- 20.1 megapixel, 1" Exmor R® CMOS sensor
- BIONZ X Image Processor
- Zeiss Vario Sonnar T* 8.8-25.7mm f/1.8-2.8 Lens
- 2.9x optical zoom
- Up to 44x digital zoom
- Full HD 1080p recording at 60 fps
- 125-25600 ISO range
- OLED Tru-Finder Electronic Viewfinder
- 3", 1229k-dot tiltable TFT LCD monitor
- Customizable Function button
- Picture Effects
- Panorama shooting
- Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity
- 12 Months Genuine Warranty with Sony Australia
The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III may be small, but its features are incredible. Inside its compact but durable frame is a 20.2 megapixel, 1" Exmor R® CMOS sensor that works with the BIONZ X Image Processor to capture images of impressive quality. However, the DSC-RX100 III is more than just a one-trick pony for it is capable of full HD 1080p video recording at 60 fps. Whether you are recording videos or taking stills, the camera's Zeiss Vario Sonnar T* 8.8-25.7mm f/1.8-2.8 Lens with 2.9x optical zoom and up to 44x digital zoom will play a vital part in the outcome. Light sensitivity can be adjusted within the 125-25600 ISO range while accurate framing is made possible by the OLED Tru-Finder Electronic Viewfinder. Pictures can also be improved further by accessing the Picture Effects options while shots of wider angles through Panorama shooting. For faster access to various camera settings, you can program up to 42 options using the customizable Function button. Recorded media can be reviewed through the 3", 1229k-dot tiltable TFT LCD monitor. Instant online sharing as well as remote control via smart devices are made possible by the Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III.
Product Features in Detail
20.1MP (effective) 1.0"-type Exmor R CMOS sensor
The 1.0"-type Exmor R back-illuminated CMOS sensor ensures bright, clear detail in all your photos and video. Sony's special back-illuminated design permits four times better light capture by moving light-blocking wire circuitry to the back side of the sensor.
BIONZ™ X for superior detail and texture
All digital cameras need to convert the light captured by their sensor to a beautiful digital photograph. The engine that powers this conversion is just as important as your lens and a high-resolution sensor--so Sony developed the remarkable BIONZ™ X processor, allowing more natural details, more realistic images, richer tonal gradations, and lower noise while shooting both photos and movies.
ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* 24-70mm F1.8-2.8 lens
The 24mm wide-angle gets more of the scene—ideal for architecture and landscapes, while the 70mm setting (at a bright F2.8) is great for portraits, close-ups (30cm distance), and creative background blurring. Leveraging over 150 years of experience in precision optics, the ZEISS lens gives your recordings intense contrast and sharpness, free from glare and reflection thanks to an advanced multi-layer coating.
Shoot better with built-in electronic viewfinder
The built-in electronic viewfinder offers more accurate and engaged photo composition, especially in bright lighting. An eye sensor allows instant switching between the viewfinder and LCD screen for convenient, intuitive shooting.
Area-specific noise reduction
Area-specific noise reduction selectively divides the image into areas based on patterns (such as edges, textures and evenly colored areas like blue sky), and then applies the most appropriate noise reduction for each area to improve image quality, especially at high-sensitivity settings.
Detail reproduction and diffraction reduction
Utilize the full performance of your sensor and lenses. Detail reproduction technology prevents the overemphasized outlines that plague most digital images. Diffraction reduction suppresses the effects of diffraction, which causes points of light to appear blurred especially at small aperture settings (large F-numbers).
Choose from XAVC S and AVCHD recording formats
The high bit-rate XAVC S format enables Full HD image recording at 50Mbps for extremely high-quality expression and minimal noise.Additionally, you can shoot Full HD with AVCHD, then easily edit that format in many different programs.
Full-pixel readout reduces artifacts
By using the power and speed of the BIONZ X processing engine to read the data from all of the image sensor’s pixels at high speed, artifacts are effectively suppressed so that a non-jagged, high-resolution image is captured. The end result is video clarity superior to even expensive full frame DLSR models.
50 Mbps in XAVC S handles fast-moving scenes
The high-bit-rate XAVC S format is provided for videographers ready to take their work to the next level. Delivering incredible quality, XAVC S is built from the XAVC format used by professional movie makers and broadcasters, while employing intelligent data compression to bring about consumer-friendly editing and file sizes.
Manual focus options for creative control
Sometime you want more creative control than is possible on auto settings. Manual Focus (MF) mode is the answer. Features such as MF Assist (enlarging the image) and Peaking (highlighting edges in focus) make it easy to incorporate manual focus in your shooting when you desire that added flexibility.
Lock-on autofocus tracks moving subjects
Having a hard time maintaining needle-sharp focus as your subject moves into--or out of--the frame, turns away from the camera, or even has objects such as trees come between you and them? Lock-on autofocus solves all these challenges, whether you are capturing your kids in the backyard, or shooting professional ski movies.
