Cyber-shot® DSC-RX100M2 Digital Still Camera

Cyber-shot® DSC-RX100M2 Digital Still Camera

Cyber-shot<sup>®</sup> DSC-RX100M2 Digital Still Camera
Capture detail in low-light conditions with Sony’s Exmor® R sensor and f/1.8 ZEISS® glass. This pocket pro boasts an ultra-sensitive ISO 12800, Wi-Fi® sharing and an expandable shoe system. Better yet, a lightning-quick AF can focus in as little as 0.13 seconds. Suddenly, this award-winning camera just got a whole lot better. Cyber-shot<sup>®</sup> DSC-RX100M2 Digital Still Camera

Features

New 20.2 MP 1-inch Exmor<sup>®</sup> R Sensor

New 20.2 MP 1-inch Exmor® R Sensor

The world’s first 1.0” CMOS sensor featuring an Exmor® R image sensor technology. With this back-illuminated technology, the sensor doubles light sensitivity and combines with Sony’s Column A/D Conversion to reduce noise by half — 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.

ZEISS® T* F1.8 3.6x optical zoom

The large-diameter F1.8 ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* lens delivers refined background defocusing - bokeh. A premium multi-layered T* coating also dramatically reduces ghost and flare caused by light reflection.
ZEISS<sup>®</sup> T* F1.8 3.6x optical zoom

Simple connectivity to smartphones via Wi-Fi® or NFC

Connectivity with smartphones for One-touch sharing/One-touch remote has been simplified with Wi-Fi®/NFC control. In addition to Wi-Fi support for connecting to smartphones, the DSC-RX100MR also supports NFC (near field communication) - a first for Sony digital cameras - providing “touch connection” convenience when transferring images to Android smartphones and tablets. Users need only touch devices to connect; no complex set-up is required. Moreover, when using Smart Remote Control — a feature that allows shutter release to be controlled by a smartphone — connection between DSC-RX100MR and the smartphone can be established by simply touching devices.
Expanded ISO Sensitivity

Expanded ISO Sensitivity

With a new Exmor® R sensor that features the same adaptive noise reduction technology from Sony’s flagship SLT-A99V, the DSC-RX100M2 easily offers a wide range of sensitivity from ISO 160 to ISO 12800.

High speed Auto Focus

To improve focusing speed and sensitivity, the Exmor® R CMOS sensor uses its rapid throughput to deliver high-quality image signals to the camera’s BIONZ® processor, which provides intelligent response data to a new high speed actuator motor in the lens. The result is fast, DSLR-like focusing speeds even in low light.
High speed Auto Focus
Comfortable control ring for manual operation

Comfortable control ring for manual operation

A unique control ring around the lens works in combination with an intuitive, displayed user interface for meticulous SLR-type control over settings that satisfies even the most fastidious users. The control ring can be assigned to adjust various features (at various values) from basics like zooming and aperture to creative functions like Picture Effect. Moreover, it turns smoothly and seamlessly, allowing quiet, click-free usage while shooting movies including a new step-zoom function that enables instant selection of commonly used focal lengths.

Capture JPEG files, RAW files, or both

The DSC-RX100 saves pictures as compact JPEG files and/or ultra-high quality RAW files. RAW files save images prior to de-mosaicking, white balance, sharpness and color enhancement. This retains maximum latitude for enhancing the image on your PC.
Capture JPEG files, RAW files, or both
New Multi Interface Shoe connector

New Multi Interface Shoe connector

Users can expand photographic and movie shooting possibilities by attaching optional accessories via the Multi Interface Shoe, including an electronic viewfinder, powerful external flash and stereo microphone. You can also connect with a compatible remote control via Multi Terminal.

Full HD Movies at 60p/60i/24p

Capture HD Movies in your choice of super-smooth 60p, standard 60i or cinematic 24p, all at Full HD 1920x1080 resolution. AVCHD codec delivers stunning picture quality. MP4 codec offers smaller files for easier upload to the web.

Tiltable 3.0” Xtra Fine LCD

The tiltable 3” (1,229k dots) Xtra Fine LCD Display makes it easy to photograph over crowds or low to capture pets eye to eye by swinging up approx. 84° and down approx. 45°. 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.

Auto Object Framing

Give your photos a professional look with Auto Object Framing. Featuring advancements like exceptional two-person portrait capability along with Face Detection and Tracking Focus, Auto Object Framing not only turns ordinary photos into stunning compositions but does so automatically recognizing the scene then cropping accordingly.

Expanded ISO Sensitivity

With a new Exmor® R sensor that features the same adaptive noise reduction technology from Sony’s flagship SLT-A99V, the DSC-RX100M2 easily offers a wide range of sensitivity from ISO 160 to ISO 12800.

