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Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 III

£528.99
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A multi award winning and fully featured compact camera, with a fair price
Compact 20.1MP 2.9x No Dec 2014
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Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 III Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 III number 142 across all digital cameras.
96
Reviews
910 Reviews + 18 Awards
76
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Age
3 Years Old
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has great expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 92% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received 18 awards including a "Recommended" award from Altomdata.dk plus four other sites and an "Editor's Choice" award from Log.com.tr plus three other sites. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Sony digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
The Cybershot DSC-RX100 III has some great features:
5472 x 3648 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Smaller than average optical zoom
Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity
Brighter images, wider angle coverage
Never miss A detail again
Camera functions to fit the owner
Frame your shots with uncompromising precision

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 141 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 147 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 142 in wildlife photography cameras.
75
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £423.30 at MobiCity UK 51 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

How Big is the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 III?

The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 III is 101.6mm wide and 58.1mm tall. It is 41mm deep and weighs 263g.

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 III front dimensions
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 III size in context

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 III In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

18 Industry Awards

Experts rave about this Sony camera and have given it 18 awards.

This Sony digital camera was given a "Recommended" award by review sites Altomdata.dk, Trusted Reviews, Tek.no, Techradar and Focus-Numerique.fr all of whom decided that this digital camera was very good.

The editors of four other expert review sites all thought that this Sony camera was marvellous and gave it their highest award. This was from Log.com.tr, PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com and Reviewed.com who gave it an "Editor's Choice".

Two more expert review sites both thought that this camera was very good. The author at website DP Review gave this Sony digital camera a "Silver" award and thought it was great and it received a "Best Buy" award from website Expert Reviews who concluded it was was very good.

The authors at three other expert review sites all said that this camera was very good. Ljudochbild.se gave this digital camera a "5 Star" award, Chip.com.my gave it an "Outstanding" award and it received a "Mashable Choice" award from Mashable.com.

Three other expert review sites all said that this Sony camera was very good. This camera received a "5 Star" award from both 01net.com and Digital Versus and Pocket Lint gave it an "Editor's Choice" award.

Excellent Expert Reviews

On average, based on 41 expert reviews from sites including DP Review, CNET.com, Trusted Reviews and Ephotozine this camera has an overall expert rating of 90%. Experts think this digital camera is one of the very best cameras.

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Excellent User Reviews

Cybershot DSC-RX100 III owners on average rated this camera as marvellous. Over 91% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 92% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 22,092 expert and user reviews (including 7,416 verified purchases) for Sony digital cameras and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Sony digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Average Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 57% of cameras, it has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old. At £528.99 it looks like great value for money overall.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 III and the United Kingdom price of £528.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $627.59 (£870.40).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Sony camera has been on the market since December 2014.

Features

5472 X 3648 Pixels Image Resolution

The Cybershot DSC-RX100 III has a maximum image resolution of 5472 x 3648 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 III of 20.1MP is in the highest 19% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 III's optical zoom of only 2.9x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 95% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Cybershot DSC-RX100 III's maximum ISO sensitivity of 25,600 is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 19% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Cybershot DSC-RX100 III of 1.8 is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 69% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Weight

The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 III's weight of 263g is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 59% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 III has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Cybershot DSC-RX100 III has a carrying case. 88% of cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Shorter Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Cybershot DSC-RX100 III's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 73mm is very short compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the shortest 2% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Cybershot DSC-RX100 III of 3" is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 61% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 III has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 91% of cameras which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 III supports video capability. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Very Big Image Sensor Size

The average image sensor size of all cameras is 0.47", with the smallest being 0.25" and the biggest being 1.5". The Cybershot DSC-RX100 III's image sensor size of 1" is very big compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 2% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Wind Filter

The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 III has a wind filter. 96% of cameras do not have a wind filter.

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5472 X 3648 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Cybershot DSC-RX100 III is 5472 x 3648. That's over six times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Cybershot DSC-RX100 III's maximum aperture number of only 11 is in the smallest 19% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 III features saturation adjustment. 87% of cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Cybershot DSC-RX100 III supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 87% of cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Features Noise Reduction

The Cybershot DSC-RX100 III features noise reduction. 91% of cameras do not feature noise reduction.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The Cybershot DSC-RX100 III's display resolution of 1,230,000 pixels is higher than 94% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Digital cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 III has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Cybershot DSC-RX100 III features flash exposure compensation. 78% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

Across all the digital cameras the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The digital zoom of the Cybershot DSC-RX100 III of 11x is in the biggest 10% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Cybershot DSC-RX100 III supports Wi-Fi, unlike 69% of digital cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Cybershot DSC-RX100 III features contrast adjustment, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Cybershot DSC-RX100 III has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony cybershotdscrx100iii, sony dscrx100m3b, sony 9608235591, sony n111593w, sony rx100iii

Barcodes:

00009608235591, 00027242883222, 00617689593466, 00635131601019, 00845251075960, 00845251075991, 03662362040475, 04905524986372, 04905524986396, 04905524986402, 04905524986419

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