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RX100 III ADVANCED CAMERA WITH 1.0-TYPE SENSOR

Full Specifications and Features

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MRP

Rs. 54,990

(incl. of all taxes)
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
Number of Pixels (Gross)
Approx. 20.9 megapixels
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=8.8-25.7mm
Focus Range (From the Front of the Lens)
AF approx. 5cm to infinity (W), approx. 30cm to infinity (T)
Optical zoom
2.9x (Optical Zoom during movie recording)
Clear Image Zoom (Still Image)
Still images: approx. 5.8x, Movie: approx. 5.8x (*1)
Digital Zoom (Still Image)
Up to 44x (VGA)
Digital Zoom (Movie)
Digital Zoom Approx. 11
Aperture Type
7 blades
Digital Zoom
Still images: 20M approx. 11x, 10M approx. 16x, 5M approx. 23x, VGA approx. 44x, Movie: approx. 11x*1
Focal Length (f=) 35mm format equivalent
Still images 3:2: f=24-70mm, Still images 16:9 f=26-76mm, Still images 4:3: f=25-73mm, Still images 1:1 f=30.5-89mm, Movie 16:9: f=25.5-74mm (SteadyShot Standard), f=30-86mm (SteadyShot Active), f=33.5-95mm (SteadyShot Intelligent Active), Movie 4:3: f=31-90mm (SteadyShot Standard), f=37-105mm (SteadyShot Active), f=41-117mm (SteadyShot Intelligent Active)
Screen type
7.5 cm (3.0 type)(4:3) / 1,228,800 dots / Xtra Fine / TFT LCD
Brightness Control
Auto/Manual (5 steps)
Adjustable Angle
Up: approx. 180 degrees, down: approx. 45 degrees
Display Selector (Finder/Lcd)
Auto/EVF
MF Assist Magnification
5.0x, 12.5x
Viewfinder Screen Type/Number of Dots
0.39-type electronic viewfinder (OLED), 1,440,000 dots
Field Coverage
100%
Magnification
Approx. 0.59x with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 (35mm equiv.)
Eye Point
Approx. 20mm from the eyepiece, 19.2mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1(CIPA standard)
Dioptre Adjustment
-4.0 to +3.0m-1
Viewfinder
0.39-type electronic viewfinder
Brightness Control
Auto/Manual (5 steps)/Sunny Weather
Image Processing Engine
BIONZ™ X
SteadyShot
Still images: Optical, Movie: Intelligent Active Mode, Optical type with electronic compensation (Anti rolling)
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
+/- 3.0 EV, 1/3 EV 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*3, (*2)
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, C.Temp., Filter, Custom
Shutter Speed
iAuto (4-1/2000sec.), Program Auto (1-1/2000sec.), Manual (Bulb,30-1/2000sec.), Aperture Priority (8-1/2000sec.), Shutter Priority (30-1/2000sec.)
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, Colour Space (sRGB/Adobe RGB), Quality (RAW/RAW&JPEG/Extra fine/Fine/Standard)
Noise Reduction
Long exposure NR: On/off, available for shutter speeds longer than 1/3 sec. / High ISO NR: High/Normal/Low/Multi Frame NR: Auto ISO200-25600
Dynamic Range Functions
Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level 1-5), Auto High Dynamic Range: Off, Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1.0-6.0EV, 1.0EV 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)*5, (*4)
Self-Timer
Off, 10 sec., 2sec., 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 Colour, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Colour, High Contrast Mono., Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Richtone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolour, Illustration, Movie: Toy camera, Pop Colour, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Colour, High Contrast Monochrome.
Creative Style
Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Sepia, Style Box
Auto Image Rotation
Yes
Focus Type
Contrast detection AF
Metering Mode
EV 0 to 20 (at ISO 100 equivalent)
Metering Type
1200-zone evaluative metering
Number of Recognised Scenes
Still images: Superior Auto: 44, Intelligent Auto: 33, Movie: 44
Minimum Illumination
Auto: 1.5lux (Shutter Speed 1/30 sec.)
Flash Red-Eye Correction
On/Off
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. 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)
Compatible Recording Media
Memory Stick Duo™, Memory Stick PRO Duo™, Memory Stick PRO Duo™ (High Speed), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™, Memory Stick Micro™*7, Memory Stick Micro™ (Mark2)*7, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo™, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card(UHS-I), SDXC Memory Card(UHS-I), microSD Memory Card*7, microSDHC Memory Card*7, microSDXC Memory Card*7, (*6)
Recording Format
Still images: JPEG, RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format), Movie: XAVC S, AVCHD Ver. 2.0, 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
Colour Space (Still)
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Movie Recording Mode (NTSC)
AVCHD (up to 1920 x 1080/50p at 28 Mbps) / MP4 (up to 1,440 x 1,080/30p at 12 Mbps)
Movie Recording Mode
AVCHD: 28M PS (1920x1080/60p) / 24M FX (1920x1080/60i) / 17M FH (1920x1080/60i) / 24M FX (1920x1080/24p) / 17M FH (1920x1080/24p), XAVC S: 60p 50M (1920x1080/60p) / 30p 50M (1920x1080/30p) / 24p 50M (1920x1080/24p) / 120p 50M(1280x720/120p) / MP4: 12M (1440x1080/30fps) / 3M VGA (640x480/30fps)
Still Image Resolution
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 (1,920x 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)
Number of Recording Pixels (Image Size)
3:2: 20M (5472 x 3648) / 10M (3888 x 2592) / 5M (2736 x 1824), 4:3mode:18M (4864 x 3648) / 10M (3648 x 2736) / 5M (2592 x 1944) / VGA, 16:9: 17M (5472 x 3080) / 7.5M (3648 x 2056) / 4.2M (2720 x 1528), 1:1: 13M (3648 x 3648) / 6.5M (2544 x 2544) / 3.7M (1920 x 1920) , Sweep Panorama:Wide (12416 x 1856/5536 x 2160), Standard (8192 x 1856/3872 x 2160)
Movie Resolution
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 (1,440 x 1,080/30 fps) / 3M VGA (640 x 480/30 fps)
Input and output terminals
Multi/Micro USB Terminal*8, Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0), Micro HDMI
NFC
NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible, One-touch remote, One-touch sharing
WI-FI
Yes (IEEE802.11 b/g/n (2.4 GHz band))
Wi-Fi® connectivity
NFC One-touch functionality, Wi-Fi
Wireless capabilities
NFC One-touch functionality, Wi-Fi
Power Source
DC3.6V (supplied battery)/DC5.0V (supplied AC adaptor)
Battery System
Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1 (supplied)
Power Consumption (Camera Mode)
Approx. 1.7W with LCD monitor and approx. 2.3W with viewfinder(CIPA standard)
USB Charge/USB Power Supply
Yes (Power supply during shooting/playback requires separately sold AC-UD10.)
Battery Life(Still Images)
Still images*9 Screen: approx. 320 / approx. 160 min., ViewFinder: approx. 230/ approx. 115min., Movies (actual shooting)*10*11 Screen: 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), Movies (continuous shooting)*10*12 Screen: 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)
Supplied Battery
Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1
Playmemories Camera Apps
Yes *14
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
Playback Functions
BRAVIA™ Sync, 9/25-frame index view, Auto orientation, Slide Show, Forward/Rewind (Movie), Delete, Protect, Motion Shot Video, Beauty Effect, TRILUMINOS Colour*13, 4K image output
Operating Temprature
Approx. 0-40°C (32-104°F)
Print
Exif Print, PRINT Image Matching (PIM3)
Dimensions (W x H x D) (CIPA)
Approx. 101.6 x 58.1 x 41.0 mm
Weight (CIPA)
Approx. 263 g (Body only) / 290 g(with battery and Memory Stick Duo™)
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*1 Optical zoom from the wide side., *2REI=Recommended Exposure Index, *3Achieved by using overlay burst shooting., *4You may not be able to shoot images in Burst mode depending on the Shooting mode., *5 Speed will slow down after taking some shots.*6For movies, compatible Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark2), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, Memory Stick Micro (Mark2), SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card or microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC card (Class 4 or faster speed is recommended) can be used., *7 With Adaptor (optional)*8Supports Micro USB compatible device., *9 The LCD screen is turned on, shooting once every 30 seconds, the zoom is switched alternately between the W and T ends, the flash strobes once every two shots, the power turns on and off once every ten shots., *10 Continuous shooting is possible for approximately 29 minutes (limited by product specifications)., *11 Indicated recording time, which is defined by repeating the cycle: Power on, start recording, zoom, stand-by, power off., *12 Based on non-stop recording until the limit (29 minutes or 2 GB) has been reached, and then continued recording again. Shooting functions such as zoom will not be available., *13 Models capable of extended-gamut recording and HDMI transmission of both still images and movies., *14 Services vary by country.
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1, AC AdaptorAC-UB10C/UB10D, Micro USB cable, Wrist Strap, Strap adapter, Instruction Manual, AC Power Code

Features

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20.1 MP (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.

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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.

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ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar® T* 24-70 mm F1.8-2.8 lens

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.

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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.

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Area-specific noise reduction

Area-specific noise reduction selectively divides the image into areas based on patterns (such as edges, textures and evenly coloured 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

Utilise the full performance of your sensor and lenses. Detail reproduction technology prevents the overemphasised 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).

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.

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Choose from XAVC S and AVCHD recording formats

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 programmes.

Full-pixel readout reduces artefacts

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, artefacts 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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180-degree tiltable LCD screen for flexible composition

High resolution 7.6 cm (3) screen with tilt capability allows perfect framing of otherwise impossible over-head or low-angle shots.

Multiple recording formats provide video versatility

Shoot to suit, with a range of video formats available. Capture using the high bit rate AVCHD or XAVC S codec for editing and playback on big screens; or choose the MP4 mode for quick uploading and sharing.

View your 4K photos on the big screen

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.

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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)

PlayMemories

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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, customisable buttons allow you to programme 42 possible functions to best adapt the camera’s capabilities to your shooting style.

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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-enabled 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.

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Works with iMovie and Final Cut Pro X

This product is compatible with Final Cut Pro X and iMovie.