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Sony Cyber-shot RX100 III
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Sony Cyber-shot RX100 III


Overall rating 9/10

The Sony RX100 Mark III is a premium prosumer compact from Sony that has a 1" CMOS sensor and a 24-70mm equivalent F1.8-2.8 lens. The camera also has a built-in and retractable OLED viewfinder and built-in Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity. To top it off, it also has a multi-angle WhiteMagic LCD display.


Performance:
9
Design:
9
Features:
9
User-Friendliness:
8.5
Value:
7.5
THE GOOD
Large sensor results in good image quality
Sharp and responsive EVF
Built-in ND filter
Good video features
Bright lens
THE BAD
Autofocus slows down in low light
Smooth camera surface doesn't help in handling
Over-zealous sharpening and noise reduction
Expensive

Product Specification

Effective pixels 20.9MP
Sensor 1" Exmor R BSI CMOS sensor
Lens 24–70 mm (35mm equivalent)
ISO rating Auto, 125 - 12,800
Zoom ratio 2.9x optical
Image Stabilization
  • Still image: Optical
  • Movie: Active Mode, optical type with electronic compensation (Anti-rolling)
Aperture range
  • F1.8 - 11 (W)
  • F2.8 - 11 (T)
Shutter speed 1/2000 sec - 30 sec
Auto Focus
  • Focus System: Contrast-detect AF
  • Focus Area: Multi point AF (25 points) / Continuous AF / Single Shot AF / Flexible spot (S/M/L) / Lock on AF (Wide/Center/Flexible Spot (S/M/L))
Exposure Compensation ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Metering
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Flash Modes Auto / Fill-flash / Slow Sync / Rear Sync / Off
Recording Formats
  • Still: JPEG, RAW
  • Video: MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
Display
  • 3-inch 1,229,000 dots TFT LCD
  • Tiltable (Up by approx. 180 degrees, down by approx. 45degrees)
Storage type SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
Connectivity
  • Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • USB
  • HDMI (Type D micro)
Battery NP-BX1 lithium-ion battery; approx. 320 images with LCD monitor (CIPA standard)
Dimensions 102 x 58 x 41mm
Weight 290g (with battery and card)