Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R Review

Overall Score

70

Main Features

  • 24 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 35 mm (1x) F2.0 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.
  • Price Category:
  • Replaced by: Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R Overview


First introduced in June, 2013, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R is a 24 MP Compact with a Full frame (35.8 x 23.9 mm) sized CMOS sensor.

Sony replaced Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R with Sony RX1R II. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Sony RX1R with Sony RX1R II


Sony RX1R comes with a Full Frame sensor - 35.8 x 23.9 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 43.04 mm

- Full Frame, approximate the actual size shown above

Sensor resolution of Sony RX1R ~ 6000 x 4000 pixels.

Sony RX1R has Crop Factor: 1.01

The sensor has a surface area of 855.6 mm².

There are approximate 24,000,000 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Sony RX1R


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R 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
25 Focus Points
Focus Bracketing
External Flash
RAW Support
25600 Max Native ISO
5.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
Microphone Port
3 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Environmental Sealing
No Articulating Screen
No Image Stabilization
Low Battery Life: 270 shots
Type Scores

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R has an Overall Score of 70/100 and ranked #19 out of 801 in Compact cameras, and ranked #165 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Sony RX1R Scores
Imaging score
74
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
57
Value For Money Score
70
Portability Score
85
Overall score
58

Physical Dimensions of Sony RX1R


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R 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 382g, Sony RX1R is 100 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Sony RX1R is less by 3mm more than the average length in Large Sensor Compact.

Weight Comparison
Large Sensor Compact Cameras


Sony RX1R
482g
Average weight
382g
Min weight
206g
Max weight
800g

Thickness Comparison
Large Sensor Compact Cameras


Sony RX1R
70mm
Average Thickness
53mm
Min Thickness
31mm
Max Thickness
95mm

Here is the front and top view image of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R with the dimensions:

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R Dimensions Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 Sony RX1 482 g 482 g 113 x 65 x 70 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
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 III Sony RX100 III 290 g 482 g 102 x 58 x 41 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
Fujifilm X100F Fujifilm X100F 469 g 482 g 127 x 75 x 52 mm 113 x 65 x 70 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 Panasonic LX100 393 g 482 g 115 x 66 x 55 mm 113 x 65 x 70 mm

Specifications of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R


General
Brand Sony
Model Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R
Announced June, 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, Rear Sync, Wireless
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Full frame
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 35.8 x 23.9 mm
Sensor Area 855.6 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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