Cyber-shot Digital Camera RX1R

Cyber-shot Digital Camera RX1R

Cyber-shot Digital Camera RX1R
Discover astonishing picture clarity and fine-tuned performance without the optical low-pass filter (OLPF). In a land where detail is king, we've completely maxed out image sharpness by removing the OLPF. What's left is a full-frame, 24.3-megapixel marvel that captures amazing detail resolution-and fits right in your pocket Cyber-shot Digital Camera RX1R


24.3 MP 35 mm Full Frame Sensor

24.3 MP 35 mm Full Frame Sensor

A whole new world of high-quality images are realized through the 24.3 MP effective 35 mm full-frame sensor, a normal sensor range of ISO 100 – 25600, and a sophisticated balance of high resolving power, gradation and low noise. The BIONZ® image processor enables up to 5 fps high-speed continuous shooting and 14-bit RAW image data recording.

DSC-RX1R: Ultimate resolution

The RX1R is a special edition of the RX1 for photographers who want to take full advantage of the sensor's capabilities, and whose workflow normally includes computer based post-processing. The optical low-pass (anti-aliasing) filter that is built into the RX1 to minimize the occurrence of moiré and color artifacts has been removed from the RX1R, allowing the full resolution of the sensor to be achieved without compromise. The RX1R takes RX1 resolution to the limit.
DSC-RX1R: Ultimate resolution

Bright F2.0 Carl Zeiss® Sonnar T* lens

Carl Zeiss® lens expertise meets Sony optical precision in a sophisticated large-aperture lens that earns the coveted "Sonnar" name by offering remarkable brightness reminiscent of the sun. Whether taking casual snapshots, highly precise close-ups, or seriously composed landscapes and portraits, the Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* 35mm F2 fixed focal length lens ensures exceptional image quality.

Amazing Low-light performance

Experience incredible low-light shooting without a flash. The camera captures six images in a fraction of a second. Combining the data from all six, it creates a single image with a reduction in noise equivalent to two additional steps of ISO sensitivity. Sensitivity selectable up to ISO 25600. (Recommended for still subjects.).

High speed Auto Focus

Focus fast as with high speed AF. To improve focusing speed and sensitivity, the Exmor® 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.

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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]
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 Type Cybershot®
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 (10/5/2sec, Off), Image orientation (On/Off), Slideshow, Panorama scrolling, Folder selection (still), Forward/Rewind (movie), Delete, Protect
Drive System
Burst Buffer JPEG Standard (22 shots)
JPEG Fine (16 shots)
JPeG Extra Fine (24 shots)
RAW (15 shots)
RAW+JPEG (12 shots)
Continuous Shooting Speed Speed Priority Continuous mode: Approx. 5 fps, Continuous mode: Approx. 2.5 fps (AF-S)
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 Program Auto (30 - 1/4000*)/ Aperture Priority (30 - 1/4000*)/ Shutter Priority (30 - 1/4000*)/ Manual (Bulb, 30 - 1/4000*)(*Maximum speed at F5.6 or greater aperture value. Maximum speed at F2.0 is 1/2000 sec.)
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 Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Clear, Deep, Landscape, Light, Neutral, Night Scene, Portrait,
Sepia, 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
Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual
ISO [Still Image]
ISO 100-25600 (1/3 EV step, expandable to ISO 50/64/80)
Auto ISO 100 - 25600, selectable with upper / lower limit
Multi Frame NR: Auto (ISO 100-25600, selectable with upper/lower limit), 100-102400 (1 EV step )
ISO Sensitivity (Movie) [Movie]
Auto ISO: 100 - 3200 equivalent, ISO 100-6400 equivalent (1/3 EV step)
Metering Modes Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Metering Sensitivity EV 0 to 20 (at ISO100 equivalent)
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
Toy Camera, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Color, High Contrast Monochrome
Scene Mode(s) Hand-Held Twilight, Landscape, Night Portrait, Night Scene, 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 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
Wireless (using compatible external flash)
Flash Type Built-in, Pop-up Auto
Guide Number 6 (in meters at ISO 100)
Recycling Time Approx. 3 sec.
Focus Control
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 Points 25 points
Focus System Contrast-detect AF
Imaging Sensor
Color Filter System RGB primary color filters
Effective Picture Resolution 24.3M pixels (approx.)
Imaging Sensor 35mm full-frame (35.8mm x 23.9mm) Exmor® CMOS Sensor, aspect ratio 3:2
Pixel Gross 24.7M pixels (approx.)
Processor BIONZ® image processor
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 Yes, MI Shoe + Optional ECM-XYST1M Stereo Microphone
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)
LCD Display
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
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)
Aperture F2.0 - 22
Aperture (Max.) F2.0
Aperture (Min.) F22
Aperture Blade Iris diaphragm (9 blades)
Clear Image Zoom 2x
Digital Zoom Still Image: 24M approx. 4x / 10M approx. 6.1x / 4.6M approx. 9.1x
Movie: Approx. 4x
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) [Still Image 3:2] f=35mm
[Still Image 16:9] f=37mm
[Still Image 4:3] f=48mm
[Movie 4:3] f=48mm (SteadyShot® On), f-37mm (SteadyShot Off)
[Movie 16:9] f=44mm (SteadyShot® On), f=45mm (SteadyShot Off)
Lens Type Carl Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar T* lens, 8 elements in 7 groups (3 aspheric elements including AA lenses)
Power Consumption (in Operation) Approx. 2.0W
Battery Capacity 1080 mAh
Battery Type InfoLITHIUM® NP-BX1 (3.6V)
Number of Still Images Up to 270 images with LCD monitor (Standard Quality, CIPA standard)
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 Standard (8192 x 1856 / 3872 x 2160),
Horizontal Wide (12416 x 1856 / 5536 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 24.3 Megapixels
Still Image Mode JPEG (Standard, Fine, Extra Fine), RAW, RAW+JPEG
Still Image Size 16:9 L:20M (6000 x 3376) / M: 8.7M (3936 x 2216) / S: 3.9M (2640 x 1488)
Still Image Size 3:2 L: 24M (6000 x 400) / M: 10M (3936 x 2624) / S: 4.6M (2640 x 1760)
Video Format AVCHD Ver. 2.0 / MP4 (MPEG-4 AVC (H.264))
Video Mode AVCHD:
28M PS (1920 x 1080, 60p)
24M FX (1920 x 1080, 60i)
17M FH (1920 x 1080, 60i)
24M FX (1920 x 1080, 24p)
17M FH (1920 x 1080, 24p)
12M (1440 x 1080, 30 fps)
3M VGA (640 x 480, 30 fps)
Video Signal NTSC color, EIA standards
Wind Noise Reduction Yes (On/Off)
Service and Warranty Information
Limited Warranty Term 1 Year Parts & Labor
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.) 4-1/2'' × 2-5/8'' × 2-3/4'' (113.3 x 65.4 x 69.6 mm) (W/H/D) excluding protrusions
Weight (Approx.) With battery and Memory Stick PRO Duo Approx. 17 oz. (482 g)
Weight(Approx) (Main unit only) Approx. 16 oz. (453 g)

What's in the Box

  • Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-BX1)
  • AC Adaptor (AC-UD11)
  • Micro USB cable
  • Shoulder strap
  • Lens cap
  • Shoe cap
  • Cleaning Cloth
  • Instruction Manual