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RX100 III Advanced Camera with 1.0 inch sensor Black

Sony DSCRX100M3B

Features

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The 24 mm wide-angle gets more of the scene-ideal for architecture and landscapes, while the 70 mm setting (at a bright F2.8) is great for portraits, close-ups (30 cm 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.
  • 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.

Quick Specs

  • Type: Digital
  • Style: Digital Still Camera
  • Energy Star Rated: No

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20.1 MP 1-inch Exmor R ® Sensor Featuring a large 1.0" Exmor R ® CMOS image sensor. The back-illuminated technology doubles light sensitivity and combines with Sony's Column A/D Conversion to reduce noise levels - a great help when photographing in dimly lit environments. Markedly reduced noise is evident even when high-sensitivity settings are used for capturing night landscapes or indoor scenes.

Bright F1.8 Carl Zeiss ® Vario-Sonnar T* lens (24-70mm) The DSC-RX100 III sports an all new bright F1.8-2.8 Carl Zeiss ® Vario-Sonnar T* lens with 24-70mm zoom. The lens is perfect for portraits and macro shots with beautiful defocused - bokeh backgrounds. A premium multi-layered T* coating also dramatically reduces ghost and flare caused by light reflection.

Built-in SVGA OLED viewfinder w/ZEISS T* coating View every scene in rich detail with the bright and retractable SVGA OLED Tru-Finder. The viewfinder faithfully displays what will appear in your recording, including the effects of your camera settings, so you can accurately monitor the results. The ZEISS T* coating enhances clarity and reduces flare and reflection in the eyepiece optics.

Selfie-ready multi-angle 3" Xtra Fine LCD display Selfies have never been easier with a beautiful 3" (1,229k dots) Xtra Fine LCD Display that rotates in multiple angles. This also makes it easy to photograph over crowds or low to capture pets eye to eye by swinging up approx. 180° and down approx 45°. Easily scroll through menus and preview life thanks to WhiteMagic technology that dramatically increases visibility in bright daylight. The large display delivers brilliant-quality still images and movies while enabling easy focusing operation.

Versatile shooting w/ XAVC S 2 , AVCHD and MP4 codes 1 The DSC-RX100 III records HD movies1 in the XAVC S 2 format, which uses MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 for video compression and linear PCM for audio compression, while saving files in a MP4 wrapper. The highly compressed files allow extensive record times. With 50Mbps Full HD (1920x1080) 60p high quality video recording, XAVC S enables beautiful video recording with minimal noise even in scenes with a lot of movement. Linear PCM is adopted for audio compression. The camera also records in AVCHD, ideal for quality video for HDTV and Blu-ray Disc burning. Additionally, users can shoot the easily shareable MP4 HD video, ideal for web.

Built-in ND filter for wider-ranging photographic expression Realize a wider range of photographic expression with built-in 1/8 (3 EV stops) ND filter that allows the use of wider aperture for defocused backgrounds even in bright daylight.

HDMI ® clear output for uncompressed video recordings 3 Clear, uncompressed digital movie signal output can be transferred to an external monitor/recorder (connected via the HDMI® terminal) simultaneously in real time from the RX100 III 3 . The shooting info display can be turned off for even cleaner views of such movies on an external monitor/recorder. Frame rates include 24p, 60p and 60i.

Comfortable control ring for manual operation A unique control ring around the lens works in combination with an intuitive, displayed user interface for meticulous SLR-type control over settings that satisfies even the most fastidious users. The control ring can be assigned to adjust various features (at various values) from basics like zooming and aperture to creative functions like Picture Effect. Moreover, it turns smoothly and seamlessly, allowing quiet, click-free usage while shooting movies including a new step-zoom function that enables instant selection of commonly used focal lengths.

NFC smartphone linking - Simple connectivity to smartphones via Wi-Fi ® Connectivity with smartphones for One-touch sharing/One-touch remote has been simplified with Wi-Fi ® /NFC control. In addition to Wi-Fi support for connecting to smartphones, the DSC-RX100 III also supports NFC technology (near field communication) providing "touch connection" convenience when transferring images to compatible Android smartphones and tablets. Users need only touch devices to connect; no complex set-up is required. Moreover, when using Smart Remote Control - a feature that allows shutter release to be controlled by a smartphone - connection between DSC-RX100 III and the smartphone can be established by simply touching devices.

