Sony DSC-RX100M4

MPN: DSCRX100M4.CE3  |  EAN: 4548736017092  |  Model: DSC-RX100M4

Price Information

679.00

as at 24 Sep 19 | 6:30 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Sony DSC-RX100M4 - DSCRX100M4.CE3 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Compact Cameras
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Everyday Life Photography
Outstanding
Home Videos
Outstanding
High FPS Videos
Outstanding
Events Photography
Outstanding
Vlogging
Outstanding
Sports Photography
Outstanding
Slow Motion Videos
Outstanding
Underwater Photography
Outstanding
Low-light Videos
Outstanding
Travel
Outstanding
Wildlife Photography
Outstanding
Landscape Photography
Outstanding
Event Videos
Outstanding
4K Videos
Outstanding
WiFi Connectivity
Outstanding
Regular Looks
Outstanding
Bluetooth Connectivity
Outstanding

Kind of Camera

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

Photography Skillset

Simple shots - As a photography noob, this Sony DSC-RX100M4 camera would suit you adequately.

Video skill level

Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Sony DSC-RX100M4 video camera should be sufficient for your needs.

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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 DSC-RX100M4 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

Slow motion recordings add an extra dimension of fun and entertainment. This camera comes with an in-built setting that enables this mode.

Ultra High Definition - you'll be able to capture immersive and highly detailed footage with this camera's 4K capability.

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 DSC-RX100M4 is a really good choice. 

Its important to ensure the celebrant (or special guests) are in clear view in every photo taken. Keeping them in focus while they're moving about is one of the great features that comes with the DSC-RX100M4.

The thrilling action of sports is filled with magical moments that shouldn't be missed. Which is why by taking the DSC-RX100M4 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 DSC-RX100M4 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^*}

From ants to zebras, a camera for nature's mosaic needs to have a great image sensor which is why the 13.2 x 8.8 mm (mm) that comes with this model works well for this scenario. It comes with a Continuous Shooting Mode allowing you to take successive shots rapidly. 

If you've got requirements to take photos of a variety of landscapes, then the presence of multiple scene modes on a camera is helpful in order to setup quickly and start shooting. This model from Sony has got this capability making it a suitable option for your needs. 

Other considerations

Sometimes carrying cables about just so you can move your photos across the devices can be a pain. Good thing this particular model comes with Wi-Fi.

Style

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

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Technical Specifications

Sony DSC-RX100M4 - DSCRX100M4.CE3 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Camera Type Compact
Operating Temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °F
Product Colour Black
Camera
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Aperture Range (F-F) 1.8-2.8
Image Formats Supported JPEG, RAW
Orientation Sensor Yes
Panorama Mode Yes
Photo Effects 1
Scene Modes Portrait, Sports Action, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Handheld Twilight, Night Portrait, Anti Motion Blur, Pet Mode, Gourmet, Fireworks, High Sensitivity
Scene Modes Present Yes
Self-timer Delay 2, 5, 10 s
Shooting Modes Intelligent AUTO/Superior Auto; Program Auto; Aperture Priority; Shutter Speed Priority; Manual Exposure; MR (Memory Recall) 1,2,3; Movie Mode (Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual Exposure); HFR Mode, Panorama; Scene Selection
Twilight Yes
White Balance Auto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Shade
Flash
Built-in Flash Yes
Flash Modes Auto, Flash off, Flash on, Slow synchronization
Flash Range (tele) 0.4 - 6.5 m
Flash Range (wide) 0.4 - 10.2 m
Focusing
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock Yes
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Continuous Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus
Face Detection Yes
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Manual Focus Yes
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity 125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000, 6400, 8000, 10000, 12800, 25600
ISO Sensitivity (max) 25600
ISO Sensitivity (min) 125
Light Exposure Correction ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Modes Aperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE
Light Metering Center-Weighted Average, Multi, Spot
Manual Exposure Yes
Shutter
Camera Shutter Speed 30 - 1/32000 s
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/32000 s
Shutter Priority AE Yes
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 30 s
Video
4K Video Capable Yes
Camcorder Media Type Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo (High Speed), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick Micro 8, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, Memory Stick Micro 8 (Mark2), SD, SDHC, SDXC, Micro SD, Micro SDHC, Micro SDXC
Full HD Yes
HD Type 4K Ultra HD
Max FPS @4K 30
Maximum Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 pixels
Slow-Mo Capable 1
Supported Aspect Ratios 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Video Formats Supported AVCHD
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080, 3840 x 2160 pixels
Audio
Audio Formats Supported AAC-LC, LPCM
Audio System Dolby Digital
Built-in Microphone Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Lens System
Digital Zoom 11 x
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) 24 - 70 mm
Focal Length Range (f-f) 8.8 - 25.7 mm
Maximum Aperture Number 2.8
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 70 mm
Minimum Aperture Number 1.8
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 24 mm
Optical Zoom 2.9 x
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC, MS Duo, MS Micro (M2), MS PRO Duo, MS PRO Duo HS, MS Pro-HG Duo, MS XC-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Display
Built-in Display Yes
Display LCD
Display Aspect Ratio 4:3
Display Diagonal 3 "
Display Resolution (numeric) 1228800 pixels
Flip-out Screen Yes
Vari-angle LCD Display Yes
Viewfinder
Diopter Adjustment (D-D) -4.0 to +3.0
Diopter Correction Yes
Electronic Viewfinder Yes
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Sensor
Image Sensor Size 1
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 13.2 x 8.8 mm
Megapixel 20.1 MP
Sensor Type CMOS
Technical Details
Image Processor BIONZ X
Other Features
Stabilizer Yes
SteadyShot 1
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Connector Type D
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity 1
USB 2.0 Connectors 2
USB Connector Micro-USB
USB Connector Type B
USB Version 2.0
Battery
Battery Life (CIPA Standard) 280 shots
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Power Source Type Battery
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC) Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Standards b/g/n
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included Yes
Batteries Included Yes
Cables Included USB
Wrist Strap Included Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 41 mm
Height 58.1 mm
Weight 271 g
Weight (including Battery) 298 g
Width 101.6 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 5472 x 3648 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 5472 x 30803648 x 20562720 x 1528