Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 Digital Camera

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The pocket-sized Sony DSC-RX100 is the world's first 1.0 type CMOS sensor (13.2 x 8.8mm) with a resolution of 20.2 effective megapixels and F1.8 Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T 3.6x optical zoom lens. It's the key to beautiful, detail-packed images and Full HD movie clips with very low noise.

  • Newly developed 1.0 type, 20.2 effective megapixels (approx.) Exmor CMOS sensor for high-quality, high-precision images
  • Newly developed large-diameter F1.8 Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* lens delivers refined defocus images
  • Optimised noiseless depiction made possible by BIONZ image processing engine and unified lens-body design
  • Comfortable control ring manual operation
  • 7.5cm (3") Xtra Fine LCD
  • New WhiteMagic technology


Loads more detail
It's all about the sensor, and bigger is definitely better. Around four times larger than the sensor in many point-and-shoot cameras, the brand-new 1.0-type Exmor CMOS sensor with 20.2 effective megapixels captures detail packed images with low noise.

Brighter lens for better images
The bright F1.8 Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* lens has a wide aperture that lets in more light. It's also the key to limitless creative effects, with your subject in sharp focus against a smoothly-blurred background.

You're always in control
Enjoy the freedom to fine-tune your image with full control over automatic and manual exposure modes. Surrounding the lens, a smooth control ring allows effortless fingertip adjustment of exposure, zoom, picture effect and other functions.

Make your own movies
Capture very high quality Full HD video clips at the touch of a button. Smoothly adjust focus and exposure while you’re shooting, just like a professional movie-maker. Your audience will be impressed by the polished, cinematic results.

Edit photos & videos with PlayMemories Studio
Take control of your photos and videos and bring them to life through your PlayStation®3 with PlayMemories Studio. You can add sound effects, or edit your videos to make the perfect home movie quickly and easily.

More imaging power, less space
Extensive features in a sleek, compact camera crafted in weight-saving aluminium with unique AA (Advanced Aspherical) lens

Show your style with less to carry
Elegant design in strong, weight-saving aluminium; quality metal controls add a touch of luxury

See more detail with a bigger sensor
The 20.2 effective megapixels 1.0-type Exmor CMOS sensor assures detailed still images and Full HD video plus high sensitivity

Refine the details and capture the action
The high-speed BIONZ imaging processor powers rapid shooting up to 10 fps and flawlessly clean, natural images

Capture more light, shoot better pictures
With an extra-wide F1.8 aperture, the bright Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* lens lets you create smooth defocus effects

Fine-tune images like a pro
The smooth control ring allows intuitive, fingertip adjustment of exposure, zoom, picture effect and other functions

Movies at the touch of a button
Shoot very high quality Full HD 1080i video clips, taking advantage of the camera's large sensor and bright lens

Get that cinematic look
Create smooth, cinematic movies with 1920x1080 50p progressive shooting; precisely control your image with P/A/S/M exposure modes

Smoother, steadier footage
SteadyShot Active Mode corrects shaky camera movements, even while you’re walking or zooming; also compensates for rolling motion

Great results made easy
Superior Auto Mode adjusts camera settings automatically for sharp images with low noise and high dynamic range

Clearer pictures in low light
Sensitivity extends right up to ISO 25600 in Multi Frame NR mode, for crisper images in extremely low light

Lock onto your subject
Don't miss the action with fast, accurate autofocus so everything stays pin-sharp, even in tricky low-light conditions

Focus how you want to
Enjoy full control over focusing your image; select from two AF modes or focus manually, just like a DSLR camera

Pull your subject closer
Clear Image Zoom increases zoom range to 7.2x, without sacrificing pixel count for detail-packed close-ups

Capture portraits of friends and family
Auto Portrait Framing detects faces and trims image borders to create tighter, pro-style compositions without effort

Add polish to your pictures
Fine-tune the look of your image with a choice of six Creative Styles to suit the scene or your personal preference

View your creative options
Make quick, simple adjustments to colour, brightness and other picture settings - preview changes in real time on screen

Bring out the artist in you
Picture Effect modes let you create impressive 'in camera' treatments, from Toy Camera and HDR Painting to Watercolour

See your screen clearly, even in sunlight
Bright, detail-packed 7.5cm (3") Xtra Fine LCD uses WhiteMagic™ technology for very high contrast, even outdoors

Capture once-in-lifetime moments
High-speed continuous shooting freezes the action with a burst of images at up to 10 frames per second

Get an even wider view
Sweep Panorama stitches together a burst of images to create extra-wide panoramic landscapes, city scenes and more

Save time with function buttons and memory recall
Assign frequently-used functions to a handy button for instant access; store three groups of camera settings for quick recall

Share and enjoy all your memories
View, print, edit, email and upload your photos with included PlayMemories Home software


Image Sensor
Type Exmor R CMOS sensor
Gross Pixels Approx. 20.9 Mega Pixels
Effective Pixels Approx. 20.2 Mega Pixels
Clear Image Zoom 7.2x
F Number 10.4 - 37.1mm
Focal Length (f=)  
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Still Image 16:9 29 - 105mm
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Still Image 4:3 30 - 108mm
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Still Image 16:9 29 - 105mm(Standard mode), 33-120mm(Active mode)
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Movie 4:3 36 - 128mm(Standard mode), 41-146mm(Active mode)
Focus Range (iAuto) W: Approx. 5cm to Infinity, T: Approx. 55cm to Infinity
Focus Range (Program Auto) W: Approx. 5cm to Infinity, T: Approx. 55cm to Infinity
Optical Zoom 3.6x
Screen Size 3.0 inch
Number Of Dots 1,228,800
Name Xtra Fine / TruBlack / TFT LCD
Brightness Setting Yes
Shooting Specs
Image Stabilizer System Optical SteadyShot
Focus Mode - Multi-Point AF Yes
Focus Mode - Center-Weighted AF Yes
Focus Mode - Spot AF Yes
Focus Mode - Flexible Spot AF Yes
Focus Mode - Manual AF Yes
Focus Mode - Flexible Spot AF (Tracking Focus) Yes
Focus Mode - Flexible Spot AF (Face Tracking Focus) Yes
Light Metering - Multi Pattern Yes
Light Metering - Center-Weighted Yes
Light Metering - Spot Yes
Exposure Compensation + / - 3.0EV, 1/3EV Step
ISO Sensitivity Setting Auto / 125 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 / 12800
White Balance Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Fluorescent / Incandescent / Flash
Shutter Speed iAuto (4" - 1/2000) / Program Auto (1" - 1/2000)
Self-Timer Yes (10sec / 2sec / off / Portrait 1 / Portrait 2)
Flash Mode Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Rear Sync, Flash Off
Flash Range ISO Auto: Approx.0.3m to 17.1m(W) / Approx.0.55m to 6.3m(T)
Auto Macro Yes
Auto Focus Illuminator Yes (Auto / Off)
Aperture iAuto(F1.8/F11(W)) / Program Auto(F1.8/F11(W)) /Manual(F1.8/F11(W)) / Shutter Priority(F1.8/F11(W)) / Aperture Priority(F1.8/F11(W))
Face Detection - Mode Auto / Off
Face Detection - Face Selection Yes(Key, Selected-face Memory)
Face Detection - Max. No of Detectable Faces 8
Dynamic Range Optimiser Standard
Shooting Mode
Superior Auto Yes
Intelligent Auto Yes
Program Auto Yes
Movie Mode Yes
Panorama Yes
Scene Selection Yes
Picture Effect Yes
Manual Exposure Yes
Scene Selection
High Sensitivity Yes
Night Scene Yes
Night Portrait Yes
Twilight Yes
Landscape Yes
Anti Motion Blur Yes
Handheld Twilight Yes
Fireworks Yes
Gourmet Yes
Pet Yes
Picture Effect
Toy Camera Yes
Pop Colour Yes
Partial Colour Yes
Soft High-key Yes
HDR Painting Yes
Rich-tone Monochrome Yes
Miniature Yes
Water Colour Yes
Illustration Yes
Compatible Recoding Media
Memory Stick Duo (Still Image / Movies) Yes
Memory Stick PRO Duo (Still Image / Movies) Yes
Memory Stick PRO Duo - High Speed Yes
Memory Stick PRO HG Duo Yes
SD Memory Card Yes
SDHC Memory Card Yes
SDXC Memory Card Yes
Memory Stick Micro Yes
Memory Stick Micro (Mark2) Yes
Micro SD Memory Card Yes
Micro SDHC Memory Card Yes
Still Image Recording
Stamina (Battery Life) 330 shots / Approx. 165mins
18M (4,896 X 3,672) 4:3 mode Yes
10M (3,648 X 2,736) 4:3 mode Yes
5M (2,592 X 1,944) 4:3 mode Yes
2M (1,920 X 1,080) 16:9 mode Yes
VGA (640 X 480) 4:3 mode Yes
Movie Recording
AVCHD - 1,920 X 1,080 (28M, PS) Yes
AVCHD - 1,920 X 1,080 (24M, FX) Yes
AVCHD - 1,920 X 1,080 (17M, FH) Yes
AVC MP4 - 1,440 X 1,080 (12M) Yes
AVC MP4 - VGA / 640 X 480 (3M) Yes
VGA (640 X 480 / 30fps) Yes
Other Features
Face Detection Yes
Still Image Recording during movie Yes
Smile Shutter Yes
Grid Line Yes
In-Camera Guide Yes
Retouch - Red-eye Correction Yes
3D Viewing Mode Yes
Control for HDMI Yes
Start-up Time Approx. 2.1sec
Shooting Time Lag Approx. 0.15sec
Shutter Release Time Lag Approx. 0.013sec
Shooting Interval Approx. 0.1sec
Built-in Microphone Stereo
Wind Noise Reduction Off/On
Optical Zoom During Movie Recording 3.6x
Histogram Indicator Yes
Photo Creativity Yes
Slide Show - Video Out HD (HDMI)
Automatic Image Rotation Yes
USB Connection - Auto (Multi-Configuration) Yes
USB Connection - Mass Storage Yes
USB Connection - MTP Yes
Hi-Speed USB Yes
Micro USB Yes
Micro HDMI Yes
Optional Accessory Capability
Tripod Receptacle Yes
Power Source
Supplied Battery NP-BX1 (Supplied)
AC Adaptor Yes
USB Charge Yes (supplied AC Adaptor)
Dimensions & Weight
Dimensions (W x H x D) 101.6 x 58.1 x 35.9mm
Weight (with Battery & Memory Stick) Approx. 240g
Weight (Body only) Approx. 213g
Supplied Accessories
Supplied Accessories Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1 / AC AdaptorAC-UD10 / Micro USB cable / Wrist Strap / shoulder strap adapter /

Box Contents

  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 Digital Camera
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1
  • AC AdaptorAC-UD10
  • Micro USB Cable
  • Wrist Strap
  • Shoulder Strap Adapter