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Sony DSC-RX100

£729.00
£328.99 £400 cheaper than 65 days ago
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Compact 20.2MP 3.6x Yes Jun 2012
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Sony DSC-RX100 Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the Sony DSC-RX100 number 167 across all digital cameras.
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Value for Money
Very Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
62
Age
4 Years Old
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has great expert reviews and excellent user reviews with an average overall rating of 91%. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Sony digital camera has some great features:
Higher than average megapixels
5472 x 3648 pixels image resolution
Average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
The world of superspeed shooting
Shoot beyond human vision
1.0-type stacked CMOS sensor with DRAM chip
Heart of super-high-speed shooting
Stacked structure with DRAM chip (memory) attached
High-speed readout
Anti-Distortion shutter
Free your imagination

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the DSC-RX100 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 183 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 191 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 185 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 is a 79% 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 DSC-RX100?

The Sony DSC-RX100 is 101.6mm wide and 58.1mm tall. It is 35.9mm deep and weighs 240g.

Sony DSC-RX100 front dimensions
Sony DSC-RX100 top dimensions
Sony DSC-RX100 size in context

Sony DSC-RX100 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

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

Value For Money

Alright Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 54% of cameras, it has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old. At £328.99 it appears to be great value for money overall.

Price Has Gone Down by £400 (55%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony DSC-RX100 and the United Kingdom price of £328.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $448.00 (£621.33).

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since December 2013.

Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Sony DSC-RX100's sensor megapixels of 20.2MP is in the highest 15% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Image Resolution

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

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the DSC-RX100 of 3.6x is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 43% of all cameras when sorted 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 typical of many cameras.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Sony DSC-RX100's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 18% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-RX100 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Sony DSC-RX100's minimum aperture number of 1.8 is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 84% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

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

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Average Weight

The weight of the DSC-RX100 of 213g is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 49% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The DSC-RX100 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The DSC-RX100 has a shoe mounting point, which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

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

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Has a Carrying Case

The DSC-RX100 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The DSC-RX100 has a vari-angle LCD display. 83% of cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The DSC-RX100 has a wrist strap, unlike 91% of cameras which do not have a wrist strap.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The DSC-RX100's display resolution of 1,230,000 pixels is very high compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 96% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average display resolution of all cameras is 620,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels.

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Very Large Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the DSC-RX100 of 11 is very large compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 2% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

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

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Very Big Image Sensor Size

The DSC-RX100's image sensor size of 1" is in the biggest 5% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest image sensor size of digital cameras is 0.25", the biggest is 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47".

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Has a Wind Filter

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

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Has an HDMI Port

The DSC-RX100 has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 72% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The DSC-RX100 features multi burst mode. 87% of cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

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

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Only 2592 X 194 Still Image Resolution

The DSC-RX100 supports a maximum still image resolution of 2592 x 194. That's 83% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. In addition, this Sony camera supports a still image resolution of 2592 x 1944. The worst resolution of all cameras is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The DSC-RX100 does not have a GPS (satellite), although this is within the context that 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Very Fast Start-Up Time

The start-up times of digital cameras range from 0.1ms to 2,000ms, and the average start-up time is 590ms. The DSC-RX100's start-up time of only 2.1ms is faster than average when compared to most other cameras. It is faster than 67% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the DSC-RX100 of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 34% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The DSC-RX100's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 36mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is longer than 93% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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350 Battery Life

The Sony DSC-RX100 is a camera that takes 350 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony DSC-RX100 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The DSC-RX100 features brightness adjustment. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Supports Live View

The Sony DSC-RX100 supports live view. 83% of digital cameras do not support live view.

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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 the most frequently supported resolution on digital cameras.

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Features Smile Detection

The DSC-RX100 features smile detection. 88% of cameras do not feature smile detection.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Sony DSC-RX100 features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 78% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Sony DSC-RX100 has a pre-flash, unlike 95% of digital cameras which do not have a pre-flash.

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Features Noise Reduction

The DSC-RX100 features noise reduction, which is unusual. 91% of cameras do not feature noise reduction.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The DSC-RX100's digital zoom of 14x is bigger than 92% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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