Take great portraits with Eye Autofocus
Eye Autofocus makes taking the perfect portrait much easier. A challenge of professional-style portraiture with beautifully blurred background is keeping the eyes in perfect focus. Sony's Eye Autofocus feature takes care of this complexity, letting you concentrate on capturing your subject at the just the right moment.
View your 4K photos on the big screen
Display your photos and videos beautifly on a Sony 4K television for easier enjoyment with family and friends. HDMI cable ports allow simple, fast connections.
Multiple recording formats provide video versatility
Shoot to suit, with a range of video formats available. Capture using the high bitrate AVCHD or XAVC S codec for editing and playback on big screens; or choose the MP4 mode for quick uploading and sharing.
LCD screen for flexible composition
180-degree tiltable High resolution 3.0" screen with tilt capability allows perfect framing of otherwise impossible over-head or low-angle shots.
One-touch remote and one-touch sharing
One-touch remote lets you use your smartphone or tablet as a viewfinder and remote control for a digital camera, and one-touch sharing lets you transfer your photos and videos from your camera. Either way, by installing PlayMemories Mobile app to your NFC enable Android smartphone or tablet, you can avoid complex set-up sequences and establish wireless connection simply by touching your device to the camera. You are now ready to control your camera from your smartphone to take a photo from a previously out-of-reach spot, or simply be in your own group shot, as well as transfer them instantly to your smartphone for sharing on SNS. No NFC? No problem. You can also pair the devices manually.
Control ring and Custom button
Convenient lens-mounted control ring lets you select shutter speed, aperture, and more for added creative control—another feature making this camera ready for serious photographers. Additionally, customizable buttons allow you to program 42 possible functions to best adapt the camera’s capabilities to your shooting style.
Support for PlayMemories Camera Apps
Enjoy a camera that gets more functional with time. Choose from the growing range of PlayMemories Camera Apps, for remote control, picture and video effects and much more. Installation is simple using your computer or the camera's own Wi-Fi connection. Check out all the apps at https://www.playmemoriescameraapps.com (note: may not be available in all regions)
Works with iMovie and Final Cut Pro X
This product is compatible with Final Cut Pro X and iMovie.
Supported in Capture One Express (for Sony)
Capture One Express (for Sony) is one of the world’s best RAW converters, rendering precise colors and incredible detail. It contains flexible digital asset management, all the essential adjustment tools and fast, responsive performance in one customizable and integrated solution. * Please direct all inquiries on purchase, usage and support on Capture One solutions to Phase One.
SENSOR SENSOR TYPE 1.0 in type (13.2 x 8.8 mm) Exmor R® CMOS sensor NUMBER OF PIXELS (EFFECTIVE) 20.1MP LENS LENS TYPE ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar® T* Lens F-NUMBER (MAXIMUM APERTURE) F1.8 (W) – 4.9 (T) FOCAL LENGTH (F=) f=8.8-25.7 mm FOCUS RANGE (FROM THE FRONT OF THE LENS) 5 cm – Infinity (W), 0.3 m – Infinity (T) OPTICAL ZOOM 2.9x CLEAR IMAGE ZOOM (STILL IMAGE) Still Image: 20M Approx. 5.8x / 10M Approx. 8.2x
5M Approx. 11x / VGA Approx. 44x; Movie: Approx. 5.8x
DIGITAL ZOOM (STILL IMAGE) Up to 44x (VGA) DIGITAL ZOOM (MOVIE) Digital Zoom Approx. 