Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 with a full frame sensor: Specs & Features

As previously planned, Sony officially unveiled the compact camera Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1. This new product is positioned as the world’s first compact device, equipped with a full frame sensor.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1

The presented Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 model has 24.3 megapixel sensor Exmor CMOS, which measures 35.8 × 23.9 mm (3:2). Processing the signal from the sensor provides a graphics processor BIONZ. Device also contains a large aperture (maximum aperture F2) Lens Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* with a fixed focal length of 35 mm. The lens has 9 diaphragm blades, 8 optical elements (including 3 aspherical lenses) combined into 7 groups. In addition, the camera Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 is featuring digital image stabilization, 25-point autofocus system, 3-inch TFT LCD display with a resolution Xtra Fine 1,229,000 pixels, integrated pop-up flash and a hot shoe for an external flash or accessories.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1

 

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 full frame sensor camera allows you to use automatic shooting mode, preset creative shooting styles and effects, and manually adjust the exposure and white balance. In this excerpt may range from 30 seconds to 1/2000 of a second, aperture – from F2 to F22. You can change the sensitivity range from ISO100 to ISO25600. It also supports the possibility of exposure compensation in the range of + / -3 EV in 1/3 EV. Novelty can perform continuous shooting at 5 frames per second. Maximum image resolution is 6000×4000 pixels. The camera can record images in standard JPEG, as well as in 14-bit RAW format (Sony ARW 2.3).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1

Additionally the device can record video in Full HD resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at up to 60 frames per second in the format of AVCHD 2.0. To store the footage can be used memory cards Memory Stick Duo. The presented Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 model has dimensions 113.3 x65.4×69.6 mm and weight of 482 g (with installed battery and memory card).

 

It is expected that the new compact camera Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 will be available in November for a suggested retail price of $ 2,800.