Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 Review

Overall Score

70

Main Features

  • 24 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 35 mm (1x) F2.0-22.0 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic and Optical (optional) Viewfinder
  • 5 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 113 x 65 x 70 mm, 482g.
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 Overview


First introduced in February, 2013, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 is a 24 MP Compact with a Full frame (35.8 x 23.8 mm) sized CMOS sensor.


Proc and Cons of Sony RX1


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 with competitors in large sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
AF Face Detection
24MP High Resolution Sensor
1229k dots Screen Resolution
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
Microphone Port
Focus Bracketing
External Flash
RAW Support
25600 Max Native ISO
5.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
2.0 Lens at Wide
Microphone Port
Focus Bracketing
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Environmental Sealing
Low Battery Life: 270 shots
No Articulating Screen
No Image Stabilization
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.0
Type Scores

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 has an Overall Score of 70/100 and ranked #21 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #183 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Sony RX1 Scores
Imaging score
75
Features score
58
Value for money score
78
Portability score
86
Overall score
70
Average Scores in Large Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
49
Features Score
58
Value For Money Score
70
Portability Score
85
Overall score
59

Physical Dimensions of Sony RX1


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 weighs 482g and has external dimensions of 113 x 65 x 70mm (4.45 x 2.56 x 2.76"). Considering that the average weight of Large Sensor Compact cameras is 381g, Sony RX1 is 101 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Sony RX1 is less by 3mm more than the average length in Large Sensor Compact.

Weight Comparison
Large Sensor Compact Cameras


Sony RX1
482g
Average weight
381g
Min weight
206g
Max weight
800g

Thickness Comparison
Large Sensor Compact Cameras


Sony RX1
70mm
Average Thickness
53mm
Min Thickness
31mm
Max Thickness
95mm

Here is the front and top view image of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 with the dimensions:

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 Dimensions Cyber-shot DSC-RX1
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R Sony RX1R 482 g 482 g 113 x 65 x 70 mm 113 x 65 x 70 mm
Leica Q Leica Q 640 g 482 g 130 x 80 x 93 mm 113 x 65 x 70 mm
Fujifilm X100T Fujifilm X100T 440 g 482 g 127 x 74 x 52 mm 113 x 65 x 70 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV Sony RX100 IV 298 g 482 g 102 x 58 x 41 mm 113 x 65 x 70 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II Sony RX1R II 507 g 482 g 113 x 65 x 72 mm 113 x 65 x 70 mm
Sony Alpha A7 II Sony A7 II 599 g 482 g 127 x 96 x 60 mm 113 x 65 x 70 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III Sony RX100 III 290 g 482 g 102 x 58 x 41 mm 113 x 65 x 70 mm
Fujifilm X100F Fujifilm X100F 469 g 482 g 127 x 75 x 52 mm 113 x 65 x 70 mm

Specifications of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1


General
Brand Sony
Model Cyber-shot DSC-RX1
Announced February, 2013
Body Type Large sensor compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 1229k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic and Optical (optional)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 25
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 5.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 6.00
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ± EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Full frame
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions - mm
Sensor Area 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 24 MP
Max Image Resolution 6000 x 4000
Max Native ISO 25600
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, AVCHD
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 270 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-BX1
Physical
Weight 482 g
Physical Dimensions 113 x 65 x 70 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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