11x SCREEN SCREEN TYPE 3" (7.5 cm) (4:3) / 1,228,800 dots / Xtra Fine / TFT LCD BRIGHTNESS CONTROL Auto / Manual (5 steps) / Sunny Weather VIEWFINDER VIEWFINDER 0.39-type electronic viewfinder CAMERA IMAGE PROCESSING ENGINE BIONZ™ X STEADYSHOT Optical FOCUS MODE Single-shot AF, Continuous AF, DMF, Manual Focus LIGHT METERING MODE Multi Pattern, Center Weighted, Spot EXPOSURE COMPENSATION "+/-" 3.0 EV, 1/3 EV step ISO SENSITIVITY (STILL IMAGE)(RECOMMENDED EXPOSURE INDEX) ISO 160–25600 ISO SENSITIVITY Auto: (ISO 125 Level - ISO 12800 Level, selectable with upper / lower limit), 125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200/4000/5000/6400/8000/10000/12800 WHITE BALANCE MODES Auto, Daylight, Shade,Incandescent, Cloudy, Fluorescent (Warm White, Cool White, Day White, Daylight), Flash, C.Temp./Filter, Custom SHUTTER SPEED iAuto (4" - 1/2000) / Program Auto (1" - 1/2000) / Manual (Bulb, 30" - 1/2000) / Aperture Priority (8" - 1/2000) / Shutter Priority (30" - 1/2000) SHOOTING MODE Superior Auto, Intelligent Auto, Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual Exposure, Memory Recall (1,2,3), Movie Mode (Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual Exposure), Panorama, Scene Selection SCENE SELECTION Portrait, Sports Action, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Handheld Twilight, Night Portrait, Anti Motion Blur, Pet Mode, Gourmet, Fireworks, High Sensitivity CONTINUOUS SHOOTING SPEED (MAXIMUM) (WITH MAX. RECORDING PIXELS) 5 fps (in Speed Priority Continuous Shooting mode) SELF-TIMER Off / 10sec. / 2sec. / 3 or 5 consecutive shots with 10sec. delay selectable PANORAMA (SHOOTING) Yes PICTURE EFFECT Toy camera, Pop colour, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial colour, High Contrast Mono., Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Richtone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolour, Illustration FOCUS TYPE Contrast detection AF METERING MODE EV 0 to 20 (at ISO 100 equivalent) FLASH FLASH MODE Auto / Flash On / Slow Synchro / Rear Sync / Flash Off FLASH TYPE Built-in, manual pop-up BRACKETING Yes FLASH RANGE ISO Auto: Approx. 0.4m to 10.2m (1.31 ft. to 33.46 ft.) (W) / Approx. 0.4m to 6.5m (1.31 ft. to 21.33 ft.) (T);ISO12800: up to Approx. 20.4m (66.93 ft.) (W) / Approx. 13.0m (42.65 ft.) (T) RECORDING COMPATIBLE RECORDING MEDIA Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo(High Speed), Memory Stick PROHG Duo, Memory Stick Micro, Memory Stick Micro (Mark2), Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card(UHS-I), microSD Memory Card, microSDHC Memory Card, microSDXC Memory Card RECORDING FORMAT Still Images: JPEG (DCF Ver.2.0,Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format);Movie: XAVC S, AVCHD format Ver.2.0 compatible, MP4 MOVIE RECORDING MODE (NTSC) AVCHD (up to 1920 x 1080/60p at 28 Mbps) / MP4 (up to 1440 x 1080/30 fps at 12 Mbps) STILL IMAGE RESOLUTION 3:2 mode: 20M (5,472×3,648) / 10M (3,888×2,592) / 5M (2,736×1,824);4:3 mode: 18M (4,864×3,648) / 10M (3,648×2,736) / 5M (2,592×1,944) / VGA;16:9 mode: 17M (5,472×3,080) / 7.5M (3,648×2,056) / 4.2M (2,720×1,528);1:1 mode: 13M (3,648×3,648) / 6.5M (2,544×2,544) / 3.7M (1,920×1,920);Sweep Panorama: Wide (12,416×1,856 / 5,536×2, 160), Standard (8,192×1,856 / 3,872×2,160) MOVIE RESOLUTION AVCHD: 28M PS (1,920x1,080/60p) / 24M FX (1,920x1,080/60i) / 17M FH (1,920x1,080/60i) / 24M FX (1,920x1,080/24p) / 17M FH (1,920x1,080/24p);XAVC S: 60p 50M (1,920x1,080/60p) / 30p 50M (1,920x1,080/30p) / 24p 50M (1,920x1,080/24p) / 120p 50M (1,280x720/120p);MP4: 12M (1,440x1,080/30fps) / 3M VGA (640x480/30fps) INTERFACE INPUT AND OUTPUT TERMINALS Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0), Micro HDMI, Micro USB WI-FI CONNECTIVITY NFC One-touch functionality, Wi-Fi WIRELESS CAPABILITIES NFC One-touch functionality, Wi-Fi POWER POWER CONSUMPTION Approx. 1.7W with LCD monitor and approx. 2.3W with viewfinder (CIPA standard) BATTERY LIFE(STILL IMAGES) Up to 320 shots / 160 minutes SUPPLIED BATTERY Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1 OTHERS PHOTO CREATIVITY Yes SHOOTING FUNCTIONS Eye AF, Face Detection, Face Registration, Smile Shutter, Quick Navi, Digital Level Gauge (pitch and roll), WB Bracketing, DRO Bracketing, MF Assist, Peaking, Zebra, Micref Level, Step Zoom, Self-portrait timer SIZE & WEIGHT DIMENSIONS (W X H X D) 10.16 x 5.8 x 4.1 cm WEIGHT (CIPA COMPLIANT) 263 g (body only), 290 g (with battery and media)
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- In the Box
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
NP-BX1 X-Series Rechargeable Battery Pack
Micro USB Cable
12 Months Genuine Warranty with Sony Australia