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Sony Cybershot RX100 III

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Compact 20.1MP 2.9x No May 2014
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Sony Cybershot RX100 III Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the Sony Cybershot RX100 III number 183 across all digital cameras.
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913 Reviews + 20 Awards
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Average
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Good Features
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3 Years Old
Overall Score
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Why Has it Scored 65?

It has very good expert reviews and terrific user reviews with 93% of buyers recommending this camera to others. This digital camera has received 20 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Log.com.tr plus four other sites and a "Recommended" award from Altomdata.dk plus three other sites. Canon 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 digital cameras 2017.
The Cybershot RX100 III has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly high megapixels sensor
5472 x 3648 pixels image resolution
Very small optical zoom
Only nine aspherical lenses

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for portrait photography, ranking number 97 in portrait photography cameras. However average for everyday photography, ranking number 145 in everyday photography cameras as well being mediocre for sports photography, ranking number 243 in sports photography cameras.
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How Big is the Sony Cybershot RX100 III?

The Sony Cybershot RX100 III is 101.6mm wide and 58.1mm tall. It is 38.3mm deep and weighs 263g.

Sony Cybershot RX100 III front dimensions

Sony Cybershot RX100 III size in context

Sony Cybershot RX100 III In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

20 Industry Awards

Camera experts love this Sony camera and have given it 20 awards.

This Sony digital camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by websites Log.com.tr, PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com, Reviewed.com and Photoreview.com.au all of whom concluded that this camera was fantastic.

This camera received a "Recommended" award from websites Altomdata.dk, Tek.no, Techradar and Focus-Numerique.fr all of whom decided that this digital camera was very good.

This digital camera was given a "Silver" award by both websites Onfoto.ru and DP Review, both of which thought that this camera was great.

In addition, this camera received a "Best Buy" award from review site Expert Reviews and the author at website Ephotozine conluded that they would definitely endorse it and gave it a "Highly Recommended" award. This Sony camera also received a "Gold" award from review site What Digital Camera.

This Sony digital camera received an "Outstanding" award from Chip.com.my, Mashable.com gave it a "Mashable Choice" award and it received a "5 Star" award from 01net.com.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on 44 expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com and CNET.com this Sony camera has an average expert rating of 88%. The digital camera expert review sites think this digital camera is one of the very best cameras.

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User Reviews Are Excellent

People who bought this digital camera rated this digital camera as terrific on average. 527 reviewers (91% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 93% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Sony Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 32,324 user and expert reviews (including 10,628 verified purchases) for Sony cameras and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has very good reviews specifically within its digital cameras range. 92% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £469.99 it is more expensive than 67% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony Cybershot RX100 III and the United Kingdom price of £469.99 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $748.00 (£970.16).

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Features

Fairly High Megapixels Sensor

The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The megapixels of the Cybershot RX100 III of 20.1MP is fairly high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 20% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Image Resolution

The Cybershot RX100 III has a maximum image resolution of 5472 x 3648 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Cybershot RX100 III's optical zoom of only 2.9x is in the smallest 14% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The ISO sensitivities (max) of digital cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000. The ISO sensitivity (max) of the Cybershot RX100 III of 25,600 is fairly high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 13% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Cybershot RX100 III of 1.8 is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Weight

The Cybershot RX100 III's weight of 263g is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Cybershot RX100 III has a built-in flash. 66% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Fairly High Display Resolution

The average display resolution of all digital cameras is 590,000 pixels, with the lowest being 3 pixels and the highest being 16,000,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Sony Cybershot RX100 III of 1,230,000 pixels is quite high compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 5% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Sony Cybershot RX100 III features contrast adjustment. 83% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Cybershot RX100 III has a carrying case, which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Cybershot RX100 III features saturation adjustment, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Sony Cybershot RX100 III supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Wind Filter

The Sony Cybershot RX100 III has a wind filter, unlike 96% of digital cameras which do not have a wind filter.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony Cybershot RX100 III supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 88% of cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Only Nine Aspherical Lenses

The Cybershot RX100 III has more aspherical lenses than most of the digital cameras. Most of the digital cameras only have one aspherical lens, however this Sony camera has nine aspherical lenses.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Sony Cybershot RX100 III features noise reduction. 92% of digital cameras do not feature noise reduction.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Sony Cybershot RX100 III's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 73mm is fairly short compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the shortest 7% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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12416 X 1856 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Cybershot RX100 III is 12416 x 1856 pixels. That's 45% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution supported by digital cameras. In addition, this camera supports still image resolutions of 5472 x 3648 pixels, 5472 x 3080 pixels, 8192 x 1856 pixels plus 9 more values. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 pixels and the best is 6016 x 4016 pixels.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Sony Cybershot RX100 III features flash exposure compensation, unlike 80% of digital cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Has a Self-Timer

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1440 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Cybershot RX100 III of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

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

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Sony Cybershot RX100 III of 11x is in the biggest 9% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The smallest digital zoom of digital cameras is 0.72x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Cybershot RX100 III has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 92% of digital cameras which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Cybershot RX100 III has a tripod mount, unlike 75% of digital cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Sony Cybershot RX100 III of only 2.8 is in the smallest 13% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Big Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Cybershot RX100 III of 1" is fairly big compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 8% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Digital cameras have image sensor sizes of between 0.25" and 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.5".

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera was released in May 2014.


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