Enhance your camera with PlayMemoriesCamera Apps Personalize your camera by adding new features of your choice with PlayMemories Camera Apps . Find apps to fit your shooting style from portraits, detailed close-ups, sports, time lapse, motion shot and much more. Use apps that shoot, share and save photos using Wi-Fi ® that make it easy to control and view your camera from smartphone, and post photos directly to Facebook or backup images to the cloud without connecting to a computer.

Features

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The 24 mm wide-angle gets more of the scene-ideal for architecture and landscapes, while the 70 mm setting (at a bright F2.8) is great for portraits, close-ups (30 cm 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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).
  • The high-bitrate XAVC S format is 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 moviemakers and broadcasters and uses intelligent data compression to offer consumer-friendly editing and file sizes.
  • The high bit-rate XAVC S format enables Full HD image recording at 50 Mbps 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • High resolution 3.0 in screen with tilt capability allows perfect framing of otherwise impossible over-head or low-angle shots.
  • 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 MP4 mode for quick uploading and sharing.
  • Display your photos and videos beautifully on a Sony 4K television for easier enjoyment with family and friends. HDMI cable ports allow simple, fast connections.
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • 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 Imaging Edge 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.
  • Capture One Express (for Sony) is a free award-winning image editing software that provides high-end image quality RAW development, easy management of your image files, and powerful editing tools. Capture One Pro (for Sony) can be bought for even more editing tools and tethered shooting capability.
  • This product is compatible with Final Cut Pro X and iMovie.
  • Elevate your photography with Imaging Edge desktop applications. Use "Viewer" to quickly preview, rate, and select photos from large image libraries; and "Edit" to develop RAW data into high-quality photos for delivery. Get the best from Sony RAW files, and manage your productions more efficiently.
Sensor
Sensor Type 1.0-type (13.2 mm x 8.8 mm) Exmor R CMOS sensor, aspect ratio 3:2
Number of Pixels (Effective) Approx. 20.1 Megapixels
Lens
Lens type ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar® T* Lens, 10 elements in 9 groups (9 aspheric elements including AA lens)
F-number (Maximum Aperture) F1.8 (W)-2.8 (T)
ND Filter Auto/On (3 steps)/Off
Focal length (f=) f = 8.8-25.7 mm
ANGLE OF VIEW (35 MM FORMAT EQUIVALENT) 84 deg-34 deg (24-70 mm )
Focus Range (From the Front of the Lens) iAuto: AF (W: Approx. 0.17 ft (5 cm) to Infinity, T: Approx. 0.99 ft (30 cm) to Infinity) / Program Auto: AF (W: Approx. 0.17 ft (5 cm) to Infinity, T: Approx. 30 cm (0.99 ft) to Infinity)
Optical Zoom 2.9x
Clear Image Zoom (Still Image) 20M Approx. 5.8x / 10M Approx. 8.2x / 5M Approx. 11x / VGA Approx. 44x
Clear Image Zoom (Movie) Approx. 5.8x
Digital Zoom (Still Image) 20M Approx. 11x / 10M Approx. 16x / 5M Approx. 23x / VGA Approx. 44x
Digital Zoom (Movie) Approx. 11x
Screen
Screen Type 3.0-type (7.5 cm) (4:3)/1,228,800 dots/Xtra Fine/TFT LCD
Adjustable Angle Up by approx. 180 degrees, down by approx. 45 degrees
Display Selector (Finder/Lcd) Auto/EVF
MS Assist Magnification 8.6x, 17.1x
Touch Panel -
Viewfinder
Screen Type/Number of Dots 0.39-type electronic viewfinder (OLED), 1,440,000 dots
Field Coverage 100%
