A number of people reckoned that it had a good image sensor. Trustedreviews.com said on expert review site Trusted Reviews last year “Has the same-size full-frame sensor as models like the Canon 5D MKIII, which you might stru” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Digitalone.com.sg wrote in their review “It stuffed a 24.3-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor with a fast fixed 35mm f/2 lens in a compact camera body no bigger than a man's palm” . Dxomark.com said “Following the separate assessment of the modified sensor in Sony's special edition RX1R high-end full-frame compact we've now analyzed its fixed focal length Carl Zeiss Sonnar 2, 0/35 lens” in their Sony DSC-RX1R review.
A number of people who reviewed it agreed that it was able to produce good images. Expert review site Whatdigitalcamera.com said “With no anti-aliasing filter the RX1R is capable of producing highly detailed images that surpass the quality of the standard RX1”. Three years ago Ephotozine.com said in their Sony DSC-RX1R review on Ephotozine “With the anti-aliasing filter removed to deliver sharper images”. Expert review site Photographyblog.com said “The new RX1R employs an optical filter with the anti-aliasing properties removed, producing sharper images than the standard RX1 model.”.
Some Sony DSC-RX1R owners reckoned that it had a good picture resolution. Expert review site Dxomark.com said “Sony claim this new model has improved resolution and image sharpn”. Dxomark.com also wrote “In turn the benefits of improved resolution and detail ren”.