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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100

from  $448+
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91 Global Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
91

The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

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Engadget Summary

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 is one of the best compact digital cameras ever made. Its large 20-megapixel sensor captures very sharp images even at high ISO settings and in low-light situations, aided by the camera's fast f/1.8 lens. Its autofocus system performs very quickly, it has a full range of manual controls, and can shoot full HD video at up to 50 frames per second. However, at $649, the RX100 is more expensive than some DSLRs and interchangeable-lens compacts, and almost double the price of the Canon PowerShot S100. If you're looking for the best compact camera available, and aren't put off by its price, get the RX100. Otherwise, the PowerShot S100 remains a great option, and is a bargain by comparison.

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Critic Reviews 15

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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Point and shoot
Resolution (effective)
20.2 megapixels
Sensor size
Other
Image stabilization
Optical (sensor-shift)
Memory card
Sd, Ms pro hg duo, Ms pro duo, Ms duo
Type
Resolution (effective)
Sensor size
Image stabilization
Memory card
Point and shoot
20.2 megapixels
Other
Optical (sensor-shift)
Sd, Ms pro hg duo, Ms pro duo, Ms duo

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91 Global Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
91

The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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User Reviews

20
mvrossen
What use for a camera which delivers very fine pictures but breaks down after...read more
70
sstyler
I really wanted to love this little Sony camera with the great Zeiss lens....read more
90
madavey
Great camera!Massive CCD for a point and shoot, not just MP's but physical size...read more
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