Customizable function button

Assign up to seven different functions to the function button, to allow quick access to your most frequently used functions.

Optical SteadyShot® with 3-way Active Mode

Optical SteadyShot® image stabilization reduces shake and blur by countering camera movements in both horizontal and vertical directions. Active 3-Way stabilization adds digital rolling control that counters clockwise and anti-clockwise rotation, resulting in more stable videos even at long focal lengths. Active 3-Way stabilization adds digital rolling control that counters clockwise and anti-clockwise rotation, resulting in more stable videos even at long focal lengths.

Auto HDR mode

Captures more scene dynamic range than a single exposure can handle—and more range than photo film. Combines the best highlight detail from one shot, the best mid-tones from a second and the best shadow detail from a third for one incredible shot (up to 6 EV stops). Captures in a split second. (Recommended for still subjects.)

Face Detection/ Registration technology

The camera can automatically detect and register up to eight individual faces and adjust focus, exposure, white balance and flash to help deliver crisp, properly lit images of family and friends. Can prioritize children or adults.

Multi-aspect ratio recording for still images

Capture still images in any of four aspect ratios — 1:1, 2:3, 4:3, or 16:9 (vertical to horizontal). This provided the freedom to choose a ratio that matches the scene or the specific shooting purpose.

3.6x optical/7.2x Clear Image digital zoom

Most digital zooms use electronic cropping to get closer to the subject, resulting in unsharp images. With Clear Image Zoom the powerful processor compares patterns found in adjacent pixels and creates new pixels to match selected patterns, resulting in more realistic, higher-quality images. Clear Image Zoom digitally doubles optical zoom for closer photos.

Picture Effect mode

Realize your creative potential with Picture Effect, a fun and simple way to convert ordinary landscapes and portraits come to life by heightening mood and emphasizing certain attributes. Effects are Soft Focus, Posterization, Retro Photo, High Contrast Monochrome, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, Soft High-key, Toy Camera, Pop Color, Partial Color, Watercolor Painting, HDR Painting, and Illustration.

Creative Style settings

Control how the camera processes your images with six finishing styles: Standard, Vivid, B&W, Sunset, Portrait and Landscape. You can even fine-tune contrast, saturation, and sharpness to your personal taste.

