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Excellent photo quality in a compact package.
Fast F1.84.9, 28 100 mm Zeiss lens.
Ultrasharp 3inch LCD display.
Good outdoor and low light visibility.
Full manual controls.
Including RAW support.
Smart controls in a compact body.
Excellent implementation of Program Shift with front ring.
Exposure preview as you make adjustments.
Very high resolution.
Bright f/1.8 maximum aperture for shallow depth of field and good night shooting.
Tends to clip highlights, with occasional (slight) underexposure.
Redeye a problem.
Needs a grip.
HDMI port located on bottom of camera, can't access.
By PC Advisor on January 30, 2013
Like the look of the RX but could do with an even bigger sensor and four million more pixels? Then also check out the RX1, a pro grade version with an equally serious price tag. For most of us though the RX100 is as good as premium compacts get –...
By AsiaOne on January 10, 2013
If portability is paramount then the RX100 is well worth the...
By Camera Labs on October 01, 2012
The Sony Cyber-shot RX100 is, without doubt, one of the most exciting compact releases in many years. That it comes at a time when other manufacturers - Canon, Fujifilm and Panasonic among them - are also releasing exciting compact models makes it...
By Macworld UK on September 27, 2012
Every new camera needs a unique selling point and with Sony’s pocket-sized RX100 that is the holy grail of ‘DSLR quality in compact form’. Though the solid feel, aluminium build model resembles your average high-end snapshot from the...
By cnet on August 23, 2012
The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100's compact, elegant design, generally excellent photo quality, bright, fast lens, and speedy performance make a great package if you don't mind spending a little more...
By PCWorld New Zealand on August 20, 2012
Sony’s Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 packs a lot into its compact housing. The result is an excellent camera that’s eminently portable without sacrificing image quality.The RX100 is a well-built premium product with a 240g black aluminium body. Most...
By DPexpert on August 16, 2012
REVIEW—SONY DSC RX100 compact camera] by terry on 16 August 2012 Price: $800 Game changer THE LOW-DOWN: This 20 megapixel camera with a 28–100mm (equiv), Zeiss-branded lens has a sensor area 2.6 times larger than its competitors. The 75mm...
By ePHOTOzine on August 08, 2012
The Sony Cyber-shot RX100 is one of very few compact cameras with a large sensor, and it's been a long time since Sony themselves put a large sensor in a compact camera with the previous model, the Sony Cyber-shot R1 , dating back to 2005. Since...
By Good Gear Guide on August 02, 2012
The Sony RX100 brings digital SLR-like quality to a compact camera. It's a small camera that can capture wonderfully clear and well saturated images in JPEG mode and it has manual controls that allow experienced photographers to grab the reigns and...
By T3 Magazine on August 01, 2012
The premium 20.2 megapixel Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 is lovely to look at, to hold and to handle. The underlying specification – bright f/1.8 maximum aperture lens, large sensor function adjusting lens ring, Full HD video with stereo sound –...
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