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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

alaTest has collected and analyzed 106 reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Views about the size and screen are overall positive. The usability and portability also get good comments. Some have doubts about the zoom and battery.

performance, portability, usability, screen, size

price, battery, zoom

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : David Elrich (digitaltrends.com)

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 V review

 

If there's ever been a point-and-shoot that deserves a high price tag, it's Sony's RX100 Mark V.

Jun, 2017

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

 

Though its price is tough to swallow, the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V is Sony's most advanced pocket camera yet.

1-inch image sensor. Wide-aperture zoom lens. Strong low-light performance. Quick autofocus. 24fps burst shooting. Raw shooting support. Customizable controls. Tilting LCD. Pop-up OLED EVF. Wi-Fi with NFC. Super slow-motion HD video. 4K recording.

Very expensive. Competing models have longer zoom lenses. Omits hot shoe. Lacks touch screen. Long times to clear buffer and render HFR video.

Sony has pulled no punches in designing the RX100 V. The pocket compact has more tech than you'll find in many SLRs. It can shoot 20MP Raw images at 24fps while keeping moving subjects in focus, rolls both 4K footage and 1080p slow motion, and puts...

Jan, 2017

Expert review by : Carey Rose (dpreview.com)

Fast Five: Sony Cyber-shot RX100 V Review

 

The Sony Cyber-shot RX100 V sets a speedy new standard for the series with its 24fps Raw + JPEG burst shooting, as well as a new phase-detection autofocus system and impressive 4K video. So how does it stack up against the growing competition? Read more

Sony revised the spec of the RX100 V in July 2018,

Nov, 2016

Expert review by : Ilse Jurriën (letsgodigital.org)

Sony CyberShot RX100V sample photos

 

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100V premium compact camera : Sony has extended its successful CyberShot RX series with already the fifth edition of the RX100. In 2012, the Japanese electronics giant launched the RX100, a unique camera that became very popular in...

The Sony RX100V will be available in black starting next month. The suggested retail price is set at € 1.200 EUR / £ 1,000 GBP / $ 998 USD. As soon as we receive a Sony CyberShot RX100V review copy we will put this premium compact camera to the test....

Oct, 2016

Expert review by : Mark Peters (letsgodigital.org)

Sony RX100V video features

 

Sony CyberShot DSC-RX100 V compact camera features : The pocket-friendly Sony RX100 V is packed with a variety of video capabilities that will satisfy even the most demanding video enthusiasts. With Fast Hybrid AF, the focal plane phase detection AF...

The Sony camera is also Wi-Fi and NFC compatible and can access Sony’s growing range of Play Memories Camera Applications. Another convenient addition is the ability for users to freely set the leading three characters of saved file names for easier...

Oct, 2016

Highly Recommended

Expert review by : Mark Goldstein (photographyblog.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V Review

 

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V is the fifth generation of Sony's popular premium compact camera, introducing a number of improvements that focus on speed. At the heart of the RX100 V is a newly developed 20.1 megapixel 1.0-type stacked Exmor RS CMOS...

It might look exactly the same as its 10-month-old predecessor, but the new Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V is a much faster and more precise camera under the hood. The innovative CMOS sensor with a DRAM chip allows the RX100 V to shoot at speeds...

Oct, 2016

Expert review by : Mike Tomkins (imaging-resource.com)

Sony RX100 V Review

 

Sony's RX100-series created the large-sensor compact camera category. Now, the Sony RX100 V takes it to the next level with performance that can blow away most interchangeable-lens cameras, yet in a package that can slip almost unnoticed into your...

Pocket-friendly design; Unbelievably fast burst capture; Generous buffer depth, even for raw; Fast and confident autofocus; Very high resolution gives lots of detail in good light; High ISO noise levels much better than most pocket camera rivals;...

Very pricey for a compact camera; Still no touch screen; Slow buffer clearing; JPEGs can look over-processed at higher ISOs; Lens doesn't offer much telephoto reach; Battery life is very modest; 4K movies are limited to five minute clips

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May, 2017

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Expert review by : Gordon Laing (cameralabs.com)

Sony RX100 V review

 

The Sony Cyber-shot RX100 V is a high-end compact aimed at enthusiasts. Announced in October 2016, it's the fifth in the RX100 series, which has deservedly become one of Sony's most successful product lines, packing a larger than average sensor and...

Pocket body with good quality 1in sensor ; Bright 24-70mm f1.8-2.8 lens range with ND filter ; Great quality viewfinder which folds into body ; 4k video and fantastic slow motion modes from 4 to 40x ; Confident photo and movie focusing with embedded...

No touch-screen. No grip to speak of ; Too many button presses to reposition AF area ; Limited control over autofocus in movies ; No GPS logging in smartphone app ; Duplicate menus for downloaded apps ; 4k video clips limited to five minutes ; High...

Sony's Cyber-shot RX100 Mark V is arguably the most powerful premium compact camera to date, packing unparalleled speed and high-end features into a pocketable body. It's the first fixed-lens camera in its class to sport embedded phase-detect AF points...

Dec, 2016

Expert review by : Amy Davies (trustedreviews.com)

Sony RX100 V

 

Sony has enjoyed huge success with its premium range of RX100-series cameras, breaking the mould for high-end compact cameras when it launched the first version way back in 2012.

Dec, 2016

Expert review by : Mike Lowe (pocket-lint.com)

Sony RX100 V review: Impressive, but resting on its laurels

 

Sony has completely owned the high-end compact camera market since the launch of the original RX100 back in 2012 . From the third-gen model , it tore up what a palm-sized compact could do by introducing a built-in electronic viewfinder and faster lens....

Great lens and image quality, palm-sized portability, built-in viewfinder, tilt-angle LCD screen, fast burst mode and notable autofocus improvement

Still no touchscreen control, movie button position, autofocus still basic in some modes, no aperture ring, finder assembly per use, huge expense

There's no doubting that the Sony RX100 V is a brilliant compact camera. It's small, it's powerful, its continuous autofocus is notably improved, the images it can enable you to capture are great… but it's not that different to its RX100 IV...

Jan, 2017

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