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Specifications

Advanced Features
Auto High Dynamic Range Yes, (Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1-6 EV at 1.0 EV step), off)
Face Detection On, Off, Face Registration, Face Selection; maximum eight faces detected
Image Stabilization [Still Image]
Optical
[Movie]
Active Mode, Optical type with electronic compensation (Anti-rolling)
Priority Setting (for Face Detection) Yes (eight faces max)
Smile Shutter technology Smile shutter (selectable from 3 steps)
Sweep Panorama Horizontal (Wide/Standard), Vertical (Wide/Standard)
Camera
Camera Type Cyber-shot® Digital Still Camera
Lens Compatibility Fixed lens
Convenience Features
Media/Battery Indicator Yes
View & Index Single (with or without shooting information), RGB histogram and highlight/shadow warning,
4/9-frame index view, Enlarged display mode (L: 13.6x, M: 9.9x, S: 6.8x), Auto Review (10/5/2
sec, Off), Image orientation (On/Off), Slideshow, Panorama scrolling, Folder selection (still),
Forward/Rewind (movie), Delete, Protect
Drive System
Burst Buffer JPEG Standard (12 shots)
JPEG Fine (12 shots)
RAW (13 shots)
RAW+JPEG (10 shots)
Continuous Shooting Speed 10 fps at 20.2MP
Drive Mode Single-shot, Continuous, Speed Priority Continuous, Self-timer (10/2 sec. delay), Self-timer (Cont.), Self-portrait One-person, Self-portrait Two-person, (with 10 sec. delay; 3/5 exposures), Bracketing
Self-timer 10 sec. / 2 sec. / Self-portrait One-person/ Self-portrait Two-person/ Self timer Continuous (3 or 5 shots)
Shutter Speeds iAuto (4 - 1/2000) / Program Auto (1 - 1/2000) / Manual (Bulb, 30 - 1/2000) / Aperture Priority (8 - 1/2000) / Shutter Priority (30 - 1/2000)
Exposure System
Auto Exposure Lock Yes (AE Lock button). Can be disabled from menu
Color Temperature 2500 – 9900K with 15-step each Magenta/Green compensation (G7 to M7), Amber/Blue (A7 to B7), Custom
Creative Style Black & White, Landscape, Portrait, Standard, Sunset, Vivid
Contrast (-3 to +3steps), Saturation(-3 to +3steps), Sharpness(-3 to +3steps)
D-Range Optimizer Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto / Level), Auto High Dynamic Range: Off, Auto exposure difference, Exposure difference level (1.0 – 6.0 EV, 1.0 EV step)
Exposure Bracketing 3 continuous or single shots in 1/3 or 2/3 EV steps
Exposure Compensation +/- 3.0 EV, 1/3 EV step
Exposure Settings [Still]
Superior Auto, Intelligent Auto, Program Auto (Program shift available), Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Manual, Scene Selection, Movie, Sweep Panorama
[Movie]
Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual
ISO [Still Image]
Auto (ISO 160 - 12800, selectable with upper / lower limit), 160 / 200 / 400 / 800 /1600 / 3200 / 6400 / 12800 (Expandable to ISO 100 / 125)
Multi Frame NR: Auto (ISO 160 - 25600), 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 / 12800 / 25600
ISO Sensitivity (Movie) [Movie]
Auto (ISO 160 - 3200 equivalent), 160 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200
Metering Modes Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Metering Sensitivity EV 0 to 20 EV (at ISO100 equivalent, with F2.8 lens attached)
Picture Effect(s) [Still Image]
Toy Camera, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High- key, Partial Color, High Contrast Monochrome, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolor, Illustration
[Movie]
Toy Camera, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Color, High Contrast Monochrome
Scene Mode(s) Anti Motion Blur, Fireworks, Gourmet, Handheld Twilight, High Sensitivity, Landscape, Macro, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Pet Mode, Portrait, Sports Action, Sunset
White Balance Mode Auto / Daylight / Shade / Cloudy / Incandescent / Fluor (Warm White) / Fluor (Cool White) / Fluor (Day White) / Fluor (Daylight) / Flash / C. Temp., Filter / Custom
Flash
Flash Bracketing ±2.0 EV
Flash Compensation ±2.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 EV steps)
Flash Coverage ISO Auto: 1’ to 49’ 2” (0.30m to 15.0m) (W) / 1’ 9” – 18’ 8” (0.55m to 5.7m) (T)
ISO 12800: Up to 98’ 5” (30.0m) (W) / 37’ (11.3m) (T)
Flash Metering System Pre-flash TTL
Flash Modes Flash Mode: Auto / Fill-flash / Slow Sync / Rear Sync / Off
Flash Type Built-in, Pop-up Auto
Recycling Time Approx. 3 sec.
Focus Control
AF Illuminator Built-in LED, Range: approx. 3' 4” - 9' 9” (0.3m-3.0m)
AF Modes Single-shot AF (AF-S) / Continuous AF (AF-C) / Direct Manual Focus (DMF) / Manual Focus
Focus Area Multi point AF (25 points) / Center weighted AF / Flexible spot / Flexible spot (tracking focus) / Flexible spot (face tracking)
Focus Features Predictive control (AF-A, AF-C), Focus Lock
Focus Points 25 points
Focus Sensitivity EV 0 to 20 EV (at ISO100 equivalent, with F2.8 lens attached)
Focus System Contrast-detect AF
Imaging Sensor
Color Filter System RGB primary color filters
Effective Picture Resolution 20.2M pixels (approx.)
Focal Length Conversion Factor 2.7x
Imaging Sensor Exmor® R 1.0” CMOS sensor (13.2 X 8.8mm) (3:2 aspect ratio)
Pixel Gross 20.9M pixels (approx.)
Processor BIONZ® image processor
Interface
Accessory Shoe Multi Interface Shoe
BRAVIA® Sync Yes, via HDMI® with compatible BRAVIA HDTV (link menu)
DC IN Yes, via AC-UB10 AC charger and USB cable
HD Output HDMI® (Type D micro)
Memory Card Slot Dual compatibility slot: Memory Stick PRO Duo/Pro-HG Duo/PRO-HG HX Duo media - SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card
Microphone Input Via MI Shoe + Optional ECM-XYST1M
NFC Yes (NFC Forum Type 3 Tag compatible, One-touch remote, One-touch sharing)
PhotoTV HD Yes, with BRAVIA Sync enabled HDTV and HDMI® cable
Remote Commander Yes, via RM-VPR1
Tripod Mount Yes (1/4" diameter, 20 threads per inch)
USB Port(s) USB 2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage, MTP)
Wi-Fi Yes
LCD Display
Angle Adjustment Tilt angle: Up: Approx. 84 degrees; Down: Approx. 43 degrees
Brightness Control Auto / Manual (5 steps) / Sunny Weather mode
Coverage 100% Field of View
Customization Grid, Histogram display, Digital Level Gauge, Grid Line, Magnified display for playback
Grid Display Yes (Rule of Thirds, 4x6 Square, Diagonal & 4x6 Square Grids, Off)
Histogram Yes (On/off)
LCD Type 3.0” (7.5cm) (4:3) / 1,229,000 dots / Xtra Fine / TFT LCD / Tiltable (up approx. 84 deg., down approx. 45 deg.)
Live View Continuous Live View
Peaking Yes
Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off
Color: White/Red/Yellow
Real-time image adjustment display Yes (On/Off)
Optics/Lens
Aperture F1.8 - 11 (W), F4.9 - 11 (T)
Aperture (Max.) F1.8 (W), F4.9 (T)
Aperture (Min.) F11 (W), F11 (T)
Aperture Blade Iris diaphragm (7 blades)
Clear Image Zoom 7.2x
Digital Zoom Still: 20M approx. 14x / 10M approx. 20x / 5M approx. 28x / VGA approx. 54x
Movie: 14x
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) [Still Image 3:2] f = 28-100mm [Still Image 16:9] f = 29-105mm [Still Image 4:3] f= 30-108mm
[Still Image 1:1] f = 36-127mm
[Movie 16:9] f = 29-105mm (SteadyShot Standard), f = 33-120mm (SteadyShot® Active Mode)
[Movie 4:3] f = 36-128mm
(SteadyShot® Standard), f = 41-146mm (SteadyShot Active Mode)
Lens Groups-Elements 7 elements in 6 groups (4 aspheric elements including AA lenses)
Lens Type Carl Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar T*
Optical Zoom 3.6x (Optical Zoom during movie recording)
Steady Shot Mode:Active [Still image] Optical [Movie] Active Mode, Optical type with electronic compensation (Anti-rolling)
Power
Power Consumption (in Operation) Approx. 1.8W
Battery Capacity 1240 mAh
Battery Type InfoLITHIUM® NP-BX1 (3.6V)
Number of Still Images Approx. 350 images with LCD monitor (CIPA standard)
Recording
Audio Format Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC
Color Space sRGB standard (with sYCC gamut) and Adobe RGB standard compatible with TRILUMINOS Color
Media Type Memory Stick PRO Duo/Pro-HG Duo media; SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card
Microphone/Speaker Built-in Stereo Microphone
Panorama Still Image Size Horizontal wide (12416 x 1856 / 5536 x 2160), Horizontal standard (8192 x 1856 / 3872 x 2160)
3D Sweep Panorama: N/A
Still Image File Format JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)
Still Image Max Effective Resolution 20.2 Megapixels
Still Image Mode JPEG (Standard, Fine), RAW, RAW+JPEG
Still Image Size 16:9 L:17M (5472 x 3080) / M: 7.5M (3648 x 2056) / S: 4.2M (2720 x 1528)
Still Image Size 1:1 L: 13M (3648x 3648) / M: 6.5M (2544 x 2544) / S: 3.7M (1920 x 1920 )
Still Image Size 3:2 L: 20M (5472 x 3648) / M: 10M (3888 x 2592) / S: 5.0M (2736 x 1824)
Still Image Size 4:3 L: 18M (4864 x 3648) / M: 10M (3648 x 2736) / S: 5.0M (2592 x 1944) / VGA
Video Format AVCHD Ver. 2.0 / MP4 (MPEG-4 AVC (H.264))
Video Resolution AVCHD:
PS - 1,920 x 1,080 / 60p @ 28Mbps
FX - 1,920 x 1,080 / 60i @ 24Mbps
FH - 1,920 x 1,080 / 60i @ 17Mbps
FX - 1,920 x 1,080 / 24p @ 24Mbps
FH - 1,920 x 1,080 / 24p @ 17Mbps
MP4: 1,440 x 1,080 / 30p @ 12Mbps
VGA: 640 x 480 / 30p @ 3Mbps
Video Signal NTSC color, EIA standards
Wind Noise Reduction Yes (On/Off)
Service and Warranty Information
Limited Warranty Term 1 Year Parts & Labor
Software
Operating System Compatibility PlayMemories Home: Windows® XP SP3, Windows Vista® SP2, Windows®7 SP1, Windows®8 (PlayMemories Home is not Mac compatible); PlayMemories Online Uploader: Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista®SP2, Windows®7 SP1, Windows®8, Mac OS X (v10.5- v10.8); Image Data Converter Version 4.2: Windows® XP SP3,Windows Vista® SP2,Windows®7 SP1,Windows®8, Mac OS X (v10.5- v10.8)
Supplied Software Supplied Software: PlayMemories Home, Image Data Converter Version 4 (via software download from camera)
Weights and Measurements
Dimensions (Approx.) 4'' × 2-9/32'' × 1-1/2'' (101.6 x 58.1 x 38.3 mm) excluding protrusions
Weight (Approx.) With battery and Memory Stick PRO Duo Approx. 9.9 oz. (281 g)
Weight(Approx) (Main unit only) 7.8 oz. (222 g)

What's in the Box

  • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1
  • AC Adaptor AC-UB10
  • Micro USB cable
  • Wrist Strap
  • Shoulder Strap Adaptor
  • Instruction Manual

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