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Sony Cyber-shot RX100 III

from  $698+
93
Engadget
Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
93

The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

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Engadget Review

At $800, Sony's RX100 III is averyexpensive point-and-shoot, but it's an excellent buy if you have the cash to spare.

Pros
  • Excellent image and video quality
  • Integrated pop-up EVF
  • Dedicated camera controls
  • Good battery life
  • New XAVC S codec for improved 1080p video
Cons
  • No touchscreen
  • Limited WiFi control
  • Expensive
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93
 

User Reviews

90
Robert Brienza
Purchased the RX100M3 as a secondary camera to my Canon 7D. I'm really happy...read more
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Jose del Corral
An improved RX100M. Perfect size and the OLED screen really does the job. Worth...read more
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Model

Key Specs

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

General

Type
Point and shoot (f /{"1":1.8, "2":2.8}) ({"1":24, "2":70} mm)

Sensor

Resolution (effective)
21 megapixels
Sensor type
CMOS
Sensor size
Other (13.2x8.8 mm)
Image stabilization
Optical (sensor-shift)
ISO modes
Auto iso, 100 iso, 200 iso, 400 iso, 800 iso, 1600 iso, 3200 iso, 6400 iso, 12800 iso

Flash

Flash
Yes (Internal, External)

Shooting

Focus
Af, Manual (25 points) (Af tracking, Af assist lamp, Face detection)
Shutter speed
1/ {"1":30, "2":2000} secs

Imaging

Color space
Srgb, Adobe rgb
Exposure modes
Aperture, Shutter, Manual
Exposure compensation
Yes

Other features

Location support
No
Orientation sensor
Yes
Self-timer
Yes
5.8x (digital)
10 fps (continuous)
Screen size
3 inches
Screen type
LCD
Touchscreen
No

Viewfinder

Viewfinder type
LCD (Yes) (Yes)

Storage

Memory card
Sd, Ms pro hg duo, Ms pro duo (Sdxc, Sdhc)

Image formats

Image formats
Jpeg, Raw
Quality settings
Iq normal, Iq fine, Iq super fine
Video recording
Yes (MPEG-4) (1920 x 1080 (1080p))

Connections

USB
2.0
WiFi
Yes (Internal)

Power

Battery size
Rechargeable (Li-ion)
Photos per charge (CIPA standard)
320