Magnification Approx. 0.59x with 50 mm lens at infinity, -1m -1 (diopter) (35 mm equiv.)
Eye Point Approx. 20 mm from the eyepiece, 19.2 mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1 (diopter) (CIPA standard)
Diopter Adjustment -4.0 to +3.0m-1
Brightness Control Auto, Manual (5 steps)
Camera
Image Processing Engine yes (BIONZ X)
STEADYSHOT (STILL IMAGE) Optical, For movie: Intelligent Active Mode, Optical type with electronic compensation, Anti-Rolling type
Focus Type Contrast detection AF
Focus Mode Single-shot AF, Continuous AF, DMF, Manual Focus
Focus Area Wide, Center, Flexible Spot (S/M/L), Lock on AF (Wide/Center/Flexible Spot(S/M/L))
LOCK ON AF Yes
Light Metering Mode Multi Pattern, Center Weighted, Spot
Exposure Compensation +/- 3.0EV, 1/3EV step
ISO Sensitivity (Still Image)(Recommended Exposure Index) Auto (ISO125-12800, 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 (Extendable to ISO80/100), Multi-Frame NR: Auto (ISO125-12800), 200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600
ISO Sensitivity (Movie) Auto:(ISO125Level-ISO12800Level, 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
Minimum Illumination (Movie) Auto: 1.2 lux(Shutter Speed 1/30")
White Balance Modes Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluor.: Warm White, Fluor.: Cool White, Fluor.: Day White, Fluor.: Daylight, Flash, Underwater Auto, C. Temp./Filter, Custom
WB Micro Adjustment G7-M7,A7-B7
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)
Aperture iAuto (F1.8/F11(W))/Program Auto (F1.8/F11(W))/Manual (F1.8/F11(W))/Shutter Priority (F1.8/F11(W))/Aperture Priority (F1.8/F11(W))
Image Control Contrast, Saturation, Sharpness, Creative Style, Color Space (sRGB/ Adobe RGB), Quality (RAW/RAW&JPEG/Extra fine/Fine/Standard)
Noise Reduction Long exposure NR: On/Off, available of shutter speeds longer than 1/3 sec., high ISO NR: Normal/Low/Off, Multi Frame NR: Auto, ISO 200-25600
Dynamic Range Functions Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level 1-5), Auto High Dynamic Range: Off, Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference level (1.0-6.0 EV, 1.0 EV step)
Shooting Mode Superior Auto, Intelligent Auto, Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual Exposure, MR (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) Speed Priority Continuous Shooting: approx. 10 fps, Continuous Shooting: approx. 2.9 fps (AF-S)
Self-Timer Off / 10 sec. / 2 sec. / 3 or 5 consecutive shots with 10 sec. delay selectable
Drive Modes Single, Continuous shooting, Speed priority continuous shooting, Self-timer, Self-timer (cont.), Single-bracketing, Cont.-bracketing, White balance bracketing, DRO bracketing
Panorama (Shooting) Sweep Panorama
Picture Effect [Still Image]Toy camera, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Color, High Contrast Mono., Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Richtone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolor, Illustration, [Movie]Toy camera, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Color, High Contrast Mono.
Creative Style Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Sepia, Style Box
Number of Recognized Scenes Still Image: Superior Auto: 44/iAuto: 33, Movie: 44
Flash
Flash Mode Auto / Flash On / Slow Synchro / Rear Sync / Flash Off
Flash Type Built-in, manual pop-up
AF Illuminator Auto / Off
Bracketing yes
Flash Range ISO Auto: Approx. 1.31 ft to 33.46 ft (0.4 m to 10.2 m) (W) / Approx. 1.31 ft to 21.33 ft (0.4 m to 6.5 m) (T), ISO 12800: up to Approx. 66.93 ft (20.4 m) (W) / Approx. 42.65 ft (13.0 m) (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(UHS-I) , SDXC Memory Card(UHS-I) , microSD Memory Card , microSDHC Memory Card , microSDXC Memory Card
Recording Format Still Image: JPEG (DCF Ver.2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format), Movie: XAVC S, Movie: AVCHD format Ver.2.0 compatible, Movie: MP4
Recording Format (Movie Audio) XAVC S: LPCM 2ch, AVCHD: Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch (Dolby Digital Stereo Creator), MP4: MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
Color Space (Still) sRGB, Adobe® RGB
DCF/DPOF DCF/DPOF/EXIF/MPF
Still Image Number of recorded pixels (Image Size) 3:2 mode: 20M (5,472 x 3,648)/10M (3,888 x 2,592)/5M (2,736 x 1,824),4:3 mode:18M (4,864 x 3,648)/10M (3,648 x 2,736)/5M (2,592 x 1,944)/VGA,16:9 mode:17M (5,472 x 3,080)/7.5M (3,648 x 2,056)/4.2M (2,720 x 1,528),1:1 mode: 13M (3,648 x 3,648)/6.5M (2,544 x 2,544)/3.7M (1,920 x 1,920), Sweep Panorama: Wide (12,416 x 1,856/5,536 x 2,160), Standard (8,192 x 1,856/3,872 x 2,160)
Movie Recording Mode (NTSC) NTSC/PAL Selector: [NTSC] AVCHD: 28M PS(1,920 x 1,080/60p) / 24M FX(1,920 x 1,080/60i) / 17M FH(1,920 x 1,080/60i) / 24M FX(1,920 x 1,080/24p) / 17M FH(1,920 x 1,080/24p),XAVC S:60p 50M(1,920 x 1,080/60p)/30p 50M(1,920 x 1,080/30p)/24p 50M(1,920 x 1,080/24p)/120p 50M(1,280 x 720/120p)/ MP4: 12M (1,440x1,080/30 fps) / 3M VGA (640x480/30 fps)
Movie Recording Mode (PAL) NTSC/PAL Selector: [PAL] AVCHD: 28M PS(1,920 x 1,080/50p) / 24M FX(1,920 x 1,080/50i) / 17M FH(1,920 x 1,080/50i) / 24M FX(1,920 x 1,080/25p) / 17M FH(1,920 x 1,080/25p),XAVC S:50p 50M(1,920 x 1,080/50p)/25p 50M(1,920 x 1,080/25p)/100p 50M(1,280 x 720/100p)/ MP4: 12M (1,440 x 1,080/25 fps) / 3M VGA (640 x 480/25 fps)
Interface
Input and Output Terminals Multi/Micro USB Terminal , High-Speed USB (USB 2.0), Micro HDMI
NFC NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible, One-touch remote, One-touch sharing
WI-FI Yes(IEEE802.11b/g/n(2.4GHz band))
Interfaces Yes
Power
Power Source DC 3.6 V (supplied battery)/DC 5.0 V (supplied AC Adapter)
Battery System Rechargeable battery pack NP-BX1
Power Consumption (Camera Mode) Approx. 1.7 W with LCD monitor and approx. 2.3 W with viewfinder (CIPA standard)
USB Charge/USB Power Supply Yes (Shooting, Playback)
BATTERY LIFE(STILL IMAGES)(CIPA) Monitor:Approx. 320 / Approx. 160 min., ViewFinder: Approx. 230 / Approx. 115 min.
BATTERY LIFE(MOVIES ACTUAL SHOOTING)(CIPA) Monitor:Approx. 50 min., ViewFinder: Approx. 50 min. (In [MP4 12M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 15 min. and max. file size is 2 GB)
BATTERY LIFE(MOVIES CONTINUOUS SHOOTING)(CIPA) Monitor:Approx. 85 min., ViewFinder: Approx. 90 min. (In [MP4 12M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 15 min. and max. file size is 2 GB)
Others
PlayMemories Camera Apps 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
Playback Functions BRAVIA Sync (Control for HDMI), 9/25-frame index view, Auto Orientation, Slide Show, Forward/Rewind (Movie), Delete, Protect, Motion Shot Video, Beauty Effect, Automatic Image Rotation
TRILUMINOS Color Yes
4K image output yes (still image only)
Operating Temperature 0 degrees C. - +40 degrees C. / 32 degrees F. - 104 degrees F.
Print
Print Exif Print, PRINT Image Matching (PIM3)
Size & Weight
DIMENSIONS (W X H X D) (APPROX.) 4 x 2 3/8 x 1 5/8 inch (101.6 x 58.1 x 41.0 mm)
WEIGHT (CIPA COMPLIANT) Approx. 10.2 oz (290 g) (Battery and Memory Card are included) / Approx. 9.3 oz (263 g) (Body Only)
Camera
ISO Sensitivity (Still Image)(Recommended Exposure Index) Auto (ISO125-12800, 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 (Extendable to ISO80/100), Multi-Frame NR: Auto(ISO125-12800), 200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: Digital
  • Style: Digital Still Camera

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: No

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