Sony RX1
Top 22%1,181 points
Top 22%
Megapixels
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Top 90%
211 cameras
19.73MP - 28.56MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Sony RX1: 51 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

24.30MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
295
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
35.8 x 23.9mm
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.
2534ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
178
0

5. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
5fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
176
0

6. weight

482g
HTC Re: 65.50g
142
0

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
93
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
132
0

8. 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.
102400ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
127
0

9. video recording

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

10. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
220shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

11. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony RX1
34% have it
100
0

12. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
25.10bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
87
0

13. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony RX1
48% have it
86
0

14. 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

15. 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 RX1
25% have it
77
0

16. pixel density

544ppi
Hasselblad Stellar: 544ppi
77
0

17. width

65.40mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
76
0

18. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Sony RX1
26% have it
73
0

19. 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.
14.30Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.80Evs
72
0

20. volume

515.72cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

21. height

113.30mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

22. thickness

69.60mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

23. battery power

1240mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX: 4360mAh
69
0

24. resolution

1358 x 905px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
69
0

25. screen size

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

26. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Sony RX1
36% have it
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 RX1
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 RX1
26% have it
54
0

29. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Sony RX1
88% have it
51
0

30. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Sony RX1
66% have it
49
0

31. has a BSI sensor

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
Sony RX1
19% have it
47
0

32. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Canon EOS M6: 2
43
0

33. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Sony RX1
67% have it
41
0

34. widest aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
2f
Ricoh GR II: 1f
41
0

35. shoots raw

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
Sony RX1
55% have it
41
0

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