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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R

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81 Global Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
81

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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The RX1R is basically the same as the RX1, minus the optical low-pass filter. They both operate and function the same, without any change to the well-regarded body design. But the removal of the low-pass filter improves some shooting modes, with Imaging Resource noting it produced "sharper, more detailed images," though it's less noticeable in RAW. Still, the RX1R delivers "excellent image quality," according to ePHOTOzine. Since it's basically the same as the RX1, the RX1R still suffers from less-than-ideal battery life, with T3 calling it a "disappointment." Luckily, Sony charges the same price for both versions, so you won't be forced to choose based on price. One thing to keep in mind though -- at a cost of $2800, this camera is best suited for enthusiasts and professionals. Beginning photographers who want this kind of performance but need a cheaper option should consider the RX100 or the RX100 II.

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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Point and shoot
Resolution (effective)
24.3 megapixels
Sensor size
Full-frame
Memory card
Sd, Ms pro hg duo, Ms pro duo, Ms duo
Type
Resolution (effective)
Sensor size
Memory card
Point and shoot
24.3 megapixels
Full-frame
Sd, Ms pro hg duo, Ms pro duo, Ms duo

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81 Global Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
81

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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

90
Edmund33
The RX1R is really a compact, high quality take-everywhere Full-Frame camera...read more
90
Stickler
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
90
liquidrobot
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
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