• 35mm 855.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • 35.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Medium format 1,350.0mm2
  • 37.5 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1
  • Leica S (Typ 007)
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Predecessor:    
Successor: Sony RX1R II
RX1 vs RX1R II
 
General
Model Number: RX1 S (Typ 007)
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Mid-Sized Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $2799.99 $24500.00
Street Price: $2,398.00 $19,995.00
Date Available: 2012-12-15 2015-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 17.6 oz (498 g)
includes batteries
44.4 oz (1,260 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.5 x 2.6 x 2.7 in.
(113 x 65 x 70 mm)
6.3 x 4.7 x 3.1 in.
(160 x 120 x 80 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony  
Effective Megapixels: 24.3 37.5
Sensor Format: 35mm Medium format
Sensor size: 855.62mm2 (35.80mm x 23.90mm) 1350mm2 (45.00mm x 30.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.97 microns 6.00 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 0.8x
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  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 25.1  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 14.3  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 2,534  
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)
7500 x 5000 (37.5 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG JPEG, RAW (Adobe .DNG), RAW+JPEG Fine/Basic
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.1 3.5
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)
4096x2160 (24p)
1920x1080 (30p/​25p/​24p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio :Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC MOV (motion JPEG)
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 Leica S bayonet
Lens: Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* 2/35mm (fixed); 8 elements in 7 groups, 3 aspherical elements, 9 aperture blades n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35mm  
Focal Length (actual): 35mm  
Zoom Ratio: 1.00x  
Aperture Range: 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: 49.0mm n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: Yes No
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 n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Multi point AF (25 points) / Center / Flexible Spot Phase-detect TTL with central cross-hair sensor: Choice of AFs (single) = Sharpness priority, AFc (continuous) = Shutter release priority, MF (manual), Manual override of automatic setting possible at any time; Contrast detect AF during live view at any point in image
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes No
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Optional Clip-on Viewfinders: FDA-V1K Optical Viewfinder, FDA-EV1MK Electronic Viewfinder High eyepoint pentaprism viewfinder, 98% coverage, 0.87x magnification, -3 to +1 diopter correction, interchangeable focusing screen, ground glass screen with microprism ring and split image (standard)
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   1.09x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   0.87x
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) 921,600 dots
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 Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 6400
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, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
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 Automatic, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, HMI, Fluorescent warm, Fluorescent cool, Flash, Grey card (determined from image), Grey card Live View, Color temperature (Kelvin)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 125 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.5EV steps
Metering Modes: 1200-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot Multi-segment (5 fields), Center-weighted, Spot (3.5% of image frame)
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  
Self Timer: 2, 10 seconds 2, 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
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 TTL pre-flash metering, with automatic transmission and consideration of sensitivity and set/controlled lens aperture, all exposure modes available, automatic adaptation of flash light component to available light; First or second curtain sync
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 1/125 or 1/1000 depending on lens (shutter type)
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 CF1 / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: No UHS support  
Other Memory:   Dual SD + CF (UDMA7)
Dual Card Slots: No Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG RAW (Adobe .DNG), RAW+JPEG Fine/Basic
Movie File Format: AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio :Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC MOV (motion JPEG)
Included Memory:   No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC:
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No Yes
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 3.0 Super Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes No
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Threaded cable release Cabled or Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Micro HDMI (Type D), 3.5mm stereo microphone jack Mini HDMI Type C, X-sync, 7-pin LEMO socket for remote accessories, contact strip for multi-function hand grip, audio in (3.5 mm jack) and audio out (3.5 mm jack) with audio adapter S (supplied with the camera)
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 3.5
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 15 Unlimited
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 7.4V, 2850mAh
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-BX1 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x 7.4V, 2850mAh 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: Software CD-ROM (includes Picture Motion Browser, Image Data Converter 4) Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Leica Image Shuttle, downloadable from the Leica owners’ area after product registration
OS Compatibility: Windows XP SP3/Vista SP2/7, Mac OS X (v.10.5 +); PMB is Windows only  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: World's First Full-Frame Compact Digital Camera. Leica CMOS sensor and Leica Maestro II image processor, 3.5fps burst speed, Live View mode, 4K and FHD video