Sony Cyber-shot DSC RX100 III
Top 27%1,115 points
Top 27%
Megapixels
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19.73MP - 28.56MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
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megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Sony Cyber-shot DSC RX100 III: 65 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

21MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
295
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
13.2 x 8.8mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
247
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
25
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
191
0

4. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
495ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
178
0

5. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
10fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
176
0

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC RX100 III
26% have it
152
0

7. weight

290g
HTC Re: 65.50g
142
0

8. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
67
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
132
0

9. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
12800ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
127
0

10. video recording

1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
115
0

11. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
320shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

12. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC RX100 III
34% have it
100
0

13. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
22.40bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
87
0

14. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC RX100 III
48% have it
86
0

15. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0s
81
0

16. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC RX100 III
25% have it
77
0

17. width

102mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
76
0

18. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
12.30Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.80Evs
72
0

19. height

58mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

20. volume

243cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

21. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
1228k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
71
0

22. thickness

41mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

23. battery power

1240mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX: 4360mAh
69
0

24. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC RX100 III
46% have it
67
0

25. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC RX100 III
15% have it
63
0

26. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
59
0

27. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC RX100 III
73% have it
57
0

28. supports AVCHD format

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC RX100 III
26% have it
54
0

29. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC RX100 III
52% have it
52
0

30. Has an electronic viewfinder

An electronic viewfinder (or EVF) is a small display showing the image. Benefits of these over optical viewfinders include: they show more of the image, they can be more compact, focusing is easier with digital zoom, and they can also sometimes have extra info on the display, eg. a live histogram.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC RX100 III
16% have it
51
0

31. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC RX100 III
88% have it
51
0

32. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC RX100 III
44% have it
50
0

33. more viewfinder coverage

With 100% coverage you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage you may have to crop your photos afterwards to get them looking perfect.
100%
Canon EOS M6: 100%
49
0

34. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC RX100 III
66% have it
49
0

35. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC RX100 III
45% have it
48
0

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