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Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R
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Imaging Resource.com Dave's Pick
A high image quality and multi award winning compact digital camera, with great features
Compact 24.3MP 2x No Aug 2013
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Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R number 530 across all digital cameras.
95
Reviews
12 Reviews + 10 Awards
87
Features
Fully-Featured
62
Age
4 Years Old
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has very good expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received an industry award from Imaging Resource.com. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Sony digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
Customers report good product quality, picture quality and nice design.
The Cybershot DSC-RX1R has some great features:
6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Very small optical zoom
Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

89
Portrait Photography
Excellent
49
Landscape Photography
Mediocre
52
Everyday Photography
Average
30
Sports Photography
Mediocre
36
Wildlife Photography
Mediocre

How Big is the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R?

The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R is 113.3mm wide and 69.6mm tall. It is 65.4mm deep and weighs 453g.

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R front dimensions
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R size in context

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

One expert review site thought that this camera was very good. This was from Imaging Resource.com who gave it an "Dave's Pick".

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including skyit.vn, portablegear.nl and digitalkamera.de the average expert rating of this Sony camera is 83 out of 100.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

Cybershot DSC-RX1R owners on average rated this camera as brilliant. Over 100% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Great Product Quality

Seven owners who bought the product reckoned that it was good quality.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

13 people who bought the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R considered that it was able to produce good images and two owners considered that it had a good picture resolution.

  • This will probably appeal to professional photographer looking for a second camera…
    Digitalone.com.sg February 2013
  • While it pumps out gorgeous images, its price is likely to induce sticker shock…
  • Superb image quality…
  • It is very close to those benchmark systems in terms of low light ability - at best it is equal to any of them…
  • Get an optical viewfinder for another $650 - easily the most overpriced accessory in digital photography…
  • With full IS (image stabilization…
  • The super high resolution sensor gives you the flexibility to capture details in enlargements that you may not have noticed when you were shooting the picture…
  • The combined optics and electronic engineering make for equally high quality images…
  • You don't have to worry about getting a mirror or sensor dirty because it does not have a mirror…
  • Yet it takes pictures that rival and in some cases exceed in overall quality what some of the very best full frame pro cameras are capable of generating.

Sony Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 22,823 owner and expert reviews (including 8,114 verified purchases) for Sony cameras and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other brands. 93% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Nice Design

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good looking.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Three customers concluded that it was well made.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Three customers who bought this digital camera said that it was easy to use.

  • The fixed lens dazzles with its versatile range of control options though watch out for costly accessories…
    Tech.uk.msn.com - December 2013
  • Has a control scheme that's easy to understand…
  • Aside from the convenience and the ease of use and the sharpness…

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two customers who purchased it reckoned that it was compact.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Seven people concluded that this digital camera was good value for money.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Five owners who bought the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R concluded that it had a good lens and four customers who purchased it concluded that it had a good autofocus.

Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since August 2013.

Features

6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Cybershot DSC-RX1R has a maximum image resolution of 6000 x 4000 pixels. That's 51% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. The worst resolution of all cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Cybershot DSC-RX1R of 24.3MP is in the highest 4% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Cybershot DSC-RX1R of only 2x is smaller than 82% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Cybershot DSC-RX1R's maximum ISO sensitivity of 25,600 is higher than 86% of all cameras when ordered 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 Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R of 2 is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 82% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R of 453g is heavier than 78% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R of 4x is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 75% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 66% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1440 x 1080|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Only 220 Battery Life

The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R is a digital camera that takes 220 shots battery life. Most of the other digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R of 1,230,000 pixels is in the highest 6% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The display resolutions of cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Cybershot DSC-RX1R has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of digital cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Cybershot DSC-RX1R features contrast adjustment, unlike 83% of cameras which do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1R features brightness adjustment. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Cybershot DSC-RX1R supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 76% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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2640 X 1488 Still Image Resolution

The Cybershot DSC-RX1R supports a maximum still image resolution of 2640 x 1488. That's 34% higher resolution than a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

04905524948622, 05013493238862

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