Sony DSC-RX100 III Review

Sony DSC-RX100 III Overview

Packed with 20.9 megapixels and a 1-inch Exmor R CMOS sensor, the Sony DSC-RX100 III allows its users to take stunning images and capture quality videos. The third in this series, the camera comes with an electronic viewfinder and a 180-degree tilt screen that allows the user to take amazing selfies as well. With a continuous shooting of up to 10 fps, the camera has the ability to capture clear images and make great videos. It also comes with SteadyShot image stabilization and an ISO 160-12800 sensitivity, which enables it to capture great images but does not allow it to take clear pictures in low light.

The DSC-RX100 III comes with various autofocus technologies and different types of exposure control. Adding to this, the Sony DSC-RX100 III review states that the camera has added features of a control ring, connectivity to smartphones, HDMI clear output, built-in ND filter, selfie-ready multi-angle LCD, and much more.

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Sony DSC-RX100 IIIEquipped with a 1080 60p/24p high-definition video recording ability, the camera also has full exposure control. It has the ability to take 29-minute long videos in one go. These videos can then be compiled later. The camera’s lens allows it to capture videos with a wide dynamic range, which are made only better with its image stabilization. Though its built-in mic does not do an amazing job, it still gets a good job done.

The Sony DSC-RX100 III records its videos in the HD XAVC S2 format, which makes it easy to compress videos. It also saves the videos in an MP4 format. The AVCHD codec of the Sony DSC-RX100 assists in recording quality videos for HDTV and Blu-Ray disc burning.

8.2 Total Score
Solid Camera

PROS
  • Records up to 29 minutes of videos in one go
  • Comes with 20.1 MP and a 1-inch sensor
  • Captures excellent images
  • Has a vast and dynamic range
  • Easy to carry
  • Comes with image stabilization as well as an LCD viewfinder
  • Consists of continuous shooting of up to 10 fps
CONS
  • The HDMI cable needs to be bought separately
  • You will need to buy an extra memory card or a larger sized one if you need it
  • Touchscreen is not available
  • Battery life deteriorates with time
  • Does not come with a hot shoe
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Overall

From this Sony DSC-RX100 III review, you will learn that the camera is light and portable enough to carry it in your pocket. It has a 20.1-MP sensor that lets it capture amazing images and videos. Its ultra-fast BIONZ X processor adds immense quality to its images and allows the user to shoot clear videos.

The camera gives its user an added feature of a pop-up electronic viewfinder and allows them to take great images with a 180-tilt screen. You can also blur the background and focus on one point with its astonishing lens.

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