Reviews and Problems with Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
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Summary: The Sony RX100 III is without a doubt one of the best compact cameras available, and very well could be the best pocket camera we've ever tested. While this camera could have better physical controls, this is a relatively small complaint.
Pros: This camera offers an impressive combination of image quality and pocketability.
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Conclusion: It’s really simple: If you have the money and are in the market for a great compact digital camera, go ahead and purchase the RX100 III for all the reasons detailed. As an all-around package, there’s really nothing quite like it; it beats out even the similarly priced Canon’s G1 X Mark II, another...
Summary: With the original RX100, Sony squeezed a larger than average 1in-type sensor into a genuinely compact body. Sure the sensor wasn't APS-C or even Micro Four Thirds in size, but it delivered far superior quality to existing point-and-shoot cameras while crucially keeping the body light and pocketable,...
Pros: Bigger than average 1in sensor in compact body., Useful 24-70mm equivalent range., Bright f1.8-2.8 focal ratio and built-in ND filter., Built-in electronic viewfinder., Vertically tilting screen which angles 180 degrees., Built in Wifi with NFC. Downloadable apps., XAVC S video format offers 50Mb...
Cons: Too many button presses to reposition AF area., Maximum focal length 'only' 70mm., Shallow depth of field still a challenge., Average stabilisation., Smartphone app can't tag GPS co-ordinates., Screen isn't touch-sensitive., No hotshoe or microphone input., No miniature effect mode for movies., N...
Conclusion: The RX100 seems to promise us, ultimately, a sort of freedom: the freedom to be rid of our bulky DSLRs, and their heavy lenses, yet still reap the same potency of imaging. It's close, I tell you. Very, very close. As a compact camera the RX100-I and II are peerless; the Mark III is even better.