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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100
alaScore 93

4469 reviews

Apr, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4469 reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100. 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 image quality are on the whole positive. The performance and usability also get good comments. There are mixed views on the memory and shutter, while some have doubts about the viewfinder.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 134 user reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the size and usability. The image quality and performance are also appreciated. Comments about the color and price are mixed, while the contrast and shutter get less positive comments.

portability, performance, image quality, usability, size

shutter, contrast

93% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Apr, 2021

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1083 user reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Comments about the size and image quality are overall positive. The usability and performance are also mentioned favorably.

portability, performance, usability, image quality, size

93% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Apr, 2021

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.ca. People are impressed by the price and durability. The image quality and design also get good feedback. There are some mixed opinions about the usability.

design, image quality, durability, price

100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

Apr, 2021

Expert review by : dpreview staff (dpreview.com)

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Expert review by : Wired (wired.com)

Still the Point-and-Shoot to Beat

 

Saying you've found “the best point-and-shoot camera” is like saying you've got “the best kind of toe fungus.” It's something hardly anybody wants. We're all carrying around perfectly capable cameras on our smartphones, so if you're going to recommend...

Feb, 2013

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 review

 

Sony may be a camera-come-lately with its Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 enthusiast compact, but boy, what a debut: a fast performer equipped with a relatively large sensor and a bright, fast lens, and wrapped in a small, sleek body. It seems like Sony made a...

Speed, good looks, and pretty pictures number among the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100's strengths.

The camera tends to clip bright highlights more than we typically see, and the slippery body lacks a grip. Plus, the lack of a manually triggered macro mode might put off some fans of close-up photography.

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100's compact, elegant design, generally excellent photo quality, bright, fast lens, and speedy performance make a great package if you don't mind spending a little more money.

Aug, 2012

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100

 

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 ($649.99 direct) is the point-and-shoot camera that many an enthusiast has dreamed of. It's got an image sensor that's the same size as the mirrorless Nikon J1 and a 3.6x zoom lens that opens up to f/1.8 on the wide end,...

Large image sensor. Superb image quality, even at high ISOs. Fast lens. Customizable controls. Large, extra-sharp LCD. Virtually no shutter lag. Raw shooting support

As expensive as some D-SLRs. No EVF option, GPS, or Wi-Fi. Limited zoom range. In-camera battery charging only

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 packs a relatively huge 1-inch image sensor into a point-and-shoot body, delivering close-to-SLR-quality images from a camera you can fit in your back pocket. It's expensive, but worth it.

Jul, 2012

Expert review by : Sam Byford (theverge.com)

Sony RX100 review

 

Camera design is all about compromise. Great pictures ideally need large sensors and fast lenses, but this usually means a heavier burden on your camera bag or wallet. Mirrorless cameras try to...

Astonishing image quality for the size ; Solid, pocketable design ; Excellent interface

Unimpressive video performance and usability ; Expensive

If you want something portable, the RX100 is impossible to beat

Jul, 2012

Expert review by : Michael Palmer (steves-digicams.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 Preview

 

Sony has just announced its new flagship compact camera, the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100. With the world's first 1.0-inch type Exmor CMOS sensor, good for a whopping 20.2 megaxpixels, the RX100's image sensor is approximately four times larger than 1/2.3-type...

Jun, 2012

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Expert review by : Mark Goldstein (photographyblog.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 Review

 

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 is a feature-packed compact camera aimed at the discerning photographer. Offering an integrated 3.6x, 28-100mm Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* zoom lens with a fast aperture of F1.8 at the wide-angle setting, a 20.2 megapixel...

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 takes a clear shot at the popular Canon PowerShot S-series and in most ways clearly beats it, resulting in the best pocket camera that avid photographers can currently buy. Sony have obviously been "inspired" by the Canon...

Jul, 2012

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

Sony RX100 Review

 

Sony's Cyber-shot RX100 takes the cake as the most premium of pocket cameras, with a much larger sensor, a very bright lens (at wide angle), excellent image quality, great performance, and enough modes and special features to keep a tinkerer busy for a...

Excellent high-ISO performance for such a compact model; Smart controls; Small body; Bright lens; 10fps full-res burst mode; Very fast shutter response; Excellent LCD

Lens flare at night; Poor rendering of yellows; Slow flash recycling; Soft corners wide open; Continuous AF mode slow to lock

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Jun, 2012

Expert review by : techlicious.com (techlicious.com)

Digital Camera Review: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100

 

The RX100 has a lot to live up to given that you can buy plenty of decent interchangeable lens cameras for the same price. Thing is, those cameras don't fit into a pocket and can't be whipped out at a moment's notice–this Cyber-shot can. Sporting an...

Apr, 2013

Expert review by : Simon Crisp (gizmag.com)

Review: Sony Cyber-shot RX100

 

Compact cameras have been struggling recently, many people choose to use a smartphone for their picture-taking requirements, while more demanding photographers opt for a mirrorless or DSLR camera. But packing a large 1-inch-type sensor into its...

release of the RX100.

Dec, 2012

Price comparison for Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100

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