Sony Cyber-shot RX1 Specifications

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Sony Cyber-shot RX1

Part Number: DSC-RX1/B (Reviewed)

General

  • Depth
    2.7 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    24.3 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    24700000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    24300000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    23.9 x 35.8mm
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    25
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Adult Priority, Automatic Face Tracking technology, Child Priority, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Recognition, Smile Shutter
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    6
  • Effective Flash Range
    2.5 ft - 71 ft : ISO auto
    142 ft : ISO 25600
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, rear curtain sync, slow synchro

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-102400 (Multi frame NR), ISO 100-25600, ISO 102400, ISO 50, ISO 64, ISO 80, ISO auto (100-25600)
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    handheld twilight, landscape, night portrait, night scene, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset
  • Special Effects
    Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Neutral, Night Scene, Pop Color, Portrait, Posterization, Retro, Rich-tone monochrome, Sepia, Soft Focus, Soft High-key, Clear, Sunset, Toy camera, Vivid, Water Colour, partial color, Deep, HDR Painting, High contrast monochrome, Illustration, Landscape, Light, Miniature
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), incandescent, shade
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±3 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes

Display

  • Display Format
    1,229,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Lens System

  • Lens Construction
    7 groups / 8 elements
  • Lens Series
    Sonnar T*
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.0-22
  • Min Focal Length
    35 mm
  • Min Focus Distance
    9.4 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    5.5 in - 11.4 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Group Qty
    7
  • Element Qty
    8
  • Filter Size
    49 mm
  • Lens Brand
    Carl Zeiss
  • Features
    AA (advanced aspherical) lens, Direct Manual Focus (DMF), aspherical lens

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Color
    black
  • Color Category
    black

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    6000 x 4000
    6000 x 3376
    3936 x 2624
    3936 x 2216
    2640 x 1760
    2640 x 1488
  • Video Capture
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 28Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 17Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps - 24Mbps
    H.264 - 1440 x 1080 - 30 fps - 12Mbps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps - 3Mbps

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2.5 frames per second, 5 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    24p Cinema Mode, Auto Portrait Framing, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, histogram display, saturation control, sharpness control, By Pixel Super Resolution technology, Clear Image Zoom, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Multi-Frame Noise Reduction, Sweep Panorama technology, automatic display brightness adjustment, camera orientation detection

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
  • Type
    HDMI output, USB 2.0, microphone
  • Qty
    1

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Life Details
    Photo shooting - 220 shots
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-BX1
  • Details
    1 x Sony NP-BX1 Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Sony NP-BX1

Software

  • Type
    Sony PlayMemories Home Lite

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Cyber-shot
  • Model
    DSC-RX1
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2.5 frames per second, 5 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-102400 (Multi frame NR), ISO 100-25600, ISO 102400, ISO 50, ISO 64, ISO 80, ISO auto (100-25600)
  • ISO (Max)
    25600
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Special Effects
    Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Neutral, Night Scene, Pop Color, Portrait, Posterization, Retro, Rich-tone monochrome, Sepia, Soft Focus, Soft High-key, Clear, Sunset, Toy camera, Vivid, Water Colour, partial color, Deep, HDR Painting, High contrast monochrome, Illustration, Landscape, Light, Miniature
  • HDR Mode
    Auto HDR mode
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Adult Priority, Automatic Face Tracking technology, Child Priority, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Recognition, Smile Shutter
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    electronic (Steady Shot)
  • Features
    24p Cinema Mode, Auto Portrait Framing, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, histogram display, saturation control, sharpness control, By Pixel Super Resolution technology, Clear Image Zoom, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Multi-Frame Noise Reduction, Sweep Panorama technology, automatic display brightness adjustment, camera orientation detection

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    electronic (Steady Shot)

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±3 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    handheld twilight, landscape, night portrait, night scene, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset
  • Bracketing Modes
    Dynamic Range Bracketing

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), incandescent, shade
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    25
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.5 in
  • Height
    2.6 in
  • Weight
    15.98 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    24.3 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    23.9 x 35.8mm
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    23.9 x 35.8 mm
  • Total Pixels
    24700000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    24300000 pixels

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.5 cm
  • Display Format
    1,229,000 pixels
  • Features
    contrast control, display brightness control

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Service Included
    parts and labor
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Sensors
    digital level meter
  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PRINT Image Matching

Flash Range Details

  • Min Shooting Distance
    2.5 ft
  • Max Shooting Distance
    142 ft, 71 ft
  • Sensitivity
    ISO 25600, ISO auto

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    2640 x 1488, 2640 x 1760, 3936 x 2216, 3936 x 2624, 6000 x 3376, 6000 x 4000

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264
  • Image Resolution
    1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    24 frames per second, 30 frames per second, 60 frames per second
  • Bitrate
    12Mbps, 17Mbps, 24Mbps, 28Mbps, 3Mbps

Audio Input

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Form Factor
    Sony NP-BX1
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Included
    included

Battery Life Details

  • Usage Mode
    photo shooting
  • Battery Life
    220 shots

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony
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