm) 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.97 microns 6.00 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed None
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 93 85
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 25.1 24.3
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 14.3 12.7
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 2,534 2,221
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 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)
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
4272 x 2848 (12.2 MP, 3:2),
2976 x 1984 (5.9 MP, 3:2),
1600 x 1080 (1.7 MP, Other),
8176 x 1920 (15.7 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG JPEG, .DNG RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.1 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes 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)
1920x1080 (60p/30p)
1280x720 (30p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio :Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC MPEG-4 with AAC stereo audio
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: Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* 2/35mm (fixed); 8 elements in 7 groups, 3 aspherical elements, 9 aperture blades Leica Summilux 28 mm f/1.7 ASPH.; 11 elements in 9 groups, 3 aspherical elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35mm 28mm
Focal Length (actual): 35mm 28mm
Zoom Ratio: 1.00x 1.00x
Aperture Range: f/2 - f/22 f/1.7 - f/16 in 1/3 EV increments
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 20 - 35 cm
7.9 - 13.8 in
17 cm to Infinity
6.7 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: 49.0mm 49.0mm
Thread Type: n/a On lens
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 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 1.25x or 1.8x crop modes (35 and 50mm eq.)
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Multi point AF (25 points) / Center / Flexible Spot Contrast-detect AF: Single zone (adjustable), multi-field (49 zones), face recognition, subject tracking, optional setting/shutter release by touching the monitor; Manual focus with focus peaking and magnification available
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes No
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Optional Clip-on Viewfinders: FDA-V1K Optical Viewfinder, FDA-EV1MK Electronic Viewfinder EVF: 3.68M-dot eq. LCoS, 100% coverage, 4:3 aspect ratio, +/-3 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 3,686,400 dots (1,228,800 pixels)
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px) 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen: No Yes
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): 25600 50000
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: 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 200 to 50,000
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm white/Cool white/Day white/Daylight), Flash, Color Temp, Color Filter, Custom Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Halogen, Flash, Kelvin Setting, Manual (2)
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000 30 - 1/16000
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1200-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot Multi-field, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: 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 Sport, Portrait, Landscape, Night Portrait, Snow/Beach, Candlelight, Sunset, Digiscoping, Miniature Effect, Panorama, Timelapse
Self Timer: 2, 10 seconds 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Auto, Fill-flash, Slow Sync, Rear Sync, Off, Wireless; Red-eye reduction: On/Off n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 6.0 n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: 0.75m to 21.7m / 2.5 ft. to 71.2 ft. n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/4000 1/500
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Multi Interface Hot Shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: No UHS support UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG .DNG RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio :Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC MPEG-4 with AAC stereo audio
Included Memory:   No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: Yes
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes No
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Threaded cable release Via Wi-Fi
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): 5.1 10.0
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: Proprietary NP-BX1 Proprietary BP-DC12 7.2V, 1200mAh
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-BX1 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes No
Software
Included Software: Software CD-ROM (includes Picture Motion Browser, Image Data Converter 4) Free download of Adobe Lightroom for registered owners
OS Compatibility: Windows XP SP3/Vista SP2/7, Mac OS X (v.10.5 +); PMB is Windows only Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: World's First Full-Frame Compact Digital Camera.