Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III is a new Point-and-Shoot Digital Camera that comes with better features than before. The camera has 20.1MP 1″ Exmor R BSI CMOS Sensor that combined with a BIONZ X Image Processor and Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* f/1.8-2.8 Lens to produce high image quality like a DSLR result. It also equipped with 1440k-Dot OLED Tru-Finder Pop-Up EVF, 3.0″ 1229k-Dot Multi-Angle Xtra Fine LCD, Full HD Video in XAVC S, Clean HDMI Out, Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity with NFC. Not only that, DSC-R100 III offers ISO 12800 and 10 fps Continuous Shooting including Manual Control Ring & Built-In ND Filter. This camera sold at price of $798.00 on June 2014.

Overall Rating: ★★★★½



+ Actual: 20.9 Megapixel
+ Effective: 20.1 Megapixel

Sensor 1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm) CMOS

File Formats
+ Still Images: JPEG, RAW
+ Movies: AVCHD Ver. 2.0, MP4, XAVC S
+ Audio: AAC LC, AC3, Dolby Digital 2ch, Linear PCM (Stereo)

Max Resolution 20MP: 5472 x 3648

Aspect Ratio 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9

Image Stabilization Optical

Color Spaces sRGB, Adobe RGB


+ Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar, 10 elements in 9 groups
9 Aspherical
+ EFL: 8.8-25.7 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24-70 mm)
+ Aperture: f/1.8 (W) – 2.8 (T) to f/11

+ Optical: 2.9x
+ Clear Image Zoom: 5.8x
+ Digital: 11x

Focus Range
+ Wide: 1.97″ (5 cm) – Infinity
+ Telephoto: 11.81″ (30 cm) – Infinity

Exposure Control

ISO Sensitivity Auto, 125-12800 (Extended Mode: 80-12800)

+ 30 – 1/2000 sec, Bulb Mode
+ 4 – 1/2000 sec in Auto Mode
+ 1 – 1/2000 sec in Program Mode
+ 8 – 1/2000 sec in Aperture Priority Mode
+ 30 – 1/2000 sec in Shutter Priority Mode

Exposure Metering Center-weighted, Multi, Spot

Exposure Modes
+ Modes: Aperture Priority, Intelligent Auto, Manual, Memory Recall, Movie, Panorama Shot, Programmed Auto, Scene Selection, Shutter Priority, Superior Auto

+ Metering Range: EV 0.0 – EV 20.0

+ Compensation: -3 EV to +3 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)

Shooting Modes
Anti-motion Blur, Fireworks, Gourmet, Handheld Twilight, High Sensitivity, Landscape, Macro, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Pet Mode, Portrait, Sports, Sunset

White Balance Modes Auto, Cloudy, Color Temperature Filter, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (Cool White), Fluorescent (Day White), Fluorescent (Daylight), Fluorescent (Warm White), Incandescent, Shade

Burst Rate
+ Up to 10 fps at 20.1 MP
+ Up to 2.9 fps at 20.1 MP

Self Timer 10 Sec, 2 Sec


Flash Modes Auto, Flash On, Off, Rear Sync, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync

Built-in Flash Yes

Maximum Effective Flash Range
+ Wide: 1.31 – 33.46′ (0.4 – 10.2 m)
+ Telephoto: 1.31 – 21.33′ (0.4 – 6.5 m)


Memory Card Type Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo (High Speed), Memory Stick PRO HG-Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC


Video Recording Yes, NTSC

+ 1920 x 1080: 60 fps, 30 fps, 24 fps
+ 1440 x 1080: 30 fps
+ 1280 x 720: 120 fps
+ 640 x 480: 30 fps


Video Clip Length Up to 29 Min

Audio Recording Built-in Mic: With Video, Stereo


Viewfinder Type Electronic

Diopter Adjustment – 4 to +3 m

Viewfinder Coverage 100%

Screen 3.0″ LCD Rear Screen Tilt (1,228,800 pixels)

Connectivity/System Requirements

Connectivity HDMI D (Micro), Micro-USB, USB 2.0

Wi-Fi Yes, 802.11b/g/n built-in


Operating/Storage Temperature
+ Operating
32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)

+ Storage
-4 to 140°F (-20 to 60°C)


Battery 1x NP-BX1 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 3.6VDC, 1240mAh

AC Power Adapter AC-UB10 (Included)


Dimensions (WxHxD) 4.0 x 2.3 x 1.6″ / 101.6 x 58.1 x 41.0 mm

Weight 10.23 oz / 290 g with battery and memory card

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