Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100

MPN: DSCRX100.CEE8  |  EAN: 4905524895179  |  Model: Cyber-shot DSC-RX100

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as at 23 Sep 19 | 6:30 AM CET



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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 - DSCRX100.CEE8 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Compact Cameras
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Sports Photography
Underwater Photography
Wildlife Photography
Landscape Photography
Event Videos
High FPS Videos
Home Videos
Everyday Life Photography
Events Photography
Low-light Videos
Regular Looks
Camera Body with Lens
Bluetooth Connectivity

Kind of Camera

Compact cameras keeps things simple and is a good companion while capturing memories.

Photography Skillset

Point and shoot - If you're not quite the expert yet or you're just getting started in the world of photography, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 will satisfy your needs.

Video skill level

Just a beginner - Whether you're just starting to develop some expertise or you only record videos from time to time, then the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 will satisfy your needs..


Video Scenarios

For those special occasions, this Sony camera is a great companion as you traverse the floor. It comes with an Image Stabilizer which helps maintain a steady shot while recording.

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 is a great companion to have.

For the YouTubers - This is a good choice for your video recordings because in addition to it's excellent Image Sensor Size (13.2 x 8.8 mm mm), it comes with an in-built image stablizer that ensures your shots remain steady.

Other Video needs

If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.

Low light recording can be tricky, however this camera has got what it takes to help you through that. This is because its minimum aperture number combined with it's maximum ISO sensitivity can produce crispy images with minimal noise.

Photo Scenarios

There are times when you just want to take simple but great photos of things around you without bothering too much about camera settings. For that purpose, the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 is a really good choice. 

Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.

The thrilling action of sports is filled with magical moments that shouldn't be missed. Which is why by taking the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 for those games, you'll have a camera that can effectively track subjects in frame while they are in motion.

Sea-life is always breathtaking. With this camera from Sony, you can expect to produce vivid images that showcases the unique tone that are found with photographs taken underwater.

As you make trips around the world, every moment tells a story. For this, a good camera is crucial and the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 is a great option for travel. It's got a combined zoom capability allowing you get a closer look at items that can't be reached easily.^506^*}

When taking photos of the beautiful creatures of the wild, you'll need to have Tracking Focus mode activated so as not to miss any great moments while they are active in their habitat. Burst shots help as well, which this camera happens to have making it a very good option for your needs.

Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 13.2 x 8.8 mm(mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.


It looks simple, capable and doesn't stand out in any particular way.

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Technical Specifications

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 - DSCRX100.CEE8 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camera Type Compact
Product Colour Black
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Aperture Range (F-F) 1.8-4.9
Image Formats Supported JPEG, RAW
Multi Burst Mode Yes
Photo Effects 1
Scene Modes Fireworks, Night, Night portrait, Portrait, Sports, Sunset, Twilight, Landscape (scenery)
Scene Modes Present Yes
Self-timer Delay 2, 10 s
White Balance Auto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Fluorescent (Day White), Fluorescent (Natural White), Fluorescent (White), Incandescent, Shade
Built-in Flash Yes
Flash Modes Auto, Fill-in, Flash off, Flash on, Slow synchronization
Flash Range (tele) 0.55 - 6.3 m
Flash Range (wide) 0.3 - 17.1 m
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Centre weighted Auto Focus, Face tracking, Flexible Spot Auto Focus, Multi Point Auto Focus
Face Detection Yes
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Manual Focus Yes
Normal Focusing Range (tele) 0.045 - ∞ m
Normal Focusing Range (wide) 0.05 - ∞ m
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
ISO Sensitivity (max) 6400
ISO Sensitivity (min) 125
Light Exposure Correction ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Modes Auto, Manual
Light Metering Center-Weighted Average, Multi, Spot
Manual Exposure Yes
Camera Shutter Speed 30 - 1/2000 s
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/2000 s
Shutter Priority AE Yes
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 30 s
Camcorder Media Type MS Duo, MS PRO Duo, MS PRO Duo HS, MS Pro-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Full HD Yes
HD Type Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Resolution At Capture Speed [email protected], [email protected]
Supported Aspect Ratios 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Video Formats Supported AVCHD, MP4
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 640 x 480, 1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Built-in Microphone Yes
Lens System
Digital Zoom 54 x
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) 28 - 100 mm
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) (photo Mode) 28 - 100 mm
Focal Length Range (f-f) 10.4 - 37.1 mm
Lens Structure (elements/groups) 7/6
Maximum Aperture Number 4.9
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 100 mm
Minimum Aperture Number 1.8
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 28 mm
Optical Zoom 3.6 x
Compatible Memory Cards MS Duo, MS PRO Duo, MS PRO Duo HS, MS Pro-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Built-in Display Yes
Display LCD
Display Aspect Ratio 4:3
Display Diagonal 3 "
Display Resolution (numeric) 1229000 pixels
Electronic Viewfinder Yes
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Image Sensor Size 1
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 13.2 x 8.8 mm
Megapixel 20.2 MP
Sensor Type CMOS
Total Megapixels 20.9 MP
Other Features
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
DC-in Jack Yes
HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity 1
USB 2.0 Connectors 1
USB Connector Micro-USB
USB Version 2.0
Battery Life (CIPA Standard) 330 shots
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type NP-BX1
Number Of Batteries Supported 1
Power Source Type Battery
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included Yes
Batteries Included Yes
Battery Charger Included Yes
Cables Included USB
Hand Strap Yes
Certification CE
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 58.1 mm
Height 35.9 mm
Weight 213 g
Width 101.6 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 5472 x 3648 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 2592 x 1944, 2736 x 1824, 3648 x 2056, 3648 x 2736, 3888 x 2592, 5472 x 3080