20.1 MP 1-inch Exmor R Sensor
Featuring a large 1.0 Exmor R CMOS image sensor. The back-illuminated technology doubles light sensitivity and combines with Sony's Column A/D Conversion to reduce noise levels a great help when photographing in dimly lit environments. Markedly reduced noise is evident even when high-sensitivity settings are used for capturing night landscapes or indoor scenes.
Bright F1.8 Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* lens (24-70mm).
The DSC-RX100 III sports an all new bright F1.8-2.8 Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* lens with 24-70mm zoom. The lens is perfect for portraits and macro shots with beautiful defocused bokeh backgrounds. A premium multi-layered T* coating also dramatically reduces ghost and flare caused by light reflection.
Built-in SVGA OLED viewfinder with ZEISS T* coating.
View every scene in rich detail with the bright and retractable SVGA OLED Tru-Finder, which features. The viewfinder faithfully displays what will appear in your recording, including the effects of your camera settings, so you can accurately monitor the results. The ZEISS T* coating enhances clarity and reduces flare and reflection in the eyepiece optics.
Selfie-ready multi-angle 3" Xtra Fine LCD display.
Selfies have never been easier with a beautiful 3 (1,229k dots) Xtra Fine LCD Display that rotates in multiple angles. This also makes it easy to photograph over crowds or low to capture pets eye to eye by swinging up and down approx. 180°. Easily scroll through menus and preview life thanks to WhiteMagic technology that dramatically increases visibility in bright daylight. The large display delivers brilliant-quality still images and movies while enabling easy focusing operation.
Wireless sharing to smartphones and tablets.
Touch your Android smartphone or tablet to the camera to create a connection. No setup is required beyond downloading the free PlayMemories Mobile app to your device. Made possible by NFC technology, once connected, you can remotely control the camera's shutter release from your mobile device and instantly receive the captured image via Wi-Fi.
High-fidelity BIONZ image processing engine.
Sony's BIONZ imaging engine employs powerful algorithms to transform data captured by the CMOS sensor into beautiful images with accurate colour, rich tonal gradations and minimal noise. It brings out the beauty of images captured at high ISO settingsup to ISO 12800, which surpasses the RX100and handles the most demanding tasks with precision.
Built-in ND filter for wider-ranging photographic expression.
Realize a wider range of photographic expression with the built-in 1/8 (3 EV steps) ND filter that allows exposure adjustment in bright scenes.
Intuitively adjust settings with the control ring.
Simply rotate the control ring around the lens to adjust camera settings with ease. It turns smoothly and steplessly with clear feedback on the LCD to provide precise, intuitive adjustment usually reserved for SLR cameras.
Function button puts your favourites at your fingertips.
Your favourite functions are only a press away thanks to the easily customizable Function button. Just press to access, then adjust parameters with the control ring. You can assign up to 7 functions from a list of 17 possibilities.
A studio you can hold in your hands.
Picture Effect transforms your photos and videos into unique works of art from within the camera. Fulfill your creative vision with 13 modes, including Toy Camera, Pop Colour, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Colour and High- contrast Monochrome. Real-time preview is available for most effects.
Record Full HD movies in 60p or cinematic 24p.
Take full advantage of the bright lens and sensitive sensor to create movies of breathtaking quality with extremely low noise, even in dark environments. Movies are recorded at Full HD resolution at 60p for supremely smooth playback or 24p for a more expressive cinematic look. You can also enjoy the unlimited manual creative freedom of P/A/S/M modes.
Cut, crop, and track any subject perfectly.
Save an expertly trimmed, beautifully balanced composition in addition to your original image, whether you're shooting a single- or two-person portrait, snapping a close-up, or capturing a moving subject with tracking focus.
10 fps continuous shooting.
You can always capture the ideal moment and facial expression, even when recording sporting events and other fast-moving action, by shooting continuously at approx. 10 frames per second (speed varies depending on shooting conditions.)
Steady shots even without steady hands.
Optical SteadyShot image stabilization compensates for camera shake blur during handheld still image shooting. When shooting movies, Optical SteadyShot (Active Mode) enhances stabilization and compensates for rolling camera shake.
Focus on what you like.
The MF Assist function enlarges the image approx. 8.6x or 17.1x to allow super-fine tuning of the focus. The Peaking function highlights the sharpest in-focus areas of your image even when not using MF Assistto clearly show what is focused.
Capture the faintest detail.
Auto HDR expands the dynamic range of images from darkest shadows to brightest highlights. Dynamic Range Optimizer (DRO) similarly adds details to the highlights and shadows, and can be used when photographing moving subjects.
Never be off center again with Grid Lines.
Grid lines on the LCD support more accurate horizontal and vertical alignment of the camera with walls, streets and other elements in your scene. Select from three: Rule of 3rds Grid Line, Square Grid Line, and Diagonal + Square Grid Line. For extra assistance, use the Dual-axis Digital Level Gauge to check for camera roll and pitch.
No subject is too wide or too tall.
Shoot breathtaking panorama photos with ease via Sweep Panorama. Simply sweep the camera either vertically or horizontally to create sprawling cityscapes or majestic landscapes.
Enjoy your memories wherever, whenever you want.
PlayMemories Online uses the cloud to put all of your photos and videos at your fingertips, no matter where your life may take you. As long as you have an internet connection, you'll never be too far from the moments that mattered. Your TV, smartphone, PC, tablet, or other entertainment device becomes a mobile media center, and PlayMemories automatically balances quality with resolution to maximize playback regardless of